Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Calvin Klein Fall 2018 Collection: Americana, Popcorn, and Starving Children

New York Fashion Week took an unexpected turn Tuesday evening as Calvin Klein opened the doors for its show. Celebrities and other elites must have been shocked, if not intrigued, by the scene. There were blood red mop heads hanging from 4 decrepit barns passed up with black and white Warhol prints. One of the loudest was a message to the world’s starving children. The biggest surprise? Ref Simon had buried the floor of the New York Stock Exchange with popcorn. Fifty thousand gallons of popcorn to be exact. Calvin Klein’s NYFW show sent a variety of messages, some intended and some an unfortunate consequence. One of the loudest was a message to the world’s starving children. […]

February 16th, 2018|Categories: blog, Human Rights|

New York Fashion Week 2018 Celebrates the Strength of Women

This year, New York Fashion Week is going all out to celebrate the strength of women. The #MeToo movement has inspired the creation of new designs, new artists, and new rules. For the first time, what has traditionally been a male-dominated industry is visibly joining the fight to shatter the glass ceiling. Here are 6 times New York Fashion Week 2018 celebrated the strength and equality of women. […]

February 14th, 2018|Categories: blog|Tags: |

This Week in News

As January comes to a close and we enter the second month of the year, partisan and Russian conflict continues to reign supreme in the American press. In Cape Town, however, there are more pressing issues than who’s insulting who – within months, the city will be completely out of water, a situation termed “Day Zero.” Meanwhile tension between Poland and Israel has sprung up due to the Polish government’s passing of a bill banning claims that Poland as a nation was in any way responsible for the Holocaust. As we move into February, we must remain aware that we face not only our own struggles but those on national, international, and environmental levels, and we must face them with as much knowledge and as [...]

February 4th, 2018|Categories: blog|