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A group of models walks down a runway in a line. At the front of the runway, a model opens a black and white checkered cape to reveal a blue ruched mini dress with red stars.

Cultural commentary meets couture at first day of Global Fashion Collective

A fusion of worldwide attire and casual streetwear reigns supreme at Global Fashion Collective’s NYFW shows.
Juliana Guarracino and Alexa Donovan February 12, 2024

From left to right: a model walking down the runway in a blue blazer and teal high-low skirt; a model walking down the runway in a yellow one-piece body suit with a beige overcoat;; a model walking down the runway in a blue silky see-through dress.

Chuks Collins creates waves at New York Fashion Week

The designer showcased an earnest tribute to the ocean in his latest collection “Marine Euphoria: A Harmonious Tribute to Oceanic Splendor.”
Sebin Cho, Contributing Writer September 15, 2023

Bronx-based British-Nigerian designer Chuks Collins returned to the runway with his eponymous label on Sept. 13, the last day of the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2024 show...

A model in a gray turtleneck and a white skirt who is holding a black shoulder bag at the 2023 E.E.N.K. Paris Fashion Week show.

EENK’s latest collection presents an elevated take on classic silhouettes

EENK debuted its Fall/Winter 2023 collection in its second solo show with the theme “X for the letter X,” a representation of the unknown and undefined.
Sydney Barragan, Editor-at-Large March 7, 2023

EENK presented its 2023 Fall/Winter collection amidst the simple layout of La Salle Wagram, a historic auditorium. A two-piece, inflatable archway — the work of Korean sculptor...

Several clothes entangled with white chains hang from the ceiling at RizRiz’s show at Paris Fashion Week 2023.

Paris Fashion Week: RizRiz displays the liberty of loose attire

The RizRiz installation by Yunxia Zhang was a simple yet poignant take on creativity and liberty through loose and versatile pieces.
Lindsey Hirano, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

For the first time in the past five and a half years, Yunxia Zhang hosted the RizRiz official Paris Fashion Week exposition. This year’s installation,“Liquide vs. Chaine,”...

Baye walking in a striped black-and-white top with black pants at the Nehera fashion show.

Paris Fashion Week: NEHERA exudes power and beauty

The brand debuted a new seasonal collection at Paris Fashion Week, featuring ready-to-wear staples in dark colors.
Raiya Haque, Contributing Writer March 4, 2023

An illustration of a girl wearing pink clothes with frilly sleeves. Her fingers touch one another inside of a planetary shape. Behind her is a purple expanse with white planets and stars.

Beyond NYU: Designing sustainable style

Olivia Cheng created her clothing brand, Dauphinette, after a trip to France. Despite having little prior design experience, her clothes have now appeared at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and at New York Fashion Week.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor February 23, 2023

Stern alum Olivia Cheng, now a designer, founded her own sustainable clothing brand, Dauphinette. Despite starting without design experience or connections, she now creates garments...

A model walking down a runway lit with orange light, wearing a silky white, sleeveless top, a long black skirt with a slit and cream boots.

Madonna says to ‘Express yourself.’ Son Jung Wan agrees

Son Jung Wan’s Fall/Winter 2023 collection mixed ’90s edginess with modest minimalism, venturing into futuristic space-glamour.
Kaja Andric, Contributing Writer February 13, 2023

A group of models stand in a semi-circle formation wearing black and red outfits. One model walks from the circle into the middle of the room. Above him is a large, round light fixture hanging from the ceiling.

NYMD: New and old brands alike reimagine the future of menswear

During New York Men’s Day, labels explored new definitions of menswear and gender-neutral clothing, breaking conventions with bold colors and audacious designs.
Linsey Liao, Staff Writer February 13, 2023

An illustration of two women in front of a teal background. The woman on the left has blonde ombré hair. The woman on the right has brown hair and black sunglasses, and she holds her iPhone up in the air to take a selfie.

6 tips to spot celebrities in NYC

Seeing a TikToker in the park made the NYU tuition feel worth it.
Sarah Whitacre, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

Nothing hits quite as hard as that pang of jealousy when a mutual friend posts a picture with a C-list celebrity in Washington Square Park. Sometimes, I feel like everyone has...

An illustration of clothing items against a gray background. Items include a pink and maroon dress, a green shirt, black heels, a black-wrap top, a jean skirt and purple heeled boots.

Opinion: Why Gen Z actually consumes fast fashion

Until we address the motivation behind Gen-Z’s impact on fast fashion, we cannot successfully change their shopping habits.
Ayisat Bisiriyu, Contributing Writer September 16, 2022

Fast fashion and its contribution to environmental waste have been a popular topic in the news for years now. Companies such as Zara and H&M were called out for harmful global...

The facade of Duomo di Milano. Crowds of people are walking in front of the cathedral.

Making the most of Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week is one of the most hyped events in Italy. This NYU Florence student went to see it for herself.
Emily Kerrigan, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

FLORENCE, Italy — When I first decided to go to Milan Fashion Week last month, I didn’t realize how nervous I would be. The night before I left, I packed and repacked. My apartment...

(Photos by Catherine McMahon)

Flying Solo: NYFW Spring/Summer 2022

Catherine McMahon, Contributing Photographer September 16, 2021

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