MIRAGE Magazine is a fashion and lifestyle publication published by West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media.
“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.”— Gianni Versace
Intro by: Kayse Ellis Story by: Kasey Lettrich Photos by: Kasey Lettrich and Hunter Neel Ooh Baby Opens Ooh Baby, one of the three designers that showed during Mirage’s Spring 2020 fashion show, has opened its first store in Pittsburgh. Located at 507 Grant Ave. in Milville Pa., the eclectic clothing store is best knownContinue reading “Ooh Baby Opens in Pittsburgh”
Written by: Sydnee Miller Growing up, your history textbooks probably told you that George Washington Carver invented peanut butter, that Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream and that Malcolm X led a group of violent radicals. Throughout history, the Black Panther Party, following the teachings of Malcolm X, has garnered a lot of criticismContinue reading “What They Didn’t Teach You About the Black Panther Party”
Written by: Madisen Miles Graphic by: Annika Godwin There are certain hairstyles specific to textured hair and originating from Black culture. Despite this, these styles are often culturally appropriated and their history is unknown by those making use of them. The history of dreadlocks, cornrows and naturally kinky/curly hair is a particularly painful story inContinue reading “Historically Black Hairstyles”