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Resurgence of ’90s trends gives makeup funky blast from past

Resurgence of ’90s trends gives makeup funky blast from past

May 1, 2014


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Makeup trends from the ’90s, from dark, dramatic lipstick to heavy hues of eyeliner, are looks that seem to be coming back in style. While today these makeup looks are regularly reserved for nighttime social gatherings, the chic trends associated with the ’90s time period are becoming relevant ...

Mochila bags give back to Colombian communities

Mochila bags give back to Colombian communities

April 30, 2014


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With spring fashion in full swing and summer on the horizon, colorful and bohemian trends have gained their annual popularity. This year, brightly colored woven bags called Mochilas have become trendy, but the increasing popularity of these bags means more than simply an influx of colorful purses. This i...

Top 5 manicure techniques to highlight unique nails in spring season

Top 5 manicure techniques to highlight unique nails in spring season

April 30, 2014


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Hair and clothing trends are not the only looks changing in fashion now that spring is here. A number of different nail trends surfaced from the spring runway lines and are perfect to sport for an everyday look. Try these stylish nail trends the next time you do your own manicure. Matte Inste...

Perfume line modeled after colleges

Perfume line modeled after colleges

By Cicek Erel, Creative Director

April 30, 2014


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A powerful scent can evoke potent memories and capture the essence of past experiences. At Masik Collegiate Fragrances, a New York City-based perfume company, the link between scent and memory serves as the formula for a collection of perfumes and colognes. The company creates custom aromatic blends ...

Individuality trumps trends

Individuality trumps trends

April 24, 2014


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Grabbing our attention and keeping us updated on what is hot or not, trend reports are an incredibly useful tool for today’s fashionistas. Giving us tips on which gold accessories we should own for spring, the must-haves for summer and how to cut our hair, trend reports grace some of the most well...

Model sizes prove unrealistic

Model sizes prove unrealistic

April 24, 2014


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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...

Spring wardrobe cleaning

Spring wardrobe cleaning

April 24, 2014


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Summer is fast approaching, and moving can be stressful, especially when hauling your clothes to another dorm, apartment or back home. Before lugging all your belongings around, give your wardrobe a spring cleaning by donating items that you may never wear again to make room for newer, more styl...

Gallatin sophomore reimagines fashion industry

Gallatin sophomore reimagines fashion industry

April 24, 2014


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Gallatin sophomore Victoria Holbrook has been immersing herself in the professional world of fashion while at NYU. Originally from California, Holbrook decided to study in New York to be in the city. Although currently an underclassman, Holbrook possesses drive and maturity far greater than other peopl...

Alum launches line of accessories for men

Alum launches line of accessories for men

April 24, 2014


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Iron and Blood, a new line of men’s accessories headed by NYU alumnus Zen Endo and his brother, is currently being funded through an online Kickstarter campaign. Endo, who graduated from the Stern School of Business in 2012, said he knew he wanted to create a startup when he entered NYU. ...

Alexander Wang, H&M collaborate

Alexander Wang, H&M collaborate

April 23, 2014


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H&M announced on April 13 that they will collaborate with Alexander Wang for their latest collection. Starting on November 6, Alexander Wang x H&M will be featured in over 250 stores around the world and online. The designs of Wang, a New York-based fashion designer, have been feature...

Music festivals dominated by fashion

Music festivals dominated by fashion

April 23, 2014


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While social media sites rub the thrill of Coachella in the faces of those unable to attend, dressing the part of a festivalgoer has never been more in style for the average fashionista. From floral prints to denim basics, music festival season has begun, and the attendants’ looks have become a...

New York styles find way to Australia

New York styles find way to Australia

April 23, 2014


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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia took place this past week and featured many of the same Spring/Summer collection trends that were seen in New York last fall. Top Australian designers including Alex Perry, Alice McCall and Bec and Bridge debuted Spring/Summer lines that put a twist on typica...

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