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Vivian Stockley

Vivian Stockley, Beauty & Style Editor

Vivian Stockley is a CAS sophomore studying journalism and international relations, with a minor in Russian. She loves her cats, fish and lizards and anything vintage. Find her on Instagram @vivianfarrellstockley.

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Claudia Li brings another quirky, playful collection to Fashion Week

The New Zealand-born designer breaks convention with a Fall/Winter 2022 collection featuring fresh springy floral prints.
February 17, 2022

Claudia Li isn’t afraid to break a few rules. Founded in 2015, her brand CLAUDIA LI is known for playful prints, quirky silhouettes and unexpected fabric and cut combinations...

After seeing his first drag show in New York, Gary began performing in drag himself as a creative outlet. (Photo by Sofia Lopez Arredondo)

From the fringes to the spotlight: The art of NYC drag

NYU students explore their identities through drag performance.
November 24, 2021

Drag queens were some of Andy Warhol’s favorite muses. According to him, drag queens used to be “on the fringes” of heteronormative American society, but when the sexual...

The Brooklyn Museum’s newest exhibit “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams,” opened on Sept. 10. The current collections preserve the essence of Dior by balancing history with modernity. (Photo by Vivian Stockley)

Dior’s legacy is alive and well at the Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum’s “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” exhibit is a well-curated look back on the iconic fashion house and the influences that have shaped it over the years.
October 7, 2021

Dior. The name evokes mid-century elegance and the dramatic nipped waists and flared skirts of the New Look silhouette that founder Christian Dior pioneered in the '40s and '50s.  Since...

An illustration of a Black woman in a green shirt and a white woman in a yellow shirt listening to music through wired headphones. The cord of the headphones spells out “Listen to This.”

Listen to this: As Lady Gaga goes jazz, Enrique Iglesias plays it safe

Read about the most notable singles this week by Lukas Graham, Will Wood and more.
September 23, 2021

This week’s reviews sprawl across a range of genres. From Kehlani’s popcorn butter-smooth R&B to Snail Mail’s electrified indie-rock, these singles will spice up your...