Ralph Lauren is the epitome of American Couture and still leaves millions of loyal fans world wide, breathless with his Fall 2012 collection. How does one man re-invent him self season after season, since the late 1960′s? My only answer that I can come up with is because he is simply a genius and that he’s . . . → Read More: Ralph Lauren
Who would’ve thought a designer as FIERCE as Christian Siriano would design his latest Fall 2012 collection based on an idiosyncratic horror film from 1933, The Vampire Bat? He continues to prove to be a front runner in the up and coming fashion world with his perfect take on balancing between 1930′s vintage glamour and modern . . . → Read More: Christian Siriano Fall 2012
A new power couple is on the rise as an up-and-coming design pair as NY based fashion designers, and with they’re new Ready-to-Wear Fall 2012 featured in NYFW, there is something for everyone in this collection. Whether you like the tough leather biker look, a more sophisticated with jewel toned silk draped from the waist down, . . . → Read More: Sachin + Babi
Who’s ready for the madness of Mercedes Benz, New York Fashion Week Fall 2012??! It starts tomorrow the 9th and ending the 16th with shows featured on site at its main location, Lincoln Center and patron nyc designers such as Donna Karan and Derek Lam featuring their shows downtown. Basically the entire island of Manhattan will . . . → Read More: NYFW
Bonnie Young is well known and much respected for her exquisite designs – for wee ones! That’s right, the former Creative Director for Donna Karan launched her own global luxury lifestyle brand, geared towards children, in September 2006.
Fast-forward to February 2011, where on Valentines Day at the National Arts Club, Young presented her fall 2011 collection. . . . → Read More: Runway Rundown: Bonnie Young
Milly by Michelle Smith returned to the runway this fashion week with class, verve, sophistication and color. Forget fall lulls and winter whites, Milly, much like Anna Sui, is all about combating drab in favor of flavor. Seems she also likes layers, outfitting models in coat on top of cardigan on top of blouse and other . . . → Read More: Runway Rundown: Milly by Michelle Smith
Moseying into the KAELEN AW 2011 presentation in an unnamed space in West Chelsea was akin to stepping back in time and relocating from Manhattan to somewhere south and west. I waited (and hoped) for a tumbleweed to blow by. No such luck. “It looks like you stumbled into this place and not like it was . . . → Read More: Runway Rundown: KAELEN
My third brush with Fashion Week this season was the NAHM presentation at Milk Studios in the Meatpacking District. If you haven’t heard by now, be it on your own or by following me and my reporting (here, here and here), NAHM is a womenswear collab between Ally Hilfiger and Nary Manivong. Like father like daughter . . . → Read More: Runway Rundown: NAHM
PETA threw a smashing soirée Thursday evening as part of New York Fashion Week, a fête against fur and exotic skins held at Stella McCartney’s Meatpacking District boutique. An org that often attracts flack for seeming “too extreme,” the event proved a success and yet another reason for folks to rethink their attitude towards a group . . . → Read More: Fashion Week Fête & Feat: PETA Parties Like an Animal at Stella McCartney
Welcome to my first sincere stab at Fashion Week. You may remember back in September I was invited by a friend to attend the WALTER runway show, but that was just for fun and my coverage was an afterthought, exuded with a lighthearted attitude. Time to shelve novice Nellie and bust out a professional perspective.
First up . . . → Read More: Runway Rundown: ROARK