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Haute Hawks: Vintage makes high fashion affordable

Haute Hawks: Vintage makes high fashion affordable

October 21, 2015

By Jordan Gittens Oct. 20, 2015 Ballin’ on a budget. This is a recurring theme for college students, and sometimes clothes aren’t at the top of our priority list. However, finding cheap clothes is easier than you think. All you need to do is think vintage. When most people hear the word vintage,...

Haute Hawks: color pairings make the fall outfit

Haute Hawks: color pairings make the fall outfit

October 14, 2015

By Jordan Gittens Oct. 14, 2015 The largest trend for this fall is juxtaposition. Most people hear that word and think literature, but I hear it and think color. This fall, use earth tones next to vibrant colors to give your wardrobe a whole new meaning. The juxtaposition of color emphasizes poise and confiden...

Haute Hawks: solid suits leave good impression

Haute Hawks: solid suits leave good impression

October 7, 2015

By Jordan Gittens Oct. 7, 2015 A new school year has rolled around, and the opportunity for interviews is high. As college students, interviews are abundant in these four years, whether it be for jobs, internships or just  part of  a class curriculum. Many students psych themselves out for interviews with potential questio...

Haute Hawks: Spring fashion shows locally

A Maurices model shows a mint lace dress, simple accessories, strappy wedges and bold patterned handbags for their spring fashion runway debut.

April 22, 2015

By Jordan Gittens April 22, 2015 This past Sunday, Whitewater turned out its best fashion in the Hamilton Room of the University Center. Here, we saw fashion from Thirty-One, an individual sales consultant company, to Dale’s Bootery, which is just a stone throw away on Main Street. The Second...

Haute Hawks: Spring fashion reinvents old trends

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Jordan Gittens This spring is the spring of resurgence; all of the trends you thought had died down are making their comeback and are doing so in a giant way. It’s time to focus on overalls, denim, prints and construction. From the Parisian runways to Whitewater, we can show...

Haute Hawks: Valentine’s Day style options

February 15, 2015

Feb. 14, 2015 By Jordan Gittens [dropcap]V[/dropcap]alentine’s day is here, and there are four outfits that we can utilize; “First Date," "We’ve Been Dating for Four Years,” "I’m Single and Wine is My Best Friend” and “I’m on The Hunt.” These are all of the outfits that are needed...

Haute Hawks: Fur and feathers take the runway

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Jordan Gittens Feathers, furs and transparency. All trends that are going to make a giant splash in 2015. This year’s Spring/Summer runway looks featured designers such as Michael Kors, Balmain, Miu Miu and a plethora of legends. While these looks may be for the S/S fashion...

Haute Hawks: Renewing style for the new year

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Jordan Gittens A new year is upon us and the time to take our resolutions seriously is now. Each year, we tell ourselves, “I’ll lose weight this year.” or “I’ll pick up a healthy new hobby.” However, every single year, somewhere down the line a majority of us lose...

Haute Hawks: Christmas style for the whole family

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Jordan Gittens For the first time in forever your entire family is in the same house, and it’s either heaven or hell. Everyone has been consuming copious amounts of eggnog, whiskey and – for the little ones – a whole lot of candy. Then the time for the big family picture...

Haute Hawks: Take sequins from tacky to classy

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Jordan Gitten “Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la.” What it isn’t the season to be, is tacky. Everyone seems to think just because Christmas is around the corner, it is acceptable to wear sequined any and everything. This includes UGGs, which are...

Haute Hawks: California winters translate to UW-Whitewater

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Jordan Gittens Katy Perry was more than correct when she said, “California girls, they’re unforgettable,” yet so wrong when she said, “Daisy dukes, bikinis on top.” When I ventured out to the West Coast two weekends ago it was a comfortable – and beautiful – 73...

Haute Hawks: Military wear makes a comeback

November 13, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Jordan Gittens Hut! 2-3-4! Hut! 2-3-4! Werk! Not words that you usually see together, but in the past few years military style clothing has taken on a new life. The clothes our parents wore in the late ‘80s and ‘90s are making a comeback and grunge is becoming the new prep. Pulling...

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