Gucci Pledges to Go Fur-Free by 2018 November 8, 2017

ast week on October 11, Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri dropped a bomb in the fashion industry with his statement that the brand will go fur-free starting with their Spring 2018 collection. This announcement represents Gucci’s pledge not to “use, promote, or [publicize] animal fur” in its collections. After the news was publicized, it received support […]



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TOP GIRLS: A Photo Series November 5, 2017

elcome to the 21st century—a time when American women earn on average 81% of their male counterparts; are underrepresented in certain sectors; and continue work at a disadvantage based on their gender. Consider fashion: one of the most female-dominated businesses—think Devil Wears Prada—the fashion industry empowers women in that women are encouraged and almost expected […]



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Art in Fashion: Jeff Koons x Louis Vuitton November 4, 2017

t the end of October, notable artist Jeff Koons released his second installment of high-end Louvre souvenirs. The collaboration with Louis Vuitton, marketed as Louis Vuitton – A Masters Collaboration with Jeff Koons, resounded with much success, featuring history’s most iconic artists: Peter Paul Rubens, Titian, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, and Jean-Honoré Fragonard. The second […]



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What We Can All Learn from Scandinavian Style November 3, 2017

This article is part of  The Volume Issue, The WALK’s Fall 2017 theme, which seeks to explore every aspect of the concept of “volume,” one of which is the return of ~voluminous~ silhouettes like Scandinavia’s oversized style.    f you’ve ever heard of or watched the viral Norwegian TV series called Skam, you may have noticed that […]



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ERDEM x H&M November 2, 2017

his year H&M has teamed up with the Canadian-born, British designer Erdem Moralioglu. Unlike the designers who have collaborated with H&M in the past, his approach is to create keepsake pieces, allowing high fashion to be affordable and wearable by the masses. When you look at the clothes–silk-printed pajama trousers, floral dresses with sleeves, even a leopard […]



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Trend Time Machine: ’70s Bell Sleeves October 31, 2017

This article is part of  The Volume Issue, The WALK’s Fall 2017 theme, which seeks to explore every aspect of the concept of “volume,” one of which is the return of ~voluminous~ silhouettes.   reak out your roller-skates, because this fall one of the most versatile trends is the bell sleeve. This ’70s classic that conjures up […]



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5 Trends Straight from the Runway October 29, 2017

s you have probably seen all over social media, the newest cycle of fall/winter clothing has been unveiled these past few weeks in New York, London, Milan, and Paris. For all fashion lovers, this begins our favorite season to layer it up by using various colors and textures. Trying out different trends is the perfect […]



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Colin Kaepernick’s Debut in the Fashion World October 28, 2017

olin Kaepernick: professional football player, former baseball player, political activist, and now fashion icon for activists everywhere. Colin Kaepernick gained national attention back in August of 2016 when he was pictured sitting down during the national anthem; since then, he has become an icon for those against police brutality, in support of civil rights, and […]



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Back to Basics October 26, 2017

ow did the items in our closet become fashion staples? The new MoMa exhibition entitled “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” is attempting to answer the groundbreaking question about the ever-present dichotomy of both novelty and tradition within the fashion industry. Featuring renowned fashion designers like Ralph Lauren and Norma Kamali, the flashy lineup proves that this exhibition […]



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Does Dior’s Statement T-Shirt Really Mean What It Says? October 24, 2017

ased on the recently concluded fashion month, art history majors would be glad they did their readings. The Creative Director of Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri, began her lofty mission for a feminist message in her debut collection for the Dior Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear collection, by introducing the now proliferated and notorious “We Should All Be […]



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