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Cultural Appropriation on Halloween: When Costumes Become Harmful

Cultural Appropriation on Halloween: When Costumes Become Harmful

October 30, 2019

The historical power dynamics between continents like Africa and Europe, in which relationships were extractive rather than mutually beneficial, make a huge difference in determining whether cultural borrowing can be hurtful.

Super Suits, Animal Prints and Gemstones Highlight 2019 Fall Fashion

Super Suits, Animal Prints and Gemstones Highlight 2019 Fall Fashion

October 30, 2019

Summer is over. Bathing suits, crop tops and shorts have been thrown into the depths of our closets, forgotten about until next spring. However, the culmination of summer means that autumn has finally arrived ⁠— it’s officially sweater weather, and fall trends have begun to appear.

Three Celebrity Collections end NYFW With a Bang

Three Celebrity Collections end NYFW With a Bang

September 18, 2019

The very fabric of the fashion show is changing rapidly.

Fordham Fashion Magazine Takes the Runway

Fordham Fashion Magazine Takes the Runway

September 18, 2019

The expressive outlet Mode offers sets it apart from other clubs on Fordham’s campus.

New York Fashion Week Struts Off The Runway

New York Fashion Week Struts Off The Runway

September 11, 2019

Every year, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) welcomes flocks of models to strut down the streets of SoHo and sport this season’s latest couture. A deluge of flashing lights and cacophony of media personnel...

From Medium to Vogue: A Teary Goodbye

May 1, 2019

By Isiah Magsino It was the fall semester of my junior year when I found myself sitting across from Professor Beth Knobel PhD in her expansive office tucked in Faculty Memorial Hall. At the time, Dr. Knobel held the esteemed title of Chair of the Communications Department and I, having no idea what I was doing, was intimidated. Dr. Knobel is no stranger on this campus. She knows everybody —better yet, everybody knows ...

Thrift Shopping For NYC Students

Thrift Shopping For NYC Students

April 3, 2019

I have been asked multiple times how a college student can step up their fashion game, and my most reasonable advice is take your pennies to any thrift, consignment or vintage store in New York City.

Red Carpet Review: The Oscars

Red Carpet Review: The Oscars

March 6, 2019

Bravo to the stars, and a bigger bravo to the stylists behind the scenes.

Dyne Combines Fashion and Tech

Dyne Combines Fashion and Tech

February 13, 2019

Before this collection, I had thought of fashion as being limited to advancements in fabrics. This collection showed me that there are many other components, such as the interactive technology I discovered today, that can push clothing in new unique and unconventional directions.

Winning in Fashion and Football

Winning in Fashion and Football

February 6, 2019

Whether or not you think that a team’s uniform is important, just remember: whether you win or lose, look good doing it.

Has The Victoria Secret Fashion Show Lost Its Wings?

Has The Victoria Secret Fashion Show Lost Its Wings?

December 5, 2018

In 2012, awkward-looking highschool Isiah fell deeply in love with the dreamy wings, glitter runway and beautiful statuesque women

Alumnus Mike Hogan Talks Work at Vanity Fair

Alumnus Mike Hogan Talks Work at Vanity Fair

December 5, 2018

Hogan majored in English and minored in philosophy during his time at Fordham.

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