Yes, We Really Wore That: 1987

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I Don't Get It

Meg’s Sweet Shoppe, UT Austin

Yes. All those geometric figures and unnecessary flaps, bangled belts, and denim tops.

Yes. Popped collars.

Omega Psi Phi

Flintstone Barbies.

Acacia Cave Party

David Byrne meets Max Headroom.

Lois Richwine & Jesse Sublett by Jim Sigmon

Um, no. I never wore that. What IS that? Is it dead? Is it ruffles? He is speechless.

credit: Daniel Byram

He wishes he could unsee it. But he can’t.

It’s already been seen.

Black Health Professional Organization Eye Chart

All images from 1987 UT Austin Cactus.

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Week of Wear: Pinterest Outfits for the Life of a Scientist

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The Graduate Perspective

Outfit1_2Pinterest is one of my favorite social media platforms, because there are beautiful images and tons of inspiration for everything from DIY crafts to fashion. It is a great place to create a collection of things that inspire you especially in the wardrobe department. Working in a university research lab, means two things, that I don’t have to wear business formal clothing and that my attire has to follow lab safety standards. The general guidelines include closed-toe shoes, long pants, and no loose sleeves. However, in the past I found it a little tricky to translate style of influencers and fashion bloggers into practical everyday outfits for my life as a scientist. For this blog post, I was inspired to do a “Week of Wear” test to recreate outfits from Pinterest for a whole work week and observe how they translate to a life of a scientist.

I tried to replicate…

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