Culture, Fashion, Featured

Hope Sews

In an interview with Managing Editor Emmel El-Fiky, CEO and head designer of the fashion brand Hope Sews, Maya Mutalik, discusses the story of how the business came to be, with an emphasis on her Ghanaian team who help make Hope Sews as special as it is. Even if she has lofty goals, it’s difficult […]

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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, Featured, Photography

Radio Silence

Managing and Copy Editors Emmel El-Fiky and Peter Makey sit down with some remarkable women on campus to discuss this year’s 100 Years of Women campaign – how it inherently excludes women of color, what measures we have taken as a community, and what is still to be done. Click each name below to read […]

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Fashion, Featured, Photography

Bliss Foster

ROCKET had the unique experience of working with Bliss Foster, a stylist from Richmond, Virginia, and a character all his own, for the cover of Volume VIII, Issue 2. Managing Editor Emmel El-Fiky spoke with him about his work in fashion, his perceptions on recent changes in the industry, and his plans for the future. […]

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The Charter: Reconstructed

William and Mary’s Charter was written in 1693. The College’s history and traditions are encapsulated in its 323-year-old quill calligraphy text. Beautiful, historic, foundational – we were inspired by The Charter’s prose and timeless nature. One way that any document lives is through continued interpretation. Reading, rereading, celebrating its words, or, in our case, reconstructing and reorganizing its […]

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