Posts Tagged ‘Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week’

Wanderlust with Prabal Gurung for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW

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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

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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

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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.

Monique Lhuillier Brings Light into Spring/Summer 2015

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Esteemed couturier Monique Lhuillier dazzled the crowd with her magical Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Getting her inspiration from the sunrise of Harbor Point, Bahamas, where she recently vacationed, Lhuillier’s collection was luminous and iridescent. The show began with the daytime looks which could be worn as separates. Rompers, structured shorts and peplum tops, adorned with flower [...]

Charlotte Ronson Brings the ‘60’s to Life for Spring 2015


Charlotte Ronson’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection was a contemporary take on 1960s fashion. To the tunes of ‘Purple Rain” by her DJ sister Samantha Ronson, the designer showcased her latest collection in the Pavillion, in the tents at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion week Drawing inspiration from art, both artistic and feminine influences were at play in [...]

Christian Siriano Creates Wearable Art for Spring 2015

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Christian Siriano–adored by both fashionistas and celebrities, is as close to a wunderkind as one might be. Season after season his innovation and technique scale new heights. His Spring/Summer 2015 collection was no exception. While in past years, his detailing was a focus, this year he raised the bar again, adding breakthrough silhouettes that stole [...]

Tory Burch Brings Art to Life for Spring-Summer 2015

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Tory Burch’s muse for her spring 2015 collection was Francoise Gilot, the French artist who inspired and romanced Picasso in the late forties and early fifties. The result is a Paris bohemian style that can work anywhere. Every look in this collection—which she describes as “raw and refined,” showed Burch’s prowess for making odd couplings [...]

Dennis Basso Takes Us on a Magical Trip to the French Rivera for Spring 2015

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Dennis Basso’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection took us to the 1960’s French Riviera. Known for his expertise in making the finest furs, Basso’s collection boasted a lavish ensemble of fur deemed fit for the most extraordinary of divas. And it was, as he dedicated the collection to his late friend, entertainer Joan Rivers. Drawing inspiration from [...]

Reem Acra Displays Glamorous Gowns for Spring 2015

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Known for her breathtaking couture gowns, Reem Acra’s Spring/Summer 2015 ready-to-wear collection was a glamorous delight. Drawing inspiration from mid-20th century Parisian courtiers and fashion photography of that era, Acra brought elegance and dramatic brio to the runway. The vintage-inspired looks were given a modern edge via a variety of fabrics—including silk, organza, chiffon, jersey [...]

Carolina Herrera Masters Spring/Summer 2015

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Carolina Herrera’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection was a visual masterpiece. Drawing inspiration from flowers, Herrera went a step further to create stellar, beautifully crafted and mind-bending, optical-illusion pieces, that made her show one of the most exquisite of Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week 2014. Using a palette of spring colors including reds, bright neon, yellow [...]

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