Courtesy Photos Heidi Gardner’s jewelry presentation was unique and full of downright debauchery, embracing all aspects of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. Her SS2013 jewelry was a collection of edgy, heavy skulls, shields and other rocking, warrior inspired designs, made into rings, earrings, cuffs and necklaces in brass, silver (continued…)
Category: Spring/Summer 2013
Lars Andersson’s collections are a bit atypical for Fashion Week. He only does knits–beautiful knits, but only knits. So it’s a bit of a testament then that he’s still showing despite only ever showing knits. Lars himself is a curious fellow. He learned to knit as a kid (with toothpicks, (continued…)
Alice + Olivia, under the direction of Stacey Bendet, is for modern Audrey Hepburn fans with a sharp sense of style. Bright patterns in ladylike cuts ideal for Spring fever and all kinds of romance compose Alice + Olivia’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Thematically, the collection has a retro-feel, with wide (continued…)
Photo: Fernanda Calfat/Getty Images North America Chinoiserie has had a heavy hand in fashion since the days of Indochina, and one can easily imagine Blanc de Chine’s designs in some Catherine Deneuve film. Not exactly an innovative concept. The conservative line presented lots of silk mandarin collared blouses and cheong (continued…)
Courtesy photo via Bumble and Bumble Anndra Neen’s take on the golden collar brings the hardware trend of crescent moon shaped necklaces back to the Ancients. Like a Queen of Sheba lineup, models at the S/S 2013 jewelry presentation were draped in simple salmon-colored sheaths bringing maximum attention to the (continued…)
There may not have been a single print or texture omitted from the funky flamboyance of Custo Barcelona’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection. From fringe to chevron, it was all there. Bright prints, neon colors, dyed lace — nothing was held back or subdued. The collection — which read like it could (continued…)
Every Fashion Week it’s inevitable that you come across several newer designers at off-site events and wonder why they’re not showing at Lincoln Center already. And it’s an entirely different matter to go to a runway show at the Lincoln Center Stage and wonder why the designer didn’t show at (continued…)
Daniella Kallmeyer has moved through several phases in the five collections she’s shown to date. From seeing her darkly ladylike lines from the Fall and Spring of 2011 to the lively, inventive pieces she showed this past February, you wouldn’t peg her next direction as sportif. But that’s exactly where (continued…)
Spring/Summer 2013 marks the highly anticipated launch of Marissa Webb’s namesake label, and as expected, she’s off to a promising start. Before venturing out on her own, Webb worked in various design roles at J.Crew, including Head of Womenswear. Her debut collection is a clear reflection of Webb’s playful, youthful (continued…)
Bright colors, color blocking, street style details and a dash of bad-boy sex appeal make up General Idea’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection.
If you can imagine the high cheek-boned hottie sitting across from you on the subway with bright kicks, a functional yet fashionable backpack, and a stray gaze your way, then you’ve just envisioned the story designer Bumsuk Choi seems to be telling.
Spotted front row: Olivia Palermo, Cory Kennedy and Nicky Hilton. [divider] The Noon by Noor Spring/Summer 2013 show was a gilded lineup of satin and silk gowns that flowed and shimmered down the runway. Among the best looks—which felt like a modern reconceptualization of some luxurious thing Mirtha Jung might (continued…)