The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Fast fashion is hard to avoid, but not impossible

Opinion | Fast fashion is hard to avoid, but not impossible

By Kelly Xiong , Staff Columnist November 17, 2022
Before we go on to buy the next hot item, we should start asking ourselves, “Do I even really like this? Or do I just want to fit in and be part of the trend?” When consumers are more conscious about where they’re buying their clothes from, they play a big part in reducing the environmental harm caused by fast fashion.
A Pitt student browses through a clothing rack.

Local vintage resellers take over social media

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer November 10, 2022
With the pop-up market season coming to a close, vintage resellers are increasingly using social media to spread the word about their handpicked collection of stylish, uncommon pieces.
Lucas Connell, a sophomore computer engineering major, sells clothing at a vendor event.

Lucas Connell: The student behind Elcon Threads

By Serena Garcia, Staff Writer September 28, 2022
Elcon Threads is a student-run business that sells vintage Pitt gear. Lucas Connell, a sophomore computer engineering major, founded the business in July 2021 via Instagram.
Join the dark side

Join the dark side

By Ross Hailey August 18, 2013

Dark washed jeans are back in vogue, but getting the right cut is key.

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