Riverside Allure at Tanya Taylor

New York: A single motif inspired Taylor’s latest collection: A fishing lure. From what seemed like an unusual seed, spawned a collection full of covetable and wearable pieces. Taylor translated this inspiration most literally with foiled fish spine prints, over a series of scuba separates. The underwater theme continued, with a floaty cami dress, covered in an intricate reef print, another ...
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Trend Alert – Plush Patching

Continuing from Pre-Fall, plush, luxurious and infinitely warm fur patches and piecing make a strong statement for A/W 15/16 on sleeveless jackets, cropped gilets and folkloric-inspired coats.
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STOCKHOLM: Maria Djurkovic at Svenskt Tenn

British production designer Maria Djurkovic’s works are currently being displayed at Svenskt Tenn in Stockholm, in a new exhibition titled 'Three Decades'.
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Fluid Glamour at Monique Lhuillier

New York: Monique Lhuillier sent forth a delightful collection of fluid evening looks in rich jewel tones. References from the elegant 1920s era blended beautifully with the glam rock of the 1970s - the lineup featured delicate red carpet-ready gowns such as silk draped dresses and curve-hugging mini-dresses. It was a new silhouette for the designer - embroidered bodysuits were ...
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Modern Chelsea Girls at Rebecca Minkoff

New York: Inspired by “Just Kids” – the moving Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe autobiography - Rebecca Minkoff’s new collection celebrated the wonderful post-hippie era of the Chelsea Hotel girls. The lineup featured multiple right-on-trend, covetable pieces – leather trousers, fringed vests, boho blouses and cropped jackets exuded a bohemian sensibility that would have pleased the Chelsea Hotel cool rock ...
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Contemporary throwback at Karen Walker

New York: For autumn/winter 2015/16, Karen Walker continued to have a retro sensibility but with a modern edge. Models wore denim jumpsuits, polo dresses, and flare pant suits with rugged contrasting cleated sole boots, booties, and Mary Janes. The bold color palette of blues and greens paired back to black, brown, and gold for 70s aesthetic. Print mixing was modernized ...
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Game time with Tommy Hilfiger

New York: Tommy Hilfiger kicked-off its 30th anniversary with an homage to American sportswear. Known for creating intricate sets and productions, this season did not disappoint with one of the most complex runway shows you could imagine, a football stadium. The space had everything from rows of bleachers to an astro-turf football field, scoreboard, and even wall of fame helmet ...
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An underwater fantasy at Carolina Herrera

New York: For Autumn/Winter 2015/16, Carolina Herrera looked under the sea for inspiration with water being the main focal point. The models walked onto the runway to a serene blue and white set weaving their way around large clear glass pillars to fantasy-like music creating an overall ethereal atmosphere. Patterns and fabrics resembled and replicated water in all forms from ...
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David Jones A$400m spend will bring transform retailer, add touch of theatre after years of neglect says new CEO

Australia's David Jones sees major challenges ahead. It won’t go downmarket under its new owners. It will reconnect with its customers. It will bring a touch of theatre to its business. Oh, and the whole organisation will be transformed in the next few years. Those were the messages from David Jones’s still-new CEO Iain Nairn on Monday as the department ...
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Future Utilitarian Sport at Tim Coppens

New York: Tim Coppens took the utility sport aesthetic to a new level this season, playing more with silhouette and detail. Tailored topcoats featured hidden snap button closures, paneled leather, and even snap buckles. Blazers also featured snap button closures and zipped pockets. Trousers, in particular, were given the utility treatment with prominent zippers either tracing a huge pocket or ...
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The urban west with Tracy Reese

New York: This autumn/winter 2015/16 Tracy Reese combined urban chic with Midwestern influences. The models walked down the runways in headphones and oversized sunglasses with western boots and ponchos. Patterns were a mixture of monochromatic psychedelic prints and retro geos. Dresses took on a retro and festival look with floral minis as well as more glam styles with sequins, feathers, ...
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Bright romance at Diane Von Furstenberg

New York: Diane Von Furstenberg continued this season with her signature wrap dresses, bold patterns, and bright colors but in a new location, Spring Studios, straying from her traditional Lincoln Center venue, opting for a smaller, more personal space. Model and celebrity Kendall Jenner opened the show in a white cashmere wrap dress, sure to bring a new and younger ...
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Yigal Azrouel does linear modernism

New York: For autumn/winter 2015/16, the collection was inspired by the artists Man Ray, Malevich, and Bauhaus and their untraditional approach to modernism. Asymmetrical silhouettes and geometric blocking created striking graphics and patterns in black and ivory. The collection overall read as a sophisticated approach to tailoring with smart suiting options, elegant wrap techniques and clean lines. Luxurious fabrics include ...
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Androgyny & Subversive Streetwear at Hood by Air

New York: At Hood by Air this season, the models walked out with stockings over their faces. Perhaps this burglar styling effect was befitting of the underground Wall Street show location, but it was also used so that no one could really recognize the models’ gender, which enabled HBA to play with one of their signatures — androgyny. Men wore ...
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Urban Utilitarian Streetwear at Public School

New York: Public School played upon current streetwear styling trends with exaggerated layered looks with pieces that possessed an utilitarian feel. Sleeveless zip-up jackets featured prominent gusset pockets and a funnel neck, left open to reveal a shacked over an elongated shadow plaid shirt, all paired with an ankle-cropped drop-crotch trouser. There was a sense of relaxed fluidity like in ...
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