This series “Closet Clout” was created to allow individuals to freely express their style, sense of fashion, and what inspires the way they dress. You define what is cool or not. So wear it like you got some clout.
Before it became popular, shopping at thrift stores, now called “thrifting,” meant that you were sure to be subject to bullying and judgement often times due to the the stigma that you were wearing someone else’s’ throwaways.
16-year old high school basketball star LaMelo Ball just made history by becoming the first teenager to design his own shoe.
The truth is, thrifting is not just for people who are on a budget: It is a clever, economically viable practice of taking used clothes and making something new out of them.
Over pancakes at IHOP, my dad expressed that my mom used to sport a “Nautica white, with blue and yellow color blocks, short-sleeve polo,” which epitomizes my style. I often remark that my parents should have kept their non-existent children in mind before they did away with their apparel from their adolescence.
For the summer of 2015, the texture, the look and the love of lace is definitely one of my favorites. In fact, there was lace on my prom dress. In my opinion, there are so many things you can do with lace as a cloth, and its versatility is what makes me love it so much.