Archive for August 25th, 2014

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Zac Posen

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There are a lot of reasons to love Zac Posen–a prodigy who drew the attention of critics prior to his first collection ever being shown! Just when WWD was wondering “Who Can Save New York Fashion?” in 2001, Zac Posen emerged onto in the fashion scene. A New York native who grew up in in [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Anna Sui

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Back in 1991, Anna Sui held her first solo show and paid her models with the clothes they wore on the catwalk. (Her supermodel friends Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista had encouraged her to try a runway show). More than twenty years later, she’s a genuine rock star in the fashion world—and it doesn’t hurt [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Jenny Packham

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Jenny Packham—originally known for her bridal wear and evening gowns—has, in just a few years, become to “go-to” designer for classically chic women around the world, including Catherine, Dutchess of Cambridge–and today this versatile designer has become synonymous with glamour. Packham was born in 1965 in Southampton, England. She graduated with a First Class Honors [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love…Derek Lam…Full Steam Ahead

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Derek Lam is a visionary. He began his journey over 20 years ago, rising to great heights as a designer, and now he’s building an even bigger footprint in the global fashion industry with strategic assertiveness. Lam—a Chinese-American who grew up in San Francisco, the scion of parents (and grandparents) in the fashion business, attended [...]

New York Fashion Week—Why We Love Bibhu Mohapatra

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Known for his increasingly modern take on evening dressing, Indian designer Bibhu Mohapatra creates clothes that women WANT to wear. His use of luxurious fabrics, expansive color palettes, and his discerning eye for detail make Mohapatra’s creations stand apart. But while Mohapatra’s designs are world-famous now, he didn’t originally seek fashion design as his career [...]

New York Fashion Week–Why We Love Naeem Khan

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His shows are one of the most anticipated events of New York Fashion Week, and his dresses have graced the silver screen in films like Dreamgirls and TV shows like Sex & the City. Designer Naeem Khan and his eponymous clothing line have become one of the most sought out brands in the industry today. [...]

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