Natalie Schmidt

Class of 2020


  • King Princess

    The snow sparkled in the bright lights of Stage AE as it fell, blowing over us as it was carried by the breeze. It was roughly 28 degrees and the line to get inside the venue nearly went around the block, but the winter weather did not stop anyone from going all out with their outfits. Glittering sheer tops, leopard coats, and colorful sportswear adorned the crowd of young women/non-binary people ...

    Pillbox | February 10, 2020
  • ScottyCon 2019: A Smashing Success

    "Hit you with that ddu du ddu du du!"

    Pillbox | April 1, 2019
  • Us (movie review)

    Point one finger, and you’ll have three pointed right back at you.

    Pillbox | March 25, 2019
  • Lunar Gala

    Shiny patent leather, soft sheer white fabric, and structural breakdowns of traditional silhouettes were all the rage at this year’s Lunar Gala. Contrast and tension in the designs brought forth an exploration of shapes and textures, as the harsh runway lights reflected off of metallic pants and glittering panels of fabric. This tension was borne out of an examination of this year’s theme: Anomie....

    Pillbox | March 4, 2019
  • Grammys Recap

    Last Sunday was the 2019 Grammys. In a major step up from last year’s event, where only one woman won a major award that was televised, women and people of color were heavily featured in this year’s group of nominees, subsequent winners, and hosts. Hosted by Alicia Keys, who opened the show with powerhouse female figures like Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Lopez, and Michelle Obama, the G...

    Pillbox | February 18, 2019