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Sophomore Samantha Ruiz writes about Victorias Secrets Tour 23 and their adaptive collection and the differences between these two initiatives that may send a problematic message.

Commentary: Is ableism still Victoria’s Secret?

By Samantha Ruiz November 10, 2023
Victoria's Secret has been scrambling to reshape its reputation and combat previous allegations of promoting body dysphoria. The brand has been on a fashion show hiatus since 2019, taking a break to revamp. Returning to the stage, Victoria's Secret went to four countries to host the Victoria Secret Tour ’23 this year, which can be streamed on Amazon Prime.
Junior Rowan Vergopia addresses how fashion is currently changing and why this is a positive trend that will hopefully stay in the mainstream.

Commentary: Gendered clothing will soon be a thing of the past

By Rowan Vergopia October 1, 2023
People — including myself — play into society's construct of how people should dress based on their gender, but hopefully, in the near future, this won’t be the case. 
Lady Gaga, Adam Driver and Jared Leto dominate the screen in House of Gucci, an epic telling of the Italian fashion dynasty.

Review: Film effectively tells story behind Gucci empire

By Abbey London December 8, 2021
Lady Gaga, Adam Driver and Jared Leto dominate the screen in "House of Gucci," an epic telling of the Italian fashion dynasty.
Co-founders senior Eva Kirie and junior Jay Healy said they started Human By Design out of a collective love for fashion and because they wanted to be leaders on campus.

Group aims to diversify representation in fashion industries

By Makayla Carozzolo, Staff Writer March 11, 2021
The new Ithaca College fashion organization, Human By Design (HBD), was created by students with a mission to put humanity into the fashion industry.
From left, freshman Simeon Alvarez and sophomores Maya Lewis and Angel Sohu use fashion to express their culture and personality.

Student fashion expresses culture and confidence

By Matilde Bechet, Contributing Writer November 14, 2018
“Fashion is fun,” Lindsay said. “Fashion is self-expression. Fashion is funny. Fashion is anything you want it to be.”
Three Fall 2018 Ready-to-Wear collections from Chromat, Carolina Herrera and Boss stood out among the bunch at New York Fashion Week.

Review: New York Fashion Week emphasizes acceptance

By Maura Aleardi, Online Managing Editor February 21, 2018
In another season of drastic change at New York Fashion Week, the runway shows were scarce, but their impact was powerful.
From left, sophomores Mori Pericon, Kylee Roberts and Annalise Haldeman launched the Passion Project on March 31. The theme of the magazine this month is New Beginnings.

Students’ passion project becomes a reality with magazine

By Brianna Ruback, Staff Writer April 4, 2017
The Passion Project is dedicated to self-empowerment, embracing youth culture, inspiration and social issues within and beyond Ithaca College.
Freshman Michele Paniagua twirls in her dual-toned dress and heels from the Dominican Republic.

Interfashional Night honors students from around the globe

February 27, 2017
The IC International Club held its annual Interfashional Night at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24. The fashion show spotlighted clothing from around the globe.
The first issue of Distinct was published in early October, with features on Fall fashion, Halloween-inspired makeup and the issue of size in the fashion industry.

Q&A: New student magazine focuses on campus fashion

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor October 26, 2016
Ithaca College sophomores Sara Belcher and Courtney Yule have created Distinct, an online magazine that focuses on fashion, lifestyle and culture.
Ithaca College senior Gabby Jorio holds an old photo of herself to represent her journey facing adversity in the fashion industry. Jorio wants to use her passions for art history and fashion to revolutionize the fashion industry and society’s definition of beauty.

Ithaca College senior hopes to change the fashion industry

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer April 27, 2016
Ithaca College senior Gabby Jorio is using her passions for art history and fashion to revolutionize the fashion industry and society’s definition of beauty.
Co-founder of Quasi Culture Club, Josh Glass, wears one of the pieces from his clothing line.

Fashion Forward: Ithaca College freshmen create clothing line

By Nicholas Floros, Contributing Writer March 23, 2016
Quasi Culture Club is a new fashion line founded by IC freshmen Josh Glass and Zac Collopy, where the clothing is made from upcycling pieces from thrift stores.
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