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There are so many shows, and not enough hours in the day to possibly go to all of them. Good thing, then, that we’ve got your New York Fashion Week coverage down. We’re not even half way through day two, and there’s already been nearly three dozen shows. We’ve whittled it down to a few of our faves from the second day of shows. Up first: Rachel Comey, who created a collection exuding her signature downtown cool vibe.
Check out more collections Tadashi Shoji, Kaehlen, Honor and more after the jump! Keep reading »
New York Fashion Week is underway, and it seems that people are feeling a bit … lukewarm about it. Hey, the times are changing, and so is the face of one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year. With up-to-the-minute news (and clothes) available on the Internet at every turn, is New York Fashion Week losing its relevance? Could it be on its way to a demise, or at least a very heavy change of pace? And would that necessarily be a bad thing?
Fashion Week, which has made its home at Lincoln Center these past few years, has been a staple of the industry for decades. In the last several years, the fashion world has been forced to accommodate the addition of the likes of twitter, tumblr, street style blogs, and instant online shopping to the action. While the internet can be a huge advantage to the industry, the exclusive air of seeing NYFW shows in person is losing some of its cachet. Designers have taken to streaming their fashion shows live so everyone and their cousin can watch from home on the couch. This certainly saves time for the press and allows accessibility for thousands of consumers, but what does it mean for fashion’s power players? When minute-to-minute updates are being tweeted and blogged and instagrammed all over the world, is the live event devalued?
New York Fashion Week is here, bitches! It’s time to prepare your eyeballs for weird accessories, fancy dresses, new trends, styles we can’t pronounce and fabrics we didn’t know existed.
Today kicked off the first of many NYFW runway shows where we got to take a sneak peek at the hottest ready-to-wear looks for Spring 2014. While there were certainly some ensembles resembling bathrobes and costumes that might be found in “Alice in Wonderland,” there was one trend from this summer that found its way into the spring collections: crop tops!
Though I could NEVER wear something baring my midriff unless I wanted to blind those around me, apparently the crop top has staying power! Who knew?! But which of these runway crop top looks is more “wearable” for the masses? Cast your vote above!
When will fashion finally catch on to the fact that cultural appropriation is not style inspiration, it’s flat-out racism? At this rate, probs never. The latest offender is Nicholas K, who walked this headdress look down the runway just a few hours ago on the first day of New York Fashion Week. How many times are we going to have to talk about this before the fashion industry gets it?