Van Herpen finds her inspiration in modern architecture.

Van Herpen’s philosophies are mindful approaches that can be applied to a variety of disciplines, and something she hopes to be earnest fuel for Michigan students’ own creative pursuits.


‘Fashion Month’ finally comes to a close, and with it comes the need for a candid illustration of the intriguing innovations (or lack thereof) that the fashion industry's gentry have had the opportunity of showcasing.

The B-Side, Sept. 29, 2016

As fashion month comes to a close and the showgoing glitterati recovers from a non-stop jaunt around the runways of New York, London, Milan, and Paris, it seems an oasis of the Midwest was missing from this — and every — fashion calendar.

NY Fashion Week SS17

Stunning, jarring, intriguing, scary — all apt descriptors for hullaballoo that has been the latest iteration of New York Fashion Week.


Chanel and her legacy have a serious influence over almost everything we consider stylish and fashionable in modern times (seriously — everything).


The Bronze Elegance 2016 fashion show was bold, sexy and truly an art form.

Slimane reappropriated a lot of what he saw being worn and embodied on the streets of Paris and New York’s clubs, creating a romanticized version of modern urban street culture.


NOiR’s Runway Fashion 2016 show, benefitting a Detroit-based charity, went above and beyond the average capabilities of a student-run organization.

The finished product: Makeup Artist Moriah Martin with our model, Hannah Sparks.

There is so much more to someone’s style than clothing. Jewelry, shoes, hair and makeup, to name a few, are all indicators of personal style. Makeup in particular, for both men and women, serves as a higher form of self-expression.

Rousteing produced pieces that embrace women of all shapes and ages, setting the tone for a new kind of sexy.