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Testing the Exposed Thong Trend

Testing the Exposed Thong Trend

By Naomi Lichter, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

One writer tries out this daring trend and reflects on the social and cultural influences that have shaped it.

Men and Crop Tops: A Fashion Revolution?

Men and Crop Tops: A Fashion Revolution?

By Christopher Collado, Staff Writer

April 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Crop tops haven't integrated into mainstream fashion for men, but celebrities like Justin Bieber are embracing the look.

Desigual F/W 2017

Desigual F/W 2017

By Gabriella Bower, Editor-at-Large

February 9, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Desigual Fall/Winter 2017 was your inner '90s Avril Lavigne meets the Olsen Twins fantasy closet. Plaids, fishnets, pageboy hats and puff ball accessories were seen on nearly every ensemble. And the models walked to a modern remix of Aaron Carter’s hit classic “I want candy.” A standout l...

Nicholas K. F/W 2017

Nicholas K. F/W 2017

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

  Metallics reigned supreme, velvet made its mark and the one-hoop earring announced its return all in the span of Nicholas K’s Fall/Winter 2017 runway show. These elements evoke a nostalgia reminiscent of the ‘90s – an era where hip-hop took over the music industry, the digital age was at its early stages and diversity wa...

Staff Recs: ’90s Cartoons

Staff Recs: ’90s Cartoons

By Staff

April 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Embrace the nostalgia as the WSN staff lists our favorite 90s cartoons. Woogidi woogidi woogidi!

How to Rock a Choker This Spring

How to Rock a Choker This Spring

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The Do's and Don'ts of how to rock this '90s classic accessory, today.

iiJin Fall/Winter 2016

By Teresa Wang, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

iiJin means “precious” in Korean, but this by no means implies the brand has a cute or delicate style. Punk was alive with iiJin’s Fall/Winter 2016 show. Red and black plaid patterns, which seem to be one of the line's motifs, were once again featured in this collection. Also making a comeback...

Resurgence of ’90s trends gives makeup funky blast from past

Resurgence of ’90s trends gives makeup funky blast from past

May 1, 2014


Filed under Features

Makeup trends from the ’90s, from dark, dramatic lipstick to heavy hues of eyeliner, are looks that seem to be coming back in style. While today these makeup looks are regularly reserved for nighttime social gatherings, the chic trends associated with the ’90s time period are becoming relevant ...