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Hoda Katebi, a famous Iranian fashion blogger, talks to Columbia students about Eastern fashion influences and rejecting cultural limits in style, held at 618 S. Michigan Ave. on Sept. 12.

Hoda Katebi talks Iranian fashion, politics and imperialism with Columbia students

September 19, 2019

A Chicago-based author, activist and fashion blogger, whose profile was raised by a notorious WGN-TV interview, delivered a blunt message to Columbia students on Iranian fashion, racism and voiceles...

‘Dark of the Moon’ dumb as a rock

By Drew Hunt

June 29, 2011

Because it just wouldn’t be summer blockbuster season without a Michael Bay film, the latest addition to the “Transformers” series is locked, loaded and poised to make millions. Shia Labeouf returns as Sam Witwicky, friend to the galactic Autobots who are exiled on Earth after losing a war to the nefarious Decepticons. Along for the ride is his new girlfriend Carly (Rosie Huntington-Whiteley). The two are soon wrappe...

Stylish Chicago not a fashion wasteland

By Brianna Wellen

April 19, 2010

Monica Dimperio knew when she started her own street-style blog, The MidWasteland, that this was a market controlled by lovers of European fashion. In 2008, when her Chicago-based blog was listed in the New York Times among street style blogs from around the world, she said she knew the market had shifted in her favor. The MidWasteland had gained celebrity status.The Web site was created in 2007 as a simple creative outlet,...

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