5 trends Sac State fashion students are wearing this spring

Pastels, floral prints and the ‘60s and ‘70s are in

Patrick Posuniak

From Bermuda shorts to handbags and sandals, Sac State fashion students Marisa Rodgers, Diana Gonzalez and Joana Pereda share their tips on how to dress in style this Spring. (Graphic made in Canva)

With temperatures rising earlier than expected in the Sacramento area, it is time to put away the winter layers and pull out this season’s fashion essentials. Some of Sac State’s fashion-driven students discuss all the spring fashion trends and how you can elevate your looks this season.

Funky Pants

Printed pants, coined “funky pants” by

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The Serpent’s Costumes Were Inspired by the ’70s Jet Set

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Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world.

Rachel Walsh recently traveled thirty years back in time. After costuming (alongside Adam Howe) the BBC series-turned-Netflix-hit The Serpent—based on the real-life hunt for a serial killer in Southeast Asia in the ’70s—she’s now speaking to me from the set of a project that takes place in the ’40s. But the Me Decade is still fresh in her mind—and in those of viewers, who have been particularly drawn to star Jenna Coleman’s bohemian-meets-jet-set aesthetic. The series, says Walsh, “had

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‘They were being very selfish’

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From a Shot in the Arm to a Shot in the Foot — Biden’s Vaccine Blunder

Just in case its tax plans were not evidence enough that the Biden administration has little understanding of the value of incentives, its proposal that intellectual-property protections should be waived in the case of COVID-19 vaccines bolstered the message that no economically productive deed should go unpunished. The New York Times provided some background: The United States had been a major holdout at the World Trade Organization over a proposal to suspend some of the world economic body’s intellectual property protections, which

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Massachusetts drops mandate for early shopping hours for older residents

Massachusetts drops mandate for early shopping hours for older residents

Massachusetts announced it will no longer require grocery stores and pharmacies to set aside dedicated shopping hours for older adults.It’s part of changes being made as part of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan. State health officials said groceries and retail stores with pharmacy departments will no longer be required to offer senior hours — but should still consider dedicated hours of operation for seniors.They were first put in place last Spring along with a slew of other COVID-19 precautions. Additional changes in pandemic

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Definitive Guide to Texas Style Barbecue: Everything You Need to Know

From East Texas boudain to South Texas cabezita.

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Don’t expect Texas to have a single style of barbecue. That would be like French winemakers hawking a single grape varietal. Like Champagne, Central Texas brisket might be our most recognized brand and most popular export, but we’ve got plenty more to offer.

Barbecue changes pretty significantly across the state. It is 857 miles from Orange to El Paso, after all. There are, however, some common threads. You’re much more likely to find the larger, meatier pork spare ribs instead of dainty baby backs. Beef ribs can be found throughout

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How Chanel reinvents its famous symbols in jewelry, fashion

From fashion and decor to jewelry, the French house reinvents its enduring emblems

Few luxury brands have as many instantly recognizable motifs as Chanel. The maison’s genius lies in constantly interpreting its symbols — founder Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s favorite flower, color pairings and more — across categories. Here’s a look at six of her original symbols and how they’re translated from fashion to glamorous jewelry, watches and a stunning boutique backdrop.

The feather

A feathered look from Chanel’s spring 2021 show by creative director Virginie Viard calls to mind a Plume de Chanel 18-k white-gold bracelet with diamonds, $12,900. All jewelry available at London Jewelers.
A feathered look from Chanel’s spring 2021 show by creative director Virginie Viard calls to mind a Plume de Chanel 18-k white-gold bracelet with diamonds, $12,900.
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