Art, Culture, Fashion

Young Fashion Influencers You Can Support that Aren’t Ian Connor

Stylist and creative director, twenty-five-year-old Ian Connor, recently broke 1 Million followers on Instagram. This milestone came just a few weeks short of the two-year anniversary of Malika Anderson’s blog post entitled, “Ian Connor is a Rapist, and I Know First Hand,.” Despite dozens of additional rape allegations, Connor’s career advances. Before boasting collaborations with some […]

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Culture, Fashion

Fashion in Film, Critically-Acclaimed and Buzz Worthy

What makes an Oscar-worthy film? Many assume it’s the acting. Dramatic, tear-jerking performances indicate a likely nomination. While this factor is essential, we often forget that cinema is a form of multimodal communication. It includes dialogue, visuals, music, and action. Great film, therefore, is detail-oriented. It never neglects visual communication and world-building. Every element adds […]

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Culture, Fashion, Photography

Creating Change Through Fashion

The fashion world is moving forward with its gender neutral agenda, but that doesn’t mean gender non-conforming and trans people are being celebrated. As people who don’t identify with our assigned genders, our bodies are still in danger regardless of what we see on the runway. On Wednesday January 24, 2018, I attended the Creating […]

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Art, Fashion

RunwayxReimagined

Oscar Wilde once famously said that “life imitates art”. We often find ourselves recreating and reimagining pieces to fit our own perspectives. From Valentino in 2006 to the more recent Jeff Koons Masters collection with Louis Vuitton, designers have always been inspired by art to not only influence but also innovate fashion. As for me, […]

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Culture, Fashion, Featured, Photography

Power and Grace

It is the new era of the Strong Black Woman, and in a world where racism, white supremacy, and fake feminism are running rampant, it is that much more important that we recognize those who are taking a stand against hate and lazy progressivism. Here, Features writer Alijah Webb speaks with senior class president Laini […]

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Culture, Fashion, Photography

Sign of the Times

Just stop your crying, your Rocket-approved 2018 horoscope is here. See what you might have in store this year, with some classic outfit inspiration for good measure. aries taurus gemini cancer leo virgo libra scorpio sagittarius capricorn aquarius pisces   Written by Alijah Webb Photography by Sydney McCourt Styled and Modeled by Anna Kashmanian  

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