Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2013

LIBERTINE FALL/WINTER 2013

LIGHTING UP THE RUNWAY WITH COLOR AND STYLE I believe that to truly appreciate Libertine, you must first know designer Johnson Hartig.  What you will discover is a serious designer with the heart of a precocious young boy, full of … Continue reading

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TRACY REESE FALL/WINTER 2013

ODE TO THE NEW YORK CITY GIRL Long before Michelle Obama rocked her sleeveless, fit-and-flare looks, Tracy Reese was a massively, popular, hugely successful designer whose shows everyone in New York fought to see during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.  Fabulous, feminine … Continue reading

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KAUFMANFRANCO FALL/WINTER 2013

THE DESIGNERS WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD Ken Kaufman and Isaac Franco made what you can definitely call an intriguing debut at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.  The designing duo, which launched KaufmanFranco in 2004, chose spies as their inspiration.  And … Continue reading

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REEM ACRA FALL/WINTER 2013

BRINGING THE GLAMOUR TO READY-TO-WEAR When you think Reem Acra, you thing pure glamour, elegance and weddings.  But each season, it seems Acra is growing her ready-to-wear collection (alongside her to-die-for red carpet stunners), and she does it without losing … Continue reading

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PAMELLA ROLAND FALL/WINTER 2013

A RUSSIAN FANTASTY FIT FOR A DR. ZHIVAGO DREAM Pamella Roland is one of those great American designers who knows her audience, knows her aesthetic, and isn’t afraid to take her vision all the way.  For Fall/Winter 2013, she took … Continue reading

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JOANNA MASTROIANNI FALL/WINTER 2013

THE QUEEN OF ELEGANCE, SEASON AFTER SEASON You expect to be blown away every time you sit down to watch Joanna Mastroianni’s runway show.  And, somehow, you always are.  For Fall/Winter 2013, she found her inspiration in strong women.  I … Continue reading

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CUSTO BARCELONA FALL/WINTER 2013

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST BATTLE THE COLD TEMPS TOGETHER Is it just me, or was there a far more muted tone to Custo Dalmau’s designs this season?  The usual crazy color palette seemed much more subdued for his Fall/Winter 2013 … Continue reading

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DIANE VON FURSTENBERG FALL/WINTER 2013

EVERY GIRL’S A PARTY GIRL Really, what can you say about a Diane von Furstenberg collection?  She is more than a fashion icon, she is, truly, one of the greatest designers.  She knows her customer, and pretty much all women, … Continue reading

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MONIQUE L’HUILLIER FALL/WINTER 2013

LIVING THE BEAUTIFULLY-CLOTHED DREAM In one of my fashion fantasies, I open my lavish, walk-in closet to find it filled with Monique L’Huillier designs.  On one side, hanger after puffy hanger hold sleek, beautifully tailored suits, slim, stylish trousers and … Continue reading

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JILL STUART FALL/WINTER 2013

REAL CLOTHES FOR REAL GIRLS Jill Stuart is one of those designers who is not an enigma.  And that is a good thing.  You know what you’re going to find in her clothes:  feminine, functional and very, very pretty.  The … Continue reading

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