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Fashion Must Be More Conscious

Fashion Must Be More Conscious

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Fashion must be more environmentally conscious, and labor standards within the fashion production industry must be improved.

NYU Recycles Through re-fashioNYC

NYU Recycles Through re-fashioNYC

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

How does NYU's clothing recycling program re-fashioNYC weigh in?

Kenneth Ning F/W 2017

Kenneth Ning F/W 2017

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Kenneth Ning’s signature deconstructed menswear made another appearance at his Fall/Winter 2017 show. Ning embraced the technological 21st century by having the show at the Samsung 817 building in the Meatpacking district. The venue itself was very unlike the typical white runway that usually ap...

Five Thanksgiving Scenarios, Five Outfits

Five Thanksgiving Scenarios, Five Outfits

By Michaela Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Featured Video, Features

Don't know what to wear for Thanksgiving? We have you covered.

GLS sophomore dresses with emotion in mind

GLS sophomore dresses with emotion in mind

September 11, 2013


Filed under Features

Whether you are reading a book, meeting a friend or just playing Frisbee in Washington Square, something about Alexa Smithwrick’s sunkissed and warm appearance as she walks past will draw your attention and make you smile. In a slightly oversized white shirt matched with a brilliant blue circle...

Bummer City Apparel introduces convenient, low-cost thrifting to New York

Bummer City Apparel introduces convenient, low-cost thrifting to New York

By Bryna Shuman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2013


Filed under Features

GLS freshman Carmen MacDougall has always loved thrift shops. When she moved to New York, MacDougall noticed that vintage clothes in the city often come with high price tags, and she perceived a lack of constant circulation of clothes.  With college students in mind, MacDougall was inspired her to start her own online vintage clot...

NYU students create clothing line to support nomadic herders

NYU students create clothing line to support nomadic herders

April 22, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features

When SCPS senior Matthew Scanlan became aware of the poor living conditions of nomadic herders in Mongolia after his former roommate Diederik Rijsemus made a trip there, the duo decided to find a way to improve lives. In 2010, Scanlan and Rijsemus, who is a master’s candidate in the Netherlands...

Gallatin freshman shares her eclectic closet

Gallatin freshman shares her eclectic closet

February 5, 2013


Filed under Features

You have probably seen her around campus: the girl with the pleather spiky backpack, clothing in bright colors or busy patterns and any one of her bright and brash accompanying wigs. “Loud” seems to be the defining word for Leor Freedman’s wardrobe and personality. A freshman in Gallatin studying...

Winter layers provide fashionable comfort from inside, out

Winter layers provide fashionable comfort from inside, out

January 30, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

Learning to layer is key when the temperature in New York continues to oscillate below a 50 degree mark — some days even in the teens. Follow these steps before heading outdoors for a great layered look without unnecessary bulk. Base Layer To begin layering, start with a shirt made of a lightweight fabric...