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Naeem Khan S/S 2018

Naeem Khan S/S 2018

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Copy Chief

September 13, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Dressing the likes of Beyoncé, Katy Perry and former First Lady Michelle Obama, Naeem Khan’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection is fit to dress a queen. The 40 piece assembly of mostly dresses and gowns was inspired by the Russian ballet. The show opened with orchestral music from Russian composer Tchaikov...

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...

Dennis Basso F/W 2017

Dennis Basso F/W 2017

By Sara Miranda, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

A plethora of gold and beige hues and several types of fur went down the runway at Dennis Basso’s Fall/Winter 2017 runway show. From airy ball gowns to chic fur coats, Basso created designs that evoked the feeling of being immersed in nature. Even though Basso’s pieces consisted of a neut...

Barbara Tfank S/S 2017

Barbara Tfank S/S 2017

By Pamela Jew, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

As you entered the Laura Heller Gallery you were greeted by soft, remixed electro-harp music and Barbara Tfank’s elegant Spring/Summer 2017 collection. The models graced the gallery one by one, decked in the stunning, light-reflecting satin silhouettes. Tfank circled the room greeting repo...

Nancy Vuu S/S 2017

Nancy Vuu S/S 2017

By Rachel Sipress, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Remixed orchestral music sets the mood for the premiere Nancy Vuu — a seasoned children and junior wear designer — collection to include women's wear. Nancy Vuu uses the most luxurious materials to create children’s looks befitting royalty. In Vuu’s first collection including womenswear she at...

Tadashi Shoji S/S 2017

Tadashi Shoji S/S 2017

By Carson Kessler, Staff Writer

September 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The lights immediately shut off, when suddenly a peaceful, watercolor image of a dainty crane projects upon a stark white backdrop. As a clock chimes, the image shifts upwards to reveal the stork’s beak gripping an elephant by the tail. The silvery trunk of the elephant grasps a de-rooted tree, who...

Dennis Basso Fall/Winter 2016

Dennis Basso Fall/Winter 2016

By Brian Yu, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Dennis Basso's signature mashup of luxurious furs and elegant evening graced the runway at his Fall/Winter 2016 show. The dark atmosphere engulfed the audience as piercing music, from Sia's "Unstoppable" to the booming bass of electronic music, harmonized seamlessly with the dark, metallic...

Monique Lhuillier Fall/Winter 2016

Monique Lhuillier Fall/Winter 2016

By Natalia Barr, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Monique Lhuillier rejected the typical frills and princess ball gowns of her well-known wedding dresses and red carpet ensembles in her Fall/Winter 2016 collection, instead appealing to the modern, relaxed, rock n’ roll woman. A vivid color palette of cherry, teal blue, rose pink and basil, co...