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    Fashion in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

    The 100-day countdown has already begun for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games that will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. People all across the world are looking forward to the games and the Olympic fashion. The recent trends of sports clothing seen in streetwear have increased the attention towards what Olympic athletes will wear during the winter games. Olympic fashion is making headlines as designers begin to release their Olympic clothing collection. On February 25,, Polo Ralph Lauren released Team USA’s uniform for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics. The outfit includes navy pants with red stripes, red, white and blue patriotic sweaters, red-laced boots, wool gloves and…

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    Fenty Beauty embraces representation in the beauty industry

    Rihanna caters to women of all colors with the launch of her makeup brand, Fenty Beauty. The collection, which was released on September 8th, was a massive success met with positivity for its representation of skin color. For years the beauty industry has disregarded diversity of the consumer market, creating products to accommodate only a small portion of the population. Fenty Beauty defeats the cliches of the makeup industry, being one of the few beauty collections that embraces diversity, and ensures its products will appeal to every skin shade.    The Fenty Beauty collection contains primers, highlighters, shimmers, blotting powder, lip luminizers, and brushes. The focal point of the collection,…

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    Diversity on display at Eckhaus Latta spring 2018 show

    New York Fashion Week was the perfect venue to showcase the vast amount of diversity in the fashion industry. The brand that made diversity its label was Eckhaus Latta. The Eckhaus Latta spring 2018 show took place on Sept. 9, 2017  in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Once again, designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta showcased an extravagant collection. I would describe the entire collection as formal, polished wear but with a touch of casual street wear. A good chunk of the collection consisted of neutral wide shoulder baggy suits, blazers and pencil skirts perfect for office wear. The show eventually progressed into a range of vibrant colors and lavish patterns. The crisp…