Fashion

Print is dead. Not for fashion magazines. Here’s proof.

Print is dead. Not for fashion magazines. Here’s proof.

Walk into any magazine store in Manhattan and stacks and stacks of publications fill each corner making it impossible to find just that one issue of Vogue. There are magazine names that no one has ever heard of: AnOther, Oyster, Zink, S, Fantastic Man, Garage. Then there’s the section that […]

 
 

Fashion Bloggers Seek Success

Fashion Bloggers Seek Success

One recent weekday morning, New York University student Irene Kim grabbed the curling iron and began separating her hair piece by piece as she sat on the floor of her dorm room. Every so often, she got up to scan her closet in search of the perfect outfit. After half […]

 
 

Project Runway’s ‘Problem Child’

Project Runway’s ‘Problem Child’

BY DANIELLE STROLIA On reality TV, there’s always that villain. That one person other contestants just can’t get along with, that one person that viewers are just waiting to watch crash and burn. Unfortunately for Kenley Collins, second runner-up on the fifth season of Project Runway in 2008, that person […]

 
 

The Business of Curves

The Business of Curves

There were curves everywhere. Hoards of plus-size women sipped cocktails while complimenting each other’s outfits, taking turns in the retro photo booth and grabbing “America’s Next Top Model’s” beloved Jay Manuel for brief meet and greets.  If it was any other night, Jay and his perfectly gelled, bleached white locks […]

 
 

Who is Jason Christopher Peters?

Who is Jason Christopher Peters?

It was February 2008, and then-25-year-old Jason Christopher Peters felt like a prisoner. As a finalist for the competition reality show “Stylista,” he had been sequestered in a Los Angeles hotel with no phone, no computer, and no one to talk to except CW Television Network casting agents and producers […]

 
 

The Enduring Appeal of Audrey Hepburn

The Enduring Appeal of Audrey Hepburn

Out of the throngs of Golden-Age Hollywood glamour girls, one leading lady and her legacy have stood the test of time like no other. Audrey Hepburn remains the epitome of timeless elegance even to this day. One of the world’s most understated beauties, yet she reigns supreme as one of […]

 
 

‘Making It’ Pop

‘Making It’ Pop

The ingredients for sweet success in the most addictive music genre By Javy Rodriguez “The name is Simon, the game is P.O.P…” – Simon Curtis, “Laser Guns Up” It’s a cool Friday night in April, and it’s show time for Simon Curtis. The 25-year-old up-and-coming pop singer from Tulsa, Oklahoma […]

 
 

Lady Gaga: Doing It For the Fame

Lady Gaga: Doing It For the Fame

How the singer has rocketed to pop stardom and become a global phenomenon By Javy Rodriguez To be famous, Lady Gaga is willing to go whatever extremes are necessary, including a staged death on live television. Her performance of “Paparazzi” at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards starts with the […]

 
 

Becoming a Successful Fashion Designer

Becoming a Successful Fashion Designer

  Since she was in the eighth grade, Alexa Winner has been compiling pictures of her favorite looks, models, shoes, celebrities, magazine editors, and more. With graduation looming from the Parsons New School for Design, the 22-year-old looks back to her younger days, reminiscing. The intricate details of each page […]

 
 

“Project Runway Contestant Emmett McCarthy Steps Out of the Spotlight and Into Success

“Project Runway Contestant Emmett McCarthy Steps Out of the Spotlight and Into Success

McCarthy shows that it takes lots of talent and endless hard work, not TV cameras, to make it as a designer By Julianne Mosoff Bravo TV’s Project Runway cameras focus on Emmett McCarthy as he stands alongside Santino Rice on a full-length runway. The designers are wearing skating costumes given […]