Tag: Fashion

Afternoon Tea: The Fashion Issue

Afternoon Tea: The Fashion Issue

By: and
11/22/2019

Kayla and Max made an issue! And it’s about fashion! Today, they (try to) talk about the experience on Afternoon Tea. “I watched a dog poop today and we made eye-contact and I felt so bad. And then I thought, if anyone told me to poop outside I’d slap them in the face.”     -Max,…

Not That Fly for a White Guy: an investigation into Georgetown’s hottest new brand

Not That Fly for a White Guy: an investigation into Georgetown’s hottest new brand

By: and
11/22/2019

Red Carpet. The SFS Centennial Gala. Members of the crowd are milling about, making connections, taking pictures. Then, he walks in. Bill Clinton does a double-take. Yo-Yo Ma looks out from behind his cello. Nancy Pelosi peers up from the impeachment articles. The paparazzi rush forward to meet him. “Who are you wearing?” “Who’s your…

Say It With Me: Ugliness is Power

Say It With Me: Ugliness is Power

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11/22/2019

I don’t wear orange. Peach—perhaps; coral—risky; sienna—within consideration, but pure orange? The color of carrots and pumpkins, ubiquitous in autumnal decoration and street signage? Absolutely not. To be clear, no trauma accompanies my orange-phobia. Rather, the conspicuous gap between red and yellow in my color-coordinated closet comes from a vague place of aesthetic criticism: simply…

Haute and Bothered: The Willful Ignorance of Fashion Shows

Haute and Bothered: The Willful Ignorance of Fashion Shows

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11/22/2019

In the mid-19th century, Charles Frederick Worth created haute couture, the highest level of fashion, which emphasized the merits of clothing beyond mere utility. Designers had to couple knowledge of dressmaking with a mind for innovative styles. In 1945, the industry codified a set of standards to define the requirements for the haute couture label….

Did the 2019 Met Gala Live Up to the Hype?

Did the 2019 Met Gala Live Up to the Hype?

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06/01/2019

In the days leading up to the 2019 Met Gala, expectations were high. Though the gala is known for its unique themes and outlandish outfits, this year’s theme, “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” proved incredibly hard to articulate. Numerous articles preceding the gala tried to explain what camp is. The cornerstone essay on camp, Susan Sontag’s…

Stripped: The Mothership

Stripped: The Mothership

By: and
05/29/2019

For their final episode of Stripped with the Voice Podcast Network (*pause for a single tear to roll down your cheek), Emma and Isabel bring their much-discussed MOMS to the Voice office to ask them ALL the questions they’ve been too scared to ask them these past 21 years. Though they promised *not* to talk…

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