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Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

Illustration of a white pleated skirt and a pair of pastel pink ballet flats against an off-white background decorated with pink flowers.

Spruce up your spring with style: A spring fashion guide

Stay cool even on hot days with these style tips for the spring season.
Ishani Paul, Staff Writer April 17, 2023

With the sunshine returning to New York City, the big black puffers and heavy fur coats are getting pushed to the back of our closets once more. It’s finally time to fold away...

An illustration of black Adidas shoes with three white stripes against a white background.

Why is everyone dressing like a soccer fan?

With the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in full swing, fashion’s latest fad is blokecore.
Sofi Cisneros, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

For past and present soccer players alike, there’s a rush to lacing up one’s cleats in preparation for 90 grueling, yet thrilling, minutes of playing “the beautiful game.”...

Nine pairs of shoes of varying styles displayed inside nine paper cases hung against a red background.

Stepping into FIT’s new shoe exhibit

FIT’s new shoe exhibit asks “Shoe are you?”
Sabrina Lee and Linsey Liao October 21, 2022

It’s often said that in order to understand someone, you need to walk a mile in their shoes. The role of those shoes beyond everyday life becomes clear in the Fashion Institute...

An anterior view of a lot the size of a New York City house filled with racks of clothes and tables for jewelry and other smaller items with graffiti on the wall in the background.

Ludlow Flea Market offers unique, sustainable pieces at affordable prices

Stories from a vibrant community of upcyclers and secondhand fashion enthusiasts who've set up shop in the Lower East Side.
Bella Ingber and Mayee Yeh April 29, 2022

The Ludlow Flea Market at 159 Ludlow St., a 20-minute walk from NYU’s Washington Square Park campus, was my first secondhand shopping experience. I had absolutely no idea what...

Ridley’s Scott’s new film “House of Gucci” stars Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani and Adam Driver as Maurizio Gucci. The film follows the rise and fall of the Gucci family in the 1980s. (Image courtesy of Universal Pictures)

Review: ‘House of Gucci’ is a fashion catastrophe

Even a scene-stealing Gaga performance can’t save Ridley Scott’s true-crime slog from itself.
Isabella Armus, Deputy Arts Editor December 6, 2021

There was a palpable electricity in the air when I sat down to watch Ridley Scott’s directorial take on the infamous Gucci family murders. Maybe it was just the overpriced movie...

Multi colored perfume bottles line a windowsill. The WSN Culture desk is here to discuss some of their favorite perfumes. (Staff Photo by Bella Gil)

Culture Desk Faves: Signature Scents

The Culture Desk dish on their beloved perfumes.

If you asked someone, “What perfume are you wearing right now?” most people would be able to answer in a heartbeat.The Culture Desk dishes below on what scent defines them...

Finlay Mangan is a freshman from CAS. His career just happened to start with modeling for Gucci’s 2020 Autumn Winter Menswear runway show at Milan Fashion Week. (Staff photo by Alex Tran)

From Student to Gucci Runway Model in Just a Few Months

CAS first-year has been modeling for less than a year, but already has Gucci tucked under his belt.
Chad Evans, Staff Writer February 9, 2020

Upon being signed, Finlay Mangan’s agency asked him what his ideal modeling gig would be. He answered that it would be a Gucci runway show, citing their eclecticism and dominance...

A camp-style runway look from Gucci F/W 18, where a model carries a replica of her own head. (via

Camp Kicks Out Catholic Imagination in Met Costume Institute

Jorene Ho He, Contributing Writer October 22, 2018

“Camp taste is, above all, a mode of enjoyment, of appreciation — not judgment,” Susan Sontag writes in her 1964 essay, “Notes on Camp.’” As the Metropolitan Museum...

Sporting flashy logo-emblazoned accessories like the Gucci Double G Buckle Leather Belt has become an increasingly popular fashion trend.

The Luxury of Logomania

Anina Hoffman, Contributing Writer January 29, 2018
Fashion's penchant for the exclusive reaches it's most explicit form in the "logo mania" craze.
Gucci Resort 2018 interjected winter coats and fur right next to flowy gowns.

Resort Wear: Necessity or Just Passe?

Jalil Johnson, Staff Writer November 28, 2017
Resort wear may not be significant to those who don't travel in the fall/winter, but it is a growing presence in the fashion industry.
Gucci decided to remove animal fur from all collections, beginning from Gucci Spring Summer 2018.

Do You Faux With Fur?

Amelia McBain, Staff Writer November 14, 2017
Major fashion houses are dropping real fur, should you?
Guccis SS18 season line was a nostalgic flashback to the 80s.

Standout Designers from Fashion Month

Jalil Johnson, Contributing Writer October 3, 2017
Each international fashion week has its own individual sense of style. These are the designers that captured their cities best for the Spring/Summer 2018 season.