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PINK campus reps bring color to campus

Campus and Community

If you like PINK, keep reading. 

From giveaways to fundraisers and workshop events, PINK is showcasing new, all-inclusive collections while supporting local communities, promoting social awareness and spreading the message of self-empowerment. Better yet, PINK is here at Miami University.

Seniors Riss Hasseman, an interior design major, and Meaghan Gilligan, a fashion and media and culture double major, represent the brand and its positivity on Miami’s campus.

"Be yourself, no matter what that means to you,” Hasseman said. “Whether that's your sexual identity or how you choose to dress or your hair color or your personality. Live your best life based off what you want to do." 

Gilligan added on in support of students being comfortable in their fashion.

"The clothes you're wearing don't define you,” Gilligan said. “When you have brands like PINK coming forward with gender neutral lines, it's really comforting." 

From body positivity to gender inclusivity, PINK has had a major re-brand. Famously known for its underwear, pajamas and athletic wear, PINK has recently expanded into daytime casual and gender-free clothing, as well as given their accessories and beauty products a boost. 

Some of PINK's latest daytime pieces include parachute cargo pants (adjustable around the waist and ankles for full inflatable effect), active dresses (perfect for both outdoor activities and everyday wear) and crop tops (finally — a white shirt that isn't see-through). Gender-free items include joggers, shorts, boxers, T-shirts, tank tops, crewnecks and zip-ups. One word for this collection — range. 

You can also find PINK Beach fragrance mist and the full-body care collection here.

Photo by Julia Quigley | The Miami Student

In the last two months, PINK Miami partnered with the Animal Friends Humane Society to host an adoption event in Memorial Park Uptown, hosted a community clean up and “Pie a PINK” to support the Futures in Retail program. 

Gilligan follows the reps at University of Cincinnati on Instagram and also loves all the other moms of campus reps at Miami.

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"The biggest perk is that you get free stuff," Gilligan said. "And then the support you get from PINK just makes the whole thing so much better. I think a really big perk is just expanding your network and getting to meet people.” 

Due to the school year coming to an end, PINK Miami's events are now closed for the rest of the semester. But don’t worry, because updates on giveaways, fundraisers and next year's events can be found on their Instagram.

If you're interested in joining the PINK Miami community or becoming a campus rep, applications for next year open Jan. 1, 2024.