Randa Yousrey – Fall 2018 – Couture Collection

(Venue: Angel Oresanz Center) (Date: Sunday, February 11th) Egyptian designer  Randa Yousrey broke Middle Eastern tradition with an 18th century baroque inspired couture collection. Versailles aristocracy at its finest, each garment encapsulated French femininity in a delicate color palette of powdered blue, nude and classic white. Mini bridal hats paired seamlessly with bodycon dresses, gowns, dress shorts and pant suits, fashioned in […]

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Travel Destinations x New Haven x Hartford Connecticut

The beautiful serenity of Hartford Connecticut is a wonderful mashup of antiquity, rich city elements and lush greenery. Once home of classic novelist Mark Twain, coal heiress Olivia Langdon Clemens and their children, their 1874 mansion peeks into Victorian opulence, with its Tiffany & Co interior, Venetian master bedroom, Scottish mantel, a botanical conservatory, expansive billiards […]

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Travel Destinations x Miami x Naples

Miami, where the beaches are sunny, food is comforting and nightlife is stunning. Stroll through 40 blocks of ocean views, neighboring hotels and seaside condos on the Miami Beach boardwalk. Foodies will enjoy the savory excellence of Miami’s eateries. For locally-sourced organic Caribbean cuisine, head on over to Essensia Restaurant at the Palms Hotel & Spa. Enjoy Mediterranean […]

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George Styler – Fall 2018 – Couture Collection

(Venue: Angel Oresanz Center) (Date: Sunday, February 11th) George Styler delivers a carnival inspired fashion collection. Glamorous showgirl ensembles paraded down the runway. Models wore towering, bejeweled, multifaceted carnival crowns, newsboy caps and pilot hats with slinky, metallic, ornamented bodysuits, some bearing puffed, winged and pointed shoulders, and architecturally designed mini dresses. Styler played with textures, colors, handmade embroidery, beading and studding. Artfully […]

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Custo Barcelona – Fall 2018 – Ready-To-Wear Collection

(Venue: Pier 59) (Date: Saturday, February 10th) Custo Barcelona delivers his latest collection with the skilled precision of an expert mixologist, an Ibiza cocktail that is one part intoxicating, one part erotic, served shaken not stirred, to New York Fashion Week. Custo Dalmau married varying intricate fabric textures with shocking patterns and bold prints. Figure-hugging dresses featured plunging necklines, cut out […]

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BWood – Puerto Rican Snow Leopards Collection

(Venue: Cipriani 42nd Street) (Date: Friday, February 9th) BWood Designer Brian Wood pays tribute to Puerto Rico with a fashion-forward vintage mashup collection. The American-made PRSL line boasted meticulously designed pieces with Nuyorican influences. Colorful athliesure and pop art separates in oversized styles featured throughout. Puerto Rican homage bikini top paired effortlessly with cut-up denim varsity shorts and a multicolored rain […]

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Emma Altman – Fire & Ice Collection

(Venue: Cipriani 42nd Street) (Date: Friday, February 9th) Barbie girl fashion takes center stage at New York fashion week. Inspired by Rocker chic & Tokyo trends, Emma Altman apparel flaunted catchy accessories, faux-fur pom-pom earrings, decorative chockers and lace bracelets. Runway collection featured a plethora of clubwear in holographic, fishnet, sequin and furred styles with bejeweled, ruffled and organdy accents. Vegan and cruelty-free, […]

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Adriana Sahar – Global Warming ’18 Collection

(Venue: Cipriani 42nd Street) (Date: Friday, February 9th) Climate change and fashion collide in an all-inclusive Girls Just Wanna Have Fun themed collection. Adriana Sahar captured three eras of fashion history, fusing sixties mod with eighties street style punk and nineties urban appeal in assorted sorbet colors, featuring an audacious lime green bejeweled tube top, sheer, lilac embroidered kimono and vinyl mini skirt. Fearless […]

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Adrian Alicea – Fall 2018 – The Eye Has To Travel – Couture Collection

(Venue: Cipriani 42nd Street) (Date: Friday, February 9th) New York fashion photographer/film director Adrian Alicea returns to fashion week with a mesmerizing mashup collection. Inspired by his travels, the former Paris Fashion Week model unleashed thought-provoking men’s styles, athliesure married with high fashion, statement fur coats coupled with track pants, tartan twill paired with draped tops, and furred denim mixed with […]

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Vaishali S – Fall 2018 – Couture Collection

(Venue: Angel Oresanz Center) (Date: Thursday, February 8th) Bombay fashion house Vaishali S introduced handmade textiles, patterned, pleat and applique, in a wondrous color scheme, emerging with intensified mulberries, abysmal wines, blackened purples, rich chocolates, midnight blues, then winding down softly into dusty pinks, desert sands, muted mustard and powdered/denim blues. The luxury brand boasts an impressive global outreach, with several hundred artisan […]

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Kentaro Kameyama – Fall 2018 – Ready-To-Wear Collection

(Venue: Angel Oresanz Center) (Date: Thursday, February 8th) Kentaro Kameyama returns to the Big Apple to rewin the hearts of New Yorkers. The Season 16 Project Runway winner unveiled his newest fall collection to a packed venue of fashion influencers. The classical pianist California designer relied heavily upon mysteriously rhythmic piano melodies to set the tone for his runway presentation. Inspired by Japanese aesthetic and […]

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Shaun King Writing Workshop At NYU

(Venue: NYU Global Center) (Date: Saturday, March 24th) Real Justice PAC co-founder, activist and Intercept columnist Shaun King returns to New York for a crash course in media/writing. The former history professor began his presentation walking students through the significance of late German historian Leopold von Ranke, how his contributions helped decode the status quo, even drawing analog to the […]

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