El Estoque

Fashion Friday: Fancy and cool with a pop of color

Vanessa Qin

February 27, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ometimes, people just need to wear whatever “makes them feel swag.” Junior Duncan Levy isn’t afraid to step into formalwear for everyday classes and breaks up a monochromatic look with a pop of maroon. Hover over the tags to see the details of his outfit! Photo by Justin Kim. ...

Charming accessories

Charming accessories

Sharon Tung

February 4, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion

Through statement pieces, students can let bits of their personalities shine through. Each accessory reflects a part of who they are, whether it is something that they are passionate about, or just something that they think looks fashionable. Hover over the picture below to find out more about each item! ...

Fashion Friday: Cupid’s Bow

Anushka Tyagi

February 2, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

As Valentine’s Day approaches, girls like junior Arielle Obsioma wear bows to outline their cute side. To compliment her girly personality, she pairs her clothing as per her mood for the day with patterns that create her unique style. Photo taken by Avni Prasad...

Fashion Friday: Cat ears and Spanish accessories

Fashion Friday: Cat ears and Spanish accessories

Sarah Ramos

January 22, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

Freshman Daphne Ying sports a put-together ensemble of mismatched pieces.  Read More »...

Fashion Friday: Casual Care

Jyotsna Natarajan

January 17, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

A second semester senior may not feel the necessity to care for their outward appearance and may want to roll out of their night-clothes each day. However, senior Karan Gugle makes an effort to dress in a comfortable and presentable manner. He believes that dressing up nicely doesn’t have to come in...

Fashion Friday: Dark neutrality

Vanessa Qin

January 9, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]alifornia winters are ideal for transitioning spring and summer pieces into winter staples with layers and accessories. Freshman Savannah Perry hones in on layering and accessorizing with dark shades to tone down pieces otherwise meant for warmer months. Hover over Perry’s outfit...

Fashion Friday: Monochrome madness

Sharon Tung

December 5, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

Many MVHS students wear minimal color palettes for their simplicity and versatility. Dressing for the rain this past week, Seniors Derek Ching and RJ Siu sport rain jackets and a warm cap with just the right amount of white accents to pull off the overall mute attire. Hover over the the images for de...

Artists of Monta Vista: Sophia Isabel Alejandre

Artists of Monta Vista: Sophia Isabel Alejandre

Rabina Bisht

December 4, 2014


Filed under Artists of Monta Vista, ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion

She rolls the clay, perfects her design, bakes her creation and drives the plug through her ear. Through this process, senior Sophia Alejandre found her love for jewelry-making this past summer. Plugs — the jewelry worn in stretched piercings — can be expensive, and after watching a few Youtube tutorials...

What really happens on Black Friday for a family of avid shoppers

What really happens on Black Friday for a family of avid shoppers

Vanessa Qin

December 1, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Editor's Picks, ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion

[dropcap]Black Friday[/dropcap] —a day in which people blow their money on countless things they don’t need, right after the day they spend being thankful for what they have. Customers wait in the freezing cold, all in hopes of being the first to get that 50 percent off deal or $100 off perk. To...

Fashion Friday: Simple and clean

Vanessa Qin

November 21, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

With colder weather upon us, MVHS students try to stay warm for chilly rainy days. Sophomore Bhushan Balagar sports a simple ensemble that pieces together the cool tones of winter and warmer tones of fall. Hover over Balagar's outfit for details! ...

Fashion Friday: Creative mismatch

Emily Zhao

October 17, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

It’s Homecoming week, and students get a chance to showcase their school spirit as well as their individual personalities with dress-up days. Senior Yamini Kukreja chose to express her style through her mismatched outfit. Hover over the image to learn more about Kukreja’s outfit. ...

Fashion Friday: Hype-beast

Aditya Pimplaskar

October 10, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Fashion Friday

As pop culture begins to create new trends in teen fashion, brand names begin to emerge at MVHS as well. Here, sophomore Albert Wang brings together these brands, which include Stussy and Supreme. Hover over the image to learn more about Wang’s outfit.    ...