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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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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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Photography

Wear Your Mask

When looking outward becomes too difficult, one usually decides to go the opposite direction. Diving inward can cause even more problems. Patches of unknown bits and pieces surface that you didn’t know were there. Parts can seem foreign and blurry, some parts you find and are comforted to know that they are present. Mixing and […]

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Photography

Passing Through

A doorway can merely be the thing one passes through to enter or exit their home, but it can go much deeper than that. The doorway represents the passage of time from one phase to the next. Choosing to step out or step back in all ends with the doorway, choosing to step out into […]

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Photography

Sweet Light, Dreamy Night

Ever thought about using brake lights in a parking lot to stage your mini-photoshoots? It’s a fun time if you can get it right. There’s something spooky about being cast in light in the middle of the night. The focus of light on your body with the world around glazed in darkness makes something of […]

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