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Georgine S/S 2017

Georgine S/S 2017

By Krista Burton, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Georgine’s Spring/Summer 2017 runway show began in darkness until the lights followed a model dressed in army green culottes, a metallic high neck blouse, and a long floral embroidered trench coat to open up the show. The Georgine models sported messy, voluminous bobs and bright red lipstick. Designer Georgine Ratelband continued last collection’s theme of lace, fur and sheer accents....

Julianna Bass S/S 2017

Julianna Bass S/S 2017

By Kaylee Warren, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Atmospheric, otherworldly music laced with fleeting piano notes welcomed you to Julianna Bass’s Spring/Summer 2017 post-apocalyptic dreamscape. Three words set the tone for the presentation: “pink cloud syndrome.” It’s defined in the presentation handbook as irrational grandiosity in a time of despair, a cultivated detachment from reality, a breath of fresh air between cigarettes, an ext...

Anniesa Hasibuan S/S 2017

Anniesa Hasibuan S/S 2017

By Kaitlyn Wang, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

In Anniesa Hasibuan’s spring/summer 2017 collection, flowing capes, elaborate laces, and pastel silks reigned supreme. The Muslima wear collection was flowing and lovely, versatile, and definitely memorable. The Indonesian designer easily evoked the breezy feeling of spring with light colors lik...

Berenik S/S 2017

Berenik S/S 2017

By Ali Webb, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Upon entering the open, bare-bones Soho space of Berenik’s Spring/Summer 2017 show, the first noticeable detail was the runway. Made with a digital cloudscape print by Jack Hardwicke, it helped transport the audience to Veronika Brusa’s dreamstate before the show even began. Using neutral and...

Carmen Marc Valvo S/S 2017

Carmen Marc Valvo S/S 2017

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Sitting riverside at Pier 59, the Carmen Marc Valvo Spring/Summer 2017 collection forced spectators and passersby alike to pause in awe. In light this day of remembrance across the nation, Valvo offered a respite and a haven from the memories so close to home here in New York. With masterful execut...

Erin Fetherston S/S 2017

Erin Fetherston S/S 2017

By Shirley Cahyadi, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

This spring/summer 2017 collection marks the 10 year anniversary of Erin Fetherston showing at New York Fashion Week. Since her inaugural show, Fetherston has stolen our hearts and has since kept them with her dreamy and intimate collections. This collection epitomized what it means to be elegant and ef...

Layana Aguilar S/S 2017

By Sabrina Santiago, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Touches of turquoise, whites and blacks are coloring the Spring/Summer 2017 collection of Layana Aguilar. A Brazilian native and resident of New York, Layana was a Project Runway season 11 finalist and established her eponymous brand in 2013. Her brand is known for its femininity and comfort wi...

Demoo Parkchoonmoo S/S 2017

Demoo Parkchoonmoo S/S 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Violet Vision Editor

September 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The Demoo Parkchoonmoo Spring/Summer 2017 runway show entailed a weaving story of simplicity, functionality and design. The collection was centered on two themes: the designer, Demi Park’s own patchwork print paintings and the concept of airiness. The collection was named after the latter, “Ai...

Dan Liu S/S 2017

Dan Liu S/S 2017

By Courtney Marino, Staff Writer

September 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Everything was coming up roses at Skylight Clarkson Square courtesy of Dan Liu's Spring/Summer 2017 Collection gracing the stage. Warm, pinkish hues colored the venue, and an array of roses were laid out on sleek white benches, creating an amorous vibe. The show whimsically began with one mode...

Francesca Liberatore S/S 2017

Francesca Liberatore S/S 2017

By Mallori Albright, Staff Writer

September 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Francesca Liberatore showed up at New York Fashion Week with another show-stopping runway show. For this spring/summer collection, Liberatore took on an “anti-summer” and used cooler weather fabrics such as suede, velvet, and satin. These fabrics, usually associated with fall and winter, were ...

Marissa Webb S/S 2017

Marissa Webb S/S 2017

By Carson Kessler, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

As the idea of masculine and feminine convergence and gender equality continues to gain support in the political and social world, fashion lends itself a vehicle for social change. This S/S 2017 season, Marissa Webb presented a side-by-side rendering of both masculine and feminine elements upon her r...

Helen Yarmak S/S 2017

Helen Yarmak S/S 2017

By Daniela Weinstein, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

One can’t help but feel like a socialite the moment she steps foot onto the 23rd floor penthouse of Helen Yarmak’s Spring/Summer 2017 presentation. Waiters circled around to offer guests glasses of white wine while french love tunes softly played in the background. The room had huge windows all aroun...

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