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New social media trends are positively impacting people and are helping people find their true passions.

Microtrends: aesthetics’ positive impact

Mackenzie Prince September 15, 2022

Social media has become a consistent platform to boost trends revolving around fashion, music and other forms of entertainment. However, most trends die out as quickly as they begin, creating “microtrends.” In...

Lifestyle trends seen on social media platforms promote healthy lifestyles, but some find these aesthetics to be unrealistic.

“That girl” isn’t all that: When trends take a turn

Adina Saks and Cindy Lin May 20, 2022

‘That girl’ wakes up at 5 a.m., studies hard, drinks green juices, fills gratitude journals and in short, has her life together. The lifestyle trend, which gained notoriety through various social...

Low prices of clothing on sites such as SHEIN promote overconsumption and microtrends.

Accelerating trend cycles create major overconsumption

Madison Demaree and Ava Rubinstein April 14, 2022

The ever-growing presence of social media in society undoubtedly has downsides, with one of the most significant being the influence microtrends have on clothing waste. As the rate at which clothing flows...

Calvin Klein and other 90s trends are present in modern fashion.

CHS follows 90s trends

Maura DeRose and Julia Pardee March 13, 2017

With Fuller House on Netflix, My So-Called Life streaming on Hulu and Donald Trump in the White House, 90s-inspired pop culture is here to stay, especially in the fashion world. Throughout 2016, slip dresses,...

Inkblot Editor-in-Chief Gina Talamo, seated, discusses story edits with Features Editor Hannah Wallach.

Trends: What We Want on Valentine’s

February 14, 2014

By MEGAN MCVEETY and JESSICA NOE For a holiday all about displaying your affection for that special someone, love is secondary to materialism when it comes to Valentine’s Day. Not only is February 14th...

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