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Sheer Madness: How to Work the Sheer Trend Into Your Wardrobe

Sheer Madness: How to Work the Sheer Trend Into Your Wardrobe

By Paola Bakker, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Embrace the sheer trend this fall in a sophisticated and sensual way. Read how.

Controversy At Marc Jacobs’ Show Over Culturally Appropriative Hair Style

Controversy At Marc Jacobs’ Show Over Culturally Appropriative Hair Style

By Brina Jeffries, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Marc Jacobs closed NYFW SS17 with more than enough controversy to hold us over until next season.

The Fashion Week Issue

The Fashion Week Issue

By 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.

Tadashi Shoji S/S 2017

Tadashi Shoji S/S 2017

By Carson Kessler, Staff Writer

September 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The lights immediately shut off, when suddenly a peaceful, watercolor image of a dainty crane projects upon a stark white backdrop. As a clock chimes, the image shifts upwards to reveal the stork’s beak gripping an elephant by the tail. The silvery trunk of the elephant grasps a de-rooted tree, who...

Fashion Palette: Australian Swim/Resort S/S 2017

Fashion Palette: Australian Swim/Resort S/S 2017

By Megan Kasselberg, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Fashion Palette: Australian Swim/Resort Spring/Summer 2017 was comprised of a range of warm weather styles from Down Under. The show began with Sabo Luxe’s feminine silky co-ords, crochet dresses, and velvet slips styled over lace, which paired nicely with slicked-back, center parted buns. Neckli...

Orla Kiely S/S 2017

Orla Kiely S/S 2017

By Shirley Cahyadi, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Those of Generation Z may never have the pleasure of informing themselves with Mimi Farina, the late singer-songwriter, activist, younger sister of Joan Baez. However, as the centre of inspiration for Orla Kiely’s Spring/Summer 2017 Collection, when viewing the collection it’s hard not to feel ...

Nicholas K S/S 2017

Nicholas K S/S 2017

By Emma Scoble, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

As drumbeats pulsated through Skylight at Moynihan Station, the fashionable crowd was surprised by the unexpectedly sensual looks of Nicholas K’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Fresh and distinct from previous collections, this season was inspired by Wadi Rum, an elevated valley of sandstone located in Jordan, also known as “the Valley of the Moon.” The romantic palette was composed of dusty neutrals, simple s...

Noon by Noor S/S 2017

Noon by Noor S/S 2017

By Kat Vlasova, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The Noon by Noor Spring/Summer 2017 collection was a statement of flirtatious femininity that radiated elegance and edge. It’s no wonder why Alexa Chung was in attendance. Using an assortment of lightweight fabrics in various shades of whites and pinks, the airy tulle and intricate beaded embell...

Claudia Li S/S 2017

Claudia Li S/S 2017

By Grace Halio, Deputy Managing Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Featured Video, Features, Multimedia

If you’ve ever wondered how to pull off the boxy-but-cute menswear look, take a few cues from Claudia Li’s SS17 collection. The up and coming designer debuted her fourth collection comprised of 25 pieces at Artbeam this Wednesday. The collection mixed dramatic draping, clean lines and elegantly detailed fabrics with masculine, oversized...