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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atx, style

Witchy Woman: A Look into Strega Fashion

by Sydney Burris Photos by Micaela Hannah You wake up in the morning and stumble to your closet. As your eyes adjust to the light, you grab the first t-shirt you find, throw it over your head, and slip on a pair of jeans. Done! You’re dressed for the day! It’s as simple as that […]

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21st Century Girl

by Estefania Monarrez Welcome to the life of the 21st Century Girl. In a world where oppression and injustice still exist; women continue to be underappreciated and devalued. We stand up for what we want and believe in: equality and love. Grunge in itself was a way for people to express their thoughts on subjects […]

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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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Austin City Limits 2017: Festival Fashion Recap

by Marybeth Schmidt Austin City Limits, the annual two weekend music festival that puts on musically brilliant tunes, has attendees that bring out the best of the best of festival fashion. Expectantly, the past two weekends in Austin’s Zilker Park have proved once again that music brings out the essence of Austin and its people, […]

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ACL Late Nights Styled: Portugal. The Man + Vulfpeck

By Natalie Berry Let’s be real: ACL weekend is exhausting and expensive to do yearly. When you’re five feet tall and can’t even physically see most of the performances, it’s especially not worth it; after two consecutive years of engaging in the Austin City Limits festival grind, I decided that enough was enough. For those […]

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