Posts tagged "new york fashion week"

A Dress Made For Coco’s Assets

Party in the front, party in the back! [Sachika Twins, NYFW, 9/14/10]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / 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

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 on Style.com. New photo…

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

I Can See Your Bra, Catwalker

The spring 2011 collections are now showing at New York Fashion Week and, according to designer Richard Chai, barely-there sheer shirts and über shellacked hair are all the rage! [9/9/10, NYC]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 9, 2010

Will There Be Picket Lines At NY Fashion Week?

Drama may ensue during New York’s upcoming fashion week. Because the IMG Fashion event changed venues this year from Bryant Park to Lincoln Center, a contractual mess has occurred between IMG and Lincoln Center’s theatrical labor employee union, which is normally granted work contracts to oversee events on the entire campus. Reports the Wall Street

By: Leonora Epstein / August 20, 2010

Plus-Size Runway Show Coming To New York Fashion Week

Big news for the world of high fashion: OneStopPlus.com, an online retailer of plus-size fashions, is going to present the first ever plus-size runway show during New York’s Fall Fashion Week. Though the show is not directly aligned with IMG Fashion Week, it will take place in one of the buildings at Lincoln Center, where…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 19, 2010

Diana Eng’s Glowing LED Garments Illuminate The Runway

The Atlantic website just posted this beautiful video from Diana Eng’s fashion show at last February’s New York Fashion Week. You may remember Eng as the technology-obsessed designer from the second season of “Project Runway.” Now she’s known (at least according to Wikipedia) for having popularized the term “fashion nerd.” Her collection featured…

By: Susannah Breslin / May 20, 2010

See New York Fashion Week From Model Lindsey Wixson’s POV

What’s Fashion Week like when you’re one of the industry’s hottest young models? Photographer Gabrielle Revere followed Lindsey Wixson, a 5-foot-10 15-year-old from Wichita, KS, who also happens to be the face of Miu Miu, as she traveled from castings to fittings to hair and makeup to the runway during last month’s New York Fashion

By: Catherine Strawn / March 2, 2010

Rodarte Heels Are Melting, Melting!

During New York Fashion Week, models galavanted down the Rodarte runway in shoes with heels that appeared to be dripping wax. These Nicholas Kirkwood creations echoed the show itself, which boasted a birthday cake-esque pile of burning candles as its central theatrical twist. Since the designers have suggested the models were intended to invoke ghostly…

By: Susannah Breslin / February 22, 2010

Model Coco Rocha Clears Up Her “Fat” Controversy On Her Blog

In between catwalks, model Coco Rocha took to her blog, Oh So Coco, yesterday to clear up some of the drama surrounding reports earlier this week that she had complained about being too large to walk the runway. The New York Daily News wrote that Rocha, a size four, has insinuated she was “out of…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 19, 2010

How To Pack Couture

Japan Vogue editor Anna Dello Russo is one of those people you see everywhere at fashion shows around the world, scurrying from show to show and looking fabulous in whatever amazing combination of couture she’s wearing. The ladies over at The Cut cornered Dello Russo during New York Fashion Week to find out…

By: Susannah Breslin / February 19, 2010

Pamela Anderson Models … Something … For Richie Rich’s Show

It’s anyone’s guess what that thing Pammie’s wearing is supposed to be. Bathing suit? Romper? Lingerie, even? Leave your guesses in the comments.

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 18, 2010

Name That Hottie

Which sports hottie with abs like this worked the runway at New York Fashion Week in a Tina Turner wig? Answer.

By: TMZ / February 18, 2010

Two-Toned Lips At Nanette Lepore

The beauty at Nanette Lepore’s fall 2010 show was inspired by women in Renaissance paintings, but makeup artist Makky’s two-toned lips look anything but old-fashioned. He applied MAC Cosmetics’ MAC PRO lipstick in Charred Red, a dark burgundy, to the bottom lip. Then, he put Odyssey, a bright fuchsia, on the top. While Makky doesn’t…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 17, 2010

Pin Thins Take Over Fashion Week & Coco Rocha Is “Too Big” To Walk

Model Coco Rocha has just claimed that she’s a runway-reject at 5′ 10″ and a size 4, and the fashion industry is getting more flack for its pin-thin models. Steven Kolb, of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, stood by the skinny standard and called the runway a world of fantasy where genetically svelte…

By: Lauren Panariello / February 17, 2010

Lauren Greenfield Tackles Fashion Week

You may recognize documentary filmmaker and photographer Lauren Greenfield’s work from Girl Culture, her photographic series that exposed what it’s like to grow up female in America, or “Thin,” her documentary on young women battling eating disorders. Now, Greenfield has taken on Fashion Week as her latest subject, seemingly using Fashion Weeks around…

By: Susannah Breslin / February 17, 2010

Nina Garcia Go Boom!

Why is “Project Runway” judge Nina Garcia sprawled on the sidewalk outside the Bryant Park tents at New York Fashion Week?

A) Tim Gunn turned into a tiny man, and she is trying to find him before he falls into a storm drain.
B) She saw a penny on the ground and is picking…

By: Susannah Breslin / February 16, 2010

Style Buzz: The Future Of The Alexander McQueen Label

Despite the sudden increase in Alexander McQueen sales following the designer’s death, the label will likely shutter. The Gucci Group, the owners of the fashion house, feel that sales can’t be sustained without McQueen. Sad! [TimesOnline.co.uk]
Ke$ha showed up to the Erin Wasson x RVCA runway show pants-less. Classy. [NeonLimeLight.com]…

By: Leonora Epstein / February 13, 2010