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6100 Main is a fashion blog made by Rice Students for Rice Students. We explore the relationship between style and student life at Rice University.

The blog will include:


  • Student style profile
  • Campus style tips
  • Places to shop around Rice
Check out our twitter @6100Main! Follow us for fashion updates; tweet us your fashion dilemmas; tweet us your #ootds! 

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The name, 6100 Main, comes from Rice University's campus address in Houston, Texas. It's where we live, learn and pursue our personal endeavors.


If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, applications, contact us through our Facebook page, or email us at 6100mainfashion@gmail.com

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