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Irina Vitjaz F/W 2017

Irina Vitjaz F/W 2017

Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Fashion Week

With dramatic choir music ringing over the sparkle and glitter of the Irina Vitjaz Fall/Winter 2017 collection, it was clear that the designer does not stray from drama and flair. The Russian-born Austrian fashion designer showcased her second NYFW runway show with a series of evening and brid...

JARRET F/W 2017

JARRET F/W 2017

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor
February 16
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Juxtaposing hard metallics with soft furs, the JARRET Fall/Winter 2017 collection, was polished and luxe. Titled “The Purple Cloud,” in reference to the color of royalty and the presence of goddess-like Empresses in the heavens, Ji Youn Lee’s collection was multifaceted and modern. Colored fur was ...

Fashion Hong Kong F/W 2017

Fashion Hong Kong F/W 2017

Jacob Soley, Contributing Writer
February 16
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Innovative, polished beyond belief and with astounding construction, the Asian designers featured at the Fashion Hong Kong 2017 show are taking New York Fashion Week by storm.   Cynthia & Xiao Cynthia & Xiao’s F/W 2017 presentation, “Little Emperor: The Rabbit and The Tiger,”  was ...

Carmen Marc Valvo F/W 2017

Carmen Marc Valvo F/W 2017

Pamela Jew, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES, TOP STORY

Within the blank space of Pier 59 Studios, Carmen Marc Valvo cast a radiant fall sunset over his Fall/Winter 2017 collection. Valvo was inspired by a sunset that he witnessed outside of his Costa Rican beach house. With accordion pleats galore, Valvo’s collection unfolded another layer of Valvo...

Miguel Vieira F/W 2017

Miguel Vieira F/W 2017

Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer
February 15
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Known for his minimalistic color choices and sleek formation, Miguel Vieira’s Fall/Winter 2017 line strikes a similar, yet fresh, chord with his audience. The collection featured his signature black and white with a dose of maroon for flavor. Multiple pieces showcased a blending of textures, inclu...

Chi Zhang F/W 2017

Chi Zhang F/W 2017

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor
February 14
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Led by a ground-shaking dubstep beat and each lit by an individual spotlight, models walking the Chi Zhang Fall/Winter 2017 runway added in some attitude with dance moves of their own. The Chinese designer created a swagger-infused men’s and women’s streetwear collection with a bondage influenc...

Libertine F/W 2017

Libertine F/W 2017

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor
February 14
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Colors popped and sequins shimmered at the Libertine Fall/Winter 2017 runway show. Designer Johnson Hartig’s strength in designing graphic and bold clothing shined throughout this collection. The main draw was the fabulously adorned outerwear that had playful, sequined graphics covering them l...

Memere F/W 2017

Memere F/W 2017

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor
February 14
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Romanticism reigned at Memere’s Fall/Winter 2017 presentation. Named after designer Sarah Julia LeBlanc’s grandmother, Memere carried an antique quality throughout the fresh and youthful collection. The prominence of lace and silk in pink nudes and dainty black conjured up a sense of preciousness one may attribute to a family heirloom. The...

Katty Xiomara F/W 2017

Katty Xiomara F/W 2017

Ericka Barroso, Contributing Writer
February 14
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Katty Xiomara, a Portuguese designer, continued her legacy of elegant yet delightfully playful pieces on the runway with her Fall/Winter 2017 collection. Beautiful rose tones and pale shades dominated at first, giving way to vibrant blues, with darker colors finishing the show. Featuring a line of c...

Zang Toi F/W 2017

Zang Toi F/W 2017

Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Zang Toi’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection was a dazzling showcase of dark, long and stunning pieces. The collection was divided into two sections — the first, an assortment of pants, suits, sweaters and jackets, and the second, an array of formal dresses and skirts. In the first part of the c...

Nina Tiari F/W 2017

Nina Tiari F/W 2017

Krista Burton, Contributing Writer
February 13
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Nina Tiari’s debut ready-to-wear collection combined the tailoring of the uptown businesswoman aesthetic, with the confidence of downtown street style. Fitting for many occasions, the Fall/Winter 2017 collection was versatile enough for the office or a formal night out. The NYU alumna’s inspiration ...

Calvin Luo F/W 2017

Calvin Luo F/W 2017

Grace Halio, Editor-at-Large
February 13
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

At just 21 years old, Calvin Luo is the youngest person to ever show at NYFW. His “Asexual” collection for Fall/Winter 2017 featured monochromatic hues interspersed with olive greens, subtle plaids and pops of cobalt and garnet. Statement coats and flowing skirts dominated the unisex collection w...

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