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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

First-year Gullotti uses clothing to express different parts of herself.

Winter fit check

Marie Spaeth, Culture Staff Writer November 13, 2023

Mia Gullotti is a first-year psychology major from Sudbury, Massachusetts. CYNIC: How would you best describe your fashion sense? GULLOTTI: I think, overall, my fashion sense has always been very...

Halloween fit check Leonardo Barber

Cynic Fit Check: Halloween

Ashna Hille, Culture Staff Writer November 6, 2023

Leonardo Barber — Edward Scissorhands Leonardo Barber is a first-year at UVM.  THE CYNIC: Okay, so tell me your name and what grade you're in and what you're dressed as. BARBER: My name is...

How to fashionably survive a Burlington winter

How to fashionably survive a Burlington winter

Maya Surrenti, Culture Staff Writer November 8, 2022

I don’t know about you, but when I really love my outfit, my day has a special shine.  In terms of the winters I have experienced, I grew up in Louisville, Ky., where we would be lucky to get three...

Juniors Lucy Powell, club treasurer, co-presidents Jillian Conway and Sierra Sabec, and Lily Edge, vice president, are members of UVM club Runway of Dreams.

Runway of Dreams spotlights inclusive fashion 

Elizabeth Roote, Features Editor September 16, 2022

Disability advocacy and a devotion to fashion combine through UVM club Runway of Dreams, said junior Jillian Conway, co-president and co-founder.  Runway of Dreams is UVM’s chapter of a national...

Hannah Rose poses in Roosevelt Park, Nov. 8.

Cynic Fit Check: Hannah Rose

Sophia Venturo, Culture Editor November 20, 2020

Hannah Rose is a senior English major, an Undergraduate Diversity Fellow at UVM and a community organizer. THE CYNIC: Break down what you’re wearing right now for us. Why did you choose each of these...

Why the Birkenstock trend must finally end

Why the Birkenstock trend must finally end

Gabby Felitto February 4, 2019

They’re everywhere. I can’t escape them. Every turn I take, I see them. I even see them in my own house. Birkenstocks are driving me crazy. I hate the chunky straps. I know everyone swears they’re...

Fashion at UVM: Q&A

Fashion at UVM: Q&A

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer October 12, 2018

I caught up with sophomore Eva Mazura Oct. 4 to talk about clothes, self-expression and crocs. From Chicago, she can be seen around campus wearing all sorts of clothes: dull or colorful, baggy or tight,...

(L-R) Junior Laura Ziemer, senior Oliver Tannheiser, sophomore Dima Dahdah, junior LeAnn Gove and exchange student Yanick Vedder were were models in the UVM Program Board and CARI Magazine’s Sustainable Fashion Show.

New fashion magazine inspires activism

Bridget Higdon, Culture Editor May 2, 2018

The Mt. Mansfield Room became part craft fair, part thrift store in honor of Earth Week. UVM Program Board and CARI magazine hosted a sustainable fashion show at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Davis Center....

BSU fashion show celebrates black culture

BSU fashion show celebrates black culture

Addie Beach and Lilly Young February 27, 2018

Decked in sleek jackets and rainbows of silky prints, models twirled hips, did splits and circled each other to thudding beats. Behind them, an array of African flags is lit in soft pinks and purples. The...

Models walk up and down the runway during the 13th annual STRUT! Fashion Show Sept. 9.

Art Hop fashion show displays local designers’ work

Isabella Alessandrini September 13, 2017

On Saturday, models traipsed down a gleaming runway to the DJ’s beat as cameras flashed and spectators swooned. The glamorous, high-energy atmosphere could have been found in any fashion capital–...

Women are inspired by the bralette

March 3, 2016

I remember my first bra. My mother came home from work and said she had a surprise for me. I started to feel butterflies in my stomach. I knew what it was. She had finally caved and bought me the new Pixter...

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