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Thaddeus O’Neil F/W 2017

Thaddeus O’Neil F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

A little bit of neon and disco brought the party to the Thaddeus O’Neil Fall/Winter 2017 presentation. Before the models entered the room, the audience looked upon a neon pink light reading “An attempt to survive time” with several disco balls hanging above it. As the models rolled out, some...

General Idea F/W 2017

General Idea F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Streamlined and architectural, the General Idea Fall/Winter 2017 collection brought back some of the same successful elements from designer Bumsuk Choi’s F/W 2016 season. Oversized grommets lined sleek wool coats and silhouettes stayed tailored, yet straight. The runway show was comprised of an impre...

Rochambeau F/W 2017

Rochambeau F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Designers Joshua Cooper and Laurence Chandler’s newest Rochambeau runway show, “Myopia”, was a whirlwind for the senses. Punk music blared while masked figures danced maniacally and darted behind plastic curtains on the opposite side of the runway from the audience. This background performa...

Matiere F/W 2017

Matiere F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Masculinity molded Matiere’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection. The looks, unembellished and practical (aside from a pair of plaid wool cargo shorts), maintained a strong sense of identity. The utilization of plaid throughout the collection underscored co-founders Scot Shandalove and H. Choi’s ‘70s pu...

Loris Diran F/W 2017

Loris Diran F/W 2017

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Loris Diran’s Fall/Winter 2017 show, titled “BACK 2 BLACK”, was largely influenced by his past year living and working in India and mainland China. The atmosphere immediately evoked calm and tranquility. The whole room was bright, naturally illuminated by the surrounding windows. The s...

Kenneth Ning F/W 2017

Kenneth Ning F/W 2017

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Kenneth Ning’s signature deconstructed menswear made another appearance at his Fall/Winter 2017 show. Ning embraced the technological 21st century by having the show at the Samsung 817 building in the Meatpacking district. The venue itself was very unlike the typical white runway that usually ap...

Zachary Prell F/W 2017

Zachary Prell F/W 2017

By Gabriella Bower, Editor-at-Large

February 1, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Zachary Prell's fall/winter 2017 collection was once again a showcase of monochromatic harmonies. The collection displayed a new way for men to structure his everyday business uniform. However, the buzz of the room and blaring music were not music to my ears.   Monochrome, an essential for...

Raun LaRose F/W 2017

Raun LaRose F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The Raun LaRose Fall/Winter 2017 presentation showcased new spins on winter basics. Puffy coats and cozy knits were amped up by unorthodox textural pairings — the most prominent being vinyl. Titled "To Whom it May Concern", LaRose’s presentation was a visual open letter that allowed viewers ample ...

Steve Aoki x Dim Mak Collection F/W 2017

Steve Aoki x Dim Mak Collection F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty and Style Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

DJ and designer Steve Aoki married music and fashion in his skate-park suitable Fall/Winter 2017 Dim Mak Collection. Aoki stayed true to the streetwear style he established for the previous four Dim Mak Collections. Skater-turned-models shredded down two temporary half-pipes, while the rock ...

Carlos Campos F/W 2017

Carlos Campos F/W 2017

By Kaitlyn Wang, Co-Managing Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

From walking to New York City from his homeland of Honduras at the age of 13 to his collections walking the runway at NYFW, Latino designer Carlos Campos has come a long way. In his Fall/Winter 2017 collection, Campos sent simple, layered looks down the runway, with pops of softer colors like...

Robert Geller F/W 2017

Robert Geller F/W 2017

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Art imitated life today at Robert Geller’s Fall/Winter 2017 show. His collection titled, “Love and War”, was a nod to the political climate today in America. The show was all about juxtaposition: of color, style and political forces. His collection expressed militarism, protest and revolt,...

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