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NYFW Review: Yuna Yang F/W 2017

A couple weeks ago, I attended New York Fashion Week for the first time and it was amazing! Literally a dream come true. I was invited to Yuna Yang‘s show at the Gotham Comedy Club in Chelsea, Manhattan. It was a packed house, but the dimly lit room had beautiful music playing and I also received a gift bag with soap inside. The collection was … Continue reading NYFW Review: Yuna Yang F/W 2017

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“Black Fashion Designers” at FIT Museum

Exhibit at FIT celebrates black designers A floral sundress worn by Michelle Obama, a sheer, sparkling minidress worn on stage by Tina Turner, and a sexy black red carpet piece worn by Kim Kardashian all have something in common. They were all created by black fashion designers and they are just a few of the pieces that are currently on display at the Fashion Institute … Continue reading “Black Fashion Designers” at FIT Museum

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Arts Journalists Take New York City

Last week my grad school program ventured to the Big Apple for a cultural immersion. It was probably one of the best weeks of my life. I know that sounds dramatic, but as an arts journalist, it was a total dream come true to be able to do all the things we did. Here is a rundown of the places we saw and things we … Continue reading Arts Journalists Take New York City

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New Years 2017 in Chicago, IL

Location: Roscoe’s Tavern (Gay Bar in Chicago, IL) What I Wore: Mesh and velvet bodysuit (Forever 21), High-waisted shorts (Ron Jon Surf Shop), Fishnet tights (Lane Bryant), Ankle booties (Bethany Ugg’s, $160), Cutout hoop earrings (Forever 21, $4.90), Bowtie choker (Forever 21), Faux fur jacket (borrowed) Attended With: My best friends Kailena and Bianca Highlights: Cover was $30 and included horderves and a champaign toast. The theme was … Continue reading New Years 2017 in Chicago, IL

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Film Frenzy at T.I.F.F.: Toronto, Ontario

Last weekend, me and the my fellow arts journalism colleagues ventured to the six (a.k.a. Drake’s homeland) to indulge in multiple films at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was a tiring, but amazing experience. Some of my personal highlights include seeing Anne Hathaway walk the red carpet and sitting in the beautiful Winter Garden Theater. Here are the movies I saw while I was there: Colossal … Continue reading Film Frenzy at T.I.F.F.: Toronto, Ontario

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Sweeney Todd at Glimmerglass

One week ago, I saw my first opera with friends in my grad school program. A performance of Sweeney Todd was given at The Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, NY. Glimmerglass is a lovely place and my program was treated to a very nice lunch and tour. We also got to attend a Q&A with Stephen Sondheim. It was a great experience. Review Lacking in the … Continue reading Sweeney Todd at Glimmerglass