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Forever 21 files for bankruptcy with plans to close many stores

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

Imagine you’re in high school. You have little money, but big aspirations of winning the “most fashionable” yearbook superlative. So you go to your local mall, pass by the decrepit kiddies ride and Auntie Anne’s and make your way through the glossy doors of Forever 21. Get your crushed velvet sli...

Fashion Column

Jasmin Whitsett

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Last month, Nike surprised us all by featuring Colin Kaepernick as the face of their 30th anniversary campaign. Kaepernick sparked national debate in 2016 when he took a stand against oppression by kneeling during the national anthem before a NFL game. He was calling attention to racial injustice and social...

Celebrities follow glass hair trend

Jasmin Whitsett

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

The year 2018 has become the year of celebrities rocking shortened hair. Bob cuts have been Hollywood’s latest trend, and the newest celebrity sensation taking over Instagram is glass hair. What is glass hair? Glass hair is a sharp bob cut that looks smooth and shiny. The cut is sharp with no...

Community comes together for Chinese New Year

Junior Risa Suzuki shows attendees how to write traditional Chinese characters on parchment during the Chinese New Year celebration.// Photo by Christopher Perez/The Guilfordian

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 23, 2018

Red decorations lined the walls of the Leak Room of Duke Hall for Guilford’s Chinese New Year celebration. “Red in Chinese is (a) really lucky color,” said sophomore Xinxin Zhou, who taught attendees how to make dumplings and performed poetry during the event. “It can bring you lots of good...

Art exhibit celebrates Ebony Fashion Fair history

Tanetta Kelley, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

“When I first heard about the Ebony Fashion Fair exhibit being held at the North Carolina Museum of Art, right here in my backyard in Raleigh, I thought it was a dream,” said Mary Thompson, an exhibit attendee. “I actually went to one of the shows as a child, a birthday surprise from my parents. “So...

Guilford fashion trends

Precious Adisa, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2017

Guilford’s campus is versatile when it comes to the students and style. How does style describe students? How do Guilford students pick their style? My first fashion profile is on first-year Madeleine Campbell. “I keep a balanced style between trendy and vintage,” said Campbell. Campbell...

Robin Givhan talks challenges as a POC journalist


Precious Adisa, Staff Writer

April 16, 2017

Robin Givhan is the Fashion critic for The Washington Post. She received her masters in journalism at University of Michigan in 1988. Her first newspaper job was with the Detroit Free Press. In 2006, Givhan was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. After working at The Washington Post for some...

President Jane gets new style

Harris Billings, Staff Fashionista

April 1, 2016

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. Last week, the board of trustees met in secret to discuss something of allegedly dire importance to the future of Guilford: President Jane Fernande...

Anyone can slay on this show’s runway

(Top) Fashion show organizer Terry Daniels leads the way with her fellow models, Jhanna Vasser, Lila Jones, Slyvia Shackleford and Celene Warren as they prepare for the upcoming show. (Bottom left to right) Veronica Zambrano- Coffie, Zi Huang and Katie Williams strike a pose during rehearsal.

Paige Nehls, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

“I can be a model,” said first-year Terry Daniels. “What’s holding me back? I can be fierce like them. I can be Tyra Banks.” Come April 8, Daniels will be doing what Tyra Banks built a career upon: strutting up and down a catwalk. Except in this fashion show, the fashion will not be the...