Art, Photography

The Company You Keep

Why does it suddenly feel like brands are becoming our best friends? As Features writer Nakia Stephens notes, this is exactly how they want us to feel. But if that’s the case, why shouldn’t consumers be able to ask for respect from these brands in the same way they would expect from their friends? I […]

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Culture, Fashion, Photography

You Are What You Eat

How Diet Prada is Changing the Face of Fashion Media The food pyramid of fashion media is getting overturned. Features writer Emily Bacal details how the new clean eating involves a hefty serving of Diet Prada’s brand of no-holds-barred criticism and in-depth analysis. It’s time to purge your pantry of problematic brands and uncritical publications. […]

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Fashion, Photography

Starting Off Red

  check out ROCKET’s inspo for our first shoot of the fall View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rae Galutira (@rae_galutira) on Aug 18, 2018 at 9:33am PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by STYLIST (@styledbymoon) on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:03am PDT  

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Art, Culture, Fashion, Photography

Editor’s Letter

It’s no secret that the arts at William and Mary are underappreciated and underrepresented. They often get shuffled to the side and pegged as frivolous amid the praise and importance bestowed upon what are considered more practical courses of study. Since its creation in 2011, ROCKET has served as a vestige for the creatives on […]

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Fashion

Cartoon Kicks

For our street style shoot, our Style Team drew from many popular brands to create the models’ outfits. We thought we’d make those fashion choices even more approachable by putting them on cartoons! The concept for these art pieces comes from the “cartoonish approach” offered by traditionally friendly cartoon animals, and the juxtaposition that is created […]

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Culture, Fashion

Denim Dreams

What do you think of when you think of blue jeans? What could be better than the feeling of putting on your favorite pair of blue jeans? The feeling of putting on your favorite pair of jeans while you’re listening to a carefully crafted playlist. Listen here. 1. Born in the U.S.A. – Bruce Springsteen Nothing is […]

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Culture, Fashion

Tales from Others’ Closets

It’s crazy how in love everyone is with vintage. In the former words of Marcia Brady, the Bee Gees, or your parents, “here’s the skinny:” with the advent of the Millennial hipster movement people want to look new and different, standing in contrast to everyone else, by incorporating vintage pieces into their closets. Yet my motivation for wearing […]

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Art, Culture

Come One Artist, Come All Artists

Gone are the days where art is confined to galleries, museums, and private collections, hidden behind lock and key for art history majors and highfalutin dealers to dissect and collect. Modern artists are breaking free of the mold –  leaving behind the limitations of frames to use organic, uninhibited, communal spaces as their canvas.  Across the world […]

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