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Laundry Day: Outtakes from the First Ever Her Campus Fashion Editorial!

As the Her Campus Style Editor, I wanted to do a little more than edit articles once a week. I had seen several websites and blogs featuring their own, exclusive fashion editorials and I said to myself, “Man, I wish I could do that…” And then I remembered I could. With the help of HC staffers, I gathered together a delightful group of ladies to model for me, along with dresses from Unique Vintage and jewelry from Emma Stine, among others. I was also assisted by HC Managing Editor Cara Sprunk during the shoot. This is the first in a series of what I hope will be monthly fashion editorials which are, in many ways, the culmination of a childhood spent playing with Barbies.

For this first shoot, I wanted it to be something college girls could relate to and have fun with. After I considered what I had access to, the pieces kind of fell together. So, through the magic of Her Campus, I bring you outtakes from the very first Her Campus fashion editorial “Laundry Day: Because when you have nothing to wear you might as well look fabulous.” Stay tuned for the final editorial, coming soon!

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Elyssa Goodman likes words and pictures a lot. She is a Style Consultant at Her Campus, was previously the publication's first Style Editor, and has been with the magazine since its inception in 2009. Elyssa graduated with honors from Carnegie Mellon University, where she studied Professional Writing, Creative Writing, and Photography. As an undergraduate, she founded and was the editor-in-chief of The Cut, Carnegie Mellon's Music Magazine. Originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Elyssa now lives and works in New York City as Miss Manhattan, a freelance writer, photographer, stylist and social media consultant. Her work has appeared in Vice, Marie Claire, New York Magazine, Glamour, The New Yorker, Artforum, Bust, Bullett, Time Out New York, Nerve.com, and many other publications across the globe. Elyssa is also the photographer of the book "Awkwafina's NYC," written by Nora "Awkwafina" Lum. She loves New York punk circa 1973, old-school photobooths, macaroni and cheese, and Marilyn Monroe. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @MissManhattanNY.
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