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Harnessing Discomfort

Associate Editor-in-Chief Joey Marmaud reflects on the inspiration and ethos of the Spring 2023 edition of Coulture.

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Is Anti-Fashion Dead?

Features team member Indigo Labida explores the theoretical underpinnings of anti-fashion and the future of the sub-category.

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Tamilore Kolawole: UNC’s Unsung Style Hero

“You’ve committed to being Tami. And I love that.”

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Skims and the Shapewear Repackage

TW: Discussion of body image and body dysmorphia Growing up in the early 2000s was fun for a plethora of reasons. Moon Boots, magic sand and Barbie dolls dominated my childhood. But, like most women who grew up during this time, there are also not-so-fond memories of strict body standards being inflicted onto us at […]

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The Sustainable Fashion Industry: At What Price?

Capsule wardrobes have gained increasing popularity thanks to social media and influencers like Matilda Djerf. Djerf, in particular, went above and beyond just advertising a capsule wardrobe: she created her own brand dedicated to providing timeless, high-quality pieces of clothing. Her brand focuses on articles of clothing that will last a lifetime – pieces that […]


Logomania, the 2000s and Celebrity Culture

Paris Hilton. Lagerfeld’s Fendi. Britney Spears. Von Dutch. The 2000s were an era of flashiness and high fashion, which introduced new fashion trends. One of these was logomania, a design strategy taken from Black artists. 

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The Devil Feigns Racial Accountability

The reasoning behind Wintour’s sudden sympathy for Black people is allegorical to what some claim is the bedrock of fashion: trend.

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The Chiffon Trenches: André Leon Talley’s Apology to Himself

Beyond my superficial connections to the former creative director of Vogue, my admiration for Talley comes from the respect I owe him for existing in an industry that has historically had little-to-no room for men who look like me. However, what is even more important to me is Talley’s permanence as a cautionary tale about the whims and woes of the fashion world for Black people and, more specifically Black men.

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Three times fashion was front and center in politics

Scandals, weak policy positions and polarization all greatly influence how people assess politicians. But it would be simple-minded to remove clothes and appearance from the American people’s decisions about their politicians.  Famously, those who watched the first televised presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon believed that Kennedy won. The allure and polish […]