“Dear God,” read the show notes at Vaquera AW18. “It’s me, Vaquera. Help me play the tables before my money runs out! What is my fate?” This season, Vaquera designers Patric DiCaprio, Bryn Taubensee, David Moses and Claire Sully took on Vegas, with an eye on games of chance. Gambling necessitates prayer and is ruled by fate, and so amongst takes on blackjack dealers and the legend Nomi Malone, there were angels and devils and a number of nuns (including the riotously slutty).
VFiles normally hosts a fashion show, where young designers – mentored by the likes of stylist Mel Ottenberg and Naomi Campbell – show debut collections. The atmosphere is always raucous, and last season, Vogue suggested that instead of a catwalk presentation, VFiles should just throw a big party. And for AW18, that’s exactly what they did. The event, called “Be Heard. Make Noise”, was hosted at Midtown music venue Terminal 5.
Over the course of eight seasons, underground New York label Gauntlett Cheng’s shows have featured effortlessly diverse and body-positive casting. But for AW18, called “Happy and Healthy,” designers Esther Gauntlett and Jenny Cheng took things a step further – by including dogs. All of the pups wore variations on the collection’s baby prints and distressed “Swiss cheese” knits.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".