Runway

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 23, 2015

    Issa Fall 2015

    Fall chez Issa equated to abstract iterations of animal prints in B&W, plus plenty of fringe on a series of black and rouge dresses, as well as some wide-set diagonally striped pieces. Also in the mix this season: Slinky dark dresses in navy, black, and the odd chartreuse number.

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  • The Daily Front Row | February 23, 2015

    Topshop Unique Fall 2015

    An icy, frosty vision for Fall was on tap at Topshop Unique’s show this weekend. An array of creamy, grey-tinged neutrals gave way to a (slightly) wider palette for the party-ready frocks and fetching toppers that followed. Check out the full collection, right this way…

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  • Peter Davis | February 21, 2015

    Tom Ford Fall 2015

    At last night’s Tom Ford show at Milk Studios in L.A., disco beats pulsed, and out came a kaleidoscope of patchwork skirts, coats, and pants–mixes of leopard, denim, lush blue furs, velvet and leather. Black and pink dresses, cascading with ruffles, beg to be twirled. A long fur looked like an abstract landscape in Santa

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  • Peter Davis | February 20, 2015

    Marc Jacobs Fall 2015

    Frequent Marc Jacobs collaborator Stefan Beckman enlisted Oliphant Studios to paint huge canvas backdrops of living rooms and parlors for Jacobs’ Fall show. The paintings resembling the set of a Broadway play about a rich British family who all want to kill each other, and were evidently inspired by legendary Vogue editrix Diana Vreeland’s New

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 20, 2015

    Calvin Klein Fall 2015

    Another chic fashion week nod to ’60s mod chez Calvin. But in Francisco Costa‘s hands, it had a sleek, thoroughly modern feel. There were all the era’s signatures, like culottes, A-line mini dresses, and retro coats. The latter were stellar and done in needle-punched haircalf and shearling. Costa also gave a twist to patchwork using

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 20, 2015

    Ralph Lauren Fall 2015

    Perched front row at Ralph Lauren yesterday was New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray, who was escorted into the show by the CFDA’s Steven Kolb. In a press statement sent out late Thursday evening first deputy press secretary Marti Adams said, “The Mayor and First Lady believe that success and opportunity should be the result of hard work – not

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 20, 2015

    J. Mendel Fall 2015

    Gilles Mendel was dreaming of disco this season at J. Mendel. His inspiration was the “eternal glamour of New York City’s nightlife”, according to the show notes, and Anjelica Huston was the muse. Why? “Because Anjelica Huston embodies this kind of beautiful aristocratic fashion woman,” Mendel told us backstage. He also referenced Huston’s heyday at

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  • Daniel Chivu | February 20, 2015

    Sherri Hill Fall 2015

    All about eveningwear! Sherri Hill rolled out an extensive spate of black-tie and tapis rouge-ready looks for Fall last night, and the dressy looks befitted the posh Plaza Hotel location. Luxe and very weather-apropos, a series of velvet gowns were on offer, in rich shades of navy, Merlot, and eggplant, and for an unabashed, all-out glam

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  • Daniel Chivu | February 19, 2015

    Marchesa Fall 2015

    With Blake Lively perched in the front row alongside Anna Wintour (as they scrolled through baby pictures on Blake’s iPhone), designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig rolled out luxe evening looks with a ‘20s flair for Fall. Every look was embellished to the hilt, including one number that left a trail of feathers on the

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  • Daniel Chivu | February 19, 2015

    Boss Fall 2015

    Austerity and precision are two qualities that are inherently German. So who better to helm design for the the German house than Jason Wu? An expert at tailoring, Wu could not be a better fit. This collection had plenty of the serious attire that serve Boss clients well like perfectly tailored skirt suits, boardroom style dresses with

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 19, 2015

    Anna Sui Fall 2015

    Chic time travel via the catwalk! As always, Anna Sui’s aesthetic for Fall was all things groovy and ’60s and ’70s inflected, with prints on prints and major layering. But this time around, there was some inspiration from the Vikings (more on that later) on display in her 51-look show, opened by Gigi Hadid in

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 19, 2015

    Delpozo Fall 2015

    Delpozo’s Josep Font looked to a duo of artistic talents inform his creative, colorful, and sophisticated Fall showing. “This collection is about two contemporary painters—one is Rhys Lee from Australia, he’s really sinister but colorful. There’s a lot of contrast,” Font explained to us backstage. “The other painter is Andrew Remnev from Russia; he’s very

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 19, 2015

    Michael Kors Fall 2015

    Thirties silhouettes reigned supreme on Michael Kors’ runway and the effect was positively luxe without being overdone. Very American, non? The furs! The capes! Flashes of gold! The otherwise mostly muted color palette of camels, greys, and navys and Kors’ signature sportswear vibe kept the glamour classy. Par for the course, chez Kors.

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 18, 2015

    Oscar de la Renta Fall 2015

    It’s no easy feat to fill the shoes of a legend. Peter Copping’s debut at Oscar de la Renta last night had all of the uptown ladies who lunch fare that will keep the brand’s longstanding clients happy, but he also infused his own ideas into the collection. PYTs perched front row like Taylor Swift and

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  • Peter Davis | February 18, 2015

    Tory Burch Fall 2015

    Tory Burch is truly jet set, and her Fall 2015 collection was a modern Marrakech Express. Woven rugs hung on the walls and blanketed the floor of 583 Park, the very fancy uptown party space. Jacquard coats in exotic prints were named “Essaouira”, after the small beach hamlet outside Marrakech that Jimi Hendrix wrote the song

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  • Dena Silver | February 18, 2015

    Rodarte Fall 2015

    Upon entering Center548 for a Rodarte show, there’s a palpable sense of anticipation. The sets tend to evoke a mysterious and magical vibe, leaving the audience wondering what Laura and Kate Mulleavy have up their sleeves each season. This time around, it was a glorious mash-up of sumptuous furs, luscious leathers, a bit of cashmere, a healthy dose of lace,

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  • Paige Reddinger | February 18, 2015

    Vera Wang Fall 2015

    No frills! Save for a sprinkling of floral embellishments, Vera Wang’s Fall collection was solidly black and white. It was all about slouchy monochromatic downtown cool. Even the A-line micro mini dresses had an ease to them, and those boots? J’adore! All perfect for pounding that NYC pavement.

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  • Dena Silver | February 18, 2015

    Zero + Maria Cornejo Fall 2015

    Sitting front row at Maria Cornejo’s Fall runway show were the likes of Emily Mortimer and Cindy Sherman. These are exactly the type of women Cornejo was designing for: strong, independent, and creative. Those descriptives sum up Cornejo’s latest collection, too. In a strong color story of black and white, with a bit of blue and

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  • Dena Silver | February 18, 2015

    Rag & Bone Fall 2015

    Remember the ’90s? Well, Marcus Wainwright and David Neville of Rag & Bone definitely do and they’re aiming to bring it back for Fall. This meant shiny satin numbers lined with lace, like a burnt orange skirt and an oxblood jumpsuit, as well as cross-body messenger bags. We may have some reservations about the return of swishy

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  • Dena Silver | February 18, 2015

    Jenny Packham Fall 2015

    Known for her red carpet-ready intuitions, Jenny Packham stuck to her guns for Fall. Creamy chiffon gowns, gem-encrusted column dresses, and draped silk numbers dominated on her runway this season and are bound to find their way onto a tapis rouge shortly. Packham got a bit adventurous with this collection, which got its starting point from

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