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Billie Eilish at the 2021 Met Gala. CONDÈ NAST (THROUGH VOGUE TAIWAN)/CC BY 3.0

The gilded glamour of the Met Gala

Julia Heming May 11, 2022
The first Monday of every May is the Met Gala, fashion's biggest day for the glamour and camp of the carpet. The 2022 theme was “Gilded Glamour and White Tie,” and was part two of this year’s exhibition “In America: An Anthology of Fashion.”
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Stony Brook University Lookbook Vol. 3

Stony Brook University Lookbook Vol. 3

Julia Heming May 10, 2022
Welcome to spring at Stony Brook. The cherry blossom trees are blooming and the fashion on campus has transitioned from winter neutrals to bold colorful outfits for spring. 
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The clearance section of a Forever 21. Convenience of fast fashion comes with the price of an expanding carbon footprint. JULIA HEMING/THE STATESMAN

How the price of fashion may cost us our planet

Amaya McDonald April 24, 2022
Refraining from shopping or buying one top from a fast fashion company will not necessarily make or break our climate crisis, but the more we work together to adjust our practices, the more businesses will take note.
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Oscars 2022: The height of Hollywood glamour

Julia Heming April 6, 2022
This year’s Oscars perfectly showed the glitz and glamor of Hollywood high fashion, while still allowing celebrities to showcase their personalities. The looks wowed audiences almost as much as the drama that ensued. 
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Stony Brook University Lookbook Vol. 2

Julia Heming March 6, 2022

Welcome to the outerwear edition of the Stony Brook Lookbook. It’s winter on Long Island, which means every outfit has a coat to go with it. Layering is required to stay warm during walks to class,...

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ASU models strike a pose while wearing clothes from “Le Rovet” by Bernan Doll at ASUs fashion show on Friday, April 10, 2015. NATHALY SIERRA / THE STATESMAN

SBU’s African Student Union’s fashion show set to return

Amaya McDonald January 29, 2022
The ASU Fashion Show has been a tradition on the SBU campus for years, but since the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to large in-person events on campus, students have not been able to walk the runway.
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Stony Brook University Lookbook Vol. 1

Julia Heming November 6, 2021
Welcome to the first edition of the Stony Brook Lookbook, a monthly showcase of the on-campus fashion with breakdowns of each piece, student opinions on styling, and a focus on current trends.
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The most Americana looks of the 2021 Met Gala

Julia Heming September 18, 2021
The 2021 Met Gala was a smaller affair than usual, and the first one since 2019 because of the pandemic. This year's theme was “In American: A Lexicon of Fashion.”
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Villains as our new heroes: Review on Disney’s “Cruella”

Melanie Navarro July 2, 2021
Directed by Craig Gillespie, “Cruella” is a fun and gratifying beginning to Disney’s exploration of its long-overlooked characters: the villains.
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Masks of different colors and patterns. Face masks and coverings are required on Stony Brook Universitys campus. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

SBU students adjust to campus mask requirements

Lajiere Blake August 30, 2020
As new campus policies insist on face masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, Stony Brook University students share their thoughts on mandatory face masks.
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Digital fashion show from Congolese designer makes history

Amaya McDonald June 1, 2020
The collection, inspired by Mvuemba’s African heritage, was presented using a 3D model format and viewed by about 10,000 fans.
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Wang Center features opening exhibit focusing on origami

Taylor Ha September 10, 2015
The Wang Center had its fall exhibition opening reception on Wednesday, Sept. 9. The different art, up until December, offers different fusions of Asian culture.
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