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To Be Thrill S/S 2018

To Be Thrill S/S 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

July 12, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The To Be Thrill Spring/Summer 2018 runway show capitalized on a predominately black color scheme, presenting creative silhouettes and androgynous options. Edison Lu, the designer, displayed an unrestricted approach to experimenting with proportions and draping. Many of the men wore tunics or skirts with an oversized, draped form. Other details like a-line, collared shirts and sheer paneled cutouts on tops also hinted at androgyny. Several elements were carried throughout the large collection, helping maintain a sense...

Selly Djap

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Looking across the ocean as a child, Selly Djap drew inspiration from the depths of the surrounding Indonesian waters. That inspiration was later transformed into her most recent collection — Polarity. Djap, a Gallatin freshman, came to NYU from a small region in Indonesia called Ancol, whic...

Girl Meets Boy: Androgynous Fashion for All

Girl Meets Boy: Androgynous Fashion for All

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Androgynous fashion is a two-way street – masculine style can influence womenswear and feminine trends can inspire menswear.

Dennis Basso F/W 2017

Dennis Basso F/W 2017

By Sara Miranda, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

A plethora of gold and beige hues and several types of fur went down the runway at Dennis Basso’s Fall/Winter 2017 runway show. From airy ball gowns to chic fur coats, Basso created designs that evoked the feeling of being immersed in nature. Even though Basso’s pieces consisted of a neut...

Yandy Swim Show 2017

Yandy Swim Show 2017

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The weather forecast may have anticipated cloudy skies, but at the Yandy Swim 2017 show there was nothing but sunshine and bright lights. Cheerful music blasted overhead as models sporting matching gold chunky chokers, glossy hoops, intricate chandelier earrings and strappy high heels took turns s...

iCB F/W 2017

iCB F/W 2017

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

With dry ice misting your face, ICB made you feel like you were climbing a glacier at their Fall/Winter 2017 show. Audience members were taken to new heights with ICB’s mountain trek inspired collection. The presentation featured models on platforms that were switched out one-by-one to feature a ...

Hakan Akkaya F/W 2017

Hakan Akkaya F/W 2017

By Liv Chai, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Hakan Akkaya’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection revolutionized black and white with an emphasis on sporty couture. The show began with the concept of freedom, specifically the question of the freedom people have, “regardless of their religion, race, language, or sex,” as stated in the collection...

Dan Liu F/W 2017

Dan Liu F/W 2017

By Helena Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

For his Fall/Winter 2017 collection, designer Dan Liu chose a whimsical direction with a fairytale theme, titled “The Fairy Tale of Autumn.” As Liu expands his ready to wear collections, he sticks to his roots, drawing influence from his Chinese-Japanese heritage. In past seasons, Liu gravitate...

Matthew Russo

Matthew Russo

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style

Hailing from suburban Pennsylvania, Gallatin senior Matthew Russo came to NYU knowing he wanted to pursue a career in the fashion industry. Russo’s experience derives from him being self-taught and self-driven. From taking extra classes at Parsons and FIT to matriculating in some of NYU’s more fashion...

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...

TOME S/S 2017

TOME S/S 2017

By Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

TOME spring/summer 2017 was a celebration of women; women of every age, every shape, every size, every ethnicity. Moreover, this season’s prints were made by women’s collective in India with Piece & Co, a company whose mission is “to provide the fashion industry with beautiful hand-crafted fabric...

Nancy Vuu S/S 2017

Nancy Vuu S/S 2017

By Rachel Sipress, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Remixed orchestral music sets the mood for the premiere Nancy Vuu — a seasoned children and junior wear designer — collection to include women's wear. Nancy Vuu uses the most luxurious materials to create children’s looks befitting royalty. In Vuu’s first collection including womenswear she at...

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