By Natalie Padron |Staff Writer| The Met Gala, also known as "The Oscars of Fashion," started as a gala to fundraise for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City. It is one of the biggest fundraisers in the city with a record of $12 million raised in 2014 and the price of tickets for those uninvited continue to rise to now $35,000 to uphold its exclusivity. The Met Gala has been active since 1964, but the event that it is today did not get started until 1971 with the theme "Fashion Plate," and every year since then there has been a theme for the guests to interpret correlating with that year's exhibit. While guests are invited to the exhibit, they show … [Read more...] about Met Gala meets the future
By Dawnielle Floyd |Staff Writer| A$AP Rocky has been changing the hip hop scene since he was first noticed rapping around New York with the A$AP Mob. While he has been breaking barriers down in the music scene, he has also made a pretty interesting impact on the world of fashion. The same man who showed up to his appearance on 106 & Park wearing a dress, Rocky is officially setting the standards for the future world of modern day fashion. Growing up in the streets of New York, he wore the common name brands of the time. Rocawear, South Pole, and Ecko were just some of the brands he was known to rock as he was coming up. Since becoming famous, he has ditched the urban … [Read more...] about A$AP Rocky x Guess: Rapper releases 80’s style Spring Collection this Feb. 16.