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

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

Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

A collection of different brands of sunscreen displayed.

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...

A photograph of jeans, a pink shirt and a black shirt with buttons, with illustrated hands, sewing needle, thread, measuring tape and paintbrush.

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...

Twelve lip balm tubes lined up and displayed on a white background

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...

A collage of three photos of young girls dressed in Halloween costumes.

The tricks and treats of Halloween thrifting

NYU students discuss their thrifted Halloween costumes, sustainability and coming of age.
Ranina Simon, Contributing Writer October 25, 2023

Halloween fashion is evolving from its humble origins of face paint and Party City costumes into sustainable getups with intricate homemade accessories. The source of this transformation?...

A colorful illustration of six different handbags: a blue laptop bag, a brown designer bag, a pink Jansport backpack, a black designer tote bag, a cream fabric tote bag, and a brown vintage messenger bag.

Ranked: School bags

We deserve to be stylish and free from back pain!
Sneha Tripathy, Contributing Writer September 22, 2023

With how much we carry around campus each day, a good school bag is a necessity. A bag can be anything you want it to be — a fashionable handbag to match your bougie outfit,...

A model wearing a baggy, red V-neck overshirt with two purple stripes on each sleeve and a purple letter W on the center walks on a runway. The model is wearing a long-sleeved purple shirt under the overshirt, and baggy, red leather-like pants. The model wears two stud earrings, and black shoes. A model wearing a floor-length, denim button-up overcoat with only the top two buttons closed and jeans with the fly unbuttoned walks on a runway. The model is pregnant, with the open coat revealing a pregnant stomach. The model wears brown lace-up boots, with thumbs hooked in the pants’ pockets. A model wearing a black, seemingly leather, crop top, closed in the front by two buttons, walks on a runway. The model wears a white beanie and baggy, purple pans with big pockets on both legs. The model’s boxers are slightly visible above the pants. The model wears small, gold-colored hoop earrings, and brown lace-up boots.

WHENSMOKECLEARS brings ‘Uptown Couture’ to the runway

WHENSMOKECLEARS exemplifies New York City fashion at Spring/Summer 2024 New York Fashion Week.
Manasa Gudavalli, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2023

From left to right: a model walking down the runway in a blue blazer and teal high-low skirt; a model walking down the runway in a yellow one-piece body suit with a beige overcoat;; a model walking down the runway in a blue silky see-through dress.

Chuks Collins creates waves at New York Fashion Week

The designer showcased an earnest tribute to the ocean in his latest collection “Marine Euphoria: A Harmonious Tribute to Oceanic Splendor.”
Sebin Cho, Contributing Writer September 15, 2023

Bronx-based British-Nigerian designer Chuks Collins returned to the runway with his eponymous label on Sept. 13, the last day of the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2024 show...

Global Fashion Collective showcases cultural couture from across the world at NYFW

Global Fashion Collective showcases cultural couture from across the world at NYFW

Global Fashion Collective’s New York Fashion Week shows spanned two days, bringing established voices in fashion from around the world to New York City.
Nikkala Kovacevic, Julia Diorio and Payton Selby September 13, 2023

Global Fashion Collective presented 17 international designers who showcased their visions of home, place, beauty and time through their New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2024...

Markarian manifests Old Hollywood glamour at Fashion Week

Markarian manifests Old Hollywood glamour at Fashion Week

The brand’s fourth in-person show celebrated cinematic whimsy in the West Village.
Olivia Liu, Beauty and Style Editor February 27, 2023

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)

How to dress more sustainably

Everything you need to know to step up your style in a sustainable fashion.
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....

(Photo by Celia Tewey)

Frederick Anderson’s spring 2022 collection is giving beach vibes

“The Incredible Lightness of Freedom” highlights hand-crocheted and knitted robes, organic cuts with oceanic patterns and colors.
Trace Miller, Deputy Managing Editor September 10, 2021

Frederick Anderson, a designer, Fashion Institute of Technology graduate and New York fashion industry veteran, is going coastal with his spring 2022 collection, “The Incredible...

(Photos courtesy of Zhang Chao)

CHOCHENG captures the fine line between tradition and edge

Drawing inspiration from traditional Chinese dress and British tailoring, CHOCHENG presents its Spring/Summer 2022 collection in a digitized video format.
Anja Westhues, Contributing Writer September 10, 2021

CHOCHENG was founded in 2010 by designer Cho Cho Cheng. Cheng studied fashion at Parsons School of Design before taking an apprenticeship in London to study traditional British...