Posts Tagged ‘NYFW’

Houghton went back to its Roots for Spring-Summer 2016

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Katharine Polk returned to her roots for Houghton Spring-Summer 2016. She combined Houghton and Houghton Bride into a stellar spring collection. She opted to maintain her initial vision of the brand and reinforced it by focusing on who “her girl” is, and her strong vision created a winning collection. Whites, pales and blushes dominated the [...]

Son Jung Wan gets Inspiration from the Sea for Spring-Summer 2016

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Son Jung Wan was inspired by the sea for her strong and feminine Spring 2016 collection. Korea’s Jeju Island was the starting point and it influenced the color palette of pastel hues, including lilac and blush interspersed with deep turquoise. Metallics and sequins played a part in the collection as well as whites, blues and [...]

Vivienne Tam Mixes Street Style with Chinese Art Deco for Spring-Summer 2016

Vivienne Tam RTW Spring 2016

Vivienne Tam was inspired by androgynous New York Street Style and admixed that with elements from 1920’s Chinese Art Deco, which resulted in a colourful, masculine/feminine collection for a bold look and a strong new direction for the brand. The collection was comprised of relaxed silhouettes, crisp cottons, synthesized crepes and techno mesh layered with [...]

Desigual brings Barcelona to NYFW for Spring 2016

Desigual RTW Spring 2016

Desigual originated in Barcelona and the brand brought back the feeling of the famed Spanish city for Spring-Summer 2016. Colors were bright as always and playful patterns were inspired by the architecture of the city and its bold and beautiful sights. The brand showed neon floral dresses with lace insets, a rainbow halter dress, an [...]

Tadashi Shoji Celebrates his Japanese Homeland for Spring 2016

Tadashi Shoji RTW Spring 2016

Tadashi Shoji’s beautiful and romantic Spring-Summer 2016 collection showcased stunning gowns and beautiful cocktail dresses, all inspired by his homeland of Japan. He focused heavily on wisteria, which was immediately evident as the runway was draped in the beautiful floral plant. Peonies, irises, and cherry blossoms also made their mark on his pieces. Sheer dresses [...]

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

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 [...]

Altuzarra Goes Sexy Glam for Fall Winter 2015 at NYFW


Joseph Altuzarra unveiled a beautifully glamorous Altuzarra Fall Winter 2015 collection at NYFW. Pieces ranged in color from black, ivory, and camel, to pale blue, blood red, and soft pink. The collection had an air of dark glamour – very chic and trendy yet with a subtle edge. Stunning outerwear in the form of coats [...]

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