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Top 3 style tips for surviving a New York winter

By Sara Vargas, Contributing Writer November 30, 2021

Winter is approaching, and many of us are struggling to stay warm without sacrificing our style. While the cold might feel like the enemy of assembling a chic outfit, New Yorkers know how to stay fashionable...

IMPACT, a nonprofit founded by Brooklyn-based designer Lizzy Gee, focuses on sustainable fashion. At New York Fashion Week, IMPACT gave a platform to designers and brands that create sustainably. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

The sustainable fashion dream exists — it’s called IMPACT NYFW

By Camila Ceballos, Contributing Writer October 26, 2021

Coming to New York City meant that I could finally live out my Carrie Bradshaw dreams and attend a fashion show. However, my “Sex and the City” fantasy only seemed possible at the environment’s expense....

The Brooklyn Museum’s newest exhibit “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams,” opened on Sept. 10. The current collections preserve the essence of Dior by balancing history with modernity. (Photo by Vivian Stockley)

Dior’s legacy is alive and well at the Brooklyn Museum

By Vivian Stockley, Contributing Writer October 7, 2021

Dior. The name evokes mid-century elegance and the dramatic nipped waists and flared skirts of the New Look silhouette that founder Christian Dior pioneered in the '40s and '50s.  Since Dior’s death...

Chuck’s Vintage, a brand founded by Madeleine Cammarata and located in the basement of 173 E. 91st St., had its launch party this past Thursday at the Classic Car Club. With its high-end and carefully curated collection, Chuck’s Vintage has become the new go-to store for New York fashion lovers. (Photo by Camille Harvell)

Chuck’s Vintage curates high-quality Americana

By Connie Xie, Contributing Writer October 5, 2021

Nestled in the basement of 173 E. 91st St., the newly relocated Chuck’s Vintage is a hidden gem inviting discovery. Its locale and meager social media presence lend it an elusive mystique — stepping...

Shopping at thrift stores, such as Beacon’s Closet, is a good way to practice sustainability. It is important to make conscious shopping choices in order to contribute to collective change in the fashion industry. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Seven steps to dressing more sustainably

By Camila Ceballos, Contributing Writer September 27, 2021

While you might think your outfit only affects you, the truth is that the fashion industry — and, by extension, your fashion — has a direct impact on human rights and the environment. With that in...

Skincare is grossly underrated. This six-step routine is affordable and simple to integrate into your routine. (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

Joey’s skincare routine for sensitive bitches

By Joey Hung, Beauty & Style Editor September 24, 2021

Dry skin, eczema, rosacea everywhere on the body — I’ve got it all. Check out my simple six-step skincare routine featuring affordable products to integrate into your daily (or nightly) self-care regimen. Face...

(Photos by Catherine McMahon)

Flying Solo: NYFW Spring/Summer 2022

By Catherine McMahon, Contributing Photographer September 16, 2021

  Read more of WSN’s New York Fashion Week coverage here. Contact Catherine McMahon at at [email protected]

(Photo by Ishaan Parmar)

Chuks Collins goes through a style metamorphosis

By Tess Tamar, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

  Upbeat music and velvet walls set a celebratory mood for British-Nigerian designer Chuks Collins’ Spring/Summer 2022 collection. Before the presentation, waiters served glasses of champagne...

(Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Deity New York’s Spring/Summer 2022 collection screams femme fatale

By Cheryn Ryoo, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

  As the lights began to dim, an orange glow illuminated Deity New York’s runway and a haunting siren song filled the room.  Bishop’s maiden show began with a neutral color palette...

(Staff Photos by Ryan Walker)

Global Fashion Collective II S/S 2022

By Ryan Walker, Social Media Editor September 15, 2021

[unusual]   SAINTJESUS Carlton Jones SARAL ZENS Blue Tamburin Read more of WSN’s New York Fashion Week coverage here. Contact Ryan Walker...

(Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Imperial Legacy brings I ❤️ NY gift shop to NYFW

By Joey Hung, Beauty & Style Editor September 15, 2021

  It was giving Dixie Cups. Desigual. Fifth grade “About Me” collage. Imperial Legacy, founded by brother and sister Marcus and Faith Smith in 2008, presented two new collections on Sept....

(Photos by Justin Park)

TASOU is the rising star of avant-garde athleisure

By Victoria Maung, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

  Chuks Collins proves athleisure isn’t just a trend — it’s a staple. The Bronx-based Nigerian designer of The Athletic Side of Us demonstrated that athleisure can be fashionable and...