The Kirkwood Call

Fighting fast fashion one post at a time

Featured in this image is Zach Baynham (left) and Avery Martine (right) who are the two creators of the Instagram thrifting account lou.thrifts.

Lila Shepard, features writer

October 22, 2020

Thrifting has become more popular as vintage styles have made a comeback. Zach Baynham and Avery Martine, KHS seniors and close friends, are the creators of an Instagram thrifting account. Their account, @lou.thrifts, is focused on sustainable fashion. They go thrifting together to buy used clothing...

Creating Cash Cult

John Allen, senior, wears his own clothing brand, Cash Cult.

Megan Glasgow, features writer

November 15, 2019

Dressed in jeans, sneakers, and a T-shirt, John Allen, senior, looks like he could fit right into a high school crowd. But blending in is next to impossible for him, as shown by his precise style. His cuffed jeans have butterflies on them and his tee contrasts with spiders and skulls. The sweater tied ov...

Women’s fashion 1950’s-2000’s

Women's fashion 1950's-2000's

Maddie Hawes and Izzy Colón

February 25, 2019

TKC styled six outfits inspired by 1950's-2000's fashion. music: Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License ...

Nine fashion trend predictions of 2019

Nine fashion trend predictions of 2019

Bridget Killian, Mary Grace Heartlein, and Sophie Smith

January 17, 2019

*this piece is entirely satirical With a new year comes new fads and trends. Last year, many fashion trends erupted. This year, they are only getting better. Here are nine fashion trends the TKC art staff hopes to see hitting the runways in 2019.  ...

6 ways to work your winter wardrobe

6 ways to work your winter wardrobe

Maddie Hawes and Kara Rieger

December 17, 2018

It's easy to fall victim to the leggings and sweatshirt everyday trend at KHS when it's cold and dreary out, but one way to lighten the mood is to spice up your look. TKC combined outfits to give you 6 different styles to try with your winter wardrobe. Music:

Trends for spring break

Trends for spring break

Katie Judd, copy editor

February 20, 2018

After the holidays are over, it is easy to feel stuck during the final months of winter, longing for the school year to end. As the long-awaited spring break approaches, many students plan to travel during their days off, March 17 through the 26. TKC picked out the best spring break trends for any of ...

Strut the halls

Strut the halls

Maddie Hawes, features writer

September 7, 2016

It’s Monday. You spent all night studying for a huge test today and realize that the bus left thirty minutes ago. What you wear is most likely the last thing on your mind. You throw on a t-shirt and sweatpants, grab your backpack and run.  Most students wear this comfort-over-style look at KHS. However,...

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