Anyone walking into a mall in the early 2000s would be able to identify an Abercrombie & Fitch store. With the blasting club music and the overwhelming iconic scent, Abercrombie & Fitch had an identifiable aesthetic that catered to one group: rich, thin, white, cool kids.
Fashion, which to many people is superficial, often has to go through the added chore of telling the audience why they should care about it. Especially at the Met Gala, which is probably the largest pop culture event at which fashion is the top priority, designers often seem to be straining to create “meaning” for those who don’t take fashion seriously in the first place.
To someone who doesn’t know anything about these people, “Antwerp Six” sounds like a group of superheroes from a comic book. However, while they may not have super powers, these six individuals are indeed idolized by many for their many accomplishments in the fashion world.
When faced with harsh winter weather, personal style can become hard to express under a warm winter coat. But as the winter progresses, I’m excited to see where Miami’s style goes as we continue to express ourselves now that we’re all back on campus.
Whether or not dress codes discriminate against women has been a topic of debate for decades. Particularly in schools, there have been many examples of gender bias, such as the infamous “fingertip” policy, a rule at many schools that states all women’s bottoms must extend past the tip of the wearer’s middle finger, according to an article published by NPR.
The relatively new couturier's ethereal collection, named "Orchidée Précieuse" (Precious Orchid), evoked imagery of fairy tales, nature and magic. A quintessential example of the fantastical, dreamy wonder that Paris symbolizes.
Throughout the last several decades the intersectionality between celebrities and the fashion industry has only grown. This pattern will most likely hold true well into the future.
This season, the introduction of these futuristic pieces makes way for the deconstructionist movement. To fall under the category of “deconstruction,” the garments should look unfinished or in the process of finishing. They could also be disassembled and put together to form something new through techniques like mixing fabrics or cutting already finished silhouettes.
Princess Diana, the “People’s Princess,” has always been one of the most tragic, beautiful and impactful fashion icons of the 20th century. Known for her humanitarian work and impeccable style, she remains one of the public’s most favorite royals. It's been over two decades since she passed away, yet her signature style still can be spotted in spirit everywhere from New York streets to the sidewalks of college campuses.
Making a third arbitrarily gendered category for fashion defeats the purpose of gender neutrality. Instead of making gender-neutral its own category, we should get rid of meaningless labels and acknowledge that all clothes are gender-neutral.
From Nirvana-obsessed teenagers to pop icons like Olivia Rodrigo, the 90s fashion dream still reigns supreme. But what some may not know is that the original 90s grunge aesthetic has one big thing in common with today’s internet-driven fashion landscape – Marc Jacobs.