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Student Stories: Arizona State University’s B.A. of Fashion Degree

By on August 27, 2017

With Arizona State University’s new Bachelors of Fashion degree officially in full swing, Urbanite Runway spoke with some of the students who will be entering the degree from other universities about their reasons for transferring (schools or majors), their goals for the school year, and more.   Cora Tallman Transfer School: Mesa Community College, where […]

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Karen Lukacs: The Textile Rescuer

By on April 24, 2017

Each year, Urbanite Runway participates in Fashion Revolution Week, a global movement to raise awareness in the fashion industry about sustainability. The movement was spurred from the 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza building, which killed over 1,000 people, many of them factory workers, in Bangladesh. This year, Urbanite Runway decided to interview local Arizonans […]

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Emphatics at Phoenix Art Museum: An Inside Look

By on November 30, 2016

The Emphatics: Avant Garde Fashion 1963-2013 exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum, which opened on November 6th, featured the collections of modern powerhouse designers, such as Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier, Issey Miyake, Addezine Alaïa, and more, which originated in the Emphatics store in Pittsburgh. In a lecture on the formation of the Emphatics exhibit […]

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Opinion

The First Monday in May Documentary

By on September 26, 2016

“Fashion can create a dream, can create a fantasy, but there might be some questions about whether fashion belongs in a museum like the Met.” Anna Wintour, Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief and Condé Nast’s Artistic Director, says this statement in a voiceover as the opening sequence of the fashion documentary, “The First Monday In May” plays out. The screen […]

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The PHXFW Shop Garment District Experience

By on August 25, 2016

Arizona’s most fashionable men and women squeezed past each other and chatted in the Moxy hotel‘s bustling conference room, which was lined wall to wall with pop up boutique shopping spaces from each of Phoenix Fashion Week‘s fourteen emerging designers. Shoppers admired clothes off the racks and tried on garments, shoes, and accessories, all in anticipation […]

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Tucson Sustainable Fashion

By on April 24, 2016

On this day three years ago, the Rana Plaza garment factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing over a thousand people and injuring many more. In addition to a day of remembrance for those who lost their lives, April 24th has since become known as Fashion Revolution Day, where consumers show the tags of their clothing […]

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