Stuart Vevers Ushers Coach into a New Era
By Robin Torres
Coach certainly knows how to put on a show, and not just in the logistical sense. If the...
By Robin Torres
Coach certainly knows how to put on a show, and not just in the logistical sense. If the production certainly shines for its attention to detail – from ideally placed lighting for photographers and attendees to obtain sharp content, to an internal organization that results in the show actually...
Coach certainly knows how to put on a show, and not just in the logistical sense. If the production certainly shines for its attention to detail – from ideally placed lighting for photographers and attendees to obtain sharp content, to an internal organization that results in the show actually starting as noted on the schedule, a rare event during NYFW – it has been the brand’s willingness to...
Bezva and the Power of Femininity
By Robin Torres
Established by Svitlana Bevza over a decade ago in Kyiv, Ukraine, BEVZA has become known for its...
By Robin Torres
Established by Svitlana Bevza over a decade ago in Kyiv, Ukraine, BEVZA has become known for its timeless and elegant silhouettes. Bevza’s philosophy is that making clothes should be as sustainable as possible and that they should be worn over and over again; so minimalism and simplicity have...
Established by Svitlana Bevza over a decade ago in Kyiv, Ukraine, BEVZA has become known for its timeless and elegant silhouettes. Bevza’s philosophy is that making clothes should be as sustainable as possible and that they should be worn over and over again; so minimalism and simplicity have become key variables in her work.The brand has been slowly but steadily growing every season, but as of...
Prabal Gurung Shares his “American Dream” at NYFW
By Robin Torres
Celebrating his 10th anniversary this season, Prabal Gurung put forth an essential and timely...
By Robin Torres
Celebrating his 10th anniversary this season, Prabal Gurung put forth an essential and timely question: ‘Who gets to be an American?’A Nepalese immigrant, Gurung is one of those few established designers who has bravely made his political position known from the beginning, more ardently since...
Celebrating his 10th anniversary this season, Prabal Gurung put forth an essential and timely question: ‘Who gets to be an American?’A Nepalese immigrant, Gurung is one of those few established designers who has bravely made his political position known from the beginning, more ardently since President Trump’s election. For this collection, the designer found his drive and inspiration in...
Fashion Meets Farmers’ Market at Collina Strada
By Robin Torres
The weight of the world seems to be on everyone’s shoulders. Collina Strada designer Hillary...
By Robin Torres
The weight of the world seems to be on everyone’s shoulders. Collina Strada designer Hillary Taymour used her S/S 2020 show as a platform for performative protest, underscored by a celebration of sustainable fashion. She's widely known for the latter but this time around involved an unexpected...
The weight of the world seems to be on everyone’s shoulders. Collina Strada designer Hillary Taymour used her S/S 2020 show as a platform for performative protest, underscored by a celebration of sustainable fashion. She's widely known for the latter but this time around involved an unexpected twist. Set outside along the block that lines Stuyvesant Square Park, a rather ideal setting for...
Optimism Amid Environmental and Political Turmoil at NYFW
By Robin Torres
Prior to this NYFW season, editors from several established publications expressed their desire...
By Robin Torres
Prior to this NYFW season, editors from several established publications expressed their desire to see designers take a stance. “No one wants another collection that doesn’t stand for something”, wrote Vogue’s Emily Farra in early September echoing a general sentiment. Given the troublesome times...
Prior to this NYFW season, editors from several established publications expressed their desire to see designers take a stance. “No one wants another collection that doesn’t stand for something”, wrote Vogue’s Emily Farra in early September echoing a general sentiment. Given the troublesome times we’re living in, from the increasing socio-political tension to the worrisome state of the planet’s...
Christopher John Rogers Receives a Standing Ovation at NYFW
By Robin Torres
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John...
By Robin Torres
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John Rogers. Presenting his Spring 2020 collection for the first time at NYFW, it’s unlikely it could have gone any better than it did; and for those who attended, it might have been one for the books. From an...
This must have been quite a special afternoon for Brooklyn-based designer Christopher John Rogers. Presenting his Spring 2020 collection for the first time at NYFW, it’s unlikely it could have gone any better than it did; and for those who attended, it might have been one for the books. From an impressive runway show composed of over 30 looks to a remarkably curated (and supportive) attendance...
Changing of the Guard: Streetwear Shapes NYFW
By Robin Torres
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a...
By Robin Torres
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a number of seasons now, many adaptive and innovative changes have taken place. Tom Ford’s appointment as the new CFDA chairman is one of those exciting and significant recent developments. Shortly after...
As NYFW attempts to forge a new path amidst an industry that’s been in full flux for quite a number of seasons now, many adaptive and innovative changes have taken place. Tom Ford’s appointment as the new CFDA chairman is one of those exciting and significant recent developments. Shortly after being voted into his new role, the American designer got down to business, most noticeably slashing...
Willy Chavarria Makes Fashion “Great Again”
By Robin Torres
In an industry sometimes stiffened by traditions and gate keepers, Willy...
By Robin Torres
In an industry sometimes stiffened by traditions and gate keepers, Willy Chavarria – alongside a handful of emerging designers such as Puppets and Puppets or Palomo Spain, and more established ones such as Collina Strada and Telfar – represents a refreshing and necessary...
