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NYFW Spring/Summer 2014: Day Five - Lincoln Center
Opulent elegance, urban sophistication and progressive constructions take on Day Five

Pulling full steam ahead, Day Five brings the elegant designs of Carolina Herrera, KAUFMANFRANCO's sophisticated, street-ready looks, and the bold, audacious creations of Falguni and Shane Peacock.

 

9am : Mathieu Mirano

 

Now in its fourth season, the eponymous label from the 22-year old Parsons-grad is inspired the many wordly travels the young designer experienced throughout Africa, Asia and Europe. Focusing on tailoring, textures and fabrications, and attention to detail, Mirano's designs feature sleek silhouettes balancing delicate, femininity against structured, hard line shapes.

 







10am : Carolina Herrera

 

Dubbed as "Fashion's First Lady", Carolina Herrera continues to be bestowed with some of the industry's most prestigious honors. Being named Womenswear Designer of the Year by the CFDA in 2004, earning the Geoffrey Beane Lifetime Acheivement Award in 2008, as well as an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts by FIT, Herrera certainly knows how to maintain longevity in the industry. The Venezuela-born designer's inaugural collection received the endorsement of the venerable Diana Vreeland, the editor of Vogue at the time - and the rest, as they say, was fashion history.

 






1pm : Pamella Roland

 

Launched in 2002, Roland's eponymous eveningwear line quickly rose to be one of the leader's in the industry. Overseeing both the creative and business direction of her line, the designer was inducted into the CFDA in 2010, while her creations continue to be seen on red carpets worldwide.

 










2:30pm : Czar by Cesar Galindo

Getting his start in the industry designing costumes for the Miami City Ballet, the Project Runway - alum has had his creations grace the cover of Elle, as well as available in Henri Bendel and other retailers. Following stints working at Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein and L.A.M.B., Galindo lauched his Czar by Cesar Galindo line in 2011,shortly followed by diffusion line CZAR S12, sold at Neiman Marcus' Cusp

 

 

3pm : Concept Korea

Launched in conjunction with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, the Daegu Metropolitan City, the Korea Creative Contents Agency, and the Korea Research Institute of Fashion Industry as an effort to promote Korean fashion designers in US markets in the spring of 2010, today's event marks the collaboration's eight appearance during NYFW. Concept Korea's Spring 2014 showcase will feature the work of  Kaal E. Suktae, Choiboko, Beyond Closet and Big Park.

 








5pm : Falguni and Shane Peacock

Founded with the belief that "a dress must make a statement, in an instant, without the help of accessories", the Falguni and Shane Peacock brand provides distintive, unabashed designs with a commitment to luxury. 





6pm : Reem Acra

 

Launched in 1997 as a bridal line, FIT-grad Reem Acra introduced her ready-to-wear collection in 2003 in the same sophisticated, European sensibility and expert construction that has become her signature. Celebrated by the fashion set, society women, celebrities and royalty alike, the Reem Acra collection can be found in over 150 luxury retailers worldwide.

 




7pm : KAUFMANFRANCO

 

Founded in 2004 by designers Ken Kaufman and Isaac Franco, the label sets out to provide sleek, sophisticated garments with just the right amount of functionality and urban edge. De-emphasized yet intricate, KAUFMANFRANCO is representative of the modern woman of today - provocative, complex and refined.

 




8pm : Libertine

Created by Johnson Hartig, Los Angeles-based label Libertine trailblazed the concept of eco-conscious clothing incorporating deconstructed and re-imagined garments. A savant of both design and art, Hartig's resume boasts past collaborations with Damien Hirst, Goyard and Target, while his Libertine line includes bold, whimsical graphics.