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July Editorial Superlatives

July Editorial Superlatives

It’s the first day of the month of July, so that means July magazines are out! While we’re all for whimsical and visually-appealing editorials, sometimes you have to laugh at how serious fashion takes itself. Check out our favorite bests & worsts, as awarded by The Cut. Best Side-Eye A GIF is demanded!  Vogus Paris,...
#MODAinBloom

#MODAinBloom

There was a great turn out at MODA in Bloom- MODA’s annual fashion fête! Thank you for supporting MODA and the fabulous designers who put on a great show! Maya’s performance was fantastic and the models rocked the runway in some fabulous designs! If you missed the action– Don’t worry! Some of our attendees snapped...
MODA Designer Profile: Gordana Rasic

MODA Designer Profile: Gordana Rasic

   Smart, stylish and ready to change the world: ladies and gentlemen, meet Gordana Rasic of GOCA Collections. Having shown her designs in New York City and Los Angeles, this young Chicago designer is bringing it back to the Windy City for the MODA Show. Read on for our interview with this inspiring new designer,...
MODA Designer Profile: Lily Dasso

MODA Designer Profile: Lily Dasso

From her start with daydream sketches, Lily Dasso now takes her fashion creation to the next level in this year’s MODA show. The DBC designer is ready to show us her sense of cool, chic style this Friday, and you won’t want to miss it. MODA: When did you start designing? Are you in DBC?...
MODA Designer Profile: Catherine Gao

MODA Designer Profile: Catherine Gao

Ever wish you could stand among the student designers at the MODA fashion show? Student designer Catherine Gao reveals the exhilarating challenge of learning a new craft, the potential of the color black, and the power of initiative. See her work this Friday February 21st at the 2014 Spring Fashion Show: MODA in Bloom. MODA: When did you...
Designer Profile: Alicia French

Designer Profile: Alicia French

The University of Chicago is world-renowned not only for its excellence in academics but also for its beautiful campus. Designer Alicia French has taken this to a whole new level by constructing dresses inspired by the University’s most prominent libraries, all of different architectural styles. We sat down with Alicia (alicialfrench.weebly.com) to talk about what...
Strut: A MODA Playlist

Strut: A MODA Playlist

If you’re like us, you probably pretend you’re strutting your stuff on the runway instead of walking in the bitter cold to class. This Friday come to the MODA in Bloom: Spring 2014 Fashion Show and watch student models sashay down the glossy marble (read: somewhat slippery) of Union Station. Want to make a grand entrance? Practice your...
MODA Designer Profile: Harrison Yu

MODA Designer Profile: Harrison Yu

Whether its on the quad, in class, or at Designer Boot Camp, chances are you’ve come across student designer Harrison Yu. Wonder what inspires him? MODA sat down with Yu to get the inside scoop before his designs are featured in 2014 Spring Fashion Show: MODA in Bloom this February 21st. Photo via Janet Kwon MODA: When...
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...
Bloomin' Marvellous: Six Reasons to Come to MODA's Spring Show

Bloomin’ Marvellous: Six Reasons to Come to MODA’s Spring Show

Not convinced? Less than two weeks from today, Union Station will explode with flowers and fashion and models and really good food and music and bloggers and photographers and… hopefully… you. Here are the reasons you should definitely get yourself a ticket to MODA in Bloom, before they sell out: The weather. It has been beyond freezing...
MODA Designer Profile: Jenny Pfanenstiel

MODA Designer Profile: Jenny Pfanenstiel

The common idiom proclaims accessories to be a girl’s best friend. Sometimes though, an accessory steals the spotlight. Such is true with designer Jenny Pfanenstiel‘s gorgeous and whimsical couture hats. Pfanenstiel, an award winning couture milliner and owner of Formé Millinery, will be featuring her deisgns at the 2014 Spring Fashion Show: MODA in Bloom...