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NYFW: Fashion-Forward or Fashion-Dead?

NYFW: Fashion-Forward or Fashion-Dead?

By Tianne Johnson, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

As fashion returns to it's roots in Europe, where does that leave New York City within the world of style?

steventai F/W 2018

steventai F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 26, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

As showgoers milled about Durbar Court within London’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, models displayed the steventai Fall/Winter 2018 collection on a stage before them. Alongside the models was a Chinese street food cart and a table of elderly people playing mahjong, highlighting designer St...

Phoebe English F/W 2018

Phoebe English F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 26, 2018


Filed under New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

  Slashes, cuts, and netting were abound at the Phoebe English Fall/Winter 2018 presentation. The collection included eight black and white looks, all of which included elements of deconstruction. The sense of deliberate ruin was also highlighted by strips of black fabric that was scattere...

Fashion Must Be More Conscious

Fashion Must Be More Conscious

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Fashion must be more environmentally conscious, and labor standards within the fashion production industry must be improved.

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...

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...

Fashion Week F/W 2018 Highlights

Fashion Week F/W 2018 Highlights

By Thomas Chou, Beauty & Style Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Every time New York Fashion Week swings back around, it is impossible not to find yourself in a state of inspiration. In this artistic and cultural hub that we call home, NYFW brings together some of the most creative minds from across the country, in a week-long showcase of their hard work and innovati...

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 ...

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