The Columbia Chronicle


Fashion industry continues to steal, degrade cultures

Brooke Pawling Stennett

By Arts & Culture Reporter

September 26, 2016

Notable fashion designer Marc Jacobs premiered his Spring/Summer 2017 collection at New York Fashion Week Sept. 15. It was a rave-themed show with hanging lights and puddles of water the models had to ...

Notable Native: Angela Ford

Angela Ford is the executive director of TAG Foundation, an organization she founded in 2013 to fill opportunity “gaps” within her community.  

By metro editor

April 18, 2016

Angela Ford, a Bronzeville resident, is an avid cyclist who became inspired to found TAG Foundation, a non-profit urban renewal organization, in July 2013 when she learned that Bronzeville residents lack...

‘Project Runway’ engages Chicago contestant

By Justin Moran

January 28, 2013

Since its premiere in December, 2004, “Project Runway” has launched successful fashion careers for up-and-coming designers across the nation. Eight years later, the reality show continues in its 11th season, which began on Jan. 24 and features local Chicago talent as well as a new twist on the competition.Katelyn Pankoke, 23, is a Chicago-based fashion designer whose local bridal line, Elaya Vaughn, helped her land a spo...

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