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Urban Outfitting: Streetwear’s Runway Appearance

Some of the most beloved 90s trends have made a loud reemergence into high fashion. Many of the industry’s top brands have incorporated metallic, sheer, chokers, overalls, sneakers, baggier jeans and cinched pants into their lines. The past few seasons reintroduction of 90s motifs has paralleled an appropriation of urban, hip-hop fashion as well. Brands

“Black Crows”: How Rei Kawakubo Revolutionized Fashion and Beauty

Looking back at the influence of Comme des Garçons

oday Rei Kawakubo and her cultural juggernaut of a brand, Comme des Garçons (French for “Like the Boys”), are seen as stable fixtures in the fashion establishment. Her shows are attended by all sorts of celebrities and VIPs, and she boasts loyal legions of fans, one of the most notable being John Waters, the “Pope

COCO CHANEL: The Woman Ahead of Her Time

The history behind the woman who revolutionized simple elegance.

HANEL is a label that has been internationally recognized for decades, known for the famous quilted bag and tweed jacket. What is lesser known about Chanel is the woman behind it, Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel and her passion for empowering women through what they wear. She was able to break the boundaries between men’s and women’s-wear

The Brooklyn Barbie

ntroducing Brooklyn Barbie: With a cozy beanie atop her tousled tresses she is ready for a crisp fall afternoon in Williamsburg! She wears thick-framed glasses, pre-muddied combat boots, and a worn out flannel. Each Barbie wears a unique t-shirt with an ironic, provocative statement on it. She is radical, rebellious, and different from all other