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As a fashion writer, I have a deep passion for trends, beauty, lifestyle, and photography. For any company I work for in the near future, I plan to execute and showcase many of my talents to the world through artistic mediums. With the hands-on skills and knowledge that I have gained from Columbia College Chicago, I can ensure that I’m ready to take on my career with a full force.
Roseland Profile

Roseland Profile

Jackeé McCoy of Roseland says her younger sister was walking to school one day in the blighted neighborhood when she was raped. McCoy, 20, said, “The police did not come to our house. They didn’t come until after the news came. It wasn’t a rush thing.” McCoy, who has lived in Roseland for six years, […]

Fashion in Chicago: Checking In With Julie Hillery

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Fashion in Chicago: Checking In With Julie Hillery

When Julie Hillery was in college, many of her instructors had no real-world experience in the fashion industry, but as an instructor with one foot in the professional world and the other in teaching, Hillery does her best to help her own fashion students get ready for life after college. The opportunity to share her […]

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Columbia College Chicago’s Fashion Studies Department

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Columbia College Chicago’s Fashion Studies Department

What is “Fashion Studies?” Students and faculty members on Columbia College Chicago’s Fashion Studies Department weigh in on this.

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Stella Blue Designs Boutique

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Stella Blue Designs Boutique

Angela Gianfrancesco, executive designer and owner of Stella Blue Designs, says she used to play with her grandmother’s jewelry tower while growing up in St. Louis. She recalls coming upon a box of jewelry a neighbor had thrown away and finding a spinning ballerina surrounded by piles of shiny jewelry. “One man’s trash is another […]

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