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One Sentence Fashion Week Reviews

One Sentence Fashion Week Reviews

By Caroline To, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Several New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 collections are boiled down to one sentence reviews.

Jia Liu S/S 2018

Jia Liu S/S 2018

By Annika Squires, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Set to a brightly lit, constantly changing backdrop, Jia Liu’s Spring/Summer 2018 Fashion Week collection started off with a bang. The first model, a young boy, strutted down the runway showcasing a sleek white suit covered in comic sketches and speech bubbles. In her show, the Chinese designe...

Helen Yarmak S/S 2018

Helen Yarmak S/S 2018

By Julia Sheykhet, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Though the weather outside was bright and sunny, Helen Yarmak’s Spring/Summer 2018 presentation embodied the essence of a magical winter wonderland. Held in the Crown Building, the New York City skyline made for a wonderful backdrop to the models twirling around in elegant fur coats. Racks of merchandise were set up in every co...

Naersi S/S 2018

Naersi S/S 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

For it’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection, Chinese label Naersi created a night at the museum as its runway took place at the American Museum of Natural History. The Irma and Paul Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life was transformed into a backdrop for the show, with the 94-foot long fiberglass model of a blue whale overhead and blue mood lighting underscoring the aquatic-focused setting. Several Chinese celebrities attended, such as models Li Siyu and Chang Luping, as well as American actress Leighton Meest...

Libertine S/S 2018

Libertine S/S 2018

By Anubhuti Kumar, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Before designer Johnson Hartig's Libertine Spring/Summer 2018 show even started, the dance-inducing music and cool, youthful energy in the room made it feel like, should the lights turn down, the runway would quickly transform into a club. The commencement of the show only heightened these vibes. ...

Dennis Basso S/S 2018

Dennis Basso S/S 2018

By Mallori Albright, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Designer Dennis Basso celebrated his 35th anniversary in fashion with a collection dedicated to the international woman and her many travels. Held at the world-renowned Plaza Hotel, the show was nothing short of luxury, and, as a result, attracted celebrities such as Lisa Rinna, Ivana Trump, and the lat...

Fringe: Sartorial Sustainability

Fringe: Sartorial Sustainability

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty and Style Editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under Special Editions, Top Story

While the fast pace of city life is invigorating and exciting, wasteful behaviors often get swept up in the hastiness. New York’s fashion industry is no exception — with Zara and other fast-fashion stores on what seems like every other block, there is an underlying reality of pollution and waste...

Men and Crop Tops: A Fashion Revolution?

Men and Crop Tops: A Fashion Revolution?

By Christopher Collado, Staff Writer

April 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Crop tops haven't integrated into mainstream fashion for men, but celebrities like Justin Bieber are embracing the look.

Moncler Grenoble F/W 2017

Moncler Grenoble F/W 2017

By Ericka Barroso, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features, Top Story

Moncler Grenoble represents luxury skiwear that focuses on performance, comfort and exquisite design. Their Fall/Winter 2017 collection was no exception. The setting of the show replaced the traditional runway with a winter wonderland. Every attendee felt like Cinderella arriving at ball. The...

iCB F/W 2017

iCB F/W 2017

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

With dry ice misting your face, ICB made you feel like you were climbing a glacier at their Fall/Winter 2017 show. Audience members were taken to new heights with ICB’s mountain trek inspired collection. The presentation featured models on platforms that were switched out one-by-one to feature a ...

Nina Tiari F/W 2017

Nina Tiari F/W 2017

By Krista Burton, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


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 ...

Namilia F/W 2017

Namilia F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Power and female agency revved the engine of Namilia’s motocross inspired Fall/Winter 2017 collection. With camo and checkerboard prints, bedazzled flames and metallic accents adorning the garments, designers Nan Li and Emilia Pfohl created an indelicate and fantastic collection worth witnessing. ...

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