15 Dec 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: Final fashion tips

The time has come for me to sashay away. It’s been a great semester telling you about the latest fashion trends, the do’s and don’ts and sharing my knowledge on

08 Dec 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: Finding the right holiday dress for you

We want to look our best during the holidays — especially single ladies. So get into the mindset of looking sharp. The hunt is on for that perfect holiday dress.

03 Dec 2012

'Revive' fashion show to feature student work

The holidays have always been big for fashion, but this winter, the Fashion Network Association is upping the wow-factor with a fashion show fueled by 30 student designers. Revive When: 7 p.m. Dec.

01 Dec 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: 'Revive' fashion show takes dark spin on fairy tales

Fairy tales are a part of everyone’s childhood, but the Fashion Network Association’s leading designer Iris Chu has turned it into reality. Chu’s collection will feature a dark color palette

17 Nov 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: Lingerie enhances intimacy, seduction

Shopping for lingerie can be daunting, but don’t get your panties in a bunch just yet. Lingerie is not only an important staple in a woman’s life, but in her

10 Nov 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: How to update your clothes with hardware

If you’re looking for some attention this season, ditch the pretty girl tulle and go get some studs. And I’m not talking about hunky men. This fall, hardware fashion rules.

09 Nov 2012

Exclusive: Angels work their magic at 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

NEW YORK – Down in New York, the wake of Hurricane Sandy couldn’t stop supermodels from hitting the runway Nov. 7, With the floors flourished in pink and walls covered in

03 Nov 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: How first lady fashion could attract voters

This season, voters are looking for someone who has mastered public speaking and has a strong public image — and perhaps a better half with a good sense of fashion.

30 Oct 2012

"Fluorescent Virgins" exhibit illuminates local artists' work for Dia de los Muertos

In a dimly lit gallery, images of the Virgin Mary with hands folded in prayer glow through lightbox displays of blinking fluorescent colors. Arranged on ceremonial altars dedicated to the

27 Oct 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: Ditch those ugly UGGs

It’s beginning to get colder out there and it’s natural to want to keep your feet warm, but remember — UGGs are just short for uggly. For some reason, girls

24 Oct 2012

Local clothing store Piece x Piece creates wearable art from discarded fabric

In a spacious building housing workrooms with doors that open like chambers, Elizabeth Brunner prepares a sketch for a garment as another worker cuts and sews fabrics together to make

20 Oct 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: Go bold with oxblood

Step aside, gamboge orange. There’s a new color on the block and it’s bold. The hottest hues for the fall right now are a showcase of darker tones and shades.

13 Oct 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: The hottest styles just a click away when shopping online

It’s easy to swipe your credit card on those PIN pad machines at the register, but it’s easier still to punch in those 16 digits from your card at your

06 Oct 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: Why skinny jeans lower sperm count

Fashion has a cost — and I’m not talking about the price tag. The skinny jean trend is infecting the world, spreading beyond hipster and punk rock fashion scenes — but

01 Oct 2012

One-woman show 'Fortunate Daughter' juggles family values, sexual identity

There is no perfect way to say, “I am gay.” SF State graduate student Thao P. Nguyen plans to show her parents that she is gay instead of telling them. “My

29 Sep 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: The time is now to rock a watch

The ticking of a second hand through a chronograph face is a reflection of the modern man. As collectible works of art, watches with 24-hour and date subdials pair well

22 Sep 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: Strike a pose in eco-friendly clothing

It looks like “organic fiber” is the new black when it comes to fashion. Ladies, think twice before buying those cute simple cotton tanks from your go-to store. And gentlemen,

18 Sep 2012

Vintage Fashion Expo to showcase one of a kind clothing this weekend

Combining garb ranging from ball gowns, theater costumes, cowboy boots and everything in between, dealers are delivering eye-catching displays for customer attraction at the Vintage Fashion Expo. The Concourse Exhibition

15 Sep 2012

PHOTOS: San Francisco's best dressed raise money for charity at Glamorama

Glamorama pulled out all the stops at San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre with lively performances and glamour-tinged fashion while raising money for charity Sept. 14. Macy’s Passport hosted the fourth and last Glamorama fashion

15 Sep 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: To wear heels or not to wear heels?

All right fashion fanatics, take a chic step forward. Wearing heels and workin’ it like a runway is a gift, but deciding between breaking necks or breaking ankles can be tough.

08 Sep 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: Learning how to layer for the fall

It’s getting colder, but the sun is still here. Do you know what that means? Fall fashion! This season is all about layers. You might be afraid that layers are thick

07 Sep 2012

San Francisco fashionistas party down at Fashion's Night Out

With great timing to kick off New York’s Fashion Week, consumers were able to join editors, models, stars and celebrities in the most fashionable party yet. Fashion’s Night Out is a

01 Sep 2012

The Fashion Blueprint: keeping back-to-school fashion simple

It’s not easy pulling a figure-flattering outfit from a messy closet when you’re late for school. Don’t decide between your dad’s vintage button-up and your mom’s snagged knitted sweater. Drop

28 Mar 2012

Visually impaired cartoonist and SF State student aspires to be published

Patrick Ward makes himself comfortable on a bench in Cafe Rosso’s popular patio area, hunched merely 6 inches away from his sketchpad and intent on drawing his next cartoon masterpiece

18 Oct 2011

Debt: The dangers of credit cards for college students

If I were to give any SF State student advice, it would be this: Don’t enter the debt danger zone. Credit cards can provoke you to spend money that you