Spring 2015

RACHEL PRINSTEIN SCHOSTAK
Fashion Merchandising Management ’10

RACHEL PRINSTEIN founded Styleshack, an e-retail site that sells fashions from many boutiques around the country. Each shopper takes a style quiz and is placed into one of nine categories, such as Boho, Eco Chic, or Romantic, and then receives emails with category-specific recommendations. Schostak hopes the site will give consumers the variety and convenience…

AMANDA MUNZ
Fashion Merchandising Management ’12

AMANDA MUNZ launched The Fashion Foundation, a nonprofit that provides school supplies to schoolchildren in New York City by collecting and selling designer samples, as well as new and gently used donations from the public. Munz got the idea during an internship with a high-profile designer, where she witnessed brand-new shoe samples being tossed into…

MARISA POLITI
Art History and Museum Professions ’12; Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design ’11

MARISA POLITI is executive assistant to the publisher of Brides magazine. She manages the publisher’s packed calendar, responds to her phone calls and emails, and acts as the office manager. Politi also writes A Working Girl’s Guide…, a recipe blog for busy professionals, and prepares meals for private clients, including some of the Rockettes.

Mad Men’s Top Five Elevator Scenes

  Matthew Weiner et al.’s Mad Men is the greatest work of elevator art ever, in all media. There are contenders—Miwa Yanagi’s Elevator Girls photo series, Colson Whitehead’s novel The Intuitionist, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, Louis Malle’s New Wave thriller Elevator to the Gallows (though perhaps not his wife Candice Bergen’s elevator-heavy sitcom Murphy Brown), the…