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Mimi Prober F/W 2017

Mimi Prober F/W 2017

Faith Choi, Contributing Writer
February 15
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Lights dimmed, and the familiar tune "Hallelujah" flooded through the venue as the first model, draped in black, began her walk. With every other step the room became brighter again, eventually bringing the runway to life with both the phosphorescent lights and Mimi Prober's Fall/Winter 2017 col...

Anniesa Hasibuan F/W 2017

Anniesa Hasibuan F/W 2017

Han Wang, Contributing Writer
February 15
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Following her pattern of showing long, flowing skirts and unprecedented hijabs, Anniesa Hasibuan stunned her audience again with an intense, regal runway show. The glittering silvers and sparkling golds made the models look royal and refined as they walked to the backdrop of fierce, energetic music. Knockout pieces include a ball gown composed of rose gold tulle made in the shape o...

Yandy Swim Show 2017

Yandy Swim Show 2017

Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

The weather forecast may have anticipated cloudy skies, but at the Yandy Swim 2017 show there was nothing but sunshine and bright lights. Cheerful music blasted overhead as models sporting matching gold chunky chokers, glossy hoops, intricate chandelier earrings and strappy high heels took turns s...

Moncler Grenoble F/W 2017

Moncler Grenoble F/W 2017

Ericka Barroso, Contributing Writer
February 14
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES, TOP STORY

Moncler Grenoble represents luxury skiwear that focuses on performance, comfort and exquisite design. Their Fall/Winter 2017 collection was no exception. The setting of the show replaced the traditional runway with a winter wonderland. Every attendee felt like Cinderella arriving at ball. The...

XULY.Bët S/S 2017

XULY.Bët S/S 2017

Michelle Zhang, Contributing Writer
September 14
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

In an industry dominated by white male designers and unreasonably cumbersome clothing, Lamine Kouyaté starts off the XULY.Bët Spring/Summer 2017 collection with simplicity in style and unapologetically loud prints that become the focus of the show. This season’s collection payed tribute to Ancient E...

Rubin and Chapelle S/S 2017

Rubin and Chapelle S/S 2017

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
September 9
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

The Rubin and Chapelle Spring/Summer 2017 show went as smoothly as the silk that composed all the outfits. The low key event started when the first model strutted onto the walkway and stopped in the middle of the path. She donned a brightly colored dress that exposed almost her entire chest, and the ...

Government Fashion Policing Targets the Wrong Issues

Government Fashion Policing Targets the Wrong Issues

Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under OPINION

Government intervention seeks to protect vulnerable young women from physical and mental health disorders and to promote the celebration of all body types.

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Proposed law could protect underage models

Lauren Craddock, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Representative pens underage protection bill for fashion's upcoming generation.

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America’s actual next top models

America’s actual next top models

Natalia Barr, Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Now that the Spring/Summer 2016 runway season has come to a close, a plethora of up-and-coming models have been placed under the spotlight.

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Fashion’s unrealistic models harming women

Fashion’s unrealistic models harming women

Lena Rawley
November 14
Filed under OPINION

Calvin Klein's recent campaign featuring a "plus-size" model shows what is wrong with fashion industry standards

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Model sizes prove unrealistic

Model sizes prove unrealistic

April 24
Filed under FEATURES

One of the most important and undervalued facets of the fashion world is its ability to construct and sculpt the way different fabrics fall on the body. When we wear an outfit that flatters our figures, we often carry ourselves with more confidence and feel more sure of our appearance. Of course, fashio...

New-wave models perpetuate unrealistic beauty standards

New-wave models perpetuate unrealistic beauty standards

March 5
Filed under FEATURES

The ever-changing nature of the modeling industry is made evident in the contrast between the earliest supermodels, who appeared in the mid- to late-20th century, and the models who now appear on runways and magazine covers. Comparing Twiggy to Tyra Banks brings about a host of differences between...

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