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Students and staff express themselves through fashion

Adjusting the different pieces of her outfit, sophomore Emily O’Connor displays her style. O’Connor often finds her clothes at thrift stores, such as Avalon Exchange. “[When I find something while thrifting] I get so excited. It’s really fun and I always try to think of what would look good with other pieces when I’m [thrifting],” O’Connor said. “[Thrifting] definitely expands your life and your wardrobe.”

Mira Nalbandian and Leah Schroeder

February 28, 2020

Using their clothes to express their feelings and personality, students and staff describe what goes into their fashion choices and the impact it has on their daily life....

Fashion for the fatigued

A student models purple pants, a groutfit and dressing like an evergreen tree.

Fatema Rehmani, Awards Coordinator

December 17, 2019

“I’m so fancy,” said no sleep-deprived person ever. Dressing up takes motivation, time and energy, unfamiliar concepts to the procrastinators among us. However, now that we have learned how to deal with those issues, act the part, ace our classes, use our minds to their full potential and continue our indivi...

What high schoolers are actually wearing

What high schoolers are actually wearing

Nayeon Ryu and Erin Slutzky

May 21, 2018

The Pathfinder documented the various exotic looks of Parkway West students.

Spring/Summer 2017 bag lookbook

Featured bags for the Spring/Summer lookbook.

Leigh Ann Barnett, Columnist

May 8, 2017

Winter has come to an end and it’s time to put away the gloves and wool scarfs and break out the sandals, sunglasses and most importantly, the warm weather bags! The elements I love most about these bags are the colors, the styles and their effortless look.   The Mini The mini bag was brought to my ...

What I learned at my first runway show

A personal touch Kloss added to the outside of the Pageant were hearts like this on the sidewalk.

Leigh Ann Barnett, Columnist

April 18, 2017

Express held their 2017 fashion show at the Pageant in the St. Louis Loop Thursday, March 30, in collaboration with St. Louis native and supermodel Karlie Kloss. Kloss was discovered in 2006 during a charity runway show that her friends parents were holding at a local venue here in STL. At 16, Kl...

Fashion merchandising travels to Chicago

Juniors Mia Walton and Lisa Savage pose with Sophomores Meghan Beckmann and Madison Terry in front of the Chicago Bean.

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

In order to experience fashion firsthand, FACS teacher Renee Broemmelsick’s Fashion Merchandising class traveled to Chicago from April 2-4 to further their learning in fashion. “The trip’s purpose was to expose students interested in a career in fashion merchandising to the many career options ...

New York Lookbook

Leigh Ann poses on the top of the Empire State building.

Leigh Ann Barnett, Columnist

March 28, 2017

While over 60 members of the senior class travelled to Cancun, Mexico for spring break, Haley Tiepelman and I opted for the bright lights and big city of New York. What was once a trading post for colonists is now a thriving city full of life and new opportunities. It’s one of the major fashion...

Unisex lookbook

Priest and McCauliffe demonstrate looks that are easy to create for any gender's wardrobe.

Leigh Ann Barnett and Kristin Priest

March 16, 2017

From the fashion houses in New York to everyday wear, unisex clothing has made its way back into the fashion scene. We tried to incorporate pieces that look good on both the male and female body types such as sweaters, jeans and t-shirts. Unisex clothing is built for the male body, but comes in smaller...

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