New York City hummed with palpable electricity as legions of fashion fiends swarmed the tents at Lincoln Center to behold the collections built on blood, sweat and glitter. This was New York Fashion Week.
The intrigue of Alexander Wang’s collection enticed fashionistas to schlep down to Brooklyn’s Navy Yard, far from the chaos of Manhattan. Complete with a spinning runway, Wang dazzled with his dramatic flair.
Models were unrecognizable with icy stares, bleached brows and slick-straight wigs, which reflected the androgynous overtones of the show. They marched down the runway in utilitarian dresses with rows of pockets for things you never knew you needed. Wang played with gender bending in menswear-inspired frocks. Billowing slacks hid under oversized coats with massive lapels that veiled any trace of womanly curves.
Saturday February 8th
The lineup for Day Three is here at Joonbug. You've rocked the first two days , your feet are starting to hurt but you have some Cynthia Rowley bandaids to keep you looking fabulous!
You've survived two days of amazing fashion ! More to come today with this list!
...okay yeah , who uses pencils anymore...
Smartphones prepped? Okay, go.
Portugese designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista designs high profile french sportswear for Lacoste as the creative director. After being praised for working for MaxMara and Cerruti amongst others , Baptista has also collaborated with Nike and Uniqlo.
Our first Resort 2013 Roundup highlighted just some of our favorite trends from summer’s debut of the Resort 2013 season. The designers who offered up covetable collections to appease our fashion appetites in between major seasons seemed to have all been on the same page when it came to energizing prints and jet-set-worthy frocks. To sum up part one of our trend roundup, stripes and florals covered everything from mini skirts to wide-leg pajama pants. However, the pre-season Resort collections were just too good not to take notice—there’s still more great fashion we can’t help but talk about.
So, your beloved popped the question, and suddenly you're in all out wedding planning mode? Congratulations! Now; please allow us to offer you these two nuggets of bridal wisdom:
1. Chocolate fountains are unsanitary
2. Get thee to the Monique Lhuillier Bridal Sample Sale
That's right, the other name in bridal fashion is having a sample sale, where you can get the dress of your dreams for 40% --- 90% off. And, here's some good news for the horde of bridesmaids you'll be bringing: there's a slew of slashed-price Ready to Wear, too.
From the runway:
The LWD dominated the spring 2011 ready-to-wear runway shows, most notably Dolce & Gabbana's. Jill Stuart’s take on the LWD included structured silhouettes mixed with ruffles and frills. Azzaro’s show-stopping LWD encompassed a crystal bodice and a tired white silk skirt both united by a large black bow. Monique Lhuillier’s LWD designs were just angelic. Some other LWD designers included Derek Lam, Chanel, and Alexander McQueen (which is in the hands of the deserving Sarah Burton who took over for the late McQueen).
2. For the "everyday" girl: Abercrombie, ‘Kylie’ dress ($68 at Abercrombie)
Fashion moves fast; do not get left behind. The LWD is the season's hottest trend, but it may become your fierce new closet staple.