Rockin’ the Birks

By Samantha Rhodes Birkenstocks. Jesus sandals. Hippie shoes. These are just a few of the names these classic shoes are called. It can’t be denied that recently you’ve been seeing more of these sandals. They project a laid-back narrative on their owners. The sandals have become emblems of liberal do-gooderness, and the company doesn’t even …

“The Great British Baking Show” is a Thing

By Jadene Auerbach If you’re in the mood for an entertaining onslaught of quirky bakers and intense competition, The Great British Baking Show is for you. The British TV series pits a dozen bakers from across the UK who compete to be named the country’s best. Bakers compete in a weekly competition with three challenges: …

Quincy’s Brush with Sneaker Collecting

By Ian Sullivan The sneaker industry in the 90s was probably the most innovative time for sneakers. New releases included the Nike Uptempo, the Reebok Questions, and the legendary Jordan 11s. But what did that look like in the numbers? Was the industry making the same print in the stocks and annual sales? What were …

Nail Art Trends of d.tech

By Jwanna Yaqub Celebrities have a huge impact on finger nail trends – Lady Gaga, Khloe Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, and Cardi B are all known for their iconic nails. Their out-of-the-box style has encouraged woman to hit the salon and try out new looks. Last season, the look was one nail with a design. But that look is …

Food Trends and What Fuels Them

By Mikayla Rosario Just like fashion, food falls in and out of style; some make comebacks, and others stay in the past. How has the food we’ve eaten evolved since the beginning of the 20th century? In the 1900s, sugar crossed from a high-class commodity to an everyday craving. Pies, brownies, and cakes were increasingly …

What are Your Thoughts on the Kardashians?

By C.J. Fobbs   “They are so overrated. The only reason they’re famous, is because Bruce Jenner was popular and Kim made a sex tape. Then they had a TV show which is awful, and no one likes it, and now it’s all just drama about their personal lives.” – Ian O’Haire, 9th grader     …

The Supreme Money Gun: Who Would Buy It?

By Ian Sullivan Over the span of its almost 25 years, Supreme has become one of the biggest names in streetwear clothing with its loud and explicit style choices. But most importantly it is known for its hype and its limited supply, and this is why it is such a sought-after brand. Supreme has released …

Unicorn Frappucino: Was it Worth the Hype?

By Daniellee Benfica Millennials and Generation Z love unicorns and holographic accessories, so in mid-April, when Starbucks posted the limited edition Unicorn Frappucino on its Instagram account,  it went viral. Once people got their hands on the aesthetically pleasing drink, however, the reviews on Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat were mixed. Starbucks claimed on its post that …

Shoe Trends: What’s Hot Now

By Ana Nicolau   People usually follow trends, and I can’t lie, I myself have been following them. You’ve probably seen them in social media, where they probably blew up, around school and around places you go to. These shoe trends aren’t hard to miss.   Checkered Vans Vans has been around a long time, …