Dapper Dan: The Man, The Journey, The Creator

The story of Dapper Dan is one of resilience. To understand the struggle, one must journey back in time to the process that led this self-made entrepreneur into the fashion global figure he is today. During the Civil Rights era the man formally known to his community as Daniel Day worked for the Harlem newspaper […]

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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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Irina Vitjaz – Fall 2017 Runway Show – Pure Couture Collection

Date: Wednesday, February 15th. Venue: Skylight Clarkson Square  Russian born designer Irina Vitjaz closed New York Fashion Week with a formal collection of striking dresses and gowns fashioned in an array of styles, immersed in a diversified color palette of metallic golds, grays, whites, aquas and stripes, electric yellows and powdered blues. Floral detail included […]

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K.Nicole Fall 2014 Fashion Show

Date: February 9. Venue: The Designer’s Loft – Studio 450 Kera Anderson & Nicole Styer of K.Nicole masterminded period designs with a progressive twist. Naturally hued linen fabrics and velvet brocade dominated the collection. Taking elements from 19th century & 1970s classics, Victorian dresses flowed down the runway with hints of citrus in cuffed and puffer […]

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Adrian Alicea Couture: Chrysalis Fall 2013

Date: February 12. Venue: Landmark On The Park (NYC) What can be said about Adrian Alicea that has not already been voiced from the front row of his fashion show? His metamorphosis collection unfolded with surprising twists and turns, generating climatic oohs and aahs, filled with lavish Victorian garbs, Dungeon inspired leather assembles and touches […]

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The Voice of the Future: Gareth Pugh

With sci-fi imperial armored apparel, Gareth Pugh enables clients to roam planet earth with superb confidence. Live art in motion “the lovely Daphne Guinness” is an avid fan of Gareth Pugh. For her exhibit at the FIT Museum, she carefully chose pieces from Gareth Pugh’s collections, most notably a remarkable spiked-leather cat-suit from Fall 2009. […]

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