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Mesquite junior Deondria Murphy won Baylor’s first-ever Miss Green and Gold Pageant on Friday in Waco Hall, beating out 20 other Baylor beauties. Murphy will move on to compete in Miss Texas, and the winner of Miss Texas competes in Miss America.
Q: How long have you been doing pageants?
A: Well, actually this was my very first pageant. I saw a flier and thought, “I could see what this is about it.” I wanted to experience something new.
The students who started Luxurylites.com are doing business again, and this time, their focus is fashion.
The beta version of Zafaré, the social media platform for fashion, will be available for purchase in the app store today.
When I entered the Spirit Halloween store off of Valley Mills Drive, a colorful neon clown greeted me, bloody mallet in hand. It became clear that Halloween has come much farther than orange and black.
But how far is too far?
In an unlikely pairing of two worlds, a new business recently started by three Baylor students aims to combine the selling of luxurious, high-fashion products with the humanitarianism of fighting third-world poverty.
Kith + Kin, whose name is derived from the word kinfolk or community of people, was founded earlier this semester by Waco senior Christen Batson, Fort Worth senior Meredith Noles and Dallas senior Jeffrey Sholden. The company was created as part of Baylor’s Accelerated Ventures program, a course that funds students for the opportunity to create real businesses and make real profits over a two-semester period. Kith + Kin utilizes a unique business model to sell high-quality leather bags, which are designed by Noles here in Waco, but manufactured by former prostitutes in Rwanda.
By Adam Harris Reporter Though the tradition of giving mums for homecoming has faded on college campuses, many recognize the custom from their high school years. The gift of this flower, decorated with elaborate ribbons, made a homecoming date official and used to be a big part of the university’s yearly celebration. Until the ’90s, […]
You wouldn’t guess that by purchasing a hot pink, lacy lingerie ensemble that, ahem, glows in the dark, you’d be waging war against breast cancer.
But, in fact, October is the month when fashion and beauty forces rally for this cause, offering a staggering number of products to fight the disease. (For the record, this includes fluorescent undies by Cosabella.)
So, really, buy a little something.
The Emmys mark the official kickoff of awards show season, but there’s the impression that less is at stake when it comes to red carpet fashion because the audience is not as global as it is for the Oscars and the Golden Globes. Traditionally, the European houses don’t dress many Emmys attendees, which can mean a lot of bland fashion.
But not this year.
Looking for the latest trends but don’t have time to travel to Austin or Dallas? Waco offers a variety of clothing stores that carry the latest trends without the hassle of traveling to a bigger city.
Spice Village, a local favorite, is a collection of mini stores and a one-stop shop for fashionable clothes, jewelry and shoes. Spice also has a wide price range with something for everyone.
The models hit the runway last week at New York Fashion Week to show the world what will be in style in spring and summer 2014. Back in Waco, Baylor apparel students are helping bring ever-changing trends seen on the runway.
“The fashion world never sleeps,” said Dr. Lorynn Divita, associate professor of family and consumer sciences.
Divita’s Fashion Trend Analysis and Forecasting class posts on their blog, PersiOso Forecasting, what is happening in fashion now and what it believes will be happening in the future. The blog has received more than 8,000 views in 60 different countries.
Why read The Baylor Lariat when you can wear it?
Boldly going where no newspaper has gone before, this beauty pin was a pleasant change to my typical reddish-orange OPI “Cajun Shrimp.” I’ve seen many craft fail websites that have attempted this pin, and very few have turned out as flawless as the original. Honestly, I had no expectation my trial would go any differently.