Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

  1. Hair down to there

    The ‘Beatle haircut’ of 1964 sent men’s locks at Michigan flowing past the ears, collars, and shoulders.

  2. The Bermudas ban

    In the spring of 1954, Bermuda shorts raised a three-way ruckus between women, men, and, of course, the dean of women.

  3. Make it work

    StyleWatch publisher Stephanie Sladkus, BA ’93, reworks the print-meets-digital model for today’s “smart” consumer. Get ready to lean in — and lean back.

  4. Curiouser and curiouser

    Novelist Nicholas Delbanco falls through the looking glass of high fashion and discovers its strange bedfellow, literature.