Albatross: Barksdale Spring/Summer 2013

Date: September 8. Venue: Byant Park Hotel (Cellar Bar) The Marianna Barksdale collection hones the astuteness of Helmut Lang with the dark romanticism of Alexander McQueen. A rich color palate in lush hues, like hypnotic blue, immaculate white and mystifying black, with intriguing garment names, such as The Awakening, Evil Carl Sagan and Poisoned Nostalgia. Impressive print patterns include shards of […]

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Barksdale Fall/Winter 2012

2010 Parsons’ graduate Marianna Barksdale’s Fall/Winter 2012 collection is based on Takashi Miike’s film “13 Assassins,” a story of 13 samurais in feudal Japan on a mission to annihilate an evil lord. Marianna’s concept for Fall fashion was genius; exhibit the look of armor with a fluid-feel. Lisbeth Salander from the “Girl With the Dragon […]

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