Racism in the Fashion Industry

Celeste Guajardo

September 18, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Many people may try to deny it and say that Racism is a thing of the past, but the truth is there are still same cases where black models are being discriminated against. Even the wrong name for a line of earrings like in the case of Italian Vogue can cause controversial ideas about what the fashion industry is trying to portray.            ...

Rodarte Spring/Summer 2012

Daniela Tijerina, Feature Editor

September 17, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Fashion

The Mulleavy Sisters took a few notes from Vincent Van Gogh this season, and in the process painted the perfect picture for spring/summer 2012. The mysterious yet organic label teamed with the works of a tortured artist created an unexpected work of art. Inspired by both Van Gogh's creations,"Sunflowers" and "Starry Night" as...

Missoni Mayhem

Daniela Tijerina, Feature Editor

September 16, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Fashion

As previously published in "Missoni Collaborates with Target," the collection was set to hit shelves starting September 13, 2011 and ending October 22, 2011 however, the end date may have come closer than expected. Although highly anticipated, no one could have foreseen the frenzy which Missoni brought upon Target consumers....

Album Review: I’m With You by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Alexander Almaguer, Co-Editor

September 12, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

When thinking of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and their ten album history, some key words that come to mind are funky, groovy, and noisy in all the right ways. 1999’s Californication was a milestone in that it summed up Red Hot’s sound perfectly in a melodic yet funky 15 track package, not to mention that it sold 15 million ...

Missoni Collaborates with Target

Daniela Tijerina, Feature Editor

September 2, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Fashion

Italian fashion House, Missoni, who is widely known for their trademark "zig-zag" pattern is teaming up with Target to create a 400 piece collection set to be in stores nationwide September 13, 2011. Although Target has had  partnerships with several different designers like Rodarte, Zac Posen, and Proenza Schouler to name...

The Met Costume Institute Gala 2011

Daniela Tijerina, Reporter

May 10, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Every year the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute hosts a gala highlighting fashions best work and is one of the most important nights in the fashion industry. The guest lists consists of celebrities, fashion designers, models, socialites, and other big names in the industry such as editors. It is tradition that se...

Alexander Wang Fall 2011 Review

Daniela Tijerina, Reporter

April 16, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Opinion

Although Alexander Wang is fairly new to the fashion world he has quickly worked his way up the success ladder and made a name for himself. The fall show took place in New York City during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week and took everyone by storm. His interpretation of the fall season was fresh, hip, new, and an alternative to the...

Prada Fall/Winter 2011 Milan Review

Daniela Tijerina, Reporter

April 16, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Opinion

This fall take a trip back to the sixties with Prada's most recent collection. This time around Miuccia Prada turns back time with her adaptation of fall and winter. She sent classic sixties silhouettes down the two story runway but brought them back to life with modern textures and luxurious embellishments. Although no two...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Review

Daniela Tijerina, Reporter

March 31, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Because I was such a big fan of the original Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie I was the first in line to watch the sequel, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules. The movie raked in about 25 million dollars at the box office opening weekend and was a huge hit in my book.  This time around the film focused on the typical dynamic between...

Dior Says Farewell to John Galliano

Daniela Tijerina

March 4, 2011

Filed under Fashion, News

On Tuesday, March 1, French fashion house Christian Dior announced that they would be dismissing their chief designer, John Galliano. After a video surfaced of Galliano engaging in an anti-Semitic outrage while at a bar in Paris, he was immediately suspended and soon after fired from his duties at Dior. In addition to the dismissal...

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