The Queer Fashion Show recently held auditions to set the ball rolling on their annual performance.
The African Student Union transformed Kresge Town Hall into a cultural space last Friday night during their presentation of “Africa, My Africa,” the 1st ASU cultural show which featured Ethiopian food, live music and dance, spoken word, and a cultural fashion show.
The Queer Fashion Show has long been a part of UC Santa Cruz’s culture. Dating back as far as the ’80s, the event has been a consistent showcase of creativity within the queer community. This year’s show looks to be bigger, better and sexier than ever before.
As unemployment rises and locals continue to struggle financially, prom season becomes a luxury outside many students’ budget. To lessen the costs, local businesses and organizations work collaboratively to help collect and distribute free prom dresses to high schoolers through Santa Cruz’s third annual prom dress drive.
The closest thing to a UCSC fashion week is here and as fabulous as ever. The Queer Fashion Show (QFS) is hitting the runway.
Hidden between a Quizno’s and the 1010 Pacific Apartments downtown, sits a new independently owned retail therapy gem.
The story of the start-up. A study on how technology, the Internet and collaborative efforts are allowing ambitious individuals to turn in the suit and tie and make a living out of passion.
The clothing culture in Santa Cruz has become infamous for reuse and thrift. Community members and students alike are often innovative and creative with pieces they already have. The hard economic times and rising student fees have inspired some new fashion-savvy trends and ways to do it yourself (DIY). The resources for an environmentally conscious wardrobe makeover are bountiful downtown and right here on campus.
Photos by Alex Zamora. Picturesque sunsets and warm evenings set the scene in Santa Cruz for spring fashion. UCSC’s fields boast beautiful bouquets of wildflowers and breathtaking views. Spring fashions are as varied as the blooms that welcome the season. While a coat might seem heavy for spring, a light trench or cotton blazer is [...]
Recycled dresses benefit local prom-bound high school students.
While prom is now merely a distant memory for most collegiates, high-school students are knee-deep in the action of making plans for the big night.
However, hunting down a beautiful, affordable dress remains a challenge for many.