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HEAVENLY BODIES: COSTUME INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES THEME OF 2018 MET GALA

New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced its Spring 2018 exhibition, which will also serve as the theme for the museum's annual Met Gala. "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" opens at The Met Fifth Avenue on May 10th, 2018 and runs until October 8th. The exhibition, presented throughout three locations at…

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DON’T MISS LOUIS VUITTON’S “VOLEZ, VOGUEZ, VOYAGEZ” IN NEW YORK CITY

“Volez, Voguez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton” October 27, 2017 - January 7, 2018 American Stock Exchange Building:  86 Trinity Place, New York Curated by accomplished fashion historian Olivier Saillard, Louis Vuitton's exhibition "Volez, Voguez, Voyagez" has arrived in New York City following stints in Paris, Tokyo and Seoul. The show traces the history of the…

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FIVE ICONIC RED CARPET LOOKS FROM THE MET GALA

On the first Monday of May each year since 1971, the Met Gala has corralled the biggest and brightest in fashion, art, and entertainment to New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art to fête its annual Costume Institute exhibit and raise money. Guests are expected to dress according to the theme of the Costume Institute…

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TY HUNTER: FROM WORKING IN MEDICINE TO STYLING BEYONCÉ

With wildly popular Billboard hits like "Single Ladies," "Love On Top," and "Drunk In Love," there's always pressure on mega-talent Beyoncé to serve iconic looks matching the success of her music. That's where stylist Ty Hunter comes in. Read on to meet the mind behind Beyoncé's best-dressed moments. Can you tell us about where you…

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“BLUE, YELLOW, RED, PURPLE” BY JONAS MEKAS OPENS AT MISSONI

Blue, Yellow, Red, Purple by Jonas Mekas Missoni Boutique: 1009 Madison Avenue, New York October 25th, 2017 - January 31st, 2018 In celebration of her 20th year as Creative Director of Missoni, Angela Missoni has presented the third installment of the Italian design house's Surface Conversion Project, which commissions artists to reinvent the brand's retail spaces.…

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THE RISING RUNWAY STARS OF SPRING 2018

The spring 2018 runways were more diverse than ever. After surveying 94 different NYFW shows and 2,061 models who appeared in these shows, The Fashion Spot found that 36.9% of the cat-walkers were of color, an increase from Fall 2017's 31.5%. 90 "plus size" models walked, along with 31 transgender or non-binary models. We've rounded…

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THE BIGGEST FASHION TRENDS FOR SPRING 2018

With Fashion Week spring 2018 officially over, we've taken stock of the upcoming season's myriad offerings and compiled a list of the trends that dominated the runway. TAKE FLIGHT Feather fringe injected a healthy dose of fantasy into next season's collections. From Margiela's avant-garde flappers to Saint Laurent's ostrich mini dresses, get ready to take…

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ONES TO WATCH: UP-AND-COMING DESIGNERS REDEFINING GENDER, SEXUALITY AND BEAUTY

Since the election of a blundering reality TV host as President of the United States (can we please speed up these next three and a half years?), movements around the world have united to protest an administration seeking to oppress minorities of all kind including immigrants, transgender individuals, and women. From Dior