DO VIRAL TIKTOK FASHION TRENDS GET IT RIGHT?

Tiktok is a land for basically everyone, from cute dogs reacting to high-pitched noises to real fashion critiques and trends. Though this app has more fashion trends than one person could ever get to know, some of them went “viral” for their accuracy and style. The first fashion Tiktok trend that stood out to me…

THE GENDER POLICY COUNCIL: BIDEN’S AGENDA FOR WOMEN

Just over one month ago, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced the creation of the Gender Policy Council. The council will govern policies that directly impact women and girls such as economic policy, health care, gender-based violence, and more. The economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic hit women particularly hard, especially at a…

“KAWS: WHAT PARTY” OPENS AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

KAWS: WHAT PARTY The Brooklyn Museum From February 26 - September 5th, 2021 As the first New York Institution to present a survey of contemporary artist KAWS's decades-long career, the Brooklyn Museum is presenting KAWS: WHAT PARTY sponsored by Dior from Feb. 26 to Sept. 5, 2021. Brian Donnelly, professionally known as KAWS, is set…

URBANGLASS PRESENTS AN ALL NEON EXHIBITION WITH “STIRRING GLOWS” ON VIEW THROUGH MARCH 3RD

Stirring Glows UrbanGlass Robert Lehman Gallery From January 20 - March 3rd, 2021 Closing night is glimmering upon the horizon for the Stirring Glows exhibit at Brooklyn's UrbanGlass as they prepare to end a nearly six-week-long run. Showing from Jan. 20 to March 3, the exhibit features an array of brightly colored neon artwork created…

MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST ZACH TABORI RELEASES LIVE “PANDEMIC PERFORMANCE’ VIDEO AND DONATES ALL MERCH PROCEEDS TO WORLD CENTRAL KITCHEN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qfVY60wBBc&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=ZachTabori The COVID-19 vaccine rollout may have gradually (if inconsistently) begun across the world, but that doesn’t mean relief efforts are not still desperately needed. Thankfully, relative newcomer multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and composer Zach Tabori is doing his part to help out. The LA-based artist on Thursday released an energetic, high-octane visual concert video, “Pandemic Performance” on his…

WHAT WILL ART LOOK LIKE IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD?

Taking one step further into the future, Christie's Auction & Private Sales, or simply Christie's, is making history in the art world with a new unique piece. Everydays: The First 5,000 Days, is the first fully digital work of art to be put on sale by a major auction house. As Mickey Rapkin wrote for…

RIHANNA’S FENTY FASHION HOUSE ON HOLD INDEFINITELY: A LOOK AT THE PIECES THAT WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN

On Feb. 10, the luxury conglomerate LVMH, home to fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton and Dior, announced the suspension of Rihanna’s clothing line, Fenty.  This suspension, however, is far from permanent. In a statement about the decision, LVMH stated that there are “pending better conditions” to continue production. While hinting at the effects the…

MEET NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA, THE WTO’S FIRST AFRICAN AND FEMALE LEADER

On March 1, 2021, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will make history – again. The former Nigerian Finance Minister will become the first woman and first African Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO deals with the global rules of trade between nations. Her nomination comes only several months after the Trump administration had opposed her…

PIETER MULIER NAMED CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF MAISON ALAÏA

Belgian designer Pieter Mulier has been appointed as Creative Director of Maison Alaïa. Chief Executive Officer of Alaïa, Myriam Serrano announced the hire on Feb. 5th. The Richemont-owned luxury brand produces both ready-to-wear and haute couture lines.  Alaïa began his couture work in 1965, eventually garnering the nickname "King of Cling" for his svelte, body-hugging…

BEYOND 28 DAYS: HOW TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

In the United States, 2020 brought racial injustice and inequality to the forefront of the public eye, first with nationwide protests against police brutality sparked by the killing of George Floyd, and then when findings revealed the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting Black communities. After a year marked by such Black trauma and pain, this…

GET THE FACTS ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINES

After spending almost an entire year in lockdown, Americans have new hope of stopping the spread of Coronavirus. This hope comes in the form of vaccines produced by two companies, Pfizer and Moderna. The record-breaking speed of production has many skeptical about the efficacy and safety of the vaccines. Despite the efforts made by companies…

MASTERING MASTERCLASS: A NEW WAY OF LEARNING FROM PROFESSIONALS

With Zoom sessions replacing face-to-face classes, business meetings, and celebrated holidays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, who’s to say that culinary teachers can’t be replaced by Gordon Ramsey? Or singing coaches can’t be replaced by Christina Aguilera? MasterClass provides just that with online video courses taught by celebrities and other industry professionals, available to anyone…

KOLIDESCOPES BRING THE SOUL INTO DANCE MUSIC WITH NEW SINGLE “ALL FOR YOU” FEATURING GAVIN JAMES

https://www.youtube.com/embed/T9lQFrSGQk8 “We got on like a house on fire, so it made sense for us to collaborate.” That’s what Dan Dare, one half of rising star dance group KOLIDESCOPES, said regarding his collaboration with musical counterpart Johnny Castro. The two musicians come from vastly different ends of the pop music spectrum, and even corners of…

TAYLOR MOMSEN OF THE PRETTY RECKLESS ON HER BATTLE CRY FOR LIFE, “DEATH BY ROCK AND ROLL,” OVERCOMING TRAGEDY, AND HEALING THROUGH MUSIC

"Without this album, I don't know where I would be right now, I don't know if I would still be around. I was that low." Death, tragedy, substance abuse - in the years since her last album for The Pretty Reckless, to say Taylor Momsen has been through a lot would be an understatement. After…

CFDA AND PVH RELEASE REPORT ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN FASHION

Following a tumultuous year of pandemic fatigue, election anxiety, and civil unrest, companies are (finally) taking the time to research and better understand the discrepancies between people of color (POC) and white employees in the workplace. Several months after the Black Lives Matter protests took place across the world, the Council of Fashion Designers in…

“FRAMING BRITNEY” HIGHLIGHTS THE MOVEMENT TO FREE THE CONTROVERSIAL POP STAR FROM HER CONSERVATORSHIP #FREEBRITNEY

In light of the New York Times’ latest documentary, Framing Britney, released on Feb. 5, 2021, a deepening conversation regarding conservatorship abuse has been reintroduced to the public eye, bringing awareness to pop star Britney Spears’ 13 yearlong conservatorship and a call to end it. Britney Spears rose to fame at a young age, almost…

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK THE SHOWS FEBRUARY 2021: GET THE SCHEDULE

Livestream fashion shows are here to stay. New York Fashion Week has released its official schedule for Fall/Winter 2021 collections, with only two designers presenting in person (Rebecca Minkoff and Jason Wu). Mirroring last season, this week was also cut short to four days out of the usual seven or more. The shortened NYFW schedule…

HIGHLIGHTS OF SPRING/SUMMER HAUTE COUTURE 2021

The last days of January mark fashion Haute Couture week in Paris. Though this year’s shows were presented in different formats due to the pandemic, designers and their collections still managed to impress and to stir up conversation (like any Haute Couture show should). Below are the week’s top shows and their most noteworthy looks. …

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