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Thursday 07/21/2016
WSU pop-up shop Sophisto Soul closes campus location with 50 percent off sale
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 3:41 pm

At the end of the spring semester, the new clothing boutique, Sophisto Soul, opened its pop-up shop on Wayne State University. This month, the shop will close with a 50 percent off sale until July 31.

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Monday 04/18/2016
WSU’s Fashion Design and Merchandising Organization hosts annual fashion show
Posted: April 18, 2016

The Fashion Design and Merchandising Organization hosted “Expressions 2016,” which featured original designs by Wayne State’s fashion design program, at St. Andrew’s Hall on April 16.

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Monday 12/07/2015
Lego to Louis Vuitton, Somerset Collection CityLoft pops up in Detroit
Updated: December 07, 2015 - 11:17 am

Somerset Collection’s pop-up retail store, CityLoft, is back in downtown Detroit for the holiday shopping season. The temporary retail space opened up at 1001 Woodward Ave., for its 11th season on Nov. 24 and will close Dec. 19.

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Tuesday 10/13/2015
Perspective: H&M model Mariah Idrissi spearheading fashion revolution
Updated: October 13, 2015 - 1:58 pm

Battling the pervasiveness of racism is a long and a seemingly endless road. H&M, the second largest global retailer, took the first step down that rocky path.

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Monday 09/21/2015
Meet a few of WSU's notable, artsy students
Updated: September 21, 2015 - 2:08 am

The emcee: Mihajlo Peric AKA Valid

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
WSU students dress warm and stylish this winter
Posted: December 17, 2014

Detroit weather at this time of year is cold, windy and snowy. Wayne State students are dressing warm for the wind-chill but are still adding their own touch to their winter wardrobes.

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Wednesday 07/03/2013
Local storefront gives Detroit designers sales opportunity
Posted: July 03, 2013

The Local Collective opened its doors to the public for the first time June 1. The eclectic storefront on the corner of Livernois Avenue and Seven Mile Road, features 15 designers hailing from the Metro Detroit area.

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Thursday 05/02/2013
WSU student sets up shop in Greektown
Posted: May 02, 2013

After years of concocting, Wayne State University student Chris Morris decided to flavor his Dirt with a little pop.  It creates a funkier combination than you might expect.  The Dirt Label owner has opened his first “Pop up Shop” in Downtown Detroit’s Greektown neighborhood to sell his unique apparel. 

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Sunday 04/21/2013
Local boutiques offer edgy, alternative fashion
Updated: April 21, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Nestled neatly in the Park Shelton is a mysterious room filled to the brim with beautiful peacocks. Well, not exactly. What is being offered by The Peacock Room, 15 E. Kirby St., however, is just as interesting.

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Thursday 04/11/2013
Fashion Dream becomes reality
Posted: April 11, 2013

She admits that she’s not very active in the fashion community at WSU, but she says she has “a good eye for it.” This is obvious by the unique jewelry that adorns both her ears.

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Sunday 04/07/2013
Designers attempt to ‘spearhead’ fashion presence in Motor City
Updated: April 07, 2013 - 3:18 pm

To people who call it impractical to study fashion design, Joe Faris, 45, says, “You’re probably right.” Faris admits that had he stayed in New York City where he graduated from Parsons: The New School for Design, he would have had an easier go of things. Coming from Troy, Mich., Faris says that instead of fleeing to already established fashion capitals such as Los Angeles or New York, he has taken on the responsibility of “spearheading” an industry at home.

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