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Edeline Lee F/W 2018

Edeline Lee F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 26, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

Edeline Lee’s Fall/Winter 2018 presentation transformed the BFC Showspace into a lush yet minimal garden. The collection, which was handmade in England, was centered around jewel tones like aubergine, ruby and amber green. Done in modest and modern silhouettes, the designs were feminine and evoca...

Kolchagov Barba F/W 2018

Kolchagov Barba F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 26, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

High-shine looks ruled Kolchagov Barba’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection. The designers Svetoslav Kolchagov and Emilio Barba didn’t hold back on their glamorous evening wear, with silk, velvet and sequin-clad models walking the runway. The color palette stuck to steel gray and black, with cobalt ...

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...

Emilio de la Moreno F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

Emilio de la Morena’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection took on the ‘80s with a focus on ruffled details, shoulder pads and mini skirts. The designer, influenced by Barbra Streisand's musical Yentl, sought to express a gender queer philosophy through juxtaposing masculine tailoring with the iconic si...

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...

minki F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

Gems, rocks and minerals were the cornerstones of the Minki Fall/Winter 2018 collection. While contemplating the question of whether a rock formed by nature holds more beauty than a gemstone carved by the hands of a skilled sculptor, designer Minki Cheng incorporated both. Genuine precious stones ...

Merchant Archive F/W 2018

By Sophie Shaw, Editor-at-Large

February 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week

  The Merchant Archive Fall/Winter 2018 presentation was substantial, yet whimsical. Sophie Merchant’s use of thick silks and textured cashmere blends showed off the quality of construction and clean lines of the clothing. The collection is polished and sophisticated, even though it was inspi...

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...

Bora Aksu S/S 2018

Bora Aksu S/S 2018

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Abroad Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Bora Aksu continues to define the catwalk with his playful yet seductive aesthetic. His Spring/Summer 2018 namesake collection includes a variety of patterns that flirt with each fabric. The palette consists of tinges of pastel that harmonize with the darker shades. The collection undoubtedly emp...

Sabinna S/S 2018

Sabinna S/S 2018

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Abroad Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The Sabinna Spring/Summer 2018 presentation was one for the books, as the collection showcased ready-to-wear pieces scattered in a palette of pastels. From the flirty pinks to the playful floral prints, the pieces within the Sabinna collection create a light aesthetic. The cuts — though not necessari...

Ralph and Russo S/S 2018

Ralph and Russo S/S 2018

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Abroad Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Set in a venue as elegant as its looks, the Ralph & Russo Spring/Summer 2018 runway show solidified their position as a luxury brand in the global fashion industry. The collection is comprised of a diverse palette, from soft pastels to metallic hues. In addition, the prints used — more spe...

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