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Trends emerge in London

By Elizabeth Grap, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

This London Fashion Week has been truly redefining. Every designer from Richard Nicoll to Lucas Nascimento took risks by completely changing their brand’s trademark looks and played with new, fun ways to dress the modern woman. Some brands played with the athleisure style and worked with androgynous, comfort-driven pieces while others kept it very feminine and formal.

Art Hearts Fashion Spring/Summer 2015

By Rafiki Johnson and Emma Hoffman

September 16, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week, Uncategorized

On the final day of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Lincoln Center celebrated another successful season with eight memorable collections. Mister Triple X Mister Triple X, to say the least, bared it all for fashion.  The male models were adorned in S&M leather straps and revealing shorts or harem...

Luar Zepol Spring/Summer 2015

By Anna Ferkingstad, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

With antique chandeliers lining the ceiling and a backdrop of ringing school bells and dark primitive music, Luar Zepol’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection debuted at Webster Hall. Designer Raul Lopez did not neglect his raw avant-garde menswear aesthetic in the collection but also experimented with new...

Erin Fetherston Spring/Summer 2015

Erin Fetherston Spring/Summer 2015

By Bailey Evans, Deputy Features Editor

September 11, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

As New York Fashion Week wound down, Erin Fetherston’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection personified the designer’s trademark, California chic style. Crisp whites and playful citrus-colored lace filled with runway with dark satin juxtaposing gorgeously. The collection, entitled “Moonlight and Roses,”...

Christian Siriano Spring/Summer 2015

Christian Siriano Spring/Summer 2015

By David Bologna, Beauty & Style Editor

September 11, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Fashion Week

Christian Siriano's dramatic aesthetic invited guests to a world of crystalized glamour, though it hardly began that way. Taking the primary spots down the runway were a multitude of stark white looks. Clad in head-to-toe white, laser-cut tiered pencil silhouettes or raffia skirts began to beg...

Clover Canyon Spring/Summer 2015

Clover Canyon Spring/Summer 2015

By Caroline Ogulnick, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

Soft chimes and deep drumbeats rang through the ears of guests as they entered Clover Canyon's Spring/Summer 2015 presentation at the Pavilion at Lincoln Center. Aligned on the leveled stage against a soothing waterfall background stood thirty-seven looks that embody the brand’s collection, “Looking...

Ricardo Seco Spring/Summer 2015

Ricardo Seco Spring/Summer 2015

By Michelle Lim, Editor-At-Large

September 10, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

Sporty New York City meats urban Mexico. Ricardo Seco’s 2015 Spring/Summer line, “Dreams,” stays true to his Mexican origins, influenced by the warm-toned Wixárika tribe, and is grounded by New York City’s effortless and simple styling. This was Ricardo Seco’s first collection including...

Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2015

Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2015

By Cicek Erel, Web Managing Editor

September 10, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

When Betsey Johnson arrives at New York Fashion Week, she doesn’t just put on a runway show — she throws a party. For Spring/Summer 2015, Johnson celebrated marriage and equality with an ‘80s-inflected bridal collection. “Prenup,” as the show was named, presented a whimsical walk down the aisle...

Organic by John Patrick Spring/Summer 2015

Organic by John Patrick Spring/Summer 2015

By Ariana DiValentino, Social Media Editor

September 10, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

The laid-back, anti-fashion spirit of the 90s was resurrected for Organic by John Patrick's spring 2015 collection. Models made their way through the curving row of seats in relaxed, sporty garments of breezy gauze, chunky knit cotton, and nylon, all matched with flat, sensible sandals. A smattering...

Parkchoonmoo Spring/Summer 2015

Parkchoonmoo Spring/Summer 2015

By Cashman Aiu and Cristina Fraga

September 10, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

In Parkchoonmoo’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, Demi Park left her comfort zone of monochrome clothes to add a special touch of radiant red wedges in her standout look. With golden infused background walls, models drifted down the runway followed by impacting techno music. With hair up in buns ...

Zang Toi Spring/Summer 2015

By Grace Halio, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

As guests of Zang Toi’s Spring 2015 show took their seats, Lana Del Rey’s “National Anthem” played, speaking to the theme of the designer’s 25th Anniversary Show: “A Privileged Life: The American Dream.” The lights dimmed, and a black crocodile ensemble took the runway by storm to the beat...

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