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 a Black woman in a green shirt and a white woman in a yellow shirt listening to music through wired headphones. The cord of the headphones spells out “Listen to This.”

Listen To This: Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter tries a different sound in ‘L’accouchement’

Read about this week’s most notable singles by Zach Bryan, Daisy Jones & The Six and more.

“L’accouchement” by Thomas Bangalter Holden Lay, Staff Writer Daft Punk alum Thomas Bangalter’s sprawling new single, “L’accouchement,” is about as far from...

Several items strewn across a white sheet including a green journal with a leather cover, a gray laptop, a book titled “Jazz” by Toni Morrison, two bookmarks, a pair of white earphones, two pairs of glasses, a small bottle of hand sanitizer, several coins, nine pens, a container of lip gloss, a brown leather wallet, and a brown leather tote bag.

NYU, what’s in your tote?

Backpacks are out, and tote bags are in. Here’s what NYU students are carrying to class.
Jhenesis Hines, Staff Writer January 26, 2023

Tote bags are an essential part of New York City culture. They’re used for just about everything: shopping, carrying school supplies, creating an everyday aesthetic — and students...

A room with orange colored walls and floors. To the right is a trunk that reads “L.V.” To the left, a trunk with drapes hanging from it.

Louis Vuitton exhibit captures 200 years of legacy

The one-of-a-kind exhibit, on display at 660 Madison Ave. from Oct. 14 to Dec. 31, 2022, showcases the unique works of visionaries and artists, and offers a tribute to the designer.
Sara Sharma, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

It started with a trunk that revolutionized the artisanal and travel industry. It was a trunk that wasn’t just waterproof but made stacking possible through its unique flat-topped...

A black blazer jacket and a brown paper box with the text “AMAZON” written on it lay against a light blue background.

Online shopping diminishes the high-fashion experience

Is it really luxury if you can buy a loofah and a Louis bag in one click?
Marisa Sandoval, Contributing Writer November 14, 2022

Whether you’re buying blue light glasses or cleaning supplies, the internet is the one-stop shop for convenience. Online retailers like Net-a-Porter, Amazon, and even couture...

Is it the end of the sneakers as we know it? (Photo by Edelawit Hussien)

Hot Takes by Chad: Collaboration Overload to the Future of Footwear

Chad Evans talks the worst of 2020 fashion, including Houdini chic and logo x logo collaborations.
Chad Evans, Staff Writer February 6, 2020

The transition from January to February is a critical time for followers of fashion. Currently, we are in the midst of couture and men’s fashion weeks, and the women’s ready-to-wear...

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.
Louis Vuitton has a new free exhibit in downtown New York City, Volez, Voguez, Voyagez. The collection guides visitors through the history of Louis Vuitton, from its beginnings as a luggage brand to today’s red carpet staple.

Vuitton’s Volez, Voguez, Voyagez

Amelia McBain, Staff Writer November 6, 2017
Louis Vuitton's exhibition recently opened in New York City, giving visitors a historical look on the fashion house's work.
Fragonard, from the Masters Collection by Louis Vuitton and artist Jeff Koons. Louis Vuitton has collaborated with Koons to create a 51 piece collection of bags and accessories that depict famous renaissance art.

Louis Vuitton X Jeff Koons: Masterpieces or Mishaps?

Brina Jeffries, Staff Writer May 1, 2017
Some view the new Louis Vuitton X Jeff Koons collaboration as a fresh twist on classic masterworks, while others think it's art appropriation for commercialism's sake.
These seven tips will help you pull extra long sleeves into your everyday street wear.

Fluttering Beyond the Fingertips of Fashion

Valerina Young, Contributing Writer January 30, 2017
Extra long sleeves have emerged on the runways of recent fashion shows. Here are some tips that could extend the look beyond the runway and into your daily fashion.