After spending the fall semester in her home country, Tanzania, Loyce Gayo, African and African diaspora studies junior, stuffed her suitcase full of leftover cloth scraps and flew home ready to start a business.
From the moment they received their syllabuses, UT’s apparel design seniors work tirelessly on five pieces for UT’s annual fashion show. Each design is meant to encompass the year’s theme. This year, the theme was Fusion.
Bearded festivalgoers and Austinites in need of a quick trim found what they needed on the corner of Seventh and Trinity during South By Southwest. They congregated in what appeared to be a food truck, but was actuallyRough Cut Trims: a fully functioning barbershop complete with three barber chairs and hairstylists from the Austin area.