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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?

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...

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 ...

Katie Gallagher F/W 2018

Katie Gallagher F/W 2018

By Nina Donoghue, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

Entering Katie Gallagher’s “True Red” show was like descending into the Addams family’s basement. Black mesh, smudged eyeliner, and red roses were everywhere you looked. The underground setup was reminiscent of an art gallery, with models standing frozen behind oversized wooden frames. The space was industrial yet ...

Negris Lebrum F/W 2018

Negris Lebrum F/W 2018

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

While the audience seemed receptive to the Negris Lebrum Fall/Winter show at New York Fashion Week, the almost entirely black line was redundant and unfulfilling to a fashion critique’s eye. To set the tone of the show, intense orchestral music was pumped throughout the room, conveying an aura of...

Vivi Zubedi F/W 2018

Vivi Zubedi F/W 2018

By Hannah Starke, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

As the lights dimmed on the ultra-packed West Village venue, the crowd at the Vivi Zubedi Fall/Winter 2018 show fell silent as upbeat percussion music filled the runway. Included among the stylish front row was Kara McCullough, the reigning Miss USA. With a flash of white light, the runway lit up ...

Misha Kaura F/W 2018

Misha Kaura F/W 2018

By Erica Kyung, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

  Misha Kaura, age 25, launched her second formalwear collection this weekend at NYFW in for the FW 2018 season. The show was held at Industria Studios in the West Village. Misha has been crafting garments for a little over a year as she switched from skin cancer research to fashion in M...

Just In XX F/W 2018

Just In XX F/W 2018

By Pooja Nayyar, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

Justin Yu-Ying Chou launched his new label Just In XX — separate from his main label Just In Case — during New York Fashion Week 2018 at Spring Studios. Chou’s latest collection embodied his trademark contradictory style that combines elements from western with attributes from the Eastern As...

JXY n’ Cuso F/W 2018

JXY n’ Cuso F/W 2018

By Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

For their Fall/Winter 2018 runway show at Pier 59, designers JXY n’ Cuso debuted a collection of pieces ranging from casual hoodies and shorts to evening gowns and work-attire. Executed in a pleasing, classic color palette, the duo displayed a well-tailored collection however the lack of innov...

Oxford Fashion Studio: Colour by Nandi Madida F/W 2018

Oxford Fashion Studio: Colour by Nandi Madida F/W 2018

By Nina Donoghue, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018

The bright, minimalist décor of Studio 450 was the perfect atmosphere for the debut of Nandi Madida’s 2018 Colour collection. Firey reds, oranges and whites blazed down the runway, daring the audience to look closer. But the designs were as subtle as the color palette — Madida expertly subv...

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