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Dress to impress

Dress to impress

By Samantha Ferro

April 16, 2019

In the fifth grade, most girls get their ears pierced or shop at Brandy Melville for the first time. I, on the other hand, was purchasing my first blazer. And that is where it all began.   Always looking as if I am walking into a business meeting, I’m the type of person to wear dress shirts, blazers, and ple...

A Cheap New Trend

A Cheap New Trend

By Camille Shakirova, Photo Editor

March 13, 2019

Sometimes, stepping into the Tam hallways can feel like a time warp. I’m constantly drowning in ‘80s-style high-waisted jeans and bright jackets that scream ‘90s. Yesterday, I could have sworn I saw Duckie from Pretty in Pink walking through Orange Court. Fashion inspiration is taken from ...

Labeled

Labeled

By Abby James and Abby James & additional reporting by Skye Schoenhoeft

March 21, 2018

The girl walked up to Senior Yonni Hirner during passing period, noticed his purple terry cloth shirt, fluorescent Supreme hoodie, black corduroy pants, and said, “I like your style. Do you like women?” Dressing outside of the high school norm often makes people question Hirner’s sexuality, due to the m...

Fresh Frosh Fashion

Fresh Frosh Fashion

By Dara Noonan

January 26, 2018

Trends are constantly changing and it can be hard to keep up, in case you feel that you are left behind I want to keep you updated on some recent trends at Tam. Let’s begin with the must-have item of the season, white nike air force ones. They must be blindingly clean: you want people to look at your...

Fashion Faux Pas

Fashion Faux Pas

By Camille Howard

October 27, 2017

Depending on the individual, wardrobe malfunctions are either accidental or distastefully deliberate. Although an abundance of false steps exist, I would like to focus on two that have prevailed far too long: sagging and whale tails. Thankfully, these fashion blunders are uncommon at Tam High, but m...

Featured Experience: Out of Fashion

Featured Experience: Out of Fashion

By Ava Finn

September 23, 2017

I am a 16-year-old high school student, and I spent almost half of my summer living alone in the biggest city in the United States. New York City was filled with people who had places to be, and as I stood in front of the Parsons School of Design building, I realized that I did, too. Living alone requires...

Plaid on Plaid: A Social Experiment

Plaid on Plaid: A Social Experiment

By Jordan Blackburn

March 24, 2015

It all started at 11:30 on a Saturday night. “Hey,” I texted my friend. “Wouldn’t it be funny if I wore the same outfit to school for a whole week, just to see what would happen? Actually, I kind of wear the same thing all the time anyway, people might just not notice.” “Well, they’d...

Writing Wrongs: He wears short skirts, I wear t-shirts, and clothing is genderless

Writing Wrongs: He wears short skirts, I wear t-shirts, and clothing is genderless

May 23, 2014

Clothing keeps us warm in Marin’s uniquely irritating weather patterns, and I appreciate the way it keeps “everything under wraps.” But clothing is more than that. Our society prescribes ritual and meaning to it, based on myriad factors. Despite this all, though, I’d like to advocate the simple–though...

Why You Should Pay Attention to Lupita Nyong’o

Why You Should Pay Attention to Lupita Nyong’o

By Cam Vernali

February 13, 2014

With the Academy Awards starting to creep up on us, many films, directors, and actors are being shoved into the spotlight. New talent is a hot commodity to the hungry public, who thrive on learning about previously unknown actors and actresses. One new actress that should be given extra attention howe...

Audrey Stanton: More Than a Fashion Statement

Audrey Stanton: More Than a Fashion Statement

By Jasmine Caputo

June 2, 2013

You may have witnessed senior Audrey Stanton strutting across campus sporting the latest fashion trends, or perhaps seen a photo of her outfit later that day on her Instagram with the hashtag #todayiwore. Stanton has made herself known for standing out from Tam’s fashion norm by opting for bold...

“Tam Girls Only” Moves

By Holly Parkin

February 21, 2013

The popular Facebook group “Tam Girls Only” has been shut down in favor of an updated, professional website where high school girls can share and purchase clothing from one another. The original Facebook group, created by senior Francesca Chiloiro, served as an online exchange system where girls...

Tam grads launch clothing brand in Marin City

Tam grads launch clothing brand in Marin City

By Joe Laland

April 5, 2012

Abercrombie, Gucci and Calvin Klein are some of the top clothing lines in the world. However, the newest fashion giant could have its origins in Marin. Redey3 Clothing LLC is a brand new clothing company taking off in Marin City, started by four Tam alumni: Lorenzo “Zo” Bynum, Marcus Jenkins, Melvin...