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The history behind the infamous fashion rule

Lydia Shaw ’17 sports her ripped white jeans with pride on the beautiful spring day.

Lauren Stack, Staff Writer

May 14, 2016

Signs that Spring has finally sprung; trees blooming and pollen flying. Time to roll down the windows, jog along the beach and break out those white jeans….. oh wait, it’s not Memorial Day yet! “I have never really understood the rule behind not wearing white, Christine Taylor ’18 said, ...

The laws of fashion lifted

The laws of fashion lifted

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor

June 6, 2014

The laws of fashion, style, and society clearly states that no person shall dress in white jeans until Memorial Day weekend has passed. Such a rule has been in place for quite some time now, as only the most outlandish and criminal of persons dares to stray outside its boundaries and wear white jeans prematur...

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