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Chef: Model-Turned-Restaurateur Franco Noriega

Chef: Model-Turned-Restaurateur Franco Noriega

By Alejandra Arevalo, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Chef is the start of a new series showcasing the masterminds behind New York City's famed restaurants. This week welcome Franco Noriega, model-turned chef.

Assault Problem Bigger Than Weinstein

Assault Problem Bigger Than Weinstein

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Is Condé Nast rising against sexual assault in the fashion industry and in favor of victims by banning Terry Richardson's work from its magazines, or caring for their own reputation?

Tyler Sanchez

Tyler Sanchez

By Sherah Ndjongo, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Top Stories

The modeling industry’s influence has grown significantly in recent years, allowing for models to play a larger role in fashion by embodying a designer’s vision or a brand’s image. Tyler Sanchez, a 19-year-old Film and Television student at Tisch, has been modeling for over six years. Represen...

Skye Daru

Skye Daru

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Top Stories

Skye Daru won’t tolerate being seen as one-dimensional. In the new age of the social media supermodel, Daru knows the key to success is more than just showing off her latest spread in Teen Vogue. She has to be versatile, personable, transparent and mysterious — all at once. It’s not an easy feat b...

Shaye Davis

Shaye Davis

By Ali Webb, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Top Stories

Shaye Davis may be balancing a budding modeling career with studying film and TV at Tisch School of the Arts, but she is surprisingly relaxed about it all. Sitting in the Think Coffee on Mercer Street, and she wears a T-shirt, navy blue coat and Vans, comfortable choices for a packed day of class...

Government Fashion Policing Targets the Wrong Issues

Government Fashion Policing Targets the Wrong Issues

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Government intervention seeks to protect vulnerable young women from physical and mental health disorders and to promote the celebration of all body types.

An Industry Obsessed with the Body

An Industry Obsessed with the Body

By David Bologna, Beauty & Style Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The fashion industry has not just accepted, but fetishized the thin ideal, conceptualizing and commodifying a body standard as a method to sell clothes.

Grungy Gentleman Spring/Summer 2015

By Nina Jang, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

Grungy Gentleman's Spring/Summer 2015 collection mixed casual separates with masculine tailoring on the runway.