Category Archives: Fashion

Out With the Old, In With the New

Out With the Old, In With the New

Let us give thanks for lace chokers, sheer body con dresses, ripped jeans (that could easily be classified as see through stockings) and our favorite accessory of all: the thigh-high boot that can give every girl a little “uff” to her strut. It is inevitable that with the glams of fashion, there are some trends […]

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How to Get Over a Style Rut

How to Get Over a Style Rut

Fashion at its best will always be playful, inventive and fun. Throwing together an outfit from scratch that makes you feel and look cool can serve as an escape, a creative outlet, and it can even boost your confidence. So when the dreaded morning comes and you find yourself staring at a closet full of […]

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Dos and Don’ts of College Fashion

Dos and Don’ts of College Fashion

The University of Illinois is known for its world renowned engineering program, a top school for accounting, an immense student body, and fantastic greek life. It is also known for being a party school (complete shocker, I know). So, despite wearing sweatpants and a baggy sweatshirt to class every day, I like to consider myself to […]

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High Fashion on a College Budget

High Fashion on a College Budget

With the holidays quickly approaching, an unfortunate aspect about this time of year is that our wallets and bank accounts are seriously suffering from the post-winter shopping season. Getting everyone gifts can be a difficult feat, especially for the fashion lover. Style is unique because everyone’s take on it varies, but many trendy individuals look […]

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Accomplished Alumni: Jesse Goddard

Accomplished Alumni: Jesse Goddard

For this week’s feature, I spoke with former Impulse Editor-in-Chief Jesse Goddard. Since graduating from the U of I in 2015, Jesse’s been living the dream — from helping out Entertainment Tonight with their awards season coverage, to interviewing pioneers in the film industry alongside beloved Chicago Sun-Times film critic Richard Roeper, she’s really made a name for herself in […]

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Pirelli Rolls Out New 2016 Calendar, Pumps Up Feminism

Pirelli Rolls Out New 2016 Calendar, Pumps Up Feminism

Pirelli, the Italy based tire company, doesn’t come across as one of the fashion industry’s most highly sought after gigs. But just like the Victoria’s Secret fashion show and the unveiling of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, the Pirelli calendar is high on the list of coveted spots pursued after by the world’s most distinguished models. Year after year […]

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Technology in Fashion? Couture Designers Say Not Yet

Technology in Fashion? Couture Designers Say Not Yet

It’s amazing to think about just how much technology has impacted our lives in recent years. You wake up and before climbing out of bed, you do a routine check of all your social media accounts — Twitter, Instagram, Facebook. You wait in line at your local coffee shop for your morning hazelnut latte with […]

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