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Paula Knorr F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

Paula Knorr’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection consisted of clingy, bias cut dresses and separates that hugged the body. The close-cut silhouettes underlined the theme of female sensuality and power that Knorr centered her collection around. Silver sequined dresses and tops with extra long sleeves brough...

minki F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

Gems, rocks and minerals were the cornerstones of the Minki Fall/Winter 2018 collection. While contemplating the question of whether a rock formed by nature holds more beauty than a gemstone carved by the hands of a skilled sculptor, designer Minki Cheng incorporated both. Genuine precious stones ...

Merchant Archive F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

  The Merchant Archive Fall/Winter 2018 presentation was substantial, yet whimsical. Sophie Merchant’s use of thick silks and textured cashmere blends showed off the quality of construction and clean lines of the clothing. The collection is polished and sophisticated, even though it was inspi...

Shrimps F/W 2018

Shrimps F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

Hannah Weiland’s Fall/Winter 2018 Shrimps collection put a romantic twist on the faux fur outerwear and faux pearl purses the brand is known for. The color palette was centered around red and pink, with several yellow options and pops of bright turquoise sprinkled in. The romantic theme was al...

Tata Naka F/W 18

Tata Naka F/W 18

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

The Tata Naka Fall/Winter 2018 collection, by twins and design partners Tamara and Natasha Surguladze, consisted of only bold colors and prints. Influenced by Eastern European folk traditions and dress, the pieces reference Russian Pavlovo Posad floral shawls and Georgian Kilim figurative illustrati...

Naeem Khan F/W 2018

Naeem Khan F/W 2018

By Georgia Ross, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


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

The Naeem Khan Fall/Winter 2018 collection is reminiscent of a fashion-forward fairytale. Khan’s inclusion of several hooded tops, dresses, and capes feels straight out of little red riding hood. Khan’s collection contains elaborate pieces that could easily be found on the set of Disney’s next live action film. Khan remains g...

All Comes From Nothing F/W 2018

All Comes From Nothing F/W 2018

By Elijah Smith, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2018


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

For designer Eva Xu, according to a press release, “The ACFN woman creates for life. She is artistic, elegant, intuitive and adventurous." While the satin suits and trench coats of the Spring '18 collection certainly demonstrated the elegance that Xu aims for with her label, very few individual pieces demonstrated artistic traits. Pe...

Irina Vitjaz F/W 2018

Irina Vitjaz F/W 2018

By Emily Yan, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2018


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

The view from Spring Studios was the perfect backdrop for Irina Vitjaz’s F/W runway collection. Skyscrapers sparkling against the night sky seemed an extension of the glittery, metallic gowns strutting down the runway. Vitjaz is a Russian-born Austrian designer, known for her sophisticated ...

Marcel Ostertag F/W 2018

Marcel Ostertag F/W 2018

By Jonathan George, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


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

Although the show was late to start and had a hectic opening, the designer Marcel Ostertag, put together a wonderful show to makeup for the fumbles before the show. Berlin born Marcel Ostertag debuted his Fall/Winter 2018 collection in his runway show at New York Fashion Week, and o say the least, the collection ...

Katie Gallagher F/W 2018

Katie Gallagher F/W 2018

By Nina Donoghue, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


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

Entering Katie Gallagher’s “True Red” show was like descending into the Addams family’s basement. Black mesh, smudged eyeliner, and red roses were everywhere you looked. The underground setup was reminiscent of an art gallery, with models standing frozen behind oversized wooden frames. The space was industrial yet ...

Negris Lebrum F/W 2018

Negris Lebrum F/W 2018

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


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

While the audience seemed receptive to the Negris Lebrum Fall/Winter show at New York Fashion Week, the almost entirely black line was redundant and unfulfilling to a fashion critique’s eye. To set the tone of the show, intense orchestral music was pumped throughout the room, conveying an aura of...

Vivi Zubedi F/W 2018

Vivi Zubedi F/W 2018

By Hannah Starke, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


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

As the lights dimmed on the ultra-packed West Village venue, the crowd at the Vivi Zubedi Fall/Winter 2018 show fell silent as upbeat percussion music filled the runway. Included among the stylish front row was Kara McCullough, the reigning Miss USA. With a flash of white light, the runway lit up ...

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