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THUY- Lithe and Lux.

For most designers, spring lines are a time for spring colors. While pale pinks, sea foam greens, and eggshell whites may have ruled the...

RISTO; When the Theory doesn’t always pan out…

Two themes ran consistently through Risto’s 2010 Spring Collection- heavy use of printed sheer fabrics and a purple black print of lightning striking, often...

MONARCHY gives preppy panache.

Coming to the Monarchy 2010 Spring Collections was ostensibly an exercise in learning in how to renegotiate one’s wardrobe to the mantra of post...

LUCA LUCA- Feminine and Ethereal.

Amidst the chaos of holding rehearsals 30 minutes before the show and a backdrop being continuously let down and tied back up again, the...

Fashion Night Mayhem and the $50 Bribe.

The best way to describe an orgy of fashion, music, and sexy people, is my new guilty pleasure Fashion's Night out in New York...

SPURR- Too Decadent for you!

I love it when fashion is synonymous to models spending lots of attention to the idea of cool to the point that the inhibitions...

ARISE: AFRICAN PROMISE COLLECTIVE BLOWS BRYANT PARK AWAY.

Coming to Arise’s African collective was by far one of the most exhilarating highlights of the IMG MERCEDES FASHION WEEK so far. With the...

MONIQUE LHUILLIER- A pean to warriors.

Monique Lhuillier showcased her Spring 2010 collection at Christie’s. The small room on the second floor was decidedly minimalist in style.  A razor thin...

“Genuflecting at Odyn Vovk”

"He always had the opposite style of everyone else. Deliberately."  So says mother of Odyn Vovk designer, Austin Sherbanenko. Plenty of friends and relatives were...

Close Encounters- Rachel Antonoff.

Picture this: You are arriving at Henry Street Settlement Theater on Grand Street for what you think is the typical fashion show. After you...

Dries Van Noten Loved and Adored…

It was to be quite precise a who’s who of who not only exists in the fashion world but ultimately who really counts. Watching...

Alexander Michael Snyder; ‘…because women deserve to be more beautiful.’

Welcome to the world where the first, second, and third row are all discerning. The world where the first row gets a bow on...

Skrapper: A fashion line that still fights in Spunk and the Downtrodden.

It’s some time way past noon and I’m looking for the offices of Skrapper deep in Soho. Out of nowhere William Quigley, the designer...

Sabina Les: The etiquette of the Scarf.

After honing her craft by designing for top retailers such as Gap, Guess, and J-Lo, Sabina Les has launched a line of printed silk...

‘SWAGGER’ : The real truth Behind Fashion Week.

There is an interesting perception that next weeks upcoming fashion collections are all about velvet ropes, hot parties, skinny models, Anna Wintour and a...