Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

All content by Ali Webb

Layana Aguilar S/S 2018

September 14, 2017

New York Fashion Week may have come to a close yesterday for the most established designers, but some newer, lesser-known talents have kept the sartorial party going with additional...

Denibi S/S 2018

Denibi S/S 2018

September 10, 2017

Upon being seated in a sun-filled, waterside space at Pier 59 Studios, guests of Denibi discovered a poem. The ode to the fashion house’s Barcelona roots concluded, “I...

Yuna Yang S/S 2018

Yuna Yang S/S 2018

September 9, 2017

Yuna Yang’s Spring/Summer 2018 show resembled an exclusive Upper East Side garden party. On a sunny Saturday afternoon, guests arrived at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum to...

You As S/S 2018

You As S/S 2018

July 13, 2017

The open, minimalist structure of Skylight Clarkson Square gives designers an opportunity to morph the environment to fit any  theme they choose, transporting the audience...

Both America and Britain have recently seen a rise in populist movements. The political and cultural changes those who study abroad face can be overwhelming.

An American in Brexitland: The Confusion and the Culture

April 17, 2017
When Deputy Abroad Editor Ali Webb arrived in London, both her new city and her home country were in the midst of major political transitions.
London Fashion Week: Kolchagov Barba F/W 2017

London Fashion Week: Kolchagov Barba F/W 2017

February 22, 2017

Chandelier lights went up in an upscale hotel near Regents Park on Feb. 17 as models strutted down a spiral staircase in dark looks with feminine detailing. This image, along...

Many students are choosing to wear their hearts on their sleeves in support of fellow classmates who feel like theres no one safe to turn to.

Safety Pin: The New Symbol of Solidarity

November 21, 2016
Safety pins as symbols of solidarity have made its way on to the clothes of NYU students.
Buying gently used second hand clothing from places such as The Goodwill Store, located at 44 W 8th St., is an affordable way to be chic while being a socially conscious shopper.

Social Responsibility: The Shopping of Tomorrow

November 17, 2016
Brands and consumers alike keep social responsibility in mind. Check out these brands before your next shopping spree.

Can leggings be considered pants?

Leggings Leave Jeans in the Past

November 7, 2016
Fashion industry insiders and consumers alike now conclude, leggings are here to stay. Here's how you should style them.
Shaye Davis

Shaye Davis

November 3, 2016

Shaye Davis may be balancing a budding modeling career with studying film and TV at Tisch School of the Arts, but she is surprisingly relaxed about it all. Sitting in the Think...

Pussy bows are oversized bows tied around the neck of a blouse and have gained popularity recently, linked to feminist power.

Pussy Bow Pleases Feminists

October 31, 2016
The pussy-bow blouse trend that emerged in the '30s remains today a powerful feminist sartorial choice.
The latest updates and trends in the world of fashion. (Photo by Josh Siegel)

Vogue Spain Missed the Pointe

October 3, 2016
The performing arts community, amongst other, did not react favorably to Spanish Vogue's latest editorial featuring Kendall Jenner in pointe shoes.

Don’t Let Fall Weather Dress You Down

September 26, 2016
With fickle fall weather, maximize your wardrobe by implementing summer staples into your autumnal ensembles.
Taoray Wang S/S 2017

Taoray Wang S/S 2017

September 18, 2016

Outside the Taoray Wang Spring/Summer 2017 runway show, the crowd included a few children playing Pokémon Go. Inside, many press and audience members were taking pictures of none...

Ranking of faces wipes brands - which are best for removing makeup, dirt, and oil of the skin.

Makeup Wipes Can’t Clear All Your Face-Cleansing Needs

September 14, 2016
If you're going to be lazy, be smart about it. Learn about the best (and worst) make-up removal wipes.
Berenik S/S 2017

Berenik S/S 2017

September 12, 2016

Upon entering the open, bare-bones Soho space of Berenik’s Spring/Summer 2017 show, the first noticeable detail was the runway. Made with a digital cloudscape print by Jack...

Libertine Fall/Winter 2016

Libertine Fall/Winter 2016

February 21, 2016

Libertine's latest collection was undeniably one of the loudest and most colorful of Fashion Week from the moment the show began. Creative director Johnson Hartig's forte is...

Carmen Marc Valvo Fall/Winter 2016

Carmen Marc Valvo Fall/Winter 2016

February 16, 2016

  Carmen Marc Valvo’s Fall/Winter 2016 show had the Gatsby-esque ambience of an elegant, exclusive party. The designer is famous for creating fine gowns and suits,...

Son Jung Wan Fall/Winter 2016

Son Jung Wan Fall/Winter 2016

February 13, 2016

Pastel shades mixed with classic black and white in Son Jung Wan's Fall/Winter 2016 collection, bringing cheer to an otherwise frigid day. Lively music and a fuchsia background...

DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO Fall/Winter 2016

DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO Fall/Winter 2016

February 13, 2016

Booming music filled the simple yet modern Skylight Clarkson Square venue as models began to strut clad in the cozy ensembles of the latest DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO collection. Entitled...

Zachary Prell Fall/Winter 2016

Zachary Prell Fall/Winter 2016

February 3, 2016

Painted-brick walls and wood floors combined with an intimate space for a hip yet relaxed ambience at Zachary Prell's Fall/Winter 2016 presentation. Models wore dark, classic...