Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Number of Articles: 2
First Article: February 25, 2014
Latest Article: April 22, 2014
By Julianna Glasser '16
April 22, 2014
“Not everyone has to like what I am wearing,” says Darienne Madlala, a sophomore
pre-med and History major.
She only has a few minutes to discuss her unique sense of fashion. Between labs,
we convene over Grab n’ Go sandwiches behind the vending machines in the
basement of Keefe to talk.
“I have never cared. I always think you should just wear what you want to wear.
And I am really not that type of person to judge what other people wear.”
“Clothes can be from any store,” Madlala continues.
February 25, 2014
New York Times’ fashion photographer Bill Cunningham once said that the best
fashion show takes place on the street. While Amherst College fashion may not be
New York City fashion (Bean Boots replace six-inch heels), Amherst fashion still
tells the story of our students.
Because this winter has made it almost impossible to even unzip our jackets in
between snowstorms, outerwear has gained a new level of importance — jackets now
appear as our only vehicle of self-expression. As college students