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Eliot Dudik

Sitting down with notable photographer and William & Mary art professor Eliot Dudik, Features writer Alicia Deveraux discovers just what it is that sets Dudik apart from the rest. Several projects capturing the American landscape in all its guts and glory, collaborations with large companies like Kodak, and most importantly, the impact he has on […]

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Culture, Fashion

Walking the Walk: Body Diversity on Recent Runways

The Ready-To-Wear iteration of New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2019 brought with it much of what we’d expect from the fashion world — glitz and glam and a few copycats on traditionally thin, angular models. What stood out in the sea of sameness? Body diversity on the Christian Siriano and Chromat runways. Features writer Emily […]

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Culture, Photography

Fed Up

Re-Learning Body Positivity with Ellen Penn Berry Content warning: article discusses body image and mentions eating disorders. Features writer Hannah Lowe spoke with ROCKET alum Ellen Penn Berry for the piece FED UP in the Fall/Winter 2018 issue. Here is the full interview. The Internet is a difficult place to be, if body positivity is […]

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Art, Culture, Fashion

Q&A with Lucie Zhang

Managing Editor Emmel El-Fiky spoke recently with Lucie Zhang, Senior Manager of Social Media at Vogue, about what it’s like working in the world of fashion publications, how one’s personal background might play a part in one’s career, and some pertinent advice for those looking to make their way into the fashion industry in whatever […]

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Art, Culture, Featured

Paola Designs Things

Managing and Copy Editors Emmel El-Fiky and Peter Makey sat down with Paola Delucca, an artist and designer currently working at Refinery29, to talk about her creative process, where she finds inspiration, and how her Puerto Rican heritage has influenced her work and her outlook on life in general. You can find her on Instagram […]

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Culture, Fashion

A Stitch Above

Small business Withered Fig operates in its own private sector of men’s fashion- heritage goods. They focus on the intentionality behind clothing, digging deeper into the creation of the goods they sell and the personal stories that come from wearing their clothes into a style uniquely fitted to each customer.

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Culture, Fashion

Modesty

Modest fashion has entered the world of popular fashion, carrying with it a pietistic past of moral hierarchy. Features writer Margaret Mitchell considers the reconciliation faith and fashion, yet realizes that a future of modest fashion ultimately must move beyond the limits set by its past. The sartorial influence of religion has carved a place […]

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Culture, Fashion, Photography

White Noise

In the past few years, queer representation in the music industry has skyrocketed, allowing for the pop music scene to feel increasingly diverse. However, Features writer Joel Calfee argues that while LGBTQ+ artists have become more visible, there is an underlying glorification of white artists, and the media, as well as consumers, must strive to […]

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