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Fashion for all or the elite?

By Pauline Mikhail Pumpkin spice lattes, falling leaves, chilly weather, and cozy movies. Do you know what that means? Fashion week is officially upon us for the second time this year, and instead of Fall collections, the designers are showing off their new Spring collections, but, is it culturally appropriate or is the style for everyone to be able to wear? Fashion week is usually a fun and festive time but for the past couple of years, Fashion Week has shown us that if you are not gorgeous, slim, and white then celebrating its clothes is not for you – which usually includes the models. According to the Fashion Spot, “Spring 2018 was the most racially diverse New York Fashion Week in recent history. After examining 94 major New York shows and tallying 2,601 runway appearances, we found that 63.1 percent of castings were white and 36.9 percent were nonwhite. This is the first time that non-white models have accounted for this large of a percentage. Until now, the Fall 2016 season held the racial …

Fashion and Politics: Influencers Share Their Thoughts on Political Climate

By Jessica Flores People visit fashion and lifestyle blogs to escape the realities of their lives but now people are curious in knowing what their influencers think about the political climate America is in. President Trump’s recent executive orders regarding immigration has inspired fashion influencers to speak out–many for the first time–about their political stance on their social media. Fashion blogger Indah Nur posted a photo on Instagram that said “I am the proud daughter of immigrants” with “Proud Indonesian #adaywithoutimmigrants #indonesian #javanese” as a caption. Marianna Hewitt from Life with Me blog also shared a post about her mother who came to America for a better life and if it weren’t for her, she wouldn’t be here. “I’m not even sure how to end this post or what to say, I just wanted to share the story of ONE immigrant who chose to come to this country with every good intention and love for the U.S. and how ONE person having the freedom and the chance to make a life here, here has changed …

Recap of Milan Fashion Week

Written by Brittany Le-Bayron, Staff Writer Fashion Week is probably one of the most important events for a designer. They spend a generous amount of time preparing to show the world their new creations. Collections included ensembles that were ready-to-wear, daring, and perfectly divergent. Overlaying patterns, loose-fit, and sporty trends worked the runway. Below are some highlights from the Milan Fashion Week. Versace It’s safe to say that most women know of Versace. Donatella Versace did not disappoint with the collection. The show was dark with the headlights beaming only on the models. This show was dedicated for all the women to “take the leap, ‘cause living is better than dreaming…strength is there behind our fear.” The challenge to be bold paired with Versace’s sleek and edgy pieces. Her clothes were clearly depicted to make a statement through simplicity and a confident strut. Moschino This year, Moschino was once again designed by Jeremy Scott. Scott is known for his unique, out-of-the-box clothing. He has always added an animated and vibrant aspect to his clothes as well …