New York Fashion Week: Delpozo – Spring|Summer 2015

At one time or another there has always been the discussion as to whether or not fashion is art. Today, we might be able to put the topic to rest with Delpozo for Spring|Summer 2015. This reviewer has always cast a wary eye on his collections, but now is convinced that Mr. Josep Font shows the industry that…

Runway Spotlight: Bouquets of Flowers, Black|White Brushstrokes & Patches of Sheer

Countless designers, artistic similarities. Here are several trends for Spring|Summer 2015 from New York Fashion Week.   Runway Spotlight: Bouquets of Flowers Carolina Herrera | Dennis Basso | Monique Lhuillier       Runway Spotlight: Black|White Brushstrokes Sally LaPointe | Donna Karan | Ralph Rucci         Runway Spotlight: Patches of Sheer Lela…

New York Fashion Week: Sally LaPointe – Spring|Summer 2015

Straying from the seasonal stereotypical, designer Ms. Sally LaPointe went to trod her own path to make Spring|Summer 2015 sans a plethora of hues or florals. Instead, she went for more chic: a color palette of black and white. Taking inspiration of a conservative and classic goddess, Ms. LaPointe designed a majority of the collection…

New York Fashion Week: Christian Siriano – Spring|Summer 2015

There is an unlikely contender for outstanding achievement in a seasonal collection and that would be Christian Siriano. Isn’t it strange that the young gentleman who everyone thought was an erratic designer is turning out to be the cream of the crop? The offering for Spring|Summer 2015 is at all times quite sophisticated and very tasteful….

New York Fashion Week: Honor – Spring|Summer 2015

Every once in a while during Fashion Week a collection comes along that leaves one slightly perplexed and unsure. Do you like or dislike it? Does it intrigue or is it confusion? One studies the pictures, looks at the entire collection and then clicks out of the window once finished. Then he goes back and…

An Overview of Autumn|Winter 2014 at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NYC

If I had to use one word to describe the Autumn|Winter 2014 season at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, I would use the word changes. The months and weeks leading up to NYFW caused a lot of change. Alexander Wang had announced plans to show in Brooklyn, organizers added the Hub at Hudson venue to the mix…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Carolina Herrera – Autumn|Winter 2014

For the latter part of 2014, designer Ms. Carolina Herrera disclosed her latest page from her volume on elegance. An amorous poet of visual precision, she’s an artist who evokes romanticism and dictates refinement to her audience. Evident that it was written with fashion’s version of a fountain pen, the collection’s calligraphy is of proper style,…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Ralph Rucci – Autumn|Winter 2014

Sticking to the program of discussing venue before clothes, this season Ralph Rucci opted to show in his palatial new showroom on West 26th Street. The upside was that one could reach out and touch the clothes & get very personal with them, the downside was that the audience was abbreviated from its usual huge grouping that…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Georgine – Autumn|Winter 2014

When it comes to fashion, New York City is home to some of the most successful designers in the world, designers whose empires extend to every hemisphere. Having always been fertile soil in nurturing entrepreneurship, the city is also renowned for being an incubator to emerging designers, to the powerful talent of tomorrow. And this…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Dennis Basso – Autumn|Winter 2014

At the shake of his hand as if rolling dice, Mr. Dennis Basso scattered jewels unto the runway as his Autumn|Winter 2014 collection gracefully presented itself in an array of regal colors. Crocodile cuffs, sable trenches, and embellishments added their own charisma. At this point, it’s quite blatant that Mr. Dennis Basso is entrenched in his…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Rolando Santana – Autumn|Winter 2014

One of the most exciting parts of attending Fashion Week season after season is watching the evolution of a brand and its designer. And for designer Rolando Santana, the change was visible from his previous seasons: theme, fabrics, and tailoring. The color palette; in a somber mood of gray, black & white; perfectly aligned with…