The Style Issue Spring 2012
Editor’s note: A Sabbatical from Seriousness
The Style Section
My Life in Clothes
Anecdotal evidence reveals clothing serves multiple purposes.
Model-actress London Vale ’08 chases the dream.
An Embarrassment of Clothes
Mother decries silly wardrobe choices, asks: “What are we thinking?”
This Man’s Style Guide
Our own Liam Farrell ’04 heads to the Manhattan offices of the iconic GQ and finds some Notre Dame alums helping define and refine the look and good taste of the contemporary male.
The author, his reputation hanging by a thread, is saved from a potential Red Carpet embarrassment.
Making It on Her Own — and you can too
Meg McElwee’s favorite ways to personalize her home and clothing
Before and After
It may help to change clothes and alter appearances. But still, it’s what’s inside that counts.
Sobesoles for the feet and society
The academy gets few awards for sartorial distinction.
The Lost Art of Dress
Fashion trends reflect the changing roles of women in society.
Campus Fashion Statements
The Fighting Irish join a uniform trend by changing wardrobes for special occasions.
Role-playing students swap daytime attire for a night on the town.
Some Serious Footwear
Even though the Dansko clog confounds the critics, this quirky fashion rebel helps women go through life feet first.
By Natural Design
A California surfer-artist goes entrepreneurial to market his own line of freestyle clothing.
Domers by Design
Live! From New York! It’s Fashion Week!
- Something to show for it
- Father Sorin’s Velocipede
- An Irish home with English accents
- Seen and heard on campus
- Deaths in the family
- Sister Jean Lenz, OSF: Leading with her heart