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Oxford Fashion Studio: Colour by Nandi Madida F/W 2018

Oxford Fashion Studio: Colour by Nandi Madida F/W 2018

By Nina Donoghue, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

The bright, minimalist décor of Studio 450 was the perfect atmosphere for the debut of Nandi Madida’s 2018 Colour collection. Firey reds, oranges and whites blazed down the runway, daring the audience to look closer. But the designs were as subtle as the color palette — Madida expertly subv...

CAAFD: Port Zienna, Mouton Blanc and Zabetta Couture F/W 2018

CAAFD: Port Zienna, Mouton Blanc and Zabetta Couture F/W 2018

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

February 11, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

    On a rainy Saturday evening at the Industria, the Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers introduced a new group of refreshing designers bursting into the scene. Port Zienna opened the showcase with a simplistic black and white palette and clean silhouettes in flowing fabrics. The stunning silver jewelry as well as the bright red hair ties used on the model added both attitude and b...

XULY.Bët x MIMI PROBER x HOGAN McLAUGHLIN F/W 2018

XULY.Bët x MIMI PROBER x HOGAN McLAUGHLIN F/W 2018

By Courtney Dodge, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

  The Ceremony Fall/Winter 2018 show brought it all, including collections from designers Hogan McLaughlin, Mimi Prober, and Lamine Kouyaté of XULY.Bët, as well as a Vodoun Ceremony complete with drummers, singers, practitioners and an elaborately decorated altar. Kelly Cutrone of Pe...

Gauntlett Cheng F/W 2018

Gauntlett Cheng F/W 2018

By Sarah Teskova, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

  Gauntlett Cheng's show lived up to its expectations of the title “Happy and Healthy." Diversity was seen in the audience, models, designs and even the dogs. The brand, originally known as Moses Gauntlett Cheng, was created by a dynamic trio of friends who met as interns working for E...

Ennyluap F/W 2018

Ennyluap F/W 2018

By Faith Marnecheck, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

Ennyluap’s 2018 New York Fashion Week show came in with a literal bang that signaled a new direction for the brand as the loud and thumping techno-club music subsided to more instrumental sounds that were somehow still punchy. The change in music began the show with an energizing and artistic feel ...

Dan Liu F/W 2018

Dan Liu F/W 2018

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

February 10, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018, Uncategorized

Classical music permeated the entire venue. This was not just any other classical music though. There was spunk and funk added to modernize the classical. Similar to the music, Dan Liu does just that in its Fall/Winter 2018 collection. It takes classic designs — especially of dresses — and makes them contemp...

Concept Korea F/W 2018

Concept Korea F/W 2018

By Amelia McBain, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018, Uncategorized

Concept Korea Fall/Winter 2018 presented two prominent Korean fashion houses, GREEDILOUS and LIE, as two very different but very haute halves of one show. GREEDILOUS, by Youn Hee Park, had all the slouchy cuts and femme lines of Korean fashion, but everything was more decadent, more luxe than st...

Chromat A/W 2018

Chromat A/W 2018

By Thomas Chou, Beauty and Style Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

Chromat debuted its autumn/winter 2018 collection today at Industria Studios in Chelsea. Like many of their previous collections, the brand utilized aquatic fabrics and colorful bathing suit material such as neoprene along with swimming pool noodles. According to the show flyer, the collection wa...

Stella Nolasco F/W 2018

Stella Nolasco F/W 2018

By Faith Choi, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018, Uncategorized

  The audience sits with phones up and ready for the music to play, and the models to come strutting down. But instead a video is projected at the front of the runway, showing the ideal state of Puerto Rico after recent events: a restored island, claiming to welcome her tourists once more....

Global Fashion Collective II FW 2018

Global Fashion Collective II FW 2018

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

  Pop-art style prints, extravagant roller-like sleeves, and a “prison Barbie” aesthetic all made an appearance at this year’s Fall/Winter Global Fashion Collective II show at New York Fashion Week. The show which aims to showcase international fashion industry talent, featured labels Kirsten Ley, Kim Tiziana Rottmüller and MRHUA MRSHUA, whose designers all push the boundaries of fashion . Ley’s collection NERŌ which plays with the concept of a “ravaged Rome” featured a mostly somber palette of black and brown and green hues, w...

Snow Xue Gao F/W 2018

Snow Xue Gao F/W 2018

By Thomas Chou, Beauty & Style Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

Say goodbye to the runway, and hello to dim sum. Snow Xue Gao’s first, solo debut collection was anything but the ordinary. Held at the enormous Jing Fong Restaurant in Chinatown, NYC, the Parsons School of Design alum debuted a collection full of gender-bending pieces that fused together Chinese culture an...

Fashion Hong Kong F/W 2018

Fashion Hong Kong F/W 2018

By Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

  The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is an organization dedicated to promoting Hong Kong based companies and connecting them to other major parties around the globe. The council runs Fashion Hong Kong, a series of events showcasing Hong Kong Fashion designers. For the Fall/Winter 2018 season, three designer labels were showcased: Harrison Wong,...

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