Gorgeous clothes, tons of parties, star sightings city-wide — what’s not to love about Fashion Week? Well, the prices, for one thing. We might fall madly in love with a dress right off the runway, but we’d be mad to shell out $3,000 for it, no? That’s why we’ve taken to the Internet in search of our favorite catwalk trends on a waaaaaay more reasonable budget.
Today, we’ve got a look straight off of the Jenny Packham Spring 2013 runway show. This maxi skirt plus blouse look has a mega-romantic vibe that we’re craving. Keep reading »
We’re coming to the end, almost, of NYFW, believe it or not. It whipped by us at a breakneck speed, bringing all the high fashion dramz, celebrity fashionistas and completely unwalkable heels to Lincoln Center. There’s still a buttload more to look at, though, so before you say your final farewells to the madness, take a look at the latest shows from Day 6 of fashion week. First up: Frisky favorite, J. Crew, whose preppy chic looks popped on the runway.
Check out more from Proenza Schouler, Jenny Packham, and Marc Jacobs, after the jump!
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Victoria Beckham’s probably had a stressful week — she’s launched two collections for New York Fashion Week and she has to have sex with David Beckham. (Don’t you feel bad for her?) Maybe that’s why she chose to wear this comically oversized sack dress while out on the town. I do like it, though it seems Posh is almost drowning in it, as if she was wearing her mother’s nightgown or something. What do you think? [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
Hey bros, you know what’s not cool? When you invade the personal space of women you don’t know by “sweeping them off their feet.” It is really, really not okay, Andrew Hales and Stuart Edge, to surprise a woman by grabbing her physically and immobilizing her. And yet, for some reason, so many of the women in this video seem totally okay with it. I wonder how many women didn’t make the edit — how many times women actually got defensive, maybe even violent, back. Keep reading »
Where most of New York Fashion Week’s entries are respectable, predictable sportswear (Donna Karan) or fluttery feminine gowns (Zac Posen), there’s always one kooky dude you can count on to really blow the whole thing out. Thom Browne’s menswear collections are the epitome of preppy eccentric (though sometimes his menswear runway shows can be pretty wild). But his womenswear? Now that is some crazy stuff.
He’s sent lobster ladies down the runway, and postmodern space ensembles dominated his Spring/Summer 2013 collection. His latest collection seems mega-inspired by Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo, who relishes in creating looks that defy not just expectation, but anatomy. We love how this simultaneously plays with form and references traditional and restrictive Victorian styles.
Plus, he’s one of the few designers who really believes in putting on a frickin’ show. And for that, we applaud him.