Fashion is more than a career to two UA Wildcats. It is something that turned into an experience that sent both undergraduates to New York City. These two students made their way to the Big Apple to attend the prestigious New York Fashion Week held in February. Kylee Hum, a retail sciences major, and Makenna Downing, a communications major, represented the University of Arizona in New York. RELATED: One year later: The recovery of the stolen Woman-Ochre Both won a competition put on by IMG Collegiate Licensing Company, the University of Arizona’s Retailing and Consumer Sciences program and the Arizona BookStores. “I’ve always loved fashion and knew I wanted a career in it,” Downing said. “It was an unreal experience, it was exciting just to sign up!” Charlette Padilla, the fashion minor coordinator, told both of the girls to sign up for the competition. “I told every … [Read more...] about Wildcats in New York
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town Supported by BySteve Lohr Feb. 22, 2019 Euan Robertson started his job with New York City’s economic development team at an ominous moment. It was Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, the day Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and ignited the financial crisis. Mr. Robertson made his way through City Hall’s sprawling open office to a conference table, where he huddled with top advisers to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. “No one knew what was going to happen or how bad it would be,” Mr. Robertson recalled. “But everyone agreed we’d better come up with a plan.” The plan that emerged called for developing tech start-ups and tech workers in New York. The goal, Mr. Robertson said, was to “build a talent … [Read more...] about It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town
Authorities raided sellers of knock-off fashion merchandise in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on Saturday. According to State Police, they worked with Lawrence Police and federal agents from Homeland Security Investigations to investigate and arrest three people charged with selling counterfeit fashion and accessory merchandise. Troopers arrested Jinwu Wang, 41, of Oakland Gardens, New York; Sheng-Fu Weng, 39, of Flushing, New York; and Sheng-Chao Weng, 37, of Fresh Meadows, New York. The raid occurred at vendor locations at the Lawrence Flea Market at 85 Manchester Street. An officer is being credited for using his patrol car to stop a sleepy driver who was going the wrong way on a highway in western Michigan. (Published Friday, Dec. 21, 2018) All three men are charged with possession with intent to distribute more than 1,000 items bearing a counterfeit mark. They were all booked at State Police-Andover and released on bail. They will be arraigned in Lawrence District Court next week. … [Read more...] about Mass. Officials Raid Sellers of Knock-Off Fashion Merchandise
Courtesy of Izabella Zalewski/THE REVIEW Izabella Zalewski at NYFW during the Vivienne Hu show. BY NICOLE KHANUTINSenior Reporter But how do they deal with all the pressures from being both a full-time college student and being involved in the fashion industry? Three college students shared their experience with the world-famous New York Fashion Week (NYFW). One student was a model in the show, another helped out behind the scenes and the last one met with designers and their business teams during that week. NYFW is a week where fashion defies all the norms. Izabella Zalewski is currently a freshman at Fordham University majoring in global business with a concentration in global marketing. For this year’s Fashion week, she walked down the runway for two shows — one for Vivienne Hu and another for Sania Maskatiya and Patricia Wijaya. In spite of walking in multiple shows, Zalewski was able to find a balance between modeling and academics. “For me, fashion week … [Read more...] about Students gain first-hand experience at New York Fashion Week – The Review
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