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Beginning in early 2013, Cornell University Police will begin wearing new uniforms, the first significant change in their official attire in 42 years. The new look replaces the current nickel-gray shirt with a black uniform shirt with ventilated side panels. The shirt complements the multi-pocket black cargo pants the department switched to in 2010. “The […]

Refashioning color

The blog Of Another Fashion collects reader-submitted photos of women of color: flappers and bobby soxers, brides and hippies, kimonoed and cocktail dressed. Minh-Ha Pham, assistant professor in the History of Art and Visual Studies and the Asian American Studies Program, curates the site. “In general, I’m trying to put together a collection of photos […]

Fashionable math

Designer Issey Miyake’s fall-winter 2010-11 ready-to-wear collection takes its inspiration from the work of Cornell mathematics professor William Thurston, whose Geometrization Conjecture – “a comprehensive vision of eight geometries that are sufficient to form an ideal shape for all possible three-dimensional topologies” – influences the collection. Pretty heady stuff. Read more here. “We are both […]