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Changing the Face of Fashion

Changing the Face of Fashion

By Brina Jeffries, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Recently, the fashion industry has been criticized for cultural appropriation and insensitivity. The New York, London, Milan and Paris Fall/Winter 2017 runways have reflected the industry's struggle in the diversity — or lack thereof — on the runway.

Spring Runway Trends: Caught or Dropped?

Spring Runway Trends: Caught or Dropped?

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Discover which trends from the Spring/Summer 2017 Runways actually caught on and which ones didn't.

Bibhu Mohapatra S/S 2017

Bibhu Mohapatra S/S 2017

By Grace Halio, Deputy Managing Editor

September 14, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The electronic beats of M.I.A.’s Bird Song resounded through The Dock at Skylight at Moynihan Station for Bibhu Mohapatra’s Spring/Summer 2017 show this afternoon. The Indian designer unveiled a collection inspired by pre-war Parisian vibes. 20th century looks recived a modern, glam update. ...

XULY.Bët S/S 2017

XULY.Bët S/S 2017

By Michelle Zhang, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

In an industry dominated by white male designers and unreasonably cumbersome clothing, Lamine Kouyaté starts off the XULY.Bët Spring/Summer 2017 collection with simplicity in style and unapologetically loud prints that become the focus of the show. This season’s collection payed tribute to Ancient E...

Jurjis Jarvis S/S 2017

Jurjis Jarvis S/S 2017

By Laura Tucciarone, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The Jurjis Jarvis Spring/Summer 2017 presentation was exactly what it hoped to be. The program for the presentation had "Eclectic nou-veau riche" printed in bold font at the top, emphasizing the theme of the collection. 20 models were arranged around the studio, wearing warm colors and strikin...

Zang Toi S/S 2017

Zang Toi S/S 2017

By Asha Ruparell, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

As guests took their seats, romantic French music charmed the crowd at Zang Toi’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection, Glorious Giverny Garden. Spring in France was definitely reflected from the opening look to the finale, with black, beige, and purple being the colours of choice. Toi held to tradi...

Leanne Marshall S/S 2017

By 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...

Miguel Vieira S/S 2017

Miguel Vieira S/S 2017

By Courtney Dodge, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The color palette was about the only neutral aspect of Miguel Vieira's Spring/Summer 2017 runway show. Straying from the royal blue tones present in some of his previous collections, Vieira opted for a metallic sheen that made its mark on numerous pieces of the women’s collection. While it was perhaps o...