Model Call causes a stir

By Abi Brown – Arts Editor

The following is an Opinion Column by Editor Brown.

Body positivity is a concept that many people struggle to define, let alone attain. Is it being a certain weight, being in a good position of health, or is it feeling good in your own skin? At Lasell, students may have different definitions but this does not change the fact that so many people were outraged by a message sent out through Lasell’s School of Fashion (SOF) Instagram account.

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Fashion Focus: Fashion vs. COVID-19

By Abi Brown – 1851 Staff

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The School of Fashion has been directly affected by the decisions surrounding the annual fashion shows: Undergraduate and Senior Collections. Due to COVID-19, the Undergraduate Show has been canceled, while the Senior Collections show is to be determined. Despite these unprecedented times, students of The School of Fashion are adapting to these changes and ensuring the show must go on.

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Former student takes over Boston fashion scene

By Paris Adams & Danielle Hogan – 1851 Staff 

Meghan Hughes Original Design
Original designs of Meghan Hughes are modeled above. Photo courtesy of Meghan Hughes

Meghan Hughes is a Boston based fashion designer, who creates whimsical garb that is wearable for everyday. Hughes was a member of the class of 2013, graduating with a degree in Fashion Design. A native of Jamaica Plain, the 26-year-old has made a name for herself within the Boston design scene.  Continue reading “Former student takes over Boston fashion scene”

Fashion show proceeds benefit children in need

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Lance Forrest – 1851 Staff

The Melt Into Color fashion show, held on March 31, was dedicated to the Birthday Wishes Foundation. Since 2002, Birthday Wishes provides homeless and underprivileged children with birthday parties. The foundation sets out to boost the self-esteem for children and promote equal opportunities for all. Proceeds from a raffle and two pop up shops on site were donated to Birthday Wishes. Continue reading “Fashion show proceeds benefit children in need”

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