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Student Reflects On NYFW Experience

Student Reflects On NYFW Experience

Anna McFillin, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019


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The red carpet was rolled out, the seats were filled and the lights were shining on the runway. Music blasted through the speakers as the models assumed their positions on the side of the stage. I stood on the stairs behind them with both arms full — one with dresses and the other with heels. I had ...

Interning at NYFW

Interning at NYFW

Kyra Donahoo, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Home Scroll

New York Fashion Week is the most raved about event during the fall, winter, spring and summer seasons. This gives upcoming and experienced designers the opportunity to showcase their visions to the world through a runway show or a fashion presentation. I have been granted the opportunity to work ...

Student experiences Alexander Wang fashion show

Student experiences Alexander Wang fashion show

Wandy Ortiz, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


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On Saturday, Feb. 11, Alexander Wang held his New York Fashion Week runway show entitled “No After Party,” for Fall/Winter 2017. Sebastian Rico-Cintron, a journalism major at SJU and a NYC fashion/lifestyle blogger, was one of a select few to gain access to this email invite-only show, held at the a...

Styling backstage at NYFW shows

Benjamin Achilles, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


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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...

NYFW Street Style

Jackson Ray, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


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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...

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