Portland native and Oregon sophomore Anold Khamphouny's favorite item in his closet is his fishtail parka. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)
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Closet profile: Anold Khamphouny sports “high-end” street wear

Sophomore Anold Khamphouny breaks down his style influences and the best place to buy high-end men’s fashion without having to pay the price. Eugene may not have readily available fashion forward items but Anold found Portland to be great for your fashion fix.

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The 10 best-dressed celebrities who graced the 2015 Oscars red carpet

On Feb. 22, the 87th annual Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, were televised in more than 200 countries, honoring the film industry’s achievements over the past year. Rain decided to hit the red carpet that night too, causing umbrellas to be in full force. You might ask yourself what goes into all …

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Sisters Brianna and Cailie Mitchell, who run the popular online vintage clothing store "The Pulp Girls", believe that unlike new clothes, vintage clothes carry a history with each new owner because they have already been lived in.
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Mom jeans, grandma’s pearls and granddad’s clothes: Is fashion doing a #throwback?

By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank When Macklemore sang, “I wear your granddad’s clothes / I look incredible,” he was not just making a joke about used clothes, but commenting on the phenomenon of recycling older fashion styles. While this “throwback” trend can be found throughout popular culture, it is arguably most prevalent …

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The Red Wing Shoe Company, based in Red Wing, Minnesota, has been making superb boots since 1905, and they still do it by hand. (Gordon Friedman/Emerald)
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Review: Red Wing boots revive quality footwear traditions

Footwear designer Christian Louboutin said, “A shoe has so much more to offer than just to walk.” My mom, as I tried on a pair of classless rouge wingtips, said, “Your feet walk into the room first! Don’t be too loud!” Footwear says a lot about a person. But what …

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DIY: Banish bras with bralettes

Lately, this trend has been popping up everywhere and on everyone. Bralettes are basically as comfortable as a sports bra, except fashion-wise they’re a step up. They may not be as supportive as a regular bra, but they are give any outfit a spot of cute detail. You can layer them …

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Festive fashion: Classy Valentine's Day outfits for anyone — single or taken

Choosing an outfit for Valentine’s Day can be a struggle, regardless of your relationship status. Whether you’re going on a date, going to a party or having a girls’ night out downtown, here are some festive outfit ideas to get your fashion gears turning. The first outfit is for all the …

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5 fashionable websites to upgrade a man's style

Its no secret. Ladies appreciate a man with a good sense of fashion. Luckily for us, our campus is filled with trendy guys. So if you’re looking to define your style or find some inspiration, check out these websites to keep you looking dapper all throughout winter term. 1. Hypebeast.com Hypebeast is a magazine, but they also run a killer website. …

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Designer spotlight: Austin Gebhard from Check

Check it, the Check clothing line that is. Advertising major Austin Gebhard created Check four years ago, and now his clothing is sold in stores in Portland and online. “I have always been really into action sports and I have always had an obsession with vintage apparel so there’s a …

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Check out Francesca's Boutique for all your quirky gift and unique accessory needs

Francesca’s Boutique has been at the Oakway Center for almost two years, but the brand has been around since 1999. Their first store opened in Houston, Texas, and they now have more than 500 boutiques. According to the store manager, Kymmi Hanks, “Francesca’s is not your average store — it’s a …

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Designer Profile: Leah Braunstein of Gestalt Goods

Leah Braunstein is a 22-year-old Portland native and senior product design major at the University of Oregon. Braunstein and her friend Sara Birns collaborated to make timeless women’s clothing. They went as far as starting their own fashion line, Gestalt Goods. Though Gestalt Goods is currently at a stand-still due to Braunstein …

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