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Best and worst looks on the 2016 Oscars red carpet

Presenter Priyanka Chopra arrives at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California Feb. 28, 2016.

by Ayushi Gautam, Managing Editor

March 2, 2016

  Sunday night was one for the books, in Hollywood and possibly in your lives as well. You might have been weighing in on Chris Rock’s politicized spin on being an Oscars emcee or maybe you were mourning the loss of Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar memes as he won his first Oscar for Revenant. With the annual ritual of the Oscars comes Sunday night’s recognition of the in...

Umbrellas that take away the rainy day blues

Modcloth's Rain or Shiny umbrella

by Ayushi Gautam, Managing Editor

November 9, 2015

Gear up for this weekend’s rainfall with fashionable umbrellas that will keep you dry and chic at the same time. From those made of clear plastic to those designed with animal prints, these umbrellas can brighten up any rainy day. 1. Clear Umbrellas Take a minimalistic spin on the classic um...

Where to shop on Black Friday

Where to shop on Black Friday

by Ayushi Gautam, Aquila Social Media Editor

November 21, 2014

Macy’s From kitchen supplies to clothing, Macy’s offers a wide range of products at decent sale prices on Black Friday. For every $25 spent on select merchandise, customers will get $10 back, and for every $50 spent, customers will get $25 back. In comparison to Kohl’s cash-back deal, Macy’s...

Stylewatch: International Beauty at the Cannes Film Festival

Bollywood beauties dazzled on the red carpets at the Cannes Film Festival. While Rai wore a Cavalli creation, Kapoor wore a variety of ensembles ranging from Elie Saab Couture gowns to Anamika Khanna Couture saris.

by Ayushi Gautam, Aquila Social Media Editor

May 22, 2014

While Hollywood stars such as Blake Lively and Charlize Theron are turning heads with their stellar fashion choices, international beauties are bringing their A game in fashion to this year’s the Cannes Film Festival.     AISHWARYA RAI: A The former Miss World mended her fashion mistake...

Met Gala fashion report card

Met Gala fashion report card

by Ayushi Gautam, Opinion Editor

May 18, 2014

Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Marchesa, and Louboutin invaded New York City yesterday as celebrities flocked to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala. This year, the gala honored British designer, Charles James. The Met Gala is known to be an event at which designers present thei...

Hot and Cold: How to Dress for California’s Unpredictable Winter

Helen Xie(10) wear layers of T-shirts and jackets on a sunny California day.

by Ayushi Gautam, Aquila Opinion Editor

February 18, 2014

From rain to sunshine, the unpredictable California weather during this winter has made it difficult for some students to dress for a variety of temperatures throughout a day. With these tips, any student will be able to face this season’s volatile weather. Layer up For the utmost comfort this winter, ...

How to beat the heat with summer clothing

Freshmen Natalie Simonian and Malvika Khanna wear dresses and skirts for the warm weather. Polka dots are perfect for the heat, as they are stylish while providing an escape from the heat.

by Ayushi Gautam

May 2, 2013

Sweatshirts and jeans no more! The weather is heating up and it is time to take those dresses out of the closet. Read More »...

The Oscars: Pinnacle of fashion

THE 85TH ACADEMY AWARDS(r) - GENERAL - Oscars(r) for outstanding film achievements of 2012 are being presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24 (8:30 p.m., ET/5:30 p.m., PT), at the Dolby Theatre(tm) at Hollywood & Highland Center(r), live on the ABC Television Network. DANIEL DAY LEWIS, JENNIFER LAWRENCE, ANNE HATHAWAY, CHRISTOPH WALTZ

by Ayushi Gautam & Maya Jeyendran

February 26, 2013

The annual Oscars held on Sunday, February 24 provided celebrities not only with awards and honors, but also with the chance to display their sense of fashion to the world. Read More »...

What to wear on rainy days

Boots are the perfect shoes to wear in the winter. Through wet and dry weather, they keep your feet warm and cozy while adding a chic look to an outfit.

by Ayushi Gautam

December 2, 2012

As the rainy season begins, many students may have trouble finding alternatives to remain in style amidst the wet weather. However, there are numerous ways to stay fashionable while being warm in the winter. Read More »...

The end to every girl’s Homecoming dress crisis

Anthropologie at Santana Row offers more vintage clothing with lace and soft colors. Vintage shops or online dress rentals also provide many different dress styles fit for a Homecoming dance.

by Ayushi Gautam

October 30, 2012

As the football season comes to an end, many girls have a common thought on their minds. Yes, the race to find the perfect dress to wear to Homecoming has begun. Read More »...

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