Culture, Featured, 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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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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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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Culture, Fashion, Photography

Seeing Red

From Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter to Taylor Swift’s popular 2012 album, the color red has a longstanding and poignant history in the creative worlds of pop culture and literature. While adopted widely and intended to signify a bevy of different meanings, red has historically connoted lust, infidelity, blood, tumult, violence, passion, and anger. Needless to say, […]

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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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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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Art, Culture, Fashion, Photography

Future of Sports

Our reaction to Nicole Pinedo’s new interactive pop-up exhibit “The Future of Sports”, found in D.C. at 700 H St. NE … When an artist fuses two elements of art into their vision, it delivers nothing short of a unique experience. The Future of Sports is a perfect blend of art and production to create a […]

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Photography

Milky Dreams

An original photo series entitled “Milky Dreams” a few words from the photographer on her inspiration … “With this shoot, I wanted to create images with a surreal feel, allowing the white background to draw the focus immediately to the models’ faces while also initially leaving the viewer unsure of what exactly they’re looking at. […]

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