The other night, while I was walking my dogs down the concrete streets of my neighborhood, I remember hearing the insistent hoot of an owl. It was inescapable, echoing through the dark over and over again, breaking through the dense hum of insects. Even after returning to my house, shutting the door, and sitting on … Continue reading A Return To Form: Ryan Aghamohammadi
Most of my clothes are currently sitting in a University storage facility approximately five hours from my home in Connecticut. When we had to leave campus back in the spring, I couldn’t take everything I had in my room, and only returned home with one tiny suitcase full of clothing. Despite my best attempts to … Continue reading Style, Without Clothing: Ryan Aghamohammadi
Let us not deny it: fashion as we know it is dying, as it should be. As of September, independent fashion businesses were predicted to decrease by 35%, and 50% of Italian fashion companies were enduring enough financial stress to be at risk for complete shutdown. The fashion industry cannot survive much longer as it … Continue reading The End of Fashion: Ryan Aghamohammadi
Fashion is our bridge between the corporeal and the ethereal — through the construction and presentations of our outfits, we can tell the narrative of who we are, both in a physical and spiritual manner, as well as who we want to become. In its purest form, fashion is a mode of claiming agency and narrative control at a time when trends and societal pressure attempt to dictate who someone should be. Through Marque, I hope we cultivate a space that serves as a nexus of creative innovation and authenticity: a place where you can be whoever you want to be and be powerful because of that. Be bold, be brash, and, most importantly, be the most impossible version of yourself.