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FMA Fall Fashion Show shuts down streets

FMA Fall Fashion Show shuts down streets

Madison Williams

November 20, 2018

The Texas State Fashion Merchandising Association held their semiannual Fall Fashion Show Thursday, Nov. 15, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The association was able to close off a stretch of San Antonio Street in Downtown San Marcos. The FMA Fashion Show showcases students' designs as well as local retailers....

Students find expression through beauty blogs

Students find expression through beauty blogs

Mena Yasmine

October 26, 2018

As the weather grows colder, many students are left scrambling for warm and stylish ensembles. Texas State's sum of fashion bloggers are here to help students get through this fall with their blogs and fashion advice in tow. Texas State is home to a myriad of online personalities and identities, but...

Crafting a graduation cap

Crafting a graduation cap

Paola Quiroz

April 27, 2018

A decked-out graduation cap uniquely reflects the persona of a student. Graduates look uniformed during their ceremony by wearing the same black gown. However, their decorated cap sets them apart, making them recognizable in the crowd. Here are a few tips on how to enhance a graduation cap: 1. De...

Fashion Week struts through San Marcos

Fashion Week struts through San Marcos

Sonia Garcia

April 15, 2018

After a week of learning opportunities, it was bright lights and music for the runway with models debuting the collections of fresh designers. For the second year in a row J’Kenya Garrett, international studies junior, coordinated Texas State Fashion Week with a fashion show. She and a team...

Runway comes to Texas State

Runway comes to Texas State

Stacey Ramirez

March 18, 2018

It looks like New York fashion week has come to San Marcos as a student-organized fashion show prepares for the runway. The Fashion Merchandising Association will be hosting their semiannual fashion show April 12 titled, “Spring.” FMA is an organization open to anyone who is interested in learning...

Voge fashion hits San Marcos

Voge fashion hits San Marcos

Paola Quiroz

March 17, 2018

rom selling clothes out of her college dorm to opening two boutiques in the central Texas area, one young entrepreneur has brought her unique designs and prints to the people of San Marcos. Kristen Voges Bush, owner of Voge, first began her business by selling clothing from her dorm when she was a...

Student balances freshman year with modeling dreams

Student balances freshman year with modeling dreams

Marissa Martinez

January 25, 2018

A fashion merchandising freshman spends her time out of school perusing a successful career in modeling. Nina Ann Monzon, fashion merchandising freshman, said the modeling industry is constantly changing and she spends hours every day after class finding new modeling jobs and bookings to stay prominent...

Unique boutique experience sets up shop on The Square

Unique boutique experience sets up shop on The Square

Ashley Brown

October 19, 2017

A new clothing store opened up on the Square three weeks ago. Pitaya is the only one of its kind in San Marcos. Pitaya started as an idea to sell clothes and other products as a side income for the owner, Michael Mazor. Now, Pitaya is known as a little boutique store that sells, dresses, rompers,...

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