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Aliyah Primich incorporates many of her clothing pieces that she made into her everyday outfits. This outfit features the red plaid shorts she sewed earlier in 2022.

Student Art Spotlight: Aliyah Primich

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor in Chief October 20, 2022

Anyone who knows senior Aliyah Primich would tell you the same thing: she has an unmatched fashion sense. What people might not know from first glance, though, is that many of her most memorable clothing...

Patagonias ReCrafted clothing line through Worn Wear allows customers to purchase and send in up-cycled pieces.

Upcycling changes the fashion game

By Julia Levi, Assistant Observations Editor June 10, 2022

The three Rs. Reduce, reuse, recycle. It’s the most common phrase taught to young kids about how they can help the environment. However, oftentimes recycling diminishes the value of an already used product....

One of sophomore Sydney Willichs hardest projects to sew was this shirt, which involved making a pattern from scratch.

Student Art Spotlight: Sydney Willich

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Copy Editor May 17, 2021

The whirring of a sewing machine as it churns out fabrics of vibrant colors is a familiar comfort for sophomore Sydney Willich. Well-accustomed to the world of art, fashion design is the perfect combination...

One part of Nura Dhars fashion design process is sketching out possible designs for collections.

Student Art Spotlight: Nura Dhar

By Emily Zhang, News Editor March 3, 2020

From using watercolors and prismacolor markers for fashion illustration, to sewing with unconventional materials, senior Nura Dhar is passionate in the art of fashion design. At WCHS, Dhar has taken four...

Senior Wysh Anstine comes to school in outfits that not only make her stand out but make her feel good.

WCHS students express themselves through their clothing choices

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager November 12, 2019

American photographer and designer Bill Cunningham once said: “Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.”  This is especially true in high school, where students may feel judged...

Eli Langer (freshman) with denim shorts, minimalistic white button down with black and white converse and slim black cat-eye sunglasses.

Cool fashion trends for a sizzling summer

By Nur Yavuz, Staff Writer May 8, 2019

Fashion trends that will appear this spring and summer have already had their debut at events such as New York, Milan, Paris and London fashion weeks. The most unique fabrics have been transformed into...

This year’s Fashion Club fashion show will hopefully take place in D.C. and bring together not only the WCHS community, but other MCPS schools and their communities as well.

Fashion club sews together new idea for show

By Fatima Yazdi, Features Editor March 7, 2019

Trendy, casual, exotic and bohemian. All are types of fashion that have been featured in New York Fashion Week and are soon to be featured in future WCHS fashion shows. Previously, the WCHS fashion...

Fast fashion stores are places that have quick turnaround time from runways to stores, leading to more affordable prices at the high cost of increased environmental harm.

Fast Fashion Leads to Environment Concerns

By Nora Holland, Opinions Editor November 26, 2018

Need a cheap yet fashionable outfit fast? Never fear! Look no further than Forever 21; it has everything you could possibly hope for and more, as long as you do not mind contributing to water pollution...

CHS students look forward to fashion careers in future

CHS students look forward to fashion careers in future

By Fatima Yazdi, Social Media Editor January 9, 2018

Fashionista: a designer of haute couture and devoted follower of fashion. The dynamic and global industry that is the fashion world better watch out, because CHS students are ready to conquer it. While...

Gaga’s sister steals spotlight in fashion industry

By Ariana Etessami, Staff Writer October 26, 2011

  Have you heard of Natali Germanotta?   Lady Gaga’s younger sister— a.k.a. Gaga 2.0— is about to take the fashion world by storm as the peculiar Mother Monster’s trance over her "little...

Student Snapshot: Alex Zohore

By By Maddy Flax October 4, 2010

Ever since he can remember, senior Alex Zohore has been obsessed with fashion. Since middle school he has saved his doodle-covered folders and notebooks filled with clothing sketches, and cannot remember...

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