Diversity Over Inclusivity In The Fashion Industry

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Gianni, We Love You: A Versace Collection Review

It has been twenty years since Gianni Versace was murdered.This year, Donatella wanted to make the Spring/Summer 2018 show about honoring him and his dedication to women. With all the buzz surrounding FX’s American Crime Story covering his brutal death next year, Versace felt it important to honor the person and designer Gianni was. This has to be the best show of fashion month so … Continue reading Gianni, We Love You: A Versace Collection Review

New York Fashion Week Thus Far: A Recap

` Fashion month! We are in it! It is here! I don’t typically go for exclamation points, but September is worthy of them! I’m just gonna take the route of doing a rundown highlighting all the major things that have gone on since September 7th. It all began with Tom Ford. Because he is Tom Ford, and he likes to be first. His Spring 2018 Ready-To-Wear … Continue reading New York Fashion Week Thus Far: A Recap

How To Become A Fashion Expert

Featured Image from The New York Times I don’t know everything. I didn’t know New Mexico was a state until yesterday. I also don’t know everything about the fashion industry, but I would say I know more than the average Joe. I also know that we are constantly bombarded with information from the fashion world and it can be hard to determine what is reliable. … Continue reading How To Become A Fashion Expert

A$AP Rocky’s Problematic Dior Shirt

In early June, the A$AP Mob released a video for the song “Wrong,” in which it features A$AP Rocky wearing Maria Grazia Chiuri’s t-shirt that says “We Should All Be Feminists.” Now, I enjoy A$AP Rocky’s face just as much as the next girl and even though this was a very evident brand deal, it was still a great concept. Rocky is no stranger to … Continue reading A$AP Rocky’s Problematic Dior Shirt

What’s Good? Gucci Is Thanks To Alessandro Michele

Featured Image from Harper’s Bazaar Ever since 2015, when Alessandro Michele challenged the boring minimalism that had taken over the runway, Gucci simply has been flourishing. People left his first show in awe of his use of maximalism solely because they actually liked it. This was a time where everything looked like Calvin Klein before Raf Simons, so nobody was expecting a newcomer like Alessandro … Continue reading What’s Good? Gucci Is Thanks To Alessandro Michele

The Hidden Truth Behind Vogue’s August Cover

Photo by Inez and Vinoodh for Vogue Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably saw Vogue’s latest editorial with Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik. You also probably heard all the outrage that exploded regarding the cover, because the theme of the August cover story was gender fluidity. Naturally, everyone was confused as to why a famously straight couple would be representing the … Continue reading The Hidden Truth Behind Vogue’s August Cover

Viktor & Rolf Accused of Stealing Intern Applicant’s Designs in PFW17

Paris Fashion Week 2017 was a whirlwind of different events. This was the first fashion week since Lucinda Chambers, former Fashion Director of British Vogue, was fired. The exposing interview with Chambers for Vestoj, a fashion news outlet, seemed to hang in the air all week. This caused a noisy silence within the walls of the couture shows. Chamber’s departure symbolizes a shift in the … Continue reading Viktor & Rolf Accused of Stealing Intern Applicant’s Designs in PFW17

I Left My Wig At The Met: Rei Kawakubo Exhibt Recap

I somehow ended up in New York City this week and the first thing on my agenda was to see the Comme des Garçons exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Walking around the exhibit gave me a feeling similar to a kid in a candy shop. It was amazing. For those of you who don’t know, Rei Kawakubo is a Japanese fashion designer who … Continue reading I Left My Wig At The Met: Rei Kawakubo Exhibt Recap

Your Daily Dose of Discrimination: Texas House Bill #3859

The foster care system can be a horrible place, as I’m pretty sure we’re all aware. Countless documentaries, movies, and articles have been made about the corruption of the system. LGBTQ youth have a particularly difficult struggle in the system, because of the evident discrimination and bias that people still hold so dearly. Group and foster homes can be brutal for these kids. As if … Continue reading Your Daily Dose of Discrimination: Texas House Bill #3859

What “Sex and the City” Taught Me

       I recently finished all six seasons of Sex and the City and as I was sitting in my room crying my eyes out as Carrie and Big finally united on the streets of Paris, I realized how many life lessons I have learned from the women on this show. I can credit Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda, and Samantha with teaching me the importance of sisterhood and … Continue reading What “Sex and the City” Taught Me

Alexa Chung Pre-Fall 2017 Review

The most interesting part of the fashion industry for me is the idea that you never know what to expect. Alexa Chung’s collection may have been very put together and Alexa-ish, but it didn’t have any element of surprise. I have always adored Alexa and the wit and originality she brought to the fashion industry, but the line is exactly what you would expect from … Continue reading Alexa Chung Pre-Fall 2017 Review

Harry Styles…Need I Say More?

The music, the fashion, the hair, the documentary, the interviews, and the random little shows. Needless to say, Harry Styles is the center of attention right now. His new self-titled album came out on May 12th and everyone has been going ballistic ever since. He has been all over the place doing pop-up shows and interviews, including a week-long guest starring appearance on The Late … Continue reading Harry Styles…Need I Say More?

Why Anna Wintour Is And Always Will Be Everything

As you may know, Anna Wintour was recently made a Dame at Buckingham Palace for her contributions to the world of fashion and journalism. A dame is equivalent to a knight…if that doesn’t prove that she can do it all, I’m not sure what will. Anna Wintour has been one of the most influential voices in fashion for many years and continues to be. She … Continue reading Why Anna Wintour Is And Always Will Be Everything

Honoring Rei Kawakubo

Reticent and revolutionary. Those words aren’t often used to describe the same person, but Rei Kawakubo is an exception. RK radically changed the concept of avant-garde fashion by emphasizing the concept of fashion as art. Everyone knows Rei’s work as a revolutionary fashion designer is being honored at this year’s Met Gala. I can’t say I wasn’t surprised when I found out the theme for … Continue reading Honoring Rei Kawakubo

The Newest Neutral in Fashion: Gender

Fashion evolves with the times. The industry is always on top of trends and forecasting future ones. With the concept of gender slowly becoming more fluid in society, the fashion industry is gradually taking on the task of blurring the line between gender and clothing. With stars like Jaden Smith sporting fashion-forward skirts, Ruby Rose promoting the concept of gender fluidity, and many other celebrities … Continue reading The Newest Neutral in Fashion: Gender