This week’s college admissions scandal has upset and sickened many, especially those who personally know the struggle for both students and parents to not only get accepted into, but to afford a college education. …


How a year of no’s helped her to find who she really is as a musician .

The Shea Rose of 2013 was known for her soulful rap-meets-rock sound, a big Afro and killer heels. Her stage clothes usually included large shoulders and a leather harness, as if they were her armor equipping her for the tough image-focused industry of music. She performed at events such as…


Hortensia Handmade employs women in Peru who hand-knit every piece with alpaca wool.

It’s always a shock how quickly “holiday season” comes around, as if stores start promotions a day earlier every year. And if Christmas music before Thanksgiving isn’t enough, advertisers and media tell you to start your shopping early.

The first week of December gives enough buffer time to finish Thanksgiving…


From left to right: Robert Burke, Susan Scafidi, Gary A. Wassner, Teri Agins, and Nili Lotan. (photo courtesy of Initiatives in Art and Culture)

Last weekend, fashion professionals gathered at the Graduate Center CUNY for the 18th Annual New York Fashion Conference hosted by Initiatives in Art and Culture. The purpose was to focus on pioneers in innovation, but an unintentional, yet significant theme of dissatisfaction surrounded most discussions.

The design and business sectors…


Olly Yung Photography

Her walk is poised, her eyes are stunning and her cheekbones are fierce. These are just three reasons everyone thinks Cheyenne Jennings is older and more experienced than she is. …


Dalal Bruchmann wearing a Chris Barreto kaftan at the Nolcha Shows during New York Fashion Week. (Photo courtesy of Nolcha Shows)

On the Nolcha Shows red carpet, a certain doe-eyed blonde was hard to miss. Truth is, fashion doesn’t favor blonde bombshells as much these days, but the Kardashian-Jenner era doesn’t deter Dalal Bruchmann from making a statement during New York Fashion Week.

The Austrian pop-electronica singer styled herself from wardrobe…


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Photo courtesy of AMCONYC

Marina Mićanović exclusively used sharp angles, asymmetrical cuts and geometrical shapes in her Spring/Summer 2017 collection, yet the line still surged with fluidity. Perhaps her understanding of regimented choreography and free-flowing movement helped her achieve such a balance.

“My inspiration, whatever I make, is tango,” said the Serbian designer.

Her…


(Photo courtesy of Nolcha Shows)

The shining moment at Nolcha Shows started with an imperial, pleated, high-collared dress that brought the room to a stand-still. Like wearable origami, Rohitava Banerjee made every fold, seam and stitch of his collection the pinnacle of detail.

Talking silenced to whispers and all gazes transfixed on the silk taffeta…


Onyii Brown started her clothing company at her kitchen table with $125 and a wrap skirt. Three years later, Onyii & Co. was featured in British Vogue’s March 2016 issue and showed its second spring collection at AMCONY Fashion Week this month.

“I’m getting better and just want to make…

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