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Let’s Hear It For the Boys: NYMD Day 2

ROBERT JAMES FALL/WINTER 2016:  AS SIMPLE AS BLACK AND WHITE, AND JUST AS ELEGANT Sleek and sophisticated, with just a touch of whimsy.  That’s the best way I can think of to describe Robert James’ Fall/Winter collection.  These are grown-up … Continue reading

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LETS HEAR IT FOR THE BOYS! NYMD, PART I

Before they had their own Fashion Week, there was New York Men’s Day, a full day to OD on all things menswear.  Put together, somehow, by the good Fashionistas at Agentry PR, it groups together designers  for morning and afternoon … Continue reading

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CARMEN MARC VALVO SPRING/SUMMER 2016

THE BEAUTY OF THE BUTTERFLY KOI BROUGHT TO THE RUNWAY “The artistry of the zen garden, minimal and austere, with bold strokes of color and form, with lacquered hair.” So begins the inspiration statement of the legendary designer, Carmen Marc … Continue reading

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SON JUNG WAN SPRING/SUMMER 2016

BRINGING THE BEAUTY OF NATURE TO THE NEW YORK RUNWAY Season after season, Son Jung Wan brings something extra to the runways of New York Fashion Week. I think it’s the sense of gentleness that emanates from her and from … Continue reading

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LIBERTINE SPRING/SUMMER 2016

FINDING BEAUTY IN THE FABULOUSLY CRAZY Johnson Hartig is, in my opinion, one of the most creative designers and the most fun designer populating the runway today. For his perfectly-named line, Libertine, he takes what conventional wisdom would call “vintage” … Continue reading

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BERENIK SPRING/SUMMER 2016

GRAPHIC FASHION WITHOUT BORDERS Pier 59 has long been the runway home for the, let’s say, less mainstream designers. So, Veronika Brusa’s Berenik line fit right in. It was just the right space for these super-modern designs. The Swiss designer … Continue reading

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TAORAY WANG SPRING/SUMMER 2016

OUT OF AFRICA WITH ELEGANCE Wang Tao is one of China’s most successful and accomplished designers. But, season after season, she conquers New York Fashion Week with the elegance and sophistication of her line, Taoray Wang. For Spring/Summer 2016, her … Continue reading

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