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High Fashion Can Inspire Rather Than Exploit

High Fashion Can Inspire Rather Than Exploit

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under OPINION

While art schemes are supposed to bring fresh perspectives to the table, this should not turn into an excuse for stylists to act disdainfully cool and above it all.

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Trend Predictions From The International Fashion Week Powerhouses

Sherah Ndjongo, Contributing Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Fashion month has come to an end and we've rounded up the top trends from the international runways.

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The Fashion Week Issue

The Fashion Week Issue

Gabriella Bower, Beauty & Style Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

WSN has your front row seat to over 30 of this season's New York Fashion Week shows. If you didn't snag a spot next to Anna Wintour, read on for a candid take on the city's most stylish week and beautiful photos to boot.

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Google Puts Fashion at Your Fingertips

Google Puts Fashion at Your Fingertips

Pamela Jew, Contributing Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

This NYFW, Google and LiketoKnow.it partnered to make shopping street style even more accessible.

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Georgine S/S 2017

Georgine S/S 2017

Krista Burton, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Georgine’s Spring/Summer 2017 runway show began in darkness until the lights followed a model dressed in army green culottes, a metallic high neck blouse, and a long floral embroidered trench coat to open up the show. The Georgine models sported messy, voluminous bobs and bright red lipstick. Designer Georgine Ratelband continued last collection’s theme of lace, fur and sheer accents.... Read more »

Julianna Bass S/S 2017

Julianna Bass S/S 2017

Kaylee Warren, Contributing Writer
September 13, 2016
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Atmospheric, otherworldly music laced with fleeting piano notes welcomed you to Julianna Bass’s Spring/Summer 2017 post-apocalyptic dreamscape. Three words set the tone for the presentation: “pink cloud syndrome.” It’s defined in the presentation handbook as irrational grandiosity in a time of despair, a cultivated detachment from reality, a breath of fresh air between cigarettes, an ext... Read more »

Barbara Tfank S/S 2017

Barbara Tfank S/S 2017

Pamela Jew, Contributing Writer
September 13, 2016
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

As you entered the Laura Heller Gallery you were greeted by soft, remixed electro-harp music and Barbara Tfank’s elegant Spring/Summer 2017 collection. The models graced the gallery one by one, decked in the stunning, light-reflecting satin silhouettes. Tfank circled the room greeting repo... Read more »

TOME S/S 2017

TOME S/S 2017

Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor
September 12, 2016
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

TOME spring/summer 2017 was a celebration of women; women of every age, every shape, every size, every ethnicity. Moreover, this season’s prints were made by women’s collective in India with Piece & Co, a company whose mission is “to provide the fashion industry with beautiful hand-crafted fabric... Read more »

Anniesa Hasibuan S/S 2017

Anniesa Hasibuan S/S 2017

Kaitlyn Wang, Contributing Writer
September 12, 2016
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

In Anniesa Hasibuan’s spring/summer 2017 collection, flowing capes, elaborate laces, and pastel silks reigned supreme. The Muslima wear collection was flowing and lovely, versatile, and definitely memorable. The Indonesian designer easily evoked the breezy feeling of spring with light colors lik... Read more »

Nancy Vuu S/S 2017

Nancy Vuu S/S 2017

Rachel Sipress, Contributing Writer
September 12, 2016
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Remixed orchestral music sets the mood for the premiere Nancy Vuu — a seasoned children and junior wear designer — collection to include women's wear. Nancy Vuu uses the most luxurious materials to create children’s looks befitting royalty. In Vuu’s first collection including womenswear she at... Read more »

Berenik S/S 2017

Berenik S/S 2017

Ali Webb, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Upon entering the open, bare-bones Soho space of Berenik’s Spring/Summer 2017 show, the first noticeable detail was the runway. Made with a digital cloudscape print by Jack Hardwicke, it helped transport the audience to Veronika Brusa’s dreamstate before the show even began. Using neutral and... Read more »

Carmen Marc Valvo S/S 2017

Carmen Marc Valvo S/S 2017

Connor Borden, Contributing Writer
September 11, 2016
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Sitting riverside at Pier 59, the Carmen Marc Valvo Spring/Summer 2017 collection forced spectators and passersby alike to pause in awe. In light this day of remembrance across the nation, Valvo offered a respite and a haven from the memories so close to home here in New York. With masterful execut... Read more »

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