Inside the Closet: Perspectives on Kenyon Style

“Define Kenyon Style in One Sentence.” [Editor’s Note: That’s simply impossible!]

I charged each individual I found to provide a definition which encompasses the variety of styles found on the Kenyon campus. Kenyon Style is hard to define and even harder to relegate to a single sentence- more after the jump!

Gushing over her skirt to one of my classmates during Senior Seminar (Art History majors), I quickly approached Phoebe Rotter ’14 and interviewed her on our walk to Peirce after class. Her responses were just as cheery as her outfit- “Kenyon Style is practical but very inventive! Everyone’s style varies- and not just in terms of the people who go here but also the people who have gone here.”


Rotter is as cute as a button wearing a hand-me-down shirt from her older sister, a belt “inherited” (stolen!) from her Dad, a Vintage 1940s skirt from an antique store in West Stockbridge, MA, H&M ballet flats, and earrings from a craft fair in Boston.

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