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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 »

Spring Week Shines a Spotlight on Fashion

Spring Week Shines a Spotlight on Fashion

Shantavia Thomas, Staff Writer
May 1, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Life & Style

This year’s Spring Week was a blast, but the Fashion Club’s Fashion Show really stood out and was not an event to be missed. Thursday night, students, alumni and non-Johnnies poured into Carnesecca Arena to see unique designers share their lines and the beautiful models strut their stuff. As I sat... Read more »

Fashion Spotlight: Authentic Style

Fashion Spotlight: Authentic Style

Olabisi Thompson, Staff Writer
October 24, 2012
Filed under Features

Each of us is equipped with distinct genetic features that set us a part from anyone else in the world. With that said, no matter our cultural background or demographic, every person is an individual. People express their individuality through fashion and personal style but this uniqueness is only authentic... Read more »

Fashion Spotlight: Standing Out at STJ

Fashion Spotlight: Standing Out at STJ

Olabisi Thompson, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2012
Filed under Features

St. John’s reputation for academic success and its promising opportunities aren’t the only things that attract students to the school, it is also the rich culture and diversity. Students at St. John’s are an eccentric group from all walks of life. They are known for being intelligent, ambitious,... Read more »

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