Archive for August, 2018

Nicholas K Opens Store in Soho

Nicholas K Opens Store in Soho
Entering into a direct to consumer model, Nicholas K is opening its first brick and mortar store in NYC for Fall 2018, starting as a 2-month pop -up which lays the groundwork for a more permanent venture. Showcasing the drapey, modern urban-nomad staples they are known for, the brand will also offer...
August 20th, 2018 | Shopping | Read More

Coolest Places to Shop on Mercer Street

Coolest Places to Shop on Mercer Street
Back in February, during the NYFW, I had the chance to shop at some cool boutiques that prove that retail spaces can get more of an experience and less of the actual shopping locations. They treat clients in a very exclusive way, present you with a fashion exhibit or art gallery concept, and make you...
August 20th, 2018 | Shopping | Read More

My Looks from NYFW FW18 & How to Dress for the Next

My Looks from NYFW FW18 & How to Dress for the Next
Since I’m now in the spirit of styling me for the next New York Fashion Week this September, I thought it could be cool to remember what I was wearing last season and how I put everything together. It’s quite a process, because one needs to go through the trends before deciding on what to...
August 19th, 2018 | News | Read More

Other Cool FW18 Hightlights from NYFW!

Other Cool FW18 Hightlights from NYFW!
As fashion insiders know well, every February at the New York Fashion Week we are watching the presentations and shows for the next chilly weather season. That means, that to a greater extend, when I attended the NYFW in February 2018 I saw the Fall/Winter 2018-19 collections. Fashion designers traditionally,...
August 19th, 2018 | News | Read More

The Blonds FW18: Glam Edginess at its Best!

The Blonds FW18: Glam Edginess at its Best!
It wasn’t only about the inevitable fashion icon/legend Daphne Guinness who performed by the end of the show with guitarists Steven Fairweather and Malcolm Doherty, and attended the after-party! The Blonds FW18 was among the most original collections – pure glam punk heaven – presented...
August 17th, 2018 | Catwalk | Read More

Ricardo Seco FW18: Colorful Dreams!

Ricardo Seco FW18: Colorful Dreams!
Ricardo Seco’s FW18 presentation was a colorful vision in an all-white background. The collection was titled ‘Alebrijes Dreamers’ and featured colorful prints and cool athleisure silhouettes accessorized with collaboration sneakers with New Balance. @secoricardo @nyfw #nyfw #nyfw2018...
August 17th, 2018 | Catwalk | Read More

Jonathan Simkhai FW18: Empowering Women!

Jonathan Simkhai FW18: Empowering Women!
The clothes had a retro element to them, in a very modern sense though. The setting was dreamy with floral springs cascading almost from the ceiling. The lace-inset silk slip dresses, the corsets, the plaids, the blazers, and the blouses with the billowy sleeves were a wonder! Best #fashionshow...
August 13th, 2018 | Catwalk | Read More

R13 FW18: Rebellious Love for Nature!

R13 FW18: Rebellious Love for Nature!
The R13 show with daring designer Chris Leba at the helm of the brand is always one attracting the hippest crowds in New York, and for a good reason. With drawstring, hooded outerwear, activewear details, and bold accents, he encouraged everybody in the room to protest against those disrespecting nature! ...
August 13th, 2018 | Catwalk | Read More

Kuho FW18: Experimental is Good!

Kuho FW18: Experimental is Good!
It was launched in 1997 as a small boutique and today it is one of the most interesting fashion and lifestyle brands in South Korea. The FW18 collection shows a new path to urban style, one that is effortless, meticulously manufactured and risk-taking. @kuho_official @nyfw #nyfw #fw18 #fw18collection...
August 9th, 2018 | Events | Read More

Cushnie et Ochs FW18: Music & Sassiness!

Cushnie et Ochs FW18: Music & Sassiness!
For Cushnie et Ochs the FW18 show was a 10th anniversary but also the last show with the designer duo at the helm. It was an amazing collection of signature sexy looks for the modern woman. There was a live performance and the minimalist concrete-floored venue had the perfect evening view. I’ll...
August 9th, 2018 | News | Read More

Bibhu Mohapatra FW18: Inspired by Dickens!

Bibhu Mohapatra FW18: Inspired by Dickens!
Bibhu Mohapatra is always unexpected, whimsical, and couture-level! His FW18 show at Spring Studios during the NYFW was another example of larger-than-life urban style. He loves glamour and in this collection he reinterpreted it through Charles Dickens’ “Great Expectations” story. ...
August 9th, 2018 | Catwalk | Read More

Stella Nolasco FW18: Fashion & Femininism

Stella Nolasco FW18: Fashion & Femininism
Back in February 2018, many fashion designers made political statements on important issues of concern. For 2018, Stella wishes to highlight the one positive movement which has been gaining much strength: the new wave of women’s rights. Stella’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection aims to give power...
August 9th, 2018 | News | Read More

For FW18 Be as Upbeat as Sally LaPointe

For FW18 Be as Upbeat as Sally LaPointe
This was one of the FW18 shows that stuck in my memory for good. Following the trend for more entertaining and spectacle-focused fashion shows, Sally LaPointe presented in February her collection of predominantly monochrome luxe looks in a nightclubish setting as the Skylight Modern basement venue. A...
August 7th, 2018 | Catwalk | Read More

How to Prep for the NYFW SS19

How to Prep for the NYFW SS19
I’ve been attending New York Fashion Week (NYFW) since September 2009, and after hundreds of shows I regard myself quite experienced in terms of preparation. Venues have changed – from Bryant Park to Lincoln Center, Skylight Studios, Chelsea Piers, and Spring Studios – yet more or less...
August 7th, 2018 | News | Read More

Tanya Taylor FW18 Goes Across Seasons

Tanya Taylor FW18 Goes Across Seasons
With motif clash, smart layering and trendy dark florals, Tanya Taylor bundles seasonal trends into a unified whole that resonates with world travelers. You definitely need a fluffy vest or stole over your sophisticated motifs. Sequins are transeasonal as well. The designer artfully mixes casual sweaters...
August 6th, 2018 | Catwalk | Read More