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Falling into new trends

Falling into new trends

Ivy Prince, Web A&E Editor

November 5, 2015

Last year the chokers made a comeback, and the white All Star converse as well as flannels were in. But with the new school year comes new trends. Fall trends ...

Glasses offer new lens on popular styles at Staples

Glasses offer new lens on popular styles at Staples

Emily Olrik, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

In the 1940s and 50s, browline and cat-eye glasses were sported by celebrities like Marilyn Monroe. In the 60s and 70s, geometric, oversized and brightly colored frame styles surfaced, with First Lady Jackie Kennedy often wearing oversized black shades. And in recent times, advanced designs have led...

Students slay slang

Students slay slang

Francessa Truitt, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Ah slang, or whatever the kids are calling it these days. You hashtag everything, and you’re “sorry not sorry”—whatever that means. And everything is “bae,” whether a boyfriend or a pizza, because those two things are exactly the same. “I thought it was just people trying to say ‘babe,’...

Slippers are not the new sneakers

Slippers are not the new sneakers

Ben Foster, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

  Sliding into a warm pair of slippers after a long day of school and track is something I really appreciate. Relaxing my feet in a pair of slippers is like sinking them into a soft, warm hug. It puts me in a much more preferable mood. But nothing grinds my gears more than Staples students...

Staples boys sport “no sweat” fashion statement

TO TUCK OR NOT TO TUCK
Staples boys choose between the traditional of pants–over–socks and the new innovative style of pants–tucked–into–socks.

Jenna McNicholas, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

While girls’ lower-body fashions at Staples consist of J-brand ripped skinny jeans tucked into L.L. Bean boots, the boys have resorted to a much cheaper, but no less bold, fashion statement. Of late, many athletes have been spotted tucking their gray or blue sweatpants into their mid-calf socks. When...

Top 5 Trends that Dominated Staples 2014

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

January 1, 2015

Between January 1, 2014 to December 23, 2014 Staples has had many sweet and bittersweet moments.  Let’s reflect on the top 5 trends of 2014 in celebration of this great past year! 1. Polaroid Cameras There was no better way to capture all the great moments that students had with friends than with...

Fashion: In Brief

Fashion: In Brief

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

Dark Nail Polish: Students like Liv Smith ’16 love the fall because it is the perfect transition from summer brights to winter blues and grays. “My favorite is Baubbing for Baubles by Essie because it’s a mix between navy and gray, and matches with every outfit,” Smith said. Some other popula...

To layer or not to layer, that is the question this fall

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

In the 50s, poodle skirts and leather jackets were hip. In the 80s, brightly colored exercise suits a la Jane Fonda were bangin’. And in the early 2000s, Uggs and Juicy sweats were sweet. These days trends like crop tops and short shorts rule the summer store windows, but with the weather taking a...

Cinnamon and cider sips add spice to fall

Cinnamon and cider sips add spice to fall

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

As daily temperatures start to sink lower and lower, many students turn to hot fall-inspired drinks to help them keep warm. Widespread fan-favorites are Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte and Dunkin Donuts’ apple cider and pumpkin flavored coffees and lattes. The pumpkin spice latte is the quintessential...

New trend of almond milk causes Staples to go nuts

New trend of almond milk causes Staples to go nuts

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor

October 10, 2014

Got milk? In many childhoods, this phrase popped up endlessly on cheesy television commercials and the back of every milk carton parked next to a brimming bowl of cereal. But now the question has changed, as more and more students have started to ask, “Got almond milk?” Almond milk is exactly...

New stores downtown spark same styles in students

New stores downtown spark same styles in students

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

A popular clothing store, Brandy Melville, has remained a growing trend these past few years for teenage girls in Westport. It offers boho-chic style clothing that ranges from distressed denim shorts, to floral kimonos, to high-waisted skirts, shorts and pants. And with affordable prices and great quality,...

Some dress to impress while others dress without stress

Some dress to impress while others dress without stress

Alexa Vickers, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

During the first week of school, some students come in focused on everyone’s new look. Classes and new teachers are the second thing on their minds. But if one pays close attention, one can see the people who are all about sweatpants with a t-shirt and the people who, no matter what, are in a dress...

Falling back into step with the colder climate

Falling back into step with the colder climate

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

September 16, 2014

Every year it’s the same transition. The air becomes cooler, the leaves crisper, the colors richer. Yet, the anticipation and renewed excitement for fall never seems to fade. One of the ways the seasonal shift is kept fresh is through fashion trends. Magazines, such as “Seventeen,” predict this...

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