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Cleveland Indians ban exploitative Native American imagery in the ballpark, but they allow Chief Wahoo? This Week in the CLE

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Indians fans will not be able to paint their faces in Native American fashion or wear headdresses to games at Progressive Field this season.

But fans can wear Chief Wahoo. We’re talking about the reasoning on This Week in the CLE.

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Rachel Fenderson, MA Fashion Studies ’18, AAS Fashion Design ’08, is Shining a Spotlight on Obscured Creatives

Fenderson has curated exhibitions about the American Fashion Designer, Couturier, and Costumer Jay Jaxon, and is working on a biography of him

Rachel Fenderson, MA Fashion Studies ’18, AAS Fashion Design ’08, is Shining a Spotlight on Obscured Creatives

Jay Jaxon was the first American and Black American to be the head designer of French Haute Couture Maison Jean-Louis Scherrer in 1969. Jaxon would go on to work for the most celebrated couture houses of Paris in the 1970’s, where he designed for Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Jean-Louis Scherrer, and Pierre Cardin’s American Market. He started

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Central Michigan Life – PHOTOS: Traditional clothing display celebrates Asian Pacific American heritage

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Center for Student Inclusion and Diversity has made a display outside of their office depicting the traditional clothes from various Asian Pacific cultures. 

Assistant Director of the Multicultural Academic Student Services Wade Tomson said the display is meant to capture how expansive Asian culture truly is.

An Asian cultural fashion display and exhibit sits in the Office of Inclusion and Diversity on March 31 in the Bovee University Center.

“When we say Asian culture it’s not one thing. It’s a broad culture and it expands into many different experiences” said Tomson,

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No Native American face paint, headdresses allowed in Progressive Field for Indians games

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland Indians fans will not be able to paint their faces in Native American fashion or wear headdresses to games at Progressive Field this season, according to a new team policy.

The no-tolerance policy also involves abusive or inappropriate language or conduct deemed disorderly or disruptive, and that includes “inappropriate dress.” The team says fans could be ejected or refused admission.

Restricted attire includes headdresses and face paint that references American Indian cultures and traditions. Inappropriate or offensive images, words, dress or face paint must be covered or removed. The prohibition extends to solicitation of contributions and

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Remembering American Fashion Designer Liz Claiborne Who Died Nearly 14 Years Ago From Peritoneal Cancer — What is This Rare Type of Cancer?

Remembering Liz Claiborne

  • Late American fashion designer Liz Claiborne passed away nearly 14 years ago due to a battle with peritoneal cancer.
  • Peritoneal cancer is a type of cancer which spreads throughout the lining of the abdomen, and has links to other types of cancers including ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer and mesothelioma.
  • Treatment options depend on the stage of the disease and type of tumor, but can include surgery (if eligible), oral or intravenous chemotherapy or targeted drugs.

Nearly 14 years ago, iconic American fashion designer Liz Claiborne passed away due to a battle with peritoneal cancer. This rare

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Bellevue fashion designer launches knitwear brand with unique material

SSKEIN clothes are made from the hair of Peruvian baby Alpacas. #k5evening

SEATTLE — Elisa Yip is the visionary behind SSKEIN, a clothing line that specializes in luxury knitwear.

“I love knitwear!  It’s my favorite category to wear because it’s endless possibilities,” explained Elisa. 

The opportunity to create her own brand came about in June 2020, after a professional loss.  After more than 10 years at her dream job designing for Nordstrom, the pandemic led to her getting furloughed. 

She admits at the time of not even knowing what a furlough was. Months later, the temporary layoff would become

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