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Amanda Burkett

Amanda Burkett, Beauty & Style Editor

Amanda Burkett is a sophomore in the Liberal Studies Program. She hopes to create her own concentration in The Gallatin School of Individualized Study consisting of contemporary art, MCC and non-fiction writing. Amanda is an avid oat milk latte drinker and a fashion enthusiast.

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Neon Underwear, Politically Correct Cashmere and More Accessories to Sport As Winter Approaches

Winterwear should not be overlooked.
Nov 14, 2018

Unless you’re a first-year, you probably have some Heattech pieces in your wardrobe. On a cold day in Uniqlo, you will spot a wide range of people scouring the racks for these...

GATHER ROUND From left to right, Kat wearing Theory knit dress and sheer printed blouse; Zoë wearing gold Lurex half-button collared shirt; Cy wearing vintage Maxwell T-shirt and Dimes fleece jacket; Sora wearing vintage 1940s dark green chore jacket; Ashley wearing reversible cropped navy zip jacket and John Galt white T-shirt, and Rio wearing Expressions by Campus orange and cream crochet collared button-up. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Effortless Elegance at the Table

Students share the recipe for throwing the perfect dinner party. Essential ingredient: the outfit.
Nov 8, 2018

I realized my love for clothes after a meltdown with my mother when I was 10. We had a family dinner party to attend, which meant she was my stylist for the night. She pulled out...

Student chef Nino Asaro aims to purchase the freshest vegetables. (Photo by Justin Park)

Gallatin Student Keeps Mystery Alive With His Pseudo-Restaurant, Clandesdine

Sophomore Nino Asaro ran a fine dining restaurant out of his apartment with bookings made for months in advance.
Nov 8, 2018

Nino Asaro has been drawn to fire since he was six. The fire that blazed from his grandmother’s kitchen in the southernmost tip of Italy became his vice as she taught him to...

Céline Spring 2019 Ready-to-Wear Collection.

Slimane’s Club Kids Are Canceled

Celine's newest creative director has rocked the fashion world with his pitch-black and regressively edgy Spring 2019 collection.
Oct 1, 2018
Celine's newest creative director has rocked the fashion world with his pitch-black and regressively edgy Spring 2019 collection.
Screenshot of the popular Instagram Thrift service Courtyard LA.

Instagram Is the Thrift Store of the Future

Sep 18, 2018
Instagram thrift accounts have people's attention, but do they have their business?
All Hype, No Heat: VFILES at Fashion Week

All Hype, No Heat: VFILES at Fashion Week

Sep 10, 2018
Wacky as always, the VFiles show in this year's Fashion Week did not disappoint.
Eckhaus Latta’s “Possesed” exhibit at the Whitney tackles ambiguity and duality.

Eckhaus Latta’s “Possesed” Embraces Ambiguity at the Whitney

Sep 4, 2018
"Possessed" at the Whitney blurs the line between fashion and fine art.

Rise of the Mood Instagrams

Aug 26, 2018
Mood Instagrams are on the rise. Here are some WSN picks for you to get your fix of aesthetic couture.
Tote bags are practical and fashionable.

First Semester Style in the Bag

Aug 26, 2018
Leave that neon backpack from high school at home and embrace the New York City tote culture.
Phillip Picardi (Gallatin ‘12) is the chief content officer for Teen Vogue and them.

Phillip Picardi: Giving ‘them’ a Seat at the Table

Apr 30, 2018
Phillip Picardi, Gallatin alum, is a trailblazer in the digital age. Check out our interview with the editorial mogul.
FBA Co-Presidents Chish Malata and Sam Chow pose after the show. They received flowers for being two of the graduating seniors in the club.

FBA’s Spring Fashion Fumble

Apr 23, 2018
Take a look at the annual Spring Fashion Show hosted by the NYU Fashion Business Association.
LS freshman Matias Mollin, also known as Matias the Broker on Grailed, has stacks of vintage T-shirts on his bed and ready to be shipped out to his customers.

Hustling the Hype: The Life of A Streetwear Salesman

Apr 18, 2018

“I probably spend over $2,500 on packaging each year,” Matias Mollin said. “I put it off sometimes, it’s annoying to wait in line and fill out forms — especially for...

A Third North resident wears the tiny sunglasses trend.

Not All Tiny Sunglasses Are Created Equal

Feb 12, 2018
Tiny sunglasses are making a huge wave in the world of eyewear trends.
Global Fashion Collective I F/W 2018

Global Fashion Collective I F/W 2018

Feb 9, 2018

  Global Fashion Collective came back in full force today with their FW 2018 runway show, featuring four, unique designers showcasing a capsule collection. Designers...

Andra Day in a custom Victoria Hayes suit. The Grammys are an annual chance for celebs to show off their unique style, and this year did not disappoint.

Who Served Looks at the Grammys

Feb 5, 2018
Check out our Grammy's red carpet round-up, full of the most standout looks of the evening.

MoMA’s new exhibition ,Items: Is Fashion Modern?, features 111 key pieces of clothing that had an impact culturally and historically on the 20th and 21st centuries.

Modernizing Fashion at MoMA

Oct 10, 2017
MoMA's new exhibition, Items: Is Fashion Modern?, traces the key pieces of clothing and accessories that have marked the evolution of modern fashion.