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Story and Photos by Emily Graham | Practicum Student On a pretty spring day, take a seat in the commons area in front of Middle Tennessee State University’s Walker Library and enjoy watching people.  Here’s what you’re bound to see: couples strolling while holding hands, skateboarders gliding by and students making all kinds of fashion …

From left to right: Makayla Stovall, Desmond Mcclendon, and Arlene Dusabe Story by Ethan Pickering | Lifestyles Editor Photos by Darwin Alberto | Photographer ‘Color the Runway‘ returns for a fifth year at Middle Tennessee State University. Beginning in 2017, “Color the Runway” is meant to showcase Black culture, fashion, and music. It is held …

Story and photos by:  Ethan Pickering / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  Ashley Barrientos / Lifestyles Editor The air bubbled with anticipation as designers hurriedly made final touches on their finished products. Models strutted backstage, clomping around in high heels and donning colorful fabrics and patterns. TV crew members flipped switches, fiddled with notches, and talked hurriedly …

Story by Ethan Pickering / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Photos by Ethan Pickering / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Middle Tennessee State University’s Textile and Merchandising department is hosting their big fashion show this week. The program will be entirely virtual this year, in contrast to previous years, because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone involved in the …

Apparel designer Camiyah Mays is a senior in the Middle Tennessee State University fashion department whose designs will star in this spring’s Textile and Merchandising Fashion Show.  Growing up around her grandmother and great-grandmother, who were both seamstresses, Mays’ passion for fashion was organically cultivated in her younger, more formative years. Her grandmother– who still …

Photos by Ethan Pickering / Assistant Lifestyles Editor The fashion world is notorious for its fast pace and ever-evolving grandeur. But the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a long-lasting wrench into the multi-billion dollar industry.  The TXMD Spring Runway Show was one of the most highly coveted events for Middle Tennessee State University’s Textile and Merchandising …