Posts Tagged ‘Derek Lam’

Derek Lam Goes Mod for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW


Derek Lam modernized women’s sportswear for his Fall Winter 2015 collection at NYFW. He turned to superstars Diane Keaton, Katharine Hepburn, Mia Farrow, and Dianne Wiest for sources of inspiration for the season, calling them his “New York heroines.” Lam’s outerwear was a highlight of the collection, with gorgeous trenches that held volume and A-line [...]

What’s Cool About Derek Lam


San Francisco native Derek Lam is known for his classic, clean, feminine, and flirt designs. He grew up surrounded by fashion, as his grandparents ran a factory that specialized in wedding gowns. Derek actually worked as an assistant for Michael Kors before moving to Hong Kong and working as a designer there for four years.

Derek Lam Exquisitely Brings the 70′s into His Stellar Spring 2015 Collection

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Derek Lam’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection delivered a retro-chic 1970’s take on American sportswear. Inspired by his favorite decade—the 70’s, Lam chose to bring back American classics like flares, pencil skirts and trench coats, but with a modern twist by adding brass studwork around the bust-lines of dresses, and using rich fabrics like cashmere and silk-ribbed [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Alexander Wang

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New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Alexander Wang What’s not to love about a young, driven, self-made designer who creates stellar fashions? Since his emergence onto the fashion scene in 2005 with his unisex sweaters, Alexander Wang has pretty much been unstoppable. Originally from San Francisco, Wang grew up in a Taiwanese-American home. [...]

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


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 [...]

Style Star and Lives of Style Friend Ken Downing—Fashion Director of Neiman Marcus, Takes Center Stage at 33rd San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary Fashion Show


Fashionistas take note: Neiman Marcus Senior Vice President and Fashion Director curates a not-to-be-missed runway show and highlights the ultimate fashion event from 11-3 this Thursday, 3 April at the Fairmont Hotel. Downing, who has been interviewed multiple times by Lives of Style, is the ultimate fashion insider—called a “guru of gurus” of style, prognosticating [...]

Derek Lam and Jamie Wolf Will Have You Doing Pirouettes – In Style!


Calling all ballerinas! Are you ready to go from dancer drab to ballet glam? Renowned designer Derek Lam is gearing up to take you there! To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the New York City Ballet, the designer has teamed up with jeweler and former dancer Jamie Wolf to create a collection inspired by choreographer and [...]

Target and Neiman Marcus Unveil Holiday Collection

High fashion meets affordability this holiday season with the long awaited unveiling of the Target + Neiman Marcus collaboration which has been highly anticipated since its announcement back in July.

Palm Springs Makes Unlikely Setting for Derek Lam Spring 2012 Show

California native Derek Lam returned home for Spring-Summer 2012. A Palm Springs, Richard Neutra and “Rat Pack” themed collection really brought out the sunshine and desert colors of California–brightness and lightness abounded. Sportswear was tip-top with homage to lightness and airiness and joie de vivre. The architect in Lam kept it all in perspective, with [...]

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