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Son Jung Wan F/W 2017

Son Jung Wan F/W 2017

By Carson Kessler, Staff Writer

February 11, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Inspired by the fashion of the infamous 1980s, the Son Jung Wan Fall/Winter 2017  collection rewound time as the models donned bold, layered looks and turquoise eye shadow, striding down the runway to George Michael’s “Faith” and Prince’s “Raspberry Beret.” The collection toyed w...

Thoughtful Chaos at the Whitney

Thoughtful Chaos at the Whitney

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Whitney Museum's latest exhibit takes a look at the 80's without the glamour and idolization of John Hughes films, instead peering at its darker undersides of identity and reality.

Club icon’s edgy style on view at FIT

Club icon’s edgy style on view at FIT

By Natalia Barr, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Features

In the midst of a dark room covered in graffiti, a cartoonish figure holding a sign that reads, “It’s show time” welcomes guests to “Fashion Underground: The World of Susanne Bartsch,” the newest exhibit at the Museum at FIT. The exhibition, which opened last Friday, offers an inside view of event pro...

Flashback Friday: Greats from ’80s

Flashback Friday: Greats from ’80s

April 17, 2014


Filed under Arts

It may have been 30 years since "The Breakfast Club" came out, but the music made famous by '80s movies is as catchy and relevant as it has ever been. Listen here for your favorite songs from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Footloose," "Pretty in Pink" and more. Be sure to follow @nyunews on Spotify for more great playlists....

Postelles release sophomore album

Postelles release sophomore album

May 1, 2013


Filed under Arts

New York locals the Postelles are back to make the ’80s cool again with their sopho- more album, ”And It Shook Me.” The record features 12 tracks that reinvigorate ’80s pop-rock style with modern melodies and bright guitar riffs for a refreshing yet vintage rock and roll sound. The band’s ep...