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The Fashion Week Issue

The Fashion Week Issue

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Read This Week's Issue, SPECIAL EDITIONS, Special Issues, TOP STORY, Uncategorized

Letter from the Editor Fashion photographer Bill Cunningham once said, “Fashion is the armor to survive everyday life.” During New York Fashion Week, reality embraces fantasy and the armor becomes the focal point, presented, worn and celebrated by the most fashionable following. Each season, ...

Runway to Real Life: J.JS LEE F/W 2017

Runway to Real Life: J.JS LEE F/W 2017

Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Staff Writer Sherah Ndongo recreated a makeup look from the J.JS LEE Fall/Winter 2017 runway show and wore it throughout her day.

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Gemy Maalouf F/W 2017

Gemy Maalouf F/W 2017

Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Gemy Maalouf’s Fall/Winter 2017 runway show at the Bowery Hotel instantly transported the guests into a refined 1920s cocktail party, not unlike one thrown by Jay Gatsby. Before the show started, guests waited in a small and dimly lit bar area covered in maroon, dark wood and velvet curtain...

Vilma Mare F/W 2017

Vilma Mare F/W 2017

Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

The political climate in America is a hot topic amongst designers at New York Fashion Week. This was no exception with Vilma Mare’s down-to-earth Fall/Winter 2017 collection, titled “Creating Beauty That Protects.” This presentation set itself apart from the rush of other fashion shows ...

Epson Digital Couture F/W 2017

Epson Digital Couture F/W 2017

Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Epson brought back its signature vibrancy and diversity for the third installment of their Digital Couture Project event, held at the IAC Building in the Meatpacking District. While technology is rapidly dominating our world, the fashion industry has to adjust as well. Epson once again proved that they were thre...

Raun LaRose F/W 2017

Raun LaRose F/W 2017

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

The Raun LaRose Fall/Winter 2017 presentation showcased new spins on winter basics. Puffy coats and cozy knits were amped up by unorthodox textural pairings — the most prominent being vinyl. Titled "To Whom it May Concern", LaRose’s presentation was a visual open letter that allowed viewers ample ...

Nick Graham F/W 2017

Nick Graham F/W 2017

Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Nick Graham took his audience on a trip to space in his Fall/Winter 2017 collection titled, “Life on Mars: Fall/Winter 2035.” Graham’s themed shows in the past have always been over-the-top, exciting and engaging to the audience. It was hard to compete with his Spring 2017 show celebrating 19...

Trend Predictions From The International Fashion Week Powerhouses

Sherah Ndjongo, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Fashion month has come to an end and we've rounded up the top trends from the international runways.

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More Brands Using ‘See Now, Buy Now’ Model

More Brands Using ‘See Now, Buy Now’ Model

Shirley Cahyadi, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

This season saw more designers presenting see now, buy now collections but its affects on sales is still unclear.

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Taoray Wang S/S 2017

Taoray Wang S/S 2017

Ali Webb, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Outside the Taoray Wang Spring/Summer 2017 runway show, the crowd included a few children playing Pokémon Go. Inside, many press and audience members were taking pictures of none other than Tiffany Trump. If these encounters did not give away that Wang Tao was going to present a collection fitting ri...

Leanne Marshall S/S 2017

Rachel Sipress, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Fashion bloggers and Instagram stars crowded the front rows of the packed Leanne Marshall Spring/Summer 2017 runway show, while the general public fought over the remaining seats. Incredible excitement filled the air as the audience anticipated the show. Leanne Marshall, the Season 5 winner of "Pr...

Tadashi Shoji S/S 2017

Tadashi Shoji S/S 2017

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer

September 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

The lights immediately shut off, when suddenly a peaceful, watercolor image of a dainty crane projects upon a stark white backdrop. As a clock chimes, the image shifts upwards to reveal the stork’s beak gripping an elephant by the tail. The silvery trunk of the elephant grasps a de-rooted tree, who...

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