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Four ways to style Chelsea boots

Joshua Lymon poses for a photo on campus.

Chance Allen, Lead Arts & Culture Writer

October 11, 2020

With it officially being the marvelous season that is fall, many things are changing: the weather, leaves and perhaps most importantly, the fashion. Since the fall is a little bit chillier than the summer and spring months, it makes for the best time to bust out boots.

Wear your mask, but make it fashion

A student wears her mask.

Ivia Rollins, Contributing Writer

August 22, 2020

Here are three tips to make sure your mask will never disappoint in keeping you safe and trendy.

Mercer student becomes a lifestyle blogger

Ebonye Smith, second-year electrical engineering major and lifestyle blogger at Mercer University.

Ivy Marie Clarke, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Meet Ebonye Smith: second-year electrical engineering major, golf player of 10 years, orange juice and dystopian novel addict and lifestyle blogger. And she’s only just getting started. 

How to stay fab on a budget in Macon

Tazeena Mandani looks at outfits with a friend.

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

September 26, 2019

We all want to look our best, but being decked out in the hottest fashion trends can be expensive. You can look like a star without breaking your budget if you follow these five simple tips.

Mercer student starts Instagram business: JeweledbyAQ 

Alexis Quarcoo, Mahima Sultan and Nia Dean wear JeweledbyAQ pieces. Photo courtesy of Alexis Quarcoo

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle Writer

September 10, 2019

Alexis Quarcoo, a junior accounting and marketing major, launched her own jewelry business this year, complete with an ambassadorship program.

Five summer fashion trends to try this year

Macda Hailu (left) and Marcela Gaylen (right) wear leopard print and colorful scrunchies. Photo by Suzanna Arul

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer

August 15, 2019

As the school year gets started, it’s the perfect time to switch up your style. Here's a look at what summer 2019 had to offer for fashion inspiration.

Opinion: How Victoria’s Secret shows why fashion needs to be more inclusive

Opinion: How Victoria’s Secret shows why fashion needs to be more inclusive

Aliyah Dorsey, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer

April 11, 2019

In 2018, Vogue Magazine published an article that featured an interview with the chief architects of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. In the article, chief marketing officer of L Brands, Ed Razek, said, “We market to who we sell to, and we don’t market to the whole world.” This comment, a...

Opinion: Marc Jacobs fashion show: artistic expression or politically incorrect?

Marc Jacobs had a fashion show that caused an uproar on social media about racial appropriation.

Ashley Antoine, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2016

Marc Jacobs was the center of controversy when his fashion show for the 2017 spring/summer lines featured models wearing pastel dreadlocks with brown makeup/black face. As a black woman, I wasn’t offended when I heard about it because I interpreted it as his way of expressing himself through his art and not...

H&M to arrive at the Shoppes at River Crossing in Macon

H&M to arrive at the Shoppes at River Crossing in Macon

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

February 24, 2016

European-based clothing company to arrive at Shoppes at River Crossing.

Wear what you want, but think about covering up a little

Chelsey Guy

March 5, 2015

I confess that I wear yoga pants. Since I am a 20-something-year-old female college student, this statement is probably not a surprising one. After all, when you step outside of your residence hall in the morning, you see more yoga pants than blue jeans, khakis, jeggings or dresses. Yoga pants might...

Lady Gaga-inspired fashion trends should not overpower music

Olivia Brayan

December 7, 2011

“Just dance. Gonna be okay. Da-doo-doo-doo. Just dance.” These lyrics were stuck in my head for weeks after a dance at my high school. Some mysterious new artist kept spinning around in my head with her odd electronic beats and warm poppy voice. Lady Gaga hit the stage running with her first singles...

Macon knows how to shop 'til you drop

Macon knows how to shop 'til you drop

Kaitlin Marrin

September 21, 2011

This week, the Cluster has profiled five boutique stores in Macon to help students uncover the best shopping downtown has to offer. Macon boutique stores may be small in numbers but are growing in style and accommodating to students on a college budget. For more information on any of the boutiques please...

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