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

An illustration of an arm with a small pink and gold watch on its wrist on a brown gradient background.

It’s time to start wearing a watch

Yes, you can just check your phone for the time. But a watch is way cuter.
Juliana Guarracino, Culture Editor January 29, 2024

If I’m ever running late for a morning class and not feeling confident in my outfit, there’s no clothing crisis that some accessories can’t solve. Throwing on some last-minute...

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?...

An illustration of three legs wearing shoes of different types and colors placed in front of a colorful background.

Fall flats that won’t cramp your style — or your feet

In the market for new shoes this fall? Here’s a comprehensive list of some of the cutest, trendiest and comfiest ballet flats and Mary Janes for all your leaf-crunching needs this season.
Brianna Ly, Contributing Writer October 3, 2023

To the speed-walking and chronically late NYU student’s delight, fall has become the season of the flat. But despite flats being a timeless staple, it can still be difficult...

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...

An illustration of six clothing items against a green background. Items include a pair of pink pants, a green purse, cheetah-print sunglasses, a ballet wrap skirt, ’70s-inspired flared pants and a cream knit bodycon dress.

Trend forecast for your warm-weather wardrobe

Stressed about what to wear after you put away your winter clothes? Here’s what all the it-girls are wearing and where you can get their looks.
Autumn Kaufman, Contributing Writer April 1, 2022

Spring is the season of bright colors, funky patterns and the emergence of new trends that allow you to stay stylish in the heat. Looking at what the social media trendsetters...

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...

(Images via C+ plus SERIES)

C+plus, where’s the plus factor?

C+plus’ 2022 Spring/Summer Collection embraces minimalism and refuses innovation.
Nirbhay Chatani, Contributing Writer September 10, 2021

C+plus SERIES, founded in 2018 by C.T. Liu, is a fashion label that emphasizes graceful simplicity and pragmatism — part of a new age where minimalism down to the minutiae...

Gallatin first-year Liv Solomon pursues several art forms in her free time. In addition to photography, she has also ventured into film, modeling, and drawing tattoos. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

This First Year Multidisciplinary Artist Does It All

Liv Solomon tattoos in her free time, along with photography, film, visual art and modeling.
Alex Christiano, Contributing Writer March 9, 2020

A quick glance at Gallatin first-year Liv Solomon’s Instagram tells you all you need to know about the depth of her artistic talent. Her pages, @livsolomon and @livmarked, are...