2022 Runway Preview: It’s back

By Claire Crittendon & Samantha Vega-Torres – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Contributor

(L-R Kyla Dodge-Goshea, Madison Cormier, Lauren Barbuzzi , Sophia Cannata,  Madison Whiteley, Grace Redwine, Kim Potter, Chloe McAuliffe, Kaitlyn Duarte) Members of the Event Production class. Photo by Claire Crittendon

Mark your calendars— May 7 and 8 is the return of in-person Runway to Lasell!

​Fashion Marketing and Merchandising Professor Kristin Kinsky is teaching fashion event production, and working in tandem with her students and Fashion Design Professor Lynn Blake to pull off the first in-person Runway show since 2019.

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Emma’s Style Corner: How to find your personal style

By Emma Ingenohl – 1851 Contributor

Graphic by Emma Ingenohl

In a world full of social media, mico-trends, influencers, and Shein, fashion and style as we once previously knew them are changing drastically. Trends are coming and going faster than ever before, leading to overconsumption and wastefulness. We’re being conditioned to think we need a different outfit for every occasion or every new Instagram post. An easy way to break out of this cycle is to find your own personal style true to you. Personal style is all about wearing what makes you feel good and most like yourself. It’s a form of self expression, just like all other art forms. Here are some easy ways you can dig deeper into yourself and the world of style to find your personal style:

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Forever (Fashion) Forward

By Julia McNicol – 1851 Contributor

Lasell University provides more opportunity for fashion students as they have the option to study not only fashion design and fashion merchandising, but also fashion media and marketing, a major that many other schools do not offer. While Lasell did recently change the name of the fashion communication and promotion major to fashion media and marketing, this has been a major that the school has carried on for many years. Many students even tend to major in one of these and minor in another to broaden their knowledge of the fashion world.

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Q&A with a Studio1851 Student Employee

By Alexis Grant1851 Contributor

Julia McNicol, sophomore, in front of the Studio1851 store. Photo by Alexis Grant

Julia McNicol, a sophomore majoring in Fashion Media and Marketing, offers insights to working with Lasell’s student run retail store, Studio1851. To shop at Studio1851 and see weekly store hours, check out their website or Instagram page, @studio1851lasell.

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Madison Griffin: motivated by passion

By Taylor Viles – Sports Editor

Madison Griffin touring the streets of Florence, Italy during her semester abroad in 2019.
Photo courtesy of Madison Griffin

There are multiple ways to complete the college experience. Senior Fashion Media and Marketing major Madison Griffin chose to dive into the Lasell community by participating in extracurriculars and becoming an on-campus leader, giving her a feeling of accomplishment for when she graduates in a couple of weeks.

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Style Forecast: Spring/summer 2021 trend review

Emma Ingenohl1851 Staff

Graphic by Emma Ingenohl

With more and more Americans getting their vaccines, there is a joy in the air, and spring/summer fashion is following suit. Though there will still be plenty of lounge and casual wear, bold colors and prints are back in style, and experimentation with accessories and shoes is already being seen. Early 2000s style is coming back around and these fashion trends will keep you fitted from March to August.

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