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Spring Ahead: Trend Forecasts

By Tianne Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

With spring just around the corner, keep up with the pulse of the fashion industry by checking out our trend forecasts for the upcoming season.

The Wealth Gap and Canada’s Golden Goose

The Wealth Gap and Canada’s Golden Goose

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The wealth gap is steadily increasing in the United States, as is interest in luxury fashion.

Just In XX F/W 2018

Just In XX F/W 2018

By Pooja Nayyar, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


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

Justin Yu-Ying Chou launched his new label Just In XX — separate from his main label Just In Case — during New York Fashion Week 2018 at Spring Studios. Chou’s latest collection embodied his trademark contradictory style that combines elements from western with attributes from the Eastern As...

XULY.Bët x MIMI PROBER x HOGAN McLAUGHLIN F/W 2018

XULY.Bët x MIMI PROBER x HOGAN McLAUGHLIN F/W 2018

By Courtney Dodge, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


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

  The Ceremony Fall/Winter 2018 show brought it all, including collections from designers Hogan McLaughlin, Mimi Prober, and Lamine Kouyaté of XULY.Bët, as well as a Vodoun Ceremony complete with drummers, singers, practitioners and an elaborately decorated altar. Kelly Cutrone of Pe...

Dan Liu F/W 2018

Dan Liu F/W 2018

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

February 10, 2018


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

Classical music permeated the entire venue. This was not just any other classical music though. There was spunk and funk added to modernize the classical. Similar to the music, Dan Liu does just that in its Fall/Winter 2018 collection. It takes classic designs — especially of dresses — and makes them contemp...

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...

Fashion Hong Kong F/W 2018

Fashion Hong Kong F/W 2018

By Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


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

  The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is an organization dedicated to promoting Hong Kong based companies and connecting them to other major parties around the globe. The council runs Fashion Hong Kong, a series of events showcasing Hong Kong Fashion designers. For the Fall/Winter 2018 season, three designer labels were showcased: Harrison Wong,...

From the Inside Out: Holier’ Than Thou

From the Inside Out: Holier’ Than Thou

By Faith Marnecheck, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Mutilate Me is a series all about tattoos and piercings. This week our writer talks about getting her septum pierced.

NYU Fully Loaded

NYU Fully Loaded

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Managing Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

In front of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library on a cold January day, the flock is out. That is, the flock of Canada Goose jackets among an assortment of fur jackets — real and faux, North Face jackets, Alpha Industries bomber jackets and whatever pricey vintage jackets students can get their greedy hand...

Faux Fur: A Style Guide

Faux Fur: A Style Guide

By Thomas Chou, Beauty and Style Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Faux fur styling tips? We have your back.

Victor Leonard

Victor Leonard

By Pamela Jew, Copy Chief

December 7, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

With tiger-like eyes, in appearance and nature, Victor Leonard has a keen sense for two things: fashion and making connections. He does everything from designing and styling to making connections to giving a voice to underrepresented groups. Leonard might be humble when talking about his talents, but ...

Society’s Impact on Style

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Fashion is ever-changing, often reflecting historical shifts in societal attitudes. Today, gender fluid clothing shows a focus on acceptance and self-expression.

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