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Sheer Madness: How to Work the Sheer Trend Into Your Wardrobe

Sheer Madness: How to Work the Sheer Trend Into Your Wardrobe

By Paola Bakker, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Embrace the sheer trend this fall in a sophisticated and sensual way. Read how.

Libertine Fall/Winter 2016

Libertine Fall/Winter 2016

By Ali Webb, Violet Vision Editor

February 21, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Libertine's latest collection was undeniably one of the loudest and most colorful of Fashion Week from the moment the show began. Creative director Johnson Hartig's forte is revolutionizing fashion through graphics and deconstruction, and he stuck to this signature style for Fall/Winter 2016 wit...

Carmen Marc Valvo Fall/Winter 2016

Carmen Marc Valvo Fall/Winter 2016

By Ali Webb and Mina Kaji

February 16, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

  Carmen Marc Valvo’s Fall/Winter 2016 show had the Gatsby-esque ambience of an elegant, exclusive party. The designer is famous for creating fine gowns and suits, and the latest collection perfectly aligned with his aesthetic. The outfits were largely black and gold, with a hint of...

Custo Barcelona Fall/Winter 2016

Custo Barcelona Fall/Winter 2016

By Nikita Roach, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The Custo Barcelona Fall/Winter 2016 show marked a watershed moment for the Spanish designer—the 20th anniversary of his 1996 New York Fashion Week debut. Dalmau Custo's work even caused the New York Times to coin the term customania, signifying the indelible impression the brand’s take on color, gra...

Son Jung Wan Fall/Winter 2016

Son Jung Wan Fall/Winter 2016

By Ali Webb, Violet Vision Editor

February 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Pastel shades mixed with classic black and white in Son Jung Wan's Fall/Winter 2016 collection, bringing cheer to an otherwise frigid day. Lively music and a fuchsia background assisted in proving the colder seasons do not have to be depressing. The designer entitled her collection "Playing with ...

DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO Fall/Winter 2016

DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO Fall/Winter 2016

By Ali Webb, Violet Vision Editor

February 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Booming music filled the simple yet modern Skylight Clarkson Square venue as models began to strut clad in the cozy ensembles of the latest DEMOO PARKCHOONMOO collection. Entitled "Warmth," designer Demi Park's creations included grey, burgundy, and eggplant shades that added a familiar, welcoming fee...

New York Collections Fall/Winter 2016

New York Collections Fall/Winter 2016

By Colin Burke, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Oxford Fashion Studies hosted an intimate yet glamorous event on Friday, featuring designers from around the world. The “New York Collections” featured Lenie Boya, Stefano Collection, Arthur Avellano, Hanbyel Kang, and Alexis Walsh. The show, held at Midtown's swanky Studio 450, had several gr...

Rubin & Chapelle Fall/Winter 2016

Rubin & Chapelle Fall/Winter 2016

By Sophie Shaw, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Sounds of baseball, basketball, and soccer filled the Field House at Chelsea Piers, where Rubin & Chapelle premiered its Fall 2016 capsule collection. The brand used professional and amateur female soccer players instead of models, and a field replaced a typical runway or presentation setting....

iiJin Fall/Winter 2016

By Teresa Wang, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

iiJin means “precious” in Korean, but this by no means implies the brand has a cute or delicate style. Punk was alive with iiJin’s Fall/Winter 2016 show. Red and black plaid patterns, which seem to be one of the line's motifs, were once again featured in this collection. Also making a comeback...

Chromat Fall/Winter 2016

By Mallori Albright, Staff Writer

February 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Becca McCharen, designer of Chromat, has stayed true to her aesthetic, much of which defies the conventional definition of fashion. Once again, McCharen has created a collection situated at the crossroads of futuristic, three-dimensional shapes and classic lingerie and clothing styles. While stru...

Yuna Yang Fall/Winter 2016

Yuna Yang Fall/Winter 2016

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Yuna Yang’s Fall/Winter 2016 show displayed an evolution of the label, typically known for its soft, feminine look. The collection, entitled “No Borders,” used heavier wool and silks as well as simpler prints when compared with the abundant plaids of Yang’s previous winter collection. The edgi...

ADEAM Fall/Winter 2016

ADEAM Fall/Winter 2016

By Zoe Alexandra Hall, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Hanako, Tokyo-born and NYC-raised designer of ADEAM, featured blush shades in her Fall/Winter 2016 collection. She manages to capture warmth from her two heritages while maintaining a cool, classy look. The designer's collection includes a warm palette of mostly black and gray, with a splash...