It was a 2-day event at the SoHo Lofts, downtown New York at 52 Mercer Street. Into the elevator I went and on the 4th floor were 17-independent fashion labels under one umbrella to showcase a collection extravaganza.
Welcome by an array of jewelry, I thumbed through items of Cold Picnic, and like a walk through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, I fell in love with a richly historical and diverse collection.
If you’ve ever been to the National Museum of the American Indian, Gretchen Jones manages to concoct tribal accents with a modern twist.
Organic pieces included Mikuti, whose inspiration runs deep into the heart of East Africa.
An exquisite rawness permeated from the precious stones and metals in Andy Lifschutz jewelry.
Dirty Librarian Chains accessories are nothing short of boldly unique statement pieces.
For those of you itching for time travel, take special interest in vintage-inspirations by Tirana Jewelry.
Sizzling fashion-forward handmade swimwear by Ambika bikinis and friendly furs for FALL 2012.
Auralis mixes elegant hand-dyed silk dresses with practical Scottish Tweed.
Carrie Parry uses classic ladies-wear with a prevalent approach to style.
Funky tribal prints from AFIA clothing effortlessly spruce up a drab wardrobe.
My contemporary favorites were the likes of NOT (think ‘David Fincher’s Girl With The Dragon Tattoo meets Helmut Lang’), with cool hooded ensembles.
Following right behind this minimalist chic train is Titania Inglis.
For fabrics draped to perfection, invest in H Fredriksson.
Clothes with appeal by BHON, Samantha Pleet and Study NY, and visual prints designed with flair by Dusen Dusen.
Shop Here: shop AFIA / Ambika boutique / Andy Lifschutz Jewelry / Auralis collection / BHON collection / Carrie Parry collection / Cold Picnic jewelry / Dirty Librarian Chains / Dusen Dusen collection / Gretchen Jones jewelry / H Fredriksson collection / Mikuti accessories / NOT collection / Samantha Pleet collection / Study NY collection / Tirana Jewelry / Titania Inglis collection
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