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Day: November 27, 2023

Georgia women’s basketball guard Chloe Chapman does more than you might think off the court, turning a passion project into a successful business during her tenure as a Bulldog.

The almost 23-year-old has always been artistic and is a textiles, merchandising and interiors student working towards her master’s degree.

Chapman came to UGA with a love for fashion. Shoes, clothes, accessories, the works. The idea of starting a clothing brand/store presented itself, and so it began: ‘Create What U Can’t Have.’

“I wanted it to be just something unique that other people could connect to, not just myself,” said Chapman, who posted four points, five rebounds and six assists Monday in the Bulldogs’ win against Georgia Southern. She wrote in an Instagram caption: “I’m creating what you can have.”

Chapman gathers inspiration daily. Whether it’s from a song − she likes Chris Brown and a good throwback tune − or what she witnesses on a walk from her apartment to the basketball facilities, or her favorite designers like the late Virgil Abloh, the visionary of Off-White and head of Louis Vuitton men’s wear.

Like many artists, things that drive her emotions and what she’s dealing with in life tend to manifest in her streetwear collections, design after design.

She put the gas in the tank for ‘Create What U Can’t Have,’ or CWUCH for short, in her first year at UGA. She said once the name was nailed down, it was about finding vendors, manufacturers and advertising. CWUCH has both an Instagram account that’s built up almost 700 followers and a website and Chapman promote on all facets available to her.

Her Georgia teammates and coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson have been supportive of the endeavor.

“We did a talent show kind of thing for team bonding, and she made this really

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While many young celebrities have adopted ’90s and early-2000s fashion trends, there’s one star who’s mastered it every time: Olivia Rodrigo. Although she’s only 20, the pop singer has quickly become a budding style maven to watch, from being a Disney Channel star to becoming one of Gen Z’s most beloved artists. While her journey is still evolving, Rodrigo has produced many fashion moments for us to enjoy, from her captivating performances to her August 2023 Vogue cover.

Since first capturing the world’s attention with her breakthrough single, “Drivers Licence,” Rodrigo has gravitated toward silhouettes that are relatively simple yet statement-making, especially on the red carpet. Just days ago, she attended the 38th annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in a Valentino LBD with a rosette at the neckline and chunky heels to match, in line with her usual aesthetic. She rocks minidresses and boots with almost every appearance, and her red sweetheart Magda Butrym design, sequinned chest-cutout Grammys afterparty dress, and purple Versace corset at the iHeartRadio Music Awards are prime examples. She also dabbles with gowns, from her ’90s-inspired slip dress for the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala to her black-and-white Thom Browne floral sheath for the 2023 Met Gala.

The “Sour” musician’s street style is just as noteworthy, where her penchant for vintage shopping is made even more obvious. Most notably, Rodrigo visited the White House in a vintage Chanel pink tweed suit and six-inch platforms, effortlessly nodding to the archival trend from the Parisian fashion house. She’s also showcased a host of edgier looks, including the cropped sweater, camo miniskirt, and infamous Marc Jacobs platform boots she wore for an art exhibit and the Hellcat baby tee and Miu Miu loafers she sported while out in New York City in September.

Ahead,

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