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MODA x OCEAN

MODA x OCEAN

Are you coming to MODA x OCEAN tomorrow? You should be… to celebrate the Magazine’s new issue and the blog itself, we’ll have cupcakes, a record player and a view of downtown Chicago from the penthouse at Logan. And just in case you need more convincing, or outfit inspiration, here are a few of our favorite...
Behind the Scenes: Gridiron Glamour

Behind the Scenes: Gridiron Glamour

We went behind the scenes of the MODA Magazine’s “Gridiron Glamour” shoot featuring clothing from AKIRA and members of the UChicago football team. We hope these photos whet your appetite for the magazine launch party on May 20th in the Logan penthouse! (photography by Amy Phillips)
Where & Wear: MODA Fashion Show

Where & Wear: MODA Fashion Show

Whether you’re positive you’re going to MODA in Bloom and can hardly wait for the 21st (SO soon!) or you need a reason to go buy a ticket now, know that all eyes off the runway will be on the attendees. That’s you! We know that UChicago students tend to have impeccable fashion sense but for...
2014 Spring Fashion Show: MODA in Bloom

2014 Spring Fashion Show: MODA in Bloom

For its biggest event to date, MODA is pleased to announce that it will return to Chicago Union Station’s Great Hall to host its annual Spring Fashion Show. MODA’s Spring Fashion Show is an annual fashion fête within–and beyond– the UChicago community. It is more than just a fashion show: it’s a whole event and...
MODA Board in Bloom

MODA Board in Bloom

 The MODA board is usually pretty pragmatic. Planning a huge event like the 2014 MODA in Bloom Fashion Show takes great planning, budgeting, and the elimination of grandiose ideas (covering the walls of Union Station with millions of fresh flowers, ie the 2012 Dior show, is probably not the most feasible idea). That being said,...
Winter Luxe

Winter Luxe

What’s cooler than being cool? Ice cold. Photographer and first-year Anna Gregg shot our favorite winter looks. Mixing luxe fabrics like velvet, silk, and even navy liquid lamé, we’re starting to rethink our annual winter blues, in the hopes of channeling our inner Snow Queens. Photography: Anna Gregg Model: Cori H @BMG Chicago MUA: Rosalyn Gray...
MODA Magazine Pre-Fall Sneak Peek

MODA Magazine Pre-Fall Sneak Peek

As your summers are glamorous, relaxed, fun, and exciting, MODA Magazine has been anxiously preparing for our first ever Winter Issue that will be launching in the middle of Fall quarter. To get you excited, here is a pre-fall shoot taken by our incoming photographer, Anna Gregg (AnnaGreggPhoto.com):     What Fall and Winter trends...
MODA Mag Launch

MODA Mag Launch

Just so you know, and can make sure you’re at Reynold’s at 2pm sharp, the MODA Magazine’s Spring Edition comes out tomorrow and it’s free. There’ll be copies to pick up then with photo-shoots to linger over and editorials to…well…settle down with a good cup of tea to read. See you there.
MODA Show: Other Activities

MODA Show: Other Activities

  This past Friday night, the majestic Grand Hall of Union Station took a turn for the trendy and the tasty. In less than 24 hours, the busy and beautiful bees of our MODA board and volunteers transformed the space into a land of fun, fashion, and what I was most preoccupied with, food. Yes....
MODA Model Rehearsal

MODA Model Rehearsal

The first rehearsal for the MODA fashion show’s runway models took place yesterday night at Ida Noyes. I usually associate this building with film screenings and CAPS meetings, but this Thursday night, the west wing turned into a dimly lit multi-stage catwalk featuring three groups of leggy, simply-but-well-dressed, and, surprisingly well-coordinated UChicago and UChicago affiliated...
Meet the Designers: Mary Ella Simmons

Meet the Designers: Mary Ella Simmons

Mary Ella Simmons is a third-year from Winter Park, Florida studying Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations here at the University of Chicago. Prior to this year’s show, Mary Ella began designing in late high school, and designed four pieces of the MODA Spring Show 2012. This year, MODA is happy to announce that Mary Ella...
Meet the Designers: Joy Mao

Meet the Designers: Joy Mao

A third year fundamentals major from Shanghai, China, Joy Mao hadn’t designed until the MODA Spring Show 2012. Inspired by how relaxing and gratifying it was to design, sew, and create two dresses, Joy started to consider implementing design and fashion into her future career. In this year’s show, Joy has three dresses to display....