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Style Section: Spring Beauty Picks

By Northern Star staff | April 6, 2015

Spring weather means fresh faces, glowing skin and pretty pastels.Check out our favorite beauty products for spring. Natural beauty by niunorthernstar featuring a facial mask Facial mask / Sephora collection eyeshadow / Tinted moisturizer, $68 / Lips...

Style Section: Fierce Nails

By Northern Star staff | April 1, 2015

Nails are an accessory you can wear everyday. Students are embracing this trend with long nails in bold colors.Check out how some NIU students wear this style below. Gladys Sanchez, junior special education major, said she rocks black nails as a statement.“I’m...

Style Section: Spring Wardrobe Updates

By Northern Star staff | March 17, 2015

Does your closet need revamping to prep for warmer spring temperatures?Try these fun styles for some spring fashion inspiration. Festival chill by niunorthernstar featuring a mint nail polish Miu miu blouse, $815 / IRO short shorts / Charlotte Russe lace...

Style: Rainbow Hair

February 8, 2015

NIU students with unnatural dyed hair colors said it helps them express personal style.Check out some students’ hues below!Freshman psychology major Gabe Rohn said he uses Manic Panic brand hair dye to achieve his green tint.“Through Buddhist beliefs,...

Student Spotlight: Junior to use skills to open style boutique, form nonprofit group

By Kristin Maglabe | December 8, 2014

Junior Deandre Turner has done visual merchandising for designer company Dooney and Bourke, he but aims to open his own style boutique in Chicago.Tuner, who majors in textiles, apparel and merchandising and minors in marketing, said he has thought about...

Look good without trying hard

By Kayla Cameron | September 9, 2013

It’s easy to feel insecure about your style when battling with time. Remember these quick tips on how to look good without trying too hard.Don’t overthink an outfitSometimes when getting ready, people skip over the plain items in their closet. However,...

Find your own style

By Kayla Cameron | April 24, 2013

Don’t you ever feel overwhelmed by going clothes shopping? Everything looks so good, the mannequin’s outfits are amazing, and you just want to own every last piece of clothing in the shop. The unfortunate outcome of your shopping experience is that...

NIU Alum Shirley Johnson, of Maple Park, Ill., views a piece from the exhibit The Autumn Leaves - A Century of Fall Fashion 1900-1999 Wednesday afternoon in the NIU Art Museum at Altgeld Hall.

Fashion does not fall short

By Jerene-Elise Nall | September 1, 2010

Autumn always leaves, but style stays around. "Autumn Leaves," an exhibit on fall fashions, will be running through Dec. 4 in the NIU Art Museum. The exhibit, according to museum director Jo Burke, uses "fashion as a metaphor" that explores "the connections...