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The S/S ’14 Issue is HERE (!!!)

Hello lovelies, Hoot is back! We’ve published our print issue on issuu.com. Pass it around and send it to everyone you love. Keep an eye out for physical copies around campus in the Fall.   See ya’ll in the Fall! xo
Hell's Kitchen: Gotham West Market

Hell’s Kitchen: Gotham West Market

Hell’s Kitchen. The name doesn’t exactly make you want to rush over does it? Hell’s Kitchen is one of the few neighborhoods in the city that I rarely ever visit, unless I’m going to catch the Bolt Bus. It feels kind of barren and creepy once you get all the way over to 10th or...
Menswear : Cuffed "Jogger" Trousers

Menswear : Cuffed “Jogger” Trousers

No longer are sweatpants for those who wish to lounge at home or exercise at the gym—with a scrunched and tailored fit, jogger trousers are becoming a fashion staple and essential for both men and women. A hybrid between a casual pant and sweats, these joggers effortlessly turns an otherwise bum outfit into an elegant...
CU Closets: Professor Edition

CU Closets: Professor Edition

Cristina Jiminez, my Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Cultures teacher, has an eclectic urban vibe that strikes the perfect balance of comfort and sophistication. Profesora Jiminez typically comes to class in a stylish outfit that mixes chunky knitwear with flowing skirts and dresses or fitted pants. Her style is so unique for she fearlessly...
Through a Different Lens: Riverside Park

Through a Different Lens: Riverside Park

It was the day after New York City’s first snowfall of the season. The beautiful Mayte González and I decided to take a spontaneous break from studying, so pulling on our snow boots and winter coats, we strolled down to Riverside Park. We passed parents who were sledding down the barely-covered hills with their children,...
Rebel Yell: FIT Celebrates the Biker Jacket

Rebel Yell: FIT Celebrates the Biker Jacket

There is perhaps no other piece of clothing more closely associated with punks and hooligans rebelling against the status quo than the biker jacket—and the iconic jacket has certainly left its mark on both high street and runway fashion alike. The Museum at FIT has opened an exhibit honoring the history and the legacy of...
Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg

Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg

This winter, Smorgasburg and Brooklyn Flea have come together in a long-awaited marriage at a large warehouse on North 5th Street and Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg. Every weekend, the warehouse opens up for crowds of eager guests from 10am to 6pm. Who doesn’t love bite-sized treats while perusing an overwhelming display of flea market vendors?...
CU Closets: Amy Rosales

CU Closets: Amy Rosales

Amy Rosales, BC ’17, hails from Los Angeles, California and pieces of LA can be seen in her sartorial choices. When asked about LA style, she said that LA has a more laid-back fashion scene. Her go-to outfit was a t-shirt and jeans. Now that she lives in New York, Amy is getting better at...
G I R L - Pharrell Williams: A Track by Track Review

G I R L – Pharrell Williams: A Track by Track Review

If the success of Pharrell’s most recent single, “Happy,” is any indication, Pharrell is truly one of the happiest men in music. In case there had been any doubt of his talent, Pharrell solidified his position as a music powerhouse over the past year. In one year he produced Robin Thicke’s controversial “Blurred Lines,” collaborated...
The Oscars: Our Favorite Looks

The Oscars: Our Favorite Looks

If you’re anything like us, your favorite part of the Oscars is the red carpet. I have a hard time remembering who won Best Picture but, man, do I have a memory for my favorite looks. We asked two of our bloggers to pick their favorites and here’s what they had to say! Blogger Leora...
Lunar Gala: Midnight Trance

Lunar Gala: Midnight Trance

This year, 2014, CUCSSA hosted the 35th annual Lunar Gala Event. The night was filled with hypnotic performances and a transporting fashion show, which put the audience in a “Midnight Trance.” Dance groups Raw Elementz, CU Generation and CU Belly Dance took the stage along with CU Lion Dance, CU Raas, Columbia Wushu, Chinese Yoyo...
SJP’s Best Foot Forward

SJP’s Best Foot Forward

Sarah Jessica Parker, New York style icon, has launched her very shoe line— including accessories— sold exclusively at Nordstrom. Her debut line, SJP, was introduced this past weekend at a pop-up Nordstrom store on Broome Street here in New York City. The spring collection proved that Parker knows how to appeal to a wide variety of...