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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

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All content by Carson Kessler
Gypsy Sport F/W 2017

Gypsy Sport F/W 2017

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer February 12, 2017

“In the name of liberty, let us all unite together and fight for a new world,” crooned Gypsy Sport designer, Rio Uribe, before the show began. “There is plenty of room...

Son Jung Wan F/W 2017

Son Jung Wan F/W 2017

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer February 11, 2017

Inspired by the fashion of the infamous 1980s, the Son Jung Wan Fall/Winter 2017  collection rewound time as the models donned bold, layered looks and turquoise eye shadow,...

PH5 F/W 2017

PH5 F/W 2017

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer February 8, 2017

A dreamy scene of milky white flooded the Bortolami Gallery as inflatable, white spheres effortlessly hung from the rafters, providing a clean background for PH5’s vibrant...

Tadashi Shoji S/S 2017

Tadashi Shoji S/S 2017

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer September 10, 2016

The lights immediately shut off, when suddenly a peaceful, watercolor image of a dainty crane projects upon a stark white backdrop. As a clock chimes, the image shifts upwards...

Marissa Webb S/S 2017

Marissa Webb S/S 2017

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer September 8, 2016

As the idea of masculine and feminine convergence and gender equality continues to gain support in the political and social world, fashion lends itself a vehicle for social...

Second-Wave Feminism

Second-Wave Feminism

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer April 21, 2016

“I am woman, hear me roar.” These commanding lyrics from Helen Reddy’s 1972 pop anthem encapsulate the feminist attitude, which multiplied throughout the 1970s....

Karina Gamez, the designer behind KARIGAM, takes inspiration from the architecture and landscapes of Venezuela.

10 Latina Designers About to Break Into the Mainstream Fashion Industry

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer March 29, 2016
Read about Latina designers making waves in the fashion world.
Tommy Hilfiger and Runway of Dreams recently collaborated to create a collection dedicated to disabled children.

Hilfiger Adapts Line for Disabled Children

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer March 7, 2016
Tommy Hilfiger's latest collaboration with Runway of Dreams has made a collection that is both accessible and stylish for consumers with disabilities.
After talking about the history of fashion with British Vogue, Alexa Chung has launched a new docu-series about the future of fashion.

Through the Fashion World with Alexa Chung

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer February 29, 2016
Alexa Chung's second season of 'The Future of Fashion' does not disappoint.
Concept Korea Womenswear Fall/Winter 2016

Concept Korea Womenswear Fall/Winter 2016

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer February 13, 2016

Concept Korea Womenswear treated fashion-hungry viewers to a dual experience, debuting its two F/W collections, Yohanix and Jarret. Each designer took a different approach...

The publicity surrounding film festivals now allows for the event to become a showcase for fashion in addition to cinema.

Red Carpets Are the New Runways

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer February 11, 2016
Film festivals and red carpets are becoming the new runways.
Karl Lagerfeld, pictured, has announced that the 2017 Chanel Resort Wear collection will make its debut in Havana, Cuba on May 3, 2016.

Fashion comes to Cuba with Karl Lagerfeld in 2017

Carson Kessler, Staff Writer November 9, 2015
Is Cuba ready to be swept by the fashion world? Karl Lagerfeld says yes as Chanel plans to debut their next resort collection in the capital city of Havana.

Beauty Trends

Carson Kessler, Contributing Writer September 21, 2015
The biggest beauty trends of NYFW Spring/Summer 2016.
Barbara Tfank Spring/Summer 2016

Barbara Tfank Spring/Summer 2016

Carson Kessler, Contributing Writer September 14, 2015
Barbara Tfank Spring/Summer 2016
Katie Gallagher Spring/Summer 2016

Katie Gallagher Spring/Summer 2016

Carson Kessler, Contributing Writer September 11, 2015
Katie Gallagher Spring/Summer 2016