It took me awhile to digest all the drama and showmanship I saw on the NYFW runways. As much fun as it is to report on the spectacles, at the end of the day, it comes down to real life. My readers (and myself) really just want wearable, beautiful clothes that we can pull on [...]
Marchesa was the most anticipated show of the week for me and once again, they didn’t disappoint. The New York Public Library made for a fitting venue for the kind of artistry and craftsmanship Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig produce. I loved the way the room was set up: islands of seats arranged so the [...]
Electrifying colors shocked and awed my senses in Michael Kors’ undeniably urban Fall collection. Black (the city girl’s perennially chic uniform) and blue were the main players here with dashes of yellow and orange to excite. They weren’t exactly neon – more saturated and substantial. Playing off this vibrancy were techno details in the leathers, [...]
Jenny Packham describes her Fall 2013 collection as splendid and sophisticated, and those are truly the most perfectly tailored words to describe this show. It was called La Salonniere after the salons in 17th-century Paris, where intellectual women talked art and culture (naturally fashion must have found its way into the convo). The pieces ranged [...]
No surprise that fur and leather are on heavy rotation in Fall 2013, but whose show included surprise dancers? Find out in the third roundup of the season:
One glance at the florid wallpaper that set the stage for Tory Burch’s latest runway show, and the mood was set. This is ornate Art Nouveau style at it’s most modernized and subtle. After nine years in the business (and after proving all the naysayers wrong), Tory is a seasoned designer in her own right.