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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

Beauty & Style

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From classroom to conference room: Master the art of office dressing

Don’t let your Monday morning internship attire trip you up this summer — level up your work wardrobe and make a statement with these office outfit essentials.
Noor Maahin, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

As internship season rolls around, it's time to talk about something quintessential to enter the workplace with confidence: office outfits. Entering a new internship can be stressful,...

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Make the stars align with these zodiac-inspired outfits

Looking for stellar style inspiration? Here are some recommendations based on your zodiac sign.
Ranina Simon and Sar Perez May 1, 2024

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The NYU Stern Luxury and Retail Association hosts Vogue executives as part of showcase week

A panel of top directors from Vogue and Condé Nast share industry insights, career advice and personal style with students.
Logan O’Connor, Contributing Writer April 30, 2024

On April 24, the NYU Stern Luxury & Retail Association hosted three Vogue and Condé Nast executives for a panel in the Kaufman Management Center. The panel was one of five...

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The best and worst sunscreens for every occasion

From a self-proclaimed sunscreen addict, these are the glowy, nourishing sunscreens you need in your makeup bag — and the ones to avoid.
Katie Liao, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Sunscreen should be a necessity in everyone’s bag, especially if you, like me, struggle with sensitive skin that peels easily after walking around the city on a sunny day. In...

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Repair and rewear: 5 ways to upcycle your summer wardrobe

Have unworn and possibly torn pieces in your closet? Revamp them just in time for summer with these cost-effective and eco-friendly hacks.
Isabela Fitzgerald, Contributing Writer April 22, 2024

In the summer of 2023, I began upcycling items in my closet to fulfill my desire for unique pieces without spending money on anything new. These personal projects manifested into...

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NYU Program Board fashion show spotlights student designers’ unique visions

The Program Board fashion show, hosted by drag queen Jan Sport, gave seven student designers an avenue to showcase their art and style.
Julia Smerling, Photo Editor April 12, 2024

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These boots were made for walking: A guide to the best boot styles

Polished, practical and perfect for any event, these boots will help you put your best foot forward this spring.
Noor Maahin and Isabella Jambrina April 11, 2024

With spring fast approaching, it can be hard to find a reliable style of shoes that work with every outfit in all types of weather. However, rain or shine, boots are always the...

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NYU student uses fashion and femininity to raise money for victims in Sudan

For her senior thesis showcase titled “The Garment of Ghorba,” Rund Mohammed used fashion to commemorate traditional Sudanese culture and style.
Zara Yasmine Rawoof, Contributing Writer April 9, 2024

This past Sunday at the Kimmel Center for University Life, GLS senior Rund Mohammed presented her senior thesis showcase and fashion show, titled “Garment of Ghorba.” The curated...

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Cultivate your spring wardrobe with these 6 blooming trends

Shed the layers and bring this season’s clothing essentials to the city streets.
Isabella Jambrina, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

As the city thaws at the dawn of a new season, warmer weather and sunny days bring New Yorkers out of their apartment hibernation. The start of spring is the perfect opportunity...

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The best products for any lip-balm lover

Lip products are all the hype right now, but which one shines brightest?
Brianna Ly, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

Tinted lip balms and treatments have been the craze lately, and every brand is coming out with its own version. With so many different brands to choose from, how do you know which...

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Q&A: Cool-girl designer Kenza Iatrides on her clothing brand

Iatrides spoke with WSN about building her clothing brand in Paris, the benefits of sustainable fashion and the power of social media.
Makayla Brown, Contributing Writer March 28, 2024

Paris-based designer Kenza Iatrides’ versatile pieces made from upcycled materials represent a wondrous rethinking of clothing. Iatrides started selling her designs a year and...

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‘The Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion’ beautifully experiments with flowers as inspiration and material

With bold orchid-covered outfits, New York Botanical Garden’s latest exhibit offers an inside look into the versatility of plants and fashion.
Isabella Bernabeo, Contributing Writer March 27, 2024

At New York Botanical Garden’s “The Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion,” guests are treated to an oasis of creative and bold botanical outfits. An ode to natural beauty,...