The Tulane Hullabaloo

Student Style: Spring fever with Lyskota Mensah

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Alex Calloway, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

With finals fast approaching and a rainy winter in the rearview mirror, Tulanians are eager to break out their warmer-weather wardrobes. After such a dreary beginning to the semester, however, some people may struggle to craft a ‘fit that expresses their inner sunshine after so many months of d...

Africana fashion: serving looks, untold history and resistance

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

April 10, 2019

“My personal motto is: ‘You look good, you feel good, you do good,’” senior Abi Mbaye said. “Fashion is a way for me to empower myself. It is a way for me to take up space and be seen in the way that I want to be seen — especially when you exist in a space where you are invisible and hypervisible at t...

Normcore fashion makes dressing like you don’t care incredibly difficult

Normcore fashion makes dressing like you don’t care incredibly difficult

Adelaide Basco, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Looking like you don’t care is an art form. Perfectly-mussed hair, no-makeup makeup and painstakingly-scuffed boots – all of these are hallmarks of the idea that to look our best. We must look like we’ve done nothing – perfectly. Today, this art form has a new name: normcore. Normcore fashion and a...

Your Guide to Last Minute Halloween Costumes

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Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

October 25, 2018

So you waited a little too long to get your Halloween costumes together, and now you’re stuck a few days before Halloween with nothing to wear. Luckily, Tulane students are just a short walk or Uber ride away from amazing costume pieces at some cute affordable shops. Buffalo Exchange: 4119 Magazine St., New Orleans,...

Haute couture Tulane: student fashion through the decades

Tulane students circa 1994

Cori Shalit, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018

Trends in fashion have always been a reflection of the cultural values and events of a certain time period. Tulane University was founded in 1834, and its fashion has been constantly changing ever since. Let’s start our journey through the changing fads of Tulane students’ fashion in 1916. The ‘Lost G...

New York Fashion Week trends for Tulane students to try

New York Fashion Week trends for Tulane students to try

Rachel Horn, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018

New York Fashion Week offers the general public a sneak peek into all of the biggest fads for the spring and summer seasons of 2019, and with its conclusion begins the mad rush to try them all on for size. While it is typically not fitting to wear runway clothing day-to-day here at Tulane, here are so...

Shoe designer Steve Madden speaks to students about self-made success

This Wednesday, shoe mogul Steve Madden visited campus in an event sponsored by Her Campus and the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Taylor DeMulling and Jessica Galloway

April 25, 2018

While walking in Steve Madden shoes may not be new to some students, taking a walk in Steve Madden's shoes is another story. Attendees at Madden's "Self Made" event on Wednesday got to do just that, hearing directly from Madden about his success in founding the eponymous footwear empire that has since expanded to include ...

Tulane Trend Watch: What we’re wearing this spring

Tulane Trend Watch: What we're wearing this spring

Nurah Lambert, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2018

In the spirit of New Orleans Fashion Week, which runs March 18-24, The Hullabaloo has named some of the most recent, noticeable trends on campus and whom you can find wearing them. Kanken backpacks: The Swedish bags swept over hip American youth a few years ago, and somehow, by a miracle of God himself, were...

Changemaker-in-Chief: how Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, is redefining journalism

Changemaker-in-Chief: how Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, is redefining journalism

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018

"I think my responsibility as the first and as the only different person is to be my authentic self and bring my point of view," Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, said during a talk Monday night in McAlister Auditorium. Clad in white high-heeled boots, denim jumpsuit and a black leat...

Kendall and Kylie are culture vultures

Kendall and Kylie are culture vultures

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor

September 10, 2017

Kendall and Kylie Jenner are notorious for intertwining themselves into the cracks of black culture. The duo has a reputation for seeing the work of people of color and repackaging it for the consumption of their loyal following. It is time to stop buying into the idea that two privileged white girls f...

Mardi Gras shopping: what to wear and where to get it

Many markets open around this time of year to sell otherwise socially unwearable clothes. When it's Carnival season, however, the stranger the better.

Taylor DeMulling, Associate Arcade Editor

January 31, 2016

Calling all fanny pack-enthusiasts, all lovers of glitter and extravagance: break out your neon windbreakers, because carnival season has begun. If this is your first Mardi Gras, or you are just looking to expand the horizons of your costume collection, The Arcade has compiled a list of the finest purv...

Spooky Chic: Arcade’s favorite costumes for 2015

Taylor DeMulling, Associate Arcade Editor

October 28, 2015

What better time to embrace the age-old adage, "dressed up to get messed up," than Halloweekend? There are endless opportunities to show off your DIY savviness and inclination for pop culture during Halloween, as well as the days leading up to it. How many costumes are necessary for various festivitie...