Posts Tagged ‘MBFW’

Wanderlust with Prabal Gurung for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW

Prabal Gurung FW 2015

Prabal Gurung was quoted at his Fall Winter show saying that he loves a woman of substance.   One could say the same of his latest collection, which was inspired by the Adirondack Mountains.   Gurung admixed minimalism infused with references to the natural world, like a snow leopard printed velvet coat and a shift [...]

Dennis Basso’s Disco Queens for Fall Winter 2015 NYFW

Dennis Basso FW 2015

It was all about the American hustle at Dennis Basso’s Fall Winter show at NYFW.   Inspired by the stylish jet setters of the disco era, there was no shortage of glamour. Models were swathed in velvet drape gowns in metallic gold. Ensembles brought to mind Studio 54 in its heyday—with highlights reminiscent of the [...]

La Dolce Vita with Badgley Mischka Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW

Badgley Mischka FW 2015

Following a holiday at a 450 year-old monastery in Cartagena, Columbia, Mark Badgley and James Mischka infused their Fall Winter collection with retro allure worthy of the silver screen. Hourglass silhouettes and beauty queen beehives were reminiscent of ‘60’s femme fatales Sofia Loren and Brigitte Bardot.

Zang Toi’s Venetian Mystery for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW

Zang Toi FW 2015

Zang Toi treated attendees at his Fall Winter show to the type of extravagance featured at Venetian masquerades in the 16th century. The collection was certainly a renaissance for the Malaysian-born designer, who deviated from his usual palette of jewel tones. Toi said, “I decided to surprise my audience without the signature Zang Toi colours. I decided [...]

Hervé Léger F-W 2015 — An Anniversary in Style

Herve Leger FW15

For Hervé Léger’s Fall-Winter collection–a celebration of of 30 years of Léger–Max and Lubov Azria found divine inspiration at Antoni Gaudí’s famed La Sagrada Família cathedral in Barcelona. Lubov’s personal photos of the sparkling stained glass windows and ceiling were transformed into rich patterns and body-con knit jacquards. Even Gaudí’s miniature wooden models of the cathedral [...]

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 [...]

North Africa Meets Europe for Edun Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW


Creative Director Danielle Sherman of Edun explored the cusp of European and North African culture for her Fall Winter 2015 collection at NYFW. The brand uses Africa as its central point of manufacturing, so it’s only natural that it would find sources of inspiration from there as well. Tapestries based on traditional North African design [...]

Opulence with Zac Posen for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW


Zac Posen took to Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall to unveil his Fall Winter 2015 collection at NYFW. As usual, Posen had an ornate, over the top show that was closed out with Naomi Campbell as the finale look model. Mega stars adorned the front row, including Rihanna and Mary J. Blige. The collection was fit [...]

3.1 Phillip Lim is Cool and Composed for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW


Phillip Lim kept his collection cool, urban chic for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW. In the 3.1 Phillip Lim collection, pieces stuck to a solid palette of black, white, and gray, with pops of muted green and blood red. The collection focused more on silhouette rather than a centralized theme, creating an unbound and sort [...]

Peter Copping Soars for Oscar de la Renta Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW


This season for the Oscar de la Renta brand was a pivotal one, as it was Peter Copping’s first turn as Creative Director of the storied line. The legendary namesake to the brand passed away just one week after appointing Copping as the creative director, adding a great deal of pressure to the successor. Fortunately, [...]

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