new york fashion week

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,…

Susannah Breslin | February 16, 2010 - 1:50 pm

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…

Leonora Epstein | February 13, 2010 - 3:30 pm

How To Get Fake Bangs With The Help Of A Hair Donut

Backstage at Cynthia Rowley, I spotted a new ‘do that some of you ladies out there (and certain people around here) are going to love. The curled bang look created…

Catherine Strawn | September 11, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Tough Girl Makeup At Prabal Gurung

Prabal Gurung showed his first collection in February (before that he was design director at Bill Blass), but his name is on everyone’s tongue this season. Not only was he…

Catherine Strawn | September 10, 2009 - 6:19 pm

Agent Provocateur Steps Up Its Style Buzz

Lingerie line Agent Provocateur has always been a cult favorite, but they’re now beginning to monopolize the sexy lingerie market thanks to lots of excellent news today:
The label is…

Leonora Epstein | August 17, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Poll: Would You Wear This?

One of the beauty trends at New York Fashion Week was the reverse French manicure, where the moon, rather than the tip, is a different color from the rest of…

Catherine Strawn | February 25, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Runway DJ: New York Fashion Week Music

Fashion Week isn’t just an event for seeing next season’s clothes and spotting celebs sitting front row. It’s also one of the best places to hear new music (and remember…

Catherine Strawn | February 23, 2009 - 4:30 pm

The Jewelry Of New York Fashion Week

Just as you probably don’t leave the house without adding at least one bracelet, ring, or necklace to your outfit, fashion designers don’t let their models walk onto the runway…

Catherine Strawn | February 20, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Poll: Would You Wear These?

These half shoes, half boots appeared at yesterday’s Zac Posen show. Would you wear them? …

Catherine Strawn | February 20, 2009 - 3:00 pm

New Details About “The Fashion Show” On Bravo

In the midst of New York Fashion Week, we’ve learned a few more details about Bravo’s upcoming show, “The Fashion Show” (the “Project Runway” replacement). The show will pit professional…

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Quick Pic: Oh, This Old Thing?

[Anna Sui, New York Fashion Week, 2/18/2009] …

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Poll: Would You Wear This?

A lot of strange hats are being show at New York Fashion Week, including this orange trapper from Michael Kors. Would you wear it (during the dead of winter, of…

Catherine Strawn | February 18, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Quick Pic: We Thought This Kind Of Hair Dryer Was Extinct

[Backstage at Narciso Rodriguez, New York Fashion Week, 2/17/2009] …

Catherine Strawn | February 18, 2009 - 4:45 pm

As Markets Fall, Heels Get Lower

While models stumble and tumble while strutting the runway in Fall 2009 shows like Hervé Léger, a few smart designers and fashion insiders are forgetting all about gorgeous-yet-painful high, higher,…

Catherine Strawn | February 18, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Poll: Would You Wear This?

Last night at the fashion show for Justin Timberlake & Friends’ line William Rast, a Snuggie-like cape appeared, paired with a plaid shirt and jeans. Would you wear something that…

Catherine Strawn | February 17, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Quick Pic: Models, They’re Just Like Us!

Ways in which models are like normal people, as illustrated in this photo: 1) They drink regular Coke. 2) They have iPhones. That is all.

[Backstage at Tracy Reese,…

Catherine Strawn | February 17, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Poll: Would You Wear This Hat?

At yesterday’s Diane Von Furstenberg fashion show, the models wore knit hats loaded with pom-poms. Would you wear one? …

Catherine Strawn | February 16, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Quick Pic: So, Does That Mean You Don’t Like Your Hair?

[Backstage at Erin Fetherston, New York Fashion Week, 2/15/2009] …

Catherine Strawn | February 16, 2009 - 7:15 pm

Ashley Dupre And Kelly Cutrone Are A Match Made In Reality TV Heaven

Who sits in the front row at a fashion show is a big deal. It demonstrates to everyone what kind of people the designer appeals to in addition to what…

Catherine Strawn | February 16, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Quick Pic: Backstage Is Where The Magic Happens

This morning, I got up before sunrise and hoofed it from Brooklyn to the New York Public Library, where the women who walked in The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection

Catherine Strawn | February 13, 2009 - 9:30 pm