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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Looks for the Books: Homecoming Profiles

Sabrina Hamideh October 12, 2022

Students dressed up for the galaxy-themed Homecoming formal on Oct. 8. Take a look at some of the looks from the night!

Designers in Action

Designers in Action

Jina Jeon and Claire Conner March 23, 2022

Sitting in front of a wall covered in magazine scraps, sketches and patterns, Paisley Kandler ’22 traced over her fashion designs on Procreate, a digital illustration app. A sewing machine hummed in...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

“Unforgettable”: Virgil Abloh’s Impact

Mimi Landes and Vasilia Yordanova December 16, 2021

As she opened Instagram on a gloomy Sunday morning, Ally White ’22 stumbled across a post from designer brand Louis Vuitton captioned, “Rest In Peace V.” She scrolled through dozens of comments from...

Social Swap

Vasilia Yordanova October 13, 2021

As Jayden Huang ’23 sorted through racks of clothing at a thrift store looking for items that fit his unique style, he noticed pieces from notorious fast fashion brand Shein lining the racks; all of...

KPop: A Guide to 2021’s Trends

KPop: A Guide to 2021’s Trends

Julia Im March 2, 2021

As Kpop, or Korean pop, transforms into a global trend, Korean idols are seen more and more as fashion icons; rather than just being known for the finger heart sign or kimchi, Korea’s image has expanded...

Breaking Down Fashion Barriers

Breaking Down Fashion Barriers

Keira Jameson February 9, 2021

As Alanah Dakar '22 waited for the cashier to finish scanning her groceries, a Vogue magazine featuring a Gucci floor-length lace gown caught her eye. She was stunned by the boldness and beauty of the...

Staying Sustainable

Marina Nascimento December 12, 2019

Students and teachers comment on fast fashion, the impact it has had on the environment and ways to avoid it. As she browsed the clothing racks of the Salvation Army store, Cameron Herring ’21 searched...

Staying Sustainable

Staying Sustainable

Marina Nascimento and Mia Feizbaksh December 11, 2019

Thrift stores allow for a more sustainable lifestyle As she browsed the clothing racks of the Salvation Army store, Cameron Herring ’21 searched for a piece that was both unique and trendy. The thrift...

Passion for Fashion

Passion for Fashion

Jordan Murray October 4, 2018

Fashion is not only about beauty and design, but it has a deeper meaning and impact for Bianca Garfinkle ’20, Jakob Adler ’20, and Juliet Colitre ’21. Acting as a means of self-expression, it can...

Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

Emily Rahhal January 11, 2017

Genie Kilb ’17 had only ever been exposed to the fantastical world of fashion design represented in magazines and videos of runway shows. The summer before junior year, she realized that the fashion...

Gone in a Flash

Carly Berger October 14, 2014

Julia Safir ’15 cut out golden tattoos from a sheet. She took off the clear plastic cover on top of the design and placed it face down on her arm. Safir put a wet cloth over the design and held it there...

Ditch fashion homophobia

October 3, 2007

Wearing “skinny” jeans, which is the nickname for tightly-fitted jeans, is a purely personal choice, as with any decision to wear any type of clothing. Thus, students who berate other students...

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