atx, features

Technology is Changing the Way We Shop

by Joanne Xu In partnership with The Retail Vault I am welcomed into Chottie Hamilton’s contemporary Austin apartment by the smell of a home-cooked dinner. You can imagine my delight, considering the last “meal” I had consumed was a cup of ramen. Chottie has invited me three floors down (I happen to live in the same apartment […]

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Prototype Vintage x Spark: An Inside Look

by Maddy Murray In partnership with Prototype Vintage “All killer, no filler.” – Prototype Vintage As a South Congress staple for the past twelve years, Prototype Vintage has served Austinites and tourists alike with their eclectic curation of vintage clothing. With clothes for men and women and children, they truly have something for everyone. I […]

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features, style, video

Behind the Scenes of Issue No.9

Curious as to what really goes on at Spark? Enjoy this exclusive behind-the-scenes look and check out the finished spread in Issue No.9 next Friday. Videographer: Ali Goodwin Models: Hassan Ahmad, Ruhma Tarar, and Imran Rizvi MUA: Caitlin Vu Stylist: Megan Schuetz Photographer: Bolora Munkhbold for more, visit our Youtube channel.

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Local Brands Bring Sustainable Fashion to Austin

by Emily Deen Fashion is one of the largest industries in the world. From retailers to runways, the industry employs 60 million people globally and is valued at 3 trillion dollars. But such a huge industry comes with some pretty huge downsides. Along with being the most labor dependent industry in the world, it is […]

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Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection

by Jordan Steyer Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright stopped by the LBJ Presidential Library to speak about the opening of her exhibit “Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection.” She made history when she was sworn in as secretary of state in 1997, becoming the highest-ranking woman in the United States government. Albright grabbed […]

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Now You Can: Universal Standard Event Recap

by Micaela Hannah Universal Standard is changing the game for plus-sized women everywhere. Created by two women, Alex and Polina, Universal Standard embodies what every woman wants – stylish clothes that make them feel good but are tailored to a particular demographic. These women are looking for something they can’t find at fast fashion stores. […]

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Kelly Wynne: Gameday Bag Line Preview

by Madi Reiter Photos by Jordan Steyer Halfway into the season, it’s clear that rules are changing and they’re here to stay. Starting this Fall, the NFL and NCAA implemented stricter purse regulations to guard sporting fans’ safety – and UT Austin is no exception. On August 1st, 2017, Texas Sports passed The Clear Bag […]

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features

Blogger Alert: Morgan Hill Sellers

by Caroline Frankenfeld Dreams + Gasoline perfectly encompasses who Morgan is: a girl who most certainly has dreams to achieve and the drive to get there. Although from Tennessee, Morgan is now one of Austin’s finest bloggers, taking special interest in home décor, style, and food while also finding herself as a newfound business owner. […]

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