In an industry sometimes stiffened by traditions and gate keepers, Willy Chavarria – alongside a handful of emerging designers such as Puppets and Puppets or Palomo Spain, and more established ones such as Collina Strada and Telfar – represents a refreshing and necessary unconventionality. From realizing he wanted to be a fashion designer while working a part-time job at Joe...
LCF BA Show: Making Moves with Cautious Thinking
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s at a timely moment that the London College of Fashion BA show, shown this week in Stratford,...
By Jessica Bumpus
It’s at a timely moment that the London College of Fashion BA show, shown this week in Stratford, was inspired by the theme “move.” All six of the college’s campuses will relocate to the East End hub permanently in 2022. And in the broader landscape of fashion, movement as an umbrella term, from...
It’s at a timely moment that the London College of Fashion BA show, shown this week in Stratford, was inspired by the theme “move.” All six of the college’s campuses will relocate to the East End hub permanently in 2022. And in the broader landscape of fashion, movement as an umbrella term, from sustainability drives to gender fluidity notions, is nothing if not incredibly prevalent right...
Paris Haute Couture Day Four: Valentino’s Ode to Individuality
By Gianluca Cantaro
Take “Medea” by director Pier Paolo Pasolini, the elegance of the Armenian women with their...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Take “Medea” by director Pier Paolo Pasolini, the elegance of the Armenian women with their beautiful folk headgear, add a touch of Mongolian and Egyptian traditions mixed with a bourgeois Parisian lady from the Seventies and some Chinese paintings and decorations, and the dream by Pierpaolo...
Take “Medea” by director Pier Paolo Pasolini, the elegance of the Armenian women with their beautiful folk headgear, add a touch of Mongolian and Egyptian traditions mixed with a bourgeois Parisian lady from the Seventies and some Chinese paintings and decorations, and the dream by Pierpaolo Piccioli at Valentino Haute Couture is served. Valentino Fall/Winter 2019 Haute Couture show in Paris....
By Gianluca Cantaro
“This is a collection hinged on past and future. It got back all the details we lost in the turns of time,” said Giorgio Armani before the show of his Haute Couture Privé collection for the Fall/Winter 2019/20, presented at the Petit Palais. “I wanted to also express the era in...
“This is a collection hinged on past and future. It got back all the details we lost in the turns of time,” said Giorgio Armani before the show of his Haute Couture Privé collection for the Fall/Winter 2019/20, presented at the Petit Palais. “I wanted to also express the era in which we are living, with these deep changes; that’s why I wanted this collection to be neither rètro...
By Gianluca Cantaro
The most unsophisticated mistake that you could make is to consider the Haute Couture just an excess of decorations for impossible clothing and large headpieces. On the contrary, it’s a matter of ability often based on the most difficult construction turned into something simple,...
The most unsophisticated mistake that you could make is to consider the Haute Couture just an excess of decorations for impossible clothing and large headpieces. On the contrary, it’s a matter of ability often based on the most difficult construction turned into something simple, light, and wearable. “We are living in a speedy society where everything is consumed by the next...
Paris Haute Couture Day One: Craftsmanship is Here to Stay
By Elisabeta Tudor
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and craftsmanship that comes with a sense of poetry. In fact, the designer-duo's historical take on fashion is often expressed through a range of story-telling Haute Couture numbers that look like soft...
Nana Aganovich and Brooke Taylor have always excelled at showcasing otherworldly tailoring and craftsmanship that comes with a sense of poetry. In fact, the designer-duo's historical take on fashion is often expressed through a range of story-telling Haute Couture numbers that look like soft armors at times, and always impress through their ingenious craftsmanship. For this Fall 2019 season,...
Acne is Chasing White Rabbits While Miu Miu is Taming Wild Horses
By Elisabeta Tudor
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a...
By Elisabeta Tudor
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a less busy schedule to unveil their commercial collections – such as Acne, with its Spring/Summer 2020 women's ready-to-wear, and Miu Miu, with its 2020 Cruise collection. Acne Studios Spring/Summer...
While the Haute Couture shows have barely started in Paris, some brands are taking advantage of a less busy schedule to unveil their commercial collections – such as Acne, with its Spring/Summer 2020 women's ready-to-wear, and Miu Miu, with its 2020 Cruise collection. Acne Studios Spring/Summer 2020 ready-to-wear show in Paris. Photo by Guillaume Roujas for NOWFASHION.But although these two...
Paris Day Six: Celine’s 70s Fascination
By Gianluca Cantaro
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this...
By Gianluca Cantaro
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this June edition of Paris Men’s Fashion Week. A posse of cloned ephebic, yet fiercely romantic, boys strolled with bangs, sunglasses, and fists deeply inserted in their pockets. Celine Spring/Summer 2020...
Hedi Slimane’s nostalgia for the Seventies was strong on the catwalk of Celine that closed this June edition of Paris Men’s Fashion Week. A posse of cloned ephebic, yet fiercely romantic, boys strolled with bangs, sunglasses, and fists deeply inserted in their pockets. Celine Spring/Summer 2020 menswear show in Paris. Photo by Gio Staiano for NOWFASHION.Two different worlds with the same...