Indochino

NEW YORK SHOWS YANKEE PRIDE IN THE INDOCHINO FALL COLLECTION Premium made-to-measure menswear brand Indochino hits a home run with a sponsorship of the one-and-only New York Yankees. With 27 World Series championships in its over a century history, the Yankees is not only an unyielding source of New York pride but practically synonymous to …

Comme Tu Es by Jia Liu Spring Summer 2018 Collection

Comme Tu Es by Jia Liu Runway Show New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 Collection

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Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico, one of the greatest humanitarian crises of our time is unfolding on the island. Aside from the physical destruction, power, running water and even cell service are nonexistent. The over 3 Million residents of this US territory are in desperate need of basic necessities and …

FlyNYON TAKES OFF FOR THE JOURNEY SHOW

FlyNYON TAKES OFF FOR THE JOURNEY SHOW Five years since it first took flight, FlyNYON has established itself as New York’s go-to helicopter charter by tourists, aerial photographers and cinematographers, and anyone else who wants a breathtaking vista of Manhattan from high above its steel and glass towers. Founded by aviation experts with a century’s …

NYFW SS2018 – SUPIMA 10TH DESIGN COMPETITION CELEBRATES EMERGING TALENTS

SUPIMA 10TH DESIGN COMPETITION CELEBRATES EMERGING TALENTS Commemorating a decade of championing new talent, the Supima Design Competition unveiled its latest roster of design graduates and awarded this year’s prize to Alyssa Wardrop of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, who will also now have the opportunity to show her collection at Paris Fashion Week. …

SIR RICHARD BRANSON HEADLINES SYNERGY GLOBAL FORUM 2017

SIR RICHARD BRANSON HEADLINES SYNERGY GLOBAL FORUM 2017 Internationally acclaimed business mogul Sir Richard Branson leads the roster of preeminent talents, minds, and achievers of this era in the first US Synergy Global Forum “A Master Class in Disruption” October 27 and 28, 2017 at the Theater in Madison Square Garden, New York. Since its …

NYFW SS2018 IN REVIEW: FRANCESCA LIBERATORE FINDS FEMININITY WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

FRANCESCA LIBERATORE FINDS FEMININITY WITHOUT BOUNDARIES Francesca Liberatore continued her explorations on duality with a collection that astutely juxtaposed linear with free flowing silhouettes, ethereal and bold looks, and soft materials with metallic surfaces in mixes of French lace, silk jacquard and cottons. Her concepts find beautiful life in the shimmering print of watch mechanisms …

THE OSCAR WILDE TEMPLE

LIKE A PRAYER – THE OSCAR WILDE TEMPLE   The much anticipated Oscar Wilde Temple installation by acclaimed artists McDermott & McGough opened its doors recently in the Russell Chapel space at the Church of the Village (on view through December 2, 2018 201 W13th Street). Half of the art duo Peter McGough and exhibition …

Paxyma - Presentation - September 2017 - New York Fashion Week

NYFW SS2018 IN REVIEW: PAXYMA DEBUTS WITH ONE SIZE FITS MOST Launching their first collection, designers Steven Hoffman and Ramin Paksima presented Paxyma Spring Summer 2018 at New York Fashion Week with a luxurious re-interpretation of proletarian wear in an array of minimalist pieces deliberately crafted to be inclusively unisex and “one size fits most”. …

Michael Kors Collection with Bella Hadid

To assume the latest Michael Kors Collection is merely a call to escape would be an underestimation. Closer to the point is this buoyant and ingenious reminder that Manhattan itself is an island. The Spring Summer 2018 pieces draw an elegant uninterrupted line from day to evening in that half sprint New York gait from …

Vicky Zhang Fashion Show at NYFW SS18

NYFW SS2018 IN REVIEW: VICKY ZHANG – MOTHER’S LITTLE HELPER Chinese designer Xu Xinyin has set herself apart from all the fashion week mayhem with Vicky Zhang, a brand aimed squarely at mothers and their young children. And by mothers, we do mean those who probably have live-in nannies; because these elegant silk confections seem …

Hakan Akkaya - Runway - September 2017 - New York Fashion Week: The Shows

Hakan Akkaya’s SS18 Collection New York Fashion Week Runway Show Hakan Akkaya says his latest collection was inspired by existentialism and the notion of determining individual destiny with free will. More to the point though is how the designer himself utilized the concept to express his own creative freedom in conjuring up these dynamic pieces. …

NYFW SS2018 Noon by Noor

NYFW SS2018 IN REVIEW: Sophistication Comes Easy with Noon by Noor   Masculine and feminine looks are often regarded as having a polarity similar to the divide between sophistication and ease. Yet a handful of brands somehow manage to blend those elements together – and none as seamless it seems as Noon by Noor. This …

DIFFA Picnic by Design

DIFFA Picnic by Design – Bountiful Baskets for a Cause By Joseph Pastrana The design community rallied ‘round the latest DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS Picnic By Design New York event to raise much needed funds in its ongoing efforts to generate awareness and grants to organizations that provide treatment, direct care services, preventive …

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NYFW SS2018 IN REVIEW: Greta Constantine Loves The Nightlife   At some point during the Spring Summer 2018 runway presentation of Greta Constantine, Grace Jones’ “Pull Up to the Bumper” echoed across the Pier 59 Studios space as models in sparkly party frocks wove back and forth from across two elevated platforms. And the music …

FASHION SUPPORTS OLIVER SCHOLARS

FASHION SUPPORTS OLIVER SCHOLARS Even as consensus on the millennial generation’s overall state leans, uh, dismal, a growing number of young African-American and Latino students are proving they’ve got what it takes to succeed through Oliver Scholars. These high achievers receive invaluable help from its various programs including after-school and summer coursework, pre-career training, one-on-one …