THE REALITY OF LIVING IN NYC

THE REALITY OF LIVING IN NYC

In Gossip Girl, Serena van der Woodsen overlooks Grand Central Terminal upon her return while Blair Waldorf plans her next party on the steps of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In The Devil Wears Prada, Andrea Sachs receives a style makeover during her time at the Runway magazine headquarters in New York City. In Teenage [...]

THE PERCEPTION OF MENTAL HEALTH IN THE ASIAN COMMUNITY

THE PERCEPTION OF MENTAL HEALTH IN THE ASIAN COMMUNITY

As an Asian American, mental health was rarely touched upon in my household. It seemed like a silly issue to stress over, considering my family’s near-death experiences as refugees. I was expected to accept and move on from mental obstacles with ease.  I remember how shocked I felt hearing about one of my relatives battling [...]

INTRODUCING GRACE- OUR NEW CONTRIBUTOR

INTRODUCING GRACE- OUR NEW CONTRIBUTOR

Hey, everyone! My name is Grace. I currently reside in New York City. I’m going into my sophomore year at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where I’m pursuing a degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications.  My appreciation for fashion began in middle school. After being forced to wear a uniform throughout elementary school, I could [...]

MEET GABE- THE AMBITIOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

MEET GABE- THE AMBITIOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

We are often told that education is the foundation of success, that without a college degree, failure in the “real world” is inevitable. While this may prove true for some individuals, Gabe Lucero believed that education interrupted his pursuit of creative knowledge. In 2017, he attended the Fashion Institute of Technology as a photography major, [...]