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Fall trend alert: Athleisure wear

Fall trend alert: Athleisure wear

Veronica Harris, Contributing Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Features

Hoodie season is upon us. Cooler temperatures are making students all over campus trade their jean jackets for warmer sweatshirts. The fall season’s staples, the hoodie and the sweatpants, are no longer just for lazy days. They are now for everyday style. Athletic brands such as Puma, Adidas and Nik... Read more »

The best school bags to grab now

Claire Robinson
October 5, 2016
Filed under Features

Allow me to speak this into existence for you: You will never buy another Jansport again. If you’ve come across this article, you’re likely involved in the collegiate lifestyle in some way- be it student teaching, professing, administering, catering to college student’s appetites, managing the... Read more »

Paris Fashion Week Recap

Nneka Anozie, Contributing Writer
October 5, 2016
Filed under Features

Paris fashion week weekly began the end of fashion month for 2017 spring and summer collections. With successful risks by both new and mature designers, fashion’s oldest capital is looking brand new. Asusual, athleisure manages to stay prominent this season. The level of comfort and functionality ... Read more »

Sustainability is the next big fashion fad you need

Alexia Dolamakian
September 29, 2016
Filed under Features

If you are any bit concerned with where your cotton is grown, or #whomadeyourclothes, you may already be familiar with the idea of sustainability. You may even be a tree-hugger who shuns people for using an excessive amount of napkins when cleaning up a spill, or refuses to do work on paper when there ... Read more »

Photoshoot ready workshop

Vachon Osby
September 29, 2016
Filed under Features

Working with fellow creative people is always the best source of inspiration and learning for any artist to advance their own crafts and take their artistry to the next level. This past week, the Red House accomplished our second workshop titled “Photoshoot Ready” where we met interested creativ... Read more »

New Fall trends to try this year

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under Features

The leaves are slowly undressing from the trees as they fall to the ground--but not fast enough. The first day of fall was last week, yet it still seems that summer is holding its grip until the last minute. It’s hard to transition your wardrobe from summer to fall, but possible. Here is how you can... Read more »

Styling backstage at NYFW shows

Benjamin Achilles, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Features

The backstage of Fashion Week is like working in a factory. Hot air from cigarette-breathing models; loud noise from hangers sliding along clothing racks, a hectic setting lit by the flashes of cameras. A place where everyone gets paid very little to no money, yet loves to run the show. I’ve... Read more »

NYFW Street Style

Jackson Ray, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Features

I started shooting street style when I got my camera in January of 2016. I always admired street style photography on Instagram and in fashion publications. So naturally I wanted it for my own website that I run called fashionmovesforward.com. At first it was definitely rough because I wasn’t exp... Read more »

Bringing fashion to The Torch

Vachon Osby, Special to The Torch
September 8, 2016
Filed under Features

Fashion is one of the greatest sources of self-expression and pure artistry that is able to convey any message to onlookers. Most major fashion brands remain at the forefront of design by continuously challenging the status quo and sticking to their profound aesthetics that were discovered long ago. ... Read more »

Student threads desire into fashion

Student threads desire into fashion

Livia Paula, Features Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

The beginning of 2016 was a challenging time for Jerome A. Perry in terms of creativity. After almost a year without designing anything new for his clothing line, he reached out to his family for some inspiration and words of wisdom. He spoke with his grandmother and shared his struggle with his... Read more »

SJU’s Fashion Club’s Ninth Annual Fashion Show

Jasmine Imani Davis, Entertainment Editor
June 25, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

The beauty of dreams, hard work and dedication was exhibited on Thursday night at St. John's University Fashion Club’s Ninth Annual Dimensions: Fashion, Art, Identity event.   During the 2015 Spring Week, the event’s focus was to celebrate black excellence through high fashion and art wi... Read more »

Fresh vibes at New York Fashion Week

Fresh vibes at New York Fashion Week

Samantha Albanese, Entertainment Editor
September 19, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Life & Style

New York Fashion Week has promptly come to an end. Having presented over 100 shows, the event went through New York like a fashion whirlwind. Gathered from the chatter among the blogosphere, there seemed to be a wave of disappointment crashing alongside a wave of praise, which gave an overall mixed... Read more »

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