Posts tagged "fashion week"

At London Fashion Week, Mary Katrantzou Dresses Models Like Rooms

For her first collection, designer Mary Katrantzou sent models down the runway at London Fashion Week wearing graphic dresses depicting domestic interiors. On some, the skirts resembled lampshades. "With this collection," she told the press, "I wanted to put the room on the woman, rather than the woman in the room." [Style.com]…
By: Susannah Breslin / September 21, 2010

The Daily Ovulation: Gwen And Kingston Rock The Runway

Gwen Stefani invites her son, Kingston, onto the runway yesterday after presenting her L.A.M.B. collection at New York Fashion Week. Gah! Did you just die of cuteness? (BTW—Kingston's toy car is the perfect accessory for that outfit.)…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 17, 2010

Twitterverse Report: Bebe Fashion Show Was A Huge Disaster

Bebe is one of the last retailers we'd expect to present at New York Fashion Week. But apparently, they did have a show, and it was rife with weirdness and disaster, from a traffic jam at the doors to bizarre front-row guests (including basketball stars, the Elle editor-in-chief, and babies). Styleite…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 15, 2010

Quotable: Kelly Osbourne’s Fashion Week Job Description

"It’s like girl heaven. They sit me row at every show. They give me whatever I want to wear and they pay me to be here. I’m the luckiest girl in the world."—Kelly Osbourne fesses up to being privileged and spoiled during Fashion Week. Damn straight, she's lucky. Sounds like a blast! […
By: Leonora Epstein / September 15, 2010

In Model-land, 25 Is Really, Really Old

Model-turned-filmmaker Sara Ziff created a documentary on what life is like behind the scenes in the modeling industry, "Picture Me." This week, she's shooting behind the catwalk curtain at New York Fashion Week to make a mini-doc for New York's The Cut blog. In this first installment, Ziff talks to girls about age…
By: Susannah Breslin / September 14, 2010

How To Get The Chevron Stripe Manicure At Jose Duran

Ignore the alien-like makeup from the Jose Duran spring 2011 fashion show, and instead focus on the black and white chevron stripe nails. Pattie Yankee and the Dashing Diva team created this bold French-like manicure to complement the androgynous tone of Jose Duran's collection. The manicurist used rounded press-on nails for the female models, but…
By: Annika Harris / September 14, 2010

Not All Models Are Filthy Rich

I snapped this pic while attending the Lorick spring 2011 fashion presentation. This young model must have forgotten her look was sheer when she stuck that $1.50 in the pocket. [NYC, 9/10/10]…
By: Annika Harris / September 13, 2010

Is This What “Curvy” Looks Like To You?

Fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson is a 14-year-old fashion phenom. She's the adorable and precocious writer behind the blog "Style Rookie". She was also recently described by New Yorker writer Lizzie Widdicombe as "curvy." In fact, said Widdicombe, "the dress was sleeveless and you could see that her figure had changed dramatically since the…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 13, 2010

Inspiration Board: Solange At The Tom Ford Fashion Show

Solange was one of a hundred guests invited to view Tom Ford's return to womenswear last night. While Tom…
By: Annika Harris / September 13, 2010

Do You Take Style Inspiration From Fashion Week Even If It’s The Wrong Season?

Fashion just can't live in the present, can it? You see this when bikinis hit the shelves in February, and when the stores start stocking chunky knits in 90-degree weather. And now runway fashion, which is always shown a season ahead, is more on your radar than ever thanks to Twitter and the blogosphere, which…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 13, 2010

Tommy Ton Covers New York Fashion Week’s Women On The Street

If you love following New York Fashion Week, but you're more interested in seeing what the women on the streets and sidewalks outside the shows are wearing than what the models are wearing on the catwalks, make sure to follow Jak & Jil fashion photographer blogger Tommy Ton's street chic shots o…
By: Susannah Breslin / September 13, 2010

Take A Peek Into Fashion Designers’ Closets

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is packed with inspirational runway shows and enviable front-row outfits. Safe to say, this is a week where everyone involved is spending a lot of time in their closets. So to celebrate the fun, we're sharing a few of our favorite designer closets, courtesy of ELLE DECOR! Check out these closet…
By: Stylelist Home / September 12, 2010

The Gilded Lily, The Cocktail Of New York Fashion Week

The Gilded Lily is the tasty cocktail of New York Fashion Week. Created by The London Bar by Gordon Ramsay at The London NYC hotel, The Gilded Lily is a chic and sophisticated combination of prosecco, fresh strawberries, St. Germain, and grains of paradise to cut the sweetness and add a little spice. If you're…
By: Annika Harris / September 9, 2010

What Will Jessica Simpson’s “Real Models” Look Like At Fashion Week?

Jessica Simpson: crusader for pro-curves causes or hypocrite with too many body insecurities? The pop star has certainly been vocal about body acceptance, voicing her opinion recently in Lucky that, "We all obsess over looking like the perfect Barbie type, and that's not always what's beautiful." But she has also been known to present…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 27, 2010
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