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All Hype, No Heat: VFILES at Fashion Week

All Hype, No Heat: VFILES at Fashion Week

By Amanda Burkett, Beauty and Style Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, New York Fashion Week S/S19, New York Fashion Week S/S19

Wacky as always, the VFiles show in this year's Fashion Week did not disappoint.

Fashion Week F/W 2018 Highlights

Fashion Week F/W 2018 Highlights

By Thomas Chou, Beauty & Style Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

Every time New York Fashion Week swings back around, it is impossible not to find yourself in a state of inspiration. In this artistic and cultural hub that we call home, NYFW brings together some of the most creative minds from across the country, in a week-long showcase of their hard work and innovati...

Chromat A/W 2018

Chromat A/W 2018

By Thomas Chou, Beauty and Style Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

Chromat debuted its autumn/winter 2018 collection today at Industria Studios in Chelsea. Like many of their previous collections, the brand utilized aquatic fabrics and colorful bathing suit material such as neoprene along with swimming pool noodles. According to the show flyer, the collection wa...

Chromat S/S 2018

Chromat S/S 2018

By Thomas Chou, Deputy Features Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The lights dimmed as a pulsing, electronic beat began to play. Huge monitors at the runway’s entrance displayed icy peaks atop mountains, as a rotating purple head moved to the music. Calling Chromat's Spring/Summer 2018 a “visual experience” would certainly be an understatement, as the bra...

Chromat F/W 2017

Chromat F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

"Buoyancy" Chromat's Fall/Winter 2017 collection, took the aquatic and gave it some attitude. Designer Becca McCharen collaborated with the outdoors company Klymit to develop inflatable garments that evoked flotation devices. The show opened with the rapper, singer and producer, UNIIQU3 performing her new song...

Chromat Fall/Winter 2016

By Mallori Albright, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Becca McCharen, designer of Chromat, has stayed true to her aesthetic, much of which defies the conventional definition of fashion. Once again, McCharen has created a collection situated at the crossroads of futuristic, three-dimensional shapes and classic lingerie and clothing styles. While stru...

Chromat Spring/Summer 2016

Chromat Spring/Summer 2016

By Lauren Craddock, Staff Writer

September 12, 2015


Filed under Fashion Week

Chromat Spring/Summer 2016