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Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Hakan Akkaya F/W 2017

Hakan Akkaya F/W 2017

By Liv Chai, Staff Writer February 10, 2017

Hakan Akkaya’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection revolutionized black and white with an emphasis on sporty couture. The show began with the concept of freedom, specifically the question of the freedom...

Dan Liu F/W 2017

Dan Liu F/W 2017

By Helena Gonzalez, Contributing Writer February 10, 2017

For his Fall/Winter 2017 collection, designer Dan Liu chose a whimsical direction with a fairytale theme, titled “The Fairy Tale of Autumn.” As Liu expands his ready to wear collections, he sticks...

These fashion icons exemplify the various neighborhoods in New York City.

Meet the Fashion Icons of Your NYC Neighborhood

By Sona Shekhawat, Contributing Writer February 10, 2017
If each NYC neighborhood were represented by a style icon, who would it be?
Michael Costello F/W 2017

Michael Costello F/W 2017

By Jacob Soley, Contributing Writer February 10, 2017

Michael Costello’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection  was all about designing for the powerful and sexy woman, or the “enviable vixen” as Costello put it. The looks could be categorized into...

Jeanette Limas F/W 2017

Jeanette Limas F/W 2017

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer February 10, 2017

Jeanette Limas fashioned her first dresses from curtains in her mother’s home. The earthy tones and light, silken textures of the dresses featured in her namesake Fall/Winter 2017 collection suggest...

BERENIK F/W 2017

By Krista Burton, Contributing Writer February 10, 2017

The BERENIK F/W 2017 presentation began with models moving from their grouped standings to create a circle around flooring covered with prints of abstract paintings. They then fell to the ground...

Noon by Noor F/W 2017

By Courtney Dodge, Contributing Writer February 10, 2017

Classic tan pieces opened the Noon By Noor Fall/Winter 2017 show with a bit of a tease, perhaps opting to save the best for last. After a few moments of questioning whether there was more to the color...

Ame Amour Fall/Winter 2017

Ane Amour F/W 2017

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor February 9, 2017

Despite the snow outside, Ane Amour heated things up with Fall/Winter 2017 show, titled “Daughters of Artemis.” The collection was intended to evoke the unrestrained elements in nature, as well...

Ohlin/D Fall Winter 2017

Ohlin/D F/W 2017

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer February 9, 2017

Ohlin/D proclaimed the librarian look as the new chic with its Fall/Winter 2017 collection. The presentation highlighted soft hemlines and a pastel palette. White silk blouses under colorful, knit...

Desigual Fall/Winter 2017

Desigual F/W 2017

By Gabriella Bower, Editor-at-Large February 9, 2017

Desigual Fall/Winter 2017 was your inner '90s Avril Lavigne meets the Olsen Twins fantasy closet. Plaids, fishnets, pageboy hats and puff ball accessories were seen on nearly every ensemble. And the...

Rinat Brodach F/W 2017

By Geomari Martinez, Contributing Writer February 9, 2017

  Eclectically ethereal house funk music rightfully accompanied the enigmatic beauty of Rinat Brodach’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection. With the release of her first namesake collection in 2014,...

Nicholas K. F/W 2017

Nicholas K. F/W 2017

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer February 9, 2017

  Metallics reigned supreme, velvet made its mark and the one-hoop earring announced its return all in the span of Nicholas K’s Fall/Winter 2017 runway show. These elements evoke a nostalgia...