Tag Archives: MBFW Spring/Summer 2015

LIE SANGBONG SPRING/SUMMER 2015

TURNING THE CATWALK INTO A FASHION DREAM ROAD There is no mistaking a true couture designer. When you walk into the Salon, it truly is like walking into an artistically serene dream. Nearly 1200 tiles line the runway, over the … Continue reading

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KATYA LEONOVICH SPRING/SUMMER 2015

BRINGING FASHION INTO THE FUTURE You can’t walk into a tech-type store without seeing 3-D printer. You think, “Cool. But what would I do with it?” Katya Leonovich has found the answer. The designer, who seems never to stop creating, … Continue reading

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DORIN NEGRAU SPRING/SUMMER 2015

INTRODUCING A LITTLE MYSTERY WITH YOUR FASHION One of the very best things about covering fashion is that it is always a voyage of discovery. Mixed with the brilliantly familiar, the designers who show their often magnificent looks, season after … Continue reading

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FALGUNI & SHANE PEACOCK SPRING/SUMMER 2015

FANTASTIC FASHION THAT’S JUST A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT I have been following Falguni & Shane Peacock since their first show at New York’s Fashion Week. Back then, many of their pieces shined, literally, with tiny bulbs lighting up the looks. … Continue reading

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CARMEN MARC VALVO SPRING/SUMMER 2015

A CELEBRATION IN A STYLISH GARDEN, 25 YEARS IN THE MAKING I have to say it: Carmen Marc Valvo is one of the designers I truly love, and here’s why: there is such a beautiful optimism to his designs. He … Continue reading

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CUSTO BARCELONA SPRING/SUMMER 2015

PUTTING THE FUN BACK INTO SEXY SUMMER DRESSING I have been a tiny bit critical (only a tiny bit, as I love Custo) of the last couple of Custo Barcelona collections. I thought some of the fun had been left … Continue reading

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DAVID TLALE SPRING/SUMMER 2015

FASHION FROM THE HEART OF AFRICA You know pretty much all you need to know about David Tlale’s inspiration simply by looking at the clothes coming the down the catwalk. The rich colors seem to be touched by a bright, … Continue reading

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ZANG TOI SPRING/SUMMER 2015

25 YEARS OF GLAMOUR I’m not sure there is a designer more loved by the people filling a tent, twice a year, at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week than Zang Toi. The photographers love him for a couple of reasons: the beautiful … Continue reading

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VENEXIANA SPRING/SUMMER 2015

DROP DEAD GLAMOUR Venexiana was the first invitation I received when I started covering Fashion Week, and it never ceases to astound. The lights go down, and I’m transported to another time, a time when people knew, understood, insisted on … Continue reading

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MARK AND ESTEL SPRING/SUMMER 2015

A LITTLE BIT FASHION, A WHOLE LOT OF ROCK AND ROLL Actors, reality personalities, rock stars, so many of them become fashion icons, and a few of those, for better or worse, morph into designers, or, at least, front their … Continue reading

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