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Winning professional spirit wear to be manufactured, sold
January 24, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The winning design by students last semester for professional women’s Washington State University spirit wear is a Chanel-inspired jacket that will be manufactured and available at WSU retail outlets.

Social media, regular folks are reshaping fashion industry
October 13, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – As social media becomes the catwalk of the fashion industry, a Washington State University researcher is examining how it influences the way consumers interact and the merchandise they buy.

Why plus-size women turn to men’s exercise clothing
August 8, 2016

By Darin Watkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – A lack of fashion options has plus-size women turning to men’s exercise clothing. That’s the conclusion of a study at Washington State University recently published in the journal Fashion and Textiles.

Through April 22: Asian fashion part of Mom’s Weekend
April 7, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Lipi-Turner-RahmanPULLMAN, Wash. – In her youth, Lipi Turner-Rahman didn’t want to wear the salwar-kameez her mother, Razia, custom-ordered for her and her sisters. Growing up in England but Bangladeshi by birth, Turner-Rahman wanted to fit in with others and wear blue jeans and a T-shirt instead of the elaborately embroidered trousers, tunic and scarf that make up the national dress of South Asia.

Media advisory: Professional Fashion Showcase 2016
January 28, 2016

By Eadie Balint, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Students will take to the fashion runway while learning about proper professional attire during the 2016 Washington State University Tri-Cities Professional Fashion Showcase noon-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, in the West Atrium on campus.

Apparel students make a better plus-size swimsuit
December 1, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

blue-suitPULLMAN, Wash. – With as many as half of North American women wearing a size 14 or larger, clothing designers are starting to take the plus-size demographic seriously.

Exploring fashion, fit for African women of all sizes
June 29, 2015

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By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Attractive, comfortable clothing that fits a range of body sizes isn’t just an American desire – it’s global. A Washington State University researcher is exploring ways for African women of all sizes and shapes to look and feel good in modern fashions.

Professor explores roots of aloha attire on TV program
April 28, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

BradleyPULLMAN, Wash. – Professor Linda Arthur Bradley’s 24-year career exploring the roots of aloha attire has earned her a spot on public television.