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Fashion Fitness

Top 5 Affordable Active Wear Shopping Spots

February 11, 2016
affordable active wear options

  There is no getting around it, fashion-forward fitness is a style movement that is going strong in the 20-teens and isn’t likely to go anywhere, anytime soon. Before you get with the program, we can help ease the transition. Instead of painstakingly searching for hours on end for the most affordable places to unleash your fresh active wear obsession, we did all the grunt work for you.  Our list is ordered by price point, lowest to highest; all are…

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Fashion Fitness

5 Fashionable Running Shoes You Might Not know About

December 22, 2015
fashionable running shoes

Lets face it: When you have a hectic schedule it′s easier to opt for a more supportive shoe instead of running shoes, even if you’re less practical pumps are calling your name. The transition of active wear into our everyday wardrobes over the last few years has made it a little easier to make better decisions for our feet.  Out of all the shoe styles that have become trendy in the last few years, running shoes are our favorite and…

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Fashion Fitness

Stylish Wearable Technology That Won’t Break your Bank

December 8, 2015
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The hi-tech future is ever-present in 2015, and fashion refuses to be left in the dust. Wearable technology is the new(ish) craze emptying our pockets, and now high fashion wants to throw its 2 cents in (we wish it was 2 cents!). Wearable technology, upon its conception, was geared towards techies, the aesthetics taking a back seat with simple designs and solid colors for the most part. Just the simple fact that you can wear a watch that does [way]…

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Fashion

Fitness Forward Fashion: Top 5 Affordable Active Wear Options

November 21, 2015
fashionable fitness wear

Fashion has had many love affairs over the years: Some trysts are more long-term; other trends are thrown away like yesterday’s Snapchats. Fashion is uniquely fickle and faithful and gets a laminated get-out-of-jail-free card, forgiven for any of its flighty discrepancies. Despite the flightiness of some of fashion’s affections, fitness and fashion have been flirting since the 1930’s and 40’s, when American designers started to create functional, more breathable garments for travelling and playing sports. Let’s fast-forward to the 80’s,…

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Fashion

10 Closet Essentials for Timeless Fashion

November 5, 2015
timeless fashion

You know that woman – the one who seems to always be effortlessly stylish, no matter the trend. She works with you; She might even be your friend.  She could be you. If you started to shop for timeless fashion instead of for-the-moment trendy items, you could keep your style sanity and put less pressure on your pockets. Gone are the days of watching the runways every season as if your life depended on it. It doesn’t have to! Take a look…

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Student Section

On the UDC Capstone Cat Walk!

May 10, 2013

The UDC Capstone Fashion Show took place May 3rd, 2013. I was a model in the show. I have modeled in the past but I took a long break. This was like a pedestal for me to start modeling again. I had to be there by 3:00pm even though the show began around 7:00pm. It takes lots of time and preparation to get ready for a show. Being a model is actually harder than people think because it takes discipline.…

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Get Kids Movin Interview: Choose Your Color and Cause with Robbie Hart and C4 Belts

April 24, 2013

By Whitney Wasso, MECKids Blog Ambassador The Get Kids Movin! Event showcased a variety of wonderful vendors that support health and fitness for youth and families across the Washington Metropolitan Area.  C4 Belts, a China based belt company, has introduced a new wave of fashion for people who want to make a fashion statement for a cause. This stylish brand produces colorful belts made of recycled goods that caught my eye, and it will catch yours too! Here’s what co-founder, Robbie Hart, had…

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Events

MECKids Get's Kids Movin!

April 11, 2013

The MECKids team had an amazing time at the Get Kids Movin! Event, this past weekend. We jumped; hula hooped and stretched our muscles with our student participants. The Boulevard at the Capital Centre will never be the same again! Our interactive hula hoop activity was a BIG HIT, even parents were excited to move along with our MECKids team. A host of dynamic talent and organizations showcased a fun-filled production to raise awareness about childhood obesity prevention, including ten year…

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