Students recognized for leadership on campus Reply

By Paris Adams – 1851 Staff

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Winners of the Lasell Bowls (L-R) Emma Cipriani, Seán McGlone, Megan Croce, James Rossano, Shelby Jendrewski, and Azhar Aluzaib. Photo by Katie Schneider

The annual Lasell College Awards Banquet was held on Thursday, April 12 in de Witt Hall to recognize and celebrate the various students and organizations who demonstrate leadership and commitment to Lasell. The event was hosted by the Office of Student Activities.  More…

Runway Report: A roundup of fashion week Reply

By Paris Adams & Avery Stankus1851 Staff 

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The Autumn/Winter 2018 fashion month has come to a close, and there is a lot to look forward to. Photo courtesy of Vogue

The Autumn/Winter 2018 fashion month has come to a close and there is a lot to look forward to. Brands are also looking towards the future of the fashion calendar with “See-Now, Buy-Now” concepts continuing to take precedence. These are the highlights from New York, London, Paris, and Milan fashion week.

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The School of Fashion takes on Coterie Reply

By Paris Adams  1851 Staff

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Students and faculty from the School of Fashion attended Coterie in New York City on February 28. Photo by Paris Adams.

Students and faculty from the School of Fashion traveled to New York City on February 28 to attend Coterie, an annual trade show held at the Jacob Javits Center.  More…

Preview: What to look for at the Academy Awards Reply

By Paris Adams & Pavel Zlatin – 1851 Staff

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The West Newton Cinema on Washington Street is currently featuring a selection of Oscar nominated movies. Photo by Paris Adams

The 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4. With the help of host Jimmy Kimmel, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be presenting the prestigious Oscar awards to the best films of 2017.

The Academy has been criticized in the past for lacking diversity and equality within the nomination categories, however this year’s nominations include a wonderfully diverse selection of artists of all genders and backgrounds.  More…

Fashion communication students deserve more attention Reply

By Paris Adams – 1851 Staff

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Communication and promotion are essential to the fashion industry, which is heavily influenced by how brands and products are perceived by the consumer. When Lasell began offering a concentration on the subject in 2010, it grew quickly as students flocked to the program. However, students who choose to major in fashion communication and promotion are often neglected by the department and they deserve far more attention. More specifically, there should be a greater focus on industry connections, coursework, and events within the fashion communication field.

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Fashion Department holds “Discovery Day” seminar Reply

By Paris Adams – 1851 Staff

Lasell students, faculty and alumni gathered in de Witt Hall on for a seminar entitled “Fashion is Alive and Well, and Living at Lasell College” that centered around the current happenings and opportunities in the world of fashion merchandising, and featured a keynote speaker as well as alumni and student panel discussions. The event was primarily organized by Professor Anne Vallely and Department Chair Lynn Blake, who worked to secure the keynote speaker and panelists.

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Former student takes over Boston fashion scene Reply

By Paris Adams & Danielle Hogan – 1851 Staff 

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Original designs of Meghan Hughes are modeled above. Photo courtesy of Meghan Hughes

Meghan Hughes is a Boston based fashion designer, who creates whimsical garb that is wearable for everyday. Hughes was a member of the class of 2013, graduating with a degree in Fashion Design. A native of Jamaica Plain, the 26-year-old has made a name for herself within the Boston design scene.  More…