Feel Comfortable and Look Fashionable by Mixing Work Out and Chill Out

By Alyson Trager For Unwind magazine Spring has sprung, which means it’s time to peel off your winter coat and store it away until next year. It also means another fashion fad is coming your way. Athleisure, also known as athletic-leisure. It’s not just trendy workout clothes but an entirely new combination of casual, comfortable and stylish everyday wear. Forget the floral skirts and baggy … Continue reading Feel Comfortable and Look Fashionable by Mixing Work Out and Chill Out

Unwind’s Spring and Summer Sunglasses Guide: The Best Shape for Your Face

By Ryan Lee For Unwind magazine For this spring season, be sure to wow your friends and family with a fresh, stylish pair of sunglasses. Your options are endless with sunglasses. Unfortunately, that makes it harder to find the right pair for you to show off. This guide to in-style shades is sure to get you on your feet. The shape of your face determines … Continue reading Unwind’s Spring and Summer Sunglasses Guide: The Best Shape for Your Face

Fashion Faux Pas: Designers Come Under Fire for Cultural Appropriation

By Kaliah Hobbs For Unwind magazine Marc Jacobs came under fire during New York Fashion Week 2016 following the unveiling of his Spring/Summer 2017 Collection, which featured a majority white group of models wearing dreadlocks, a traditional black hairstyle. Jacobs was accused of cultural appropriation for having his group models wear a traditionally black hairstyle. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, cultural appropriation is the act … Continue reading Fashion Faux Pas: Designers Come Under Fire for Cultural Appropriation

Coachella Gets Underway, Brings Star-Studded Lineup and Attendees

By Casey Tomchek Staff Writer In the world of American music festivals, one name stands above the rest. Every April, celebrities and average concert goers alike flock to the deserts of Indio, California to attend the iconic event: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Since its inception in 1999, Coachella has established itself as one of the largest, most famous, and most profitable music festivals … Continue reading Coachella Gets Underway, Brings Star-Studded Lineup and Attendees

Fourth Annual Condom Fashion Show Promotes Safe Sex Awareness Through Fashion

By Rebecca Cohen For Unwind magazine Fashion and sexual awareness meet at Maryland’s fourth annual Condom Fashion Show, sponsored by Global Protection and ONE® Condoms and hosted by the MICA, the University of Maryland Health Center, Bedsider @ UMD and Sex Week at Maryland. This year’s theme is “Proud and Protected.” The goal of this theme is to get student organizations to identify with what … Continue reading Fourth Annual Condom Fashion Show Promotes Safe Sex Awareness Through Fashion

University of Maryland Organization Hosts Second Fashion Week

By Jessica Feldman Community Copy Editor MasTERPiece, a fashion organization at the University of Maryland, is hosting their second annual Fashion Week from March 27 to April 1. According to its website, MasTERPiece provides a platform for fashion entrepreneurs interested in pursuing a career in the retail industry. The organization engages in community service, professional development and networking in order to prepare people for a … Continue reading University of Maryland Organization Hosts Second Fashion Week

Students Choose Fast Fashion for Convenience, Despite Environmental Impact

By Samantha Rosen Staff Writer Fast fashion, mass-produced clothing that attracts consumers as a result of their affordability, gratifies the human’s constant need for new things. Yet with daily shipments to stores, supply chains of production, clothing construction and eventual disposal of the clothing, the fashion industry takes a toll on the environment.  Stores such as Zara, Forever 21 and H&M all contribute to the … Continue reading Students Choose Fast Fashion for Convenience, Despite Environmental Impact

The History and Meaning Behind Red and Blue in Politics

By Katia Idiri For Unwind magazine With Election Day around the corner, it is nearly impossible for anyone watching the debates to not notice the prevalence of imagery and more specifically, the prominent colors of politics: blue and red. The questions are, what is the true significance behind these colors, how do they tie in with politics, and how can you incorporate them into your … Continue reading The History and Meaning Behind Red and Blue in Politics

The Cutest Workout Clothes for Going to the Gym

By Jess Feldman Staff Writer Everything about going to the gym is hard. First, the physical act of going there takes mental convincing. Once you actually get yourself there, the ab-workouts and treadmill seem even harder. What makes it even worse is that the gym is almost never empty, making it impossible to work out casually without seeing someone you know. There’s this preconceived notion … Continue reading The Cutest Workout Clothes for Going to the Gym

Transition Outfits for Summer and Fall

By Meg Regiec For Unwind magazine As a college student, you can easily find yourself on a budget. Textbooks alone are expensive enough to worry anyone, so it’s unrealistic to buy an entirely new wardrobe for cooler weather. Thankfully, some staple pieces from your summer wardrobe are easily transferable into your new collection with the addition of a few inexpensive pieces. For girls, it is … Continue reading Transition Outfits for Summer and Fall

Trending Now: The Mini Purse

By Karma El-Naggar As college students, we are prone to filling our backpacks or purses with non-essentials and in my case that means ten different lipstick options. The New Year, just like every new semester, promises a clean slate. It always starts with decluttering your life and more specifically your bag. This new year has proven to be the year of simplicity and the mini … Continue reading Trending Now: The Mini Purse