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The Unfortunate Fall of the Magazine Business

The Unfortunate Fall of the Magazine Business

By Allison De La Bastida, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This September, four editors from the top three biggest U.S. magazine publishers have announced their resignations. However, their decisions are understandable as no one wants to be remembered as the editor in charge when a magazine finally lost to its waiting successor: technology.

Trump Models Says Goodbye

Trump Models Says Goodbye

By Thomas Chou, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Trump's modeling agency loses top models and agents as people's negative impressions affect the business.

Outrage Over Vogue Cultural Appropriation Is Appropriate

Outrage Over Vogue Cultural Appropriation Is Appropriate

By WSN Editorial Board

February 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Gallatin sophomore Karlie Kloss faced mass criticism after her photoshoot in yellow face for Vogue's March issue. However, she is not the only person at fault for this incident of cultural appropriation.

Government Fashion Policing Targets the Wrong Issues

Government Fashion Policing Targets the Wrong Issues

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Government intervention seeks to protect vulnerable young women from physical and mental health disorders and to promote the celebration of all body types.

An Industry Obsessed with the Body

An Industry Obsessed with the Body

By David Bologna, Beauty & Style Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The fashion industry has not just accepted, but fetishized the thin ideal, conceptualizing and commodifying a body standard as a method to sell clothes.

Individuality trumps trends

Individuality trumps trends

April 24, 2014


Filed under Features

Grabbing our attention and keeping us updated on what is hot or not, trend reports are an incredibly useful tool for today’s fashionistas. Giving us tips on which gold accessories we should own for spring, the must-haves for summer and how to cut our hair, trend reports grace some of the most well...

Gallatin sophomore reimagines fashion industry

Gallatin sophomore reimagines fashion industry

April 24, 2014


Filed under Features

Gallatin sophomore Victoria Holbrook has been immersing herself in the professional world of fashion while at NYU. Originally from California, Holbrook decided to study in New York to be in the city. Although currently an underclassman, Holbrook possesses drive and maturity far greater than other peopl...

Designers go vegan, turn to faux textiles

Designers go vegan, turn to faux textiles

February 19, 2014


Filed under Features

The use of fur on the runway has caused arguments about animal cruelty and ecological concerns. Recently, faux textiles such as vegan leather and suede have made their way into the industry, quieting the controversy surrounding the use of fur in fashion. Faux textiles were created and distribut...