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Memere F/W 2017

Memere F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Romanticism reigned at Memere’s Fall/Winter 2017 presentation. Named after designer Sarah Julia LeBlanc’s grandmother, Memere carried an antique quality throughout the fresh and youthful collection. The prominence of lace and silk in pink nudes and dainty black conjured up a sense of preciousness one may attribute to a family heirloom. The...

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...

Ane Amour S/S 2017

Ane Amour S/S 2017

By Krista Burton, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Ane Amour’s Spring/Summer 2017 runway show opened with a stunning three-quarter sleeve dress with a pastel mermaid scale pattern. The strong theme of Siren’s Song recurred throughout the entire collection, especially with the color selection of blue greens, navy and coral. Even the runway’s mirro...

Houghton Fall/Winter 2016

Houghton Fall/Winter 2016

By Sophie Fay Shaw, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Houghton’s boutique style presentation for Fall 2016 was intimate yet airy. Held at the label’s West Chelsea atelier, the clothes were presented hanging or on dress forms. Houghton blends grunge and femme in the most sophisticated way, making it accessible to both a youthful and mature audiences. Alt...