The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, October 23, 2017

Dix Pix Series


Dix Picks: Appropriation of the baby hair aesthetic

When high fashion designers place previously scorned looks on a runway, a magazine cover, or even a white body, they attempt to be fashion-forward, intelligent, and original.

Dix Picks: Designer Rick Owens shocks Paris runway

Audience members got a little more than they bargained for at Dick—oops, Rick—Owens’ Sphinx fashion show last week. As the show progressed, four male models strutted out onto the runway clad in simplistic ensembles that purposefully revealed the models’ penises.

Dix Picks: Nubian Skin redefines “nude”

In second grade, and still ten years later, I truly believed that something was abnormal about my skin because it wasn’t represented under the color spectrum of “skin tone” or “nude.”

Dix Picks: Impermanent piercings and temporary tats

I personally jumped the gun in getting both tattooed and pierced, as many quintessential young rebels do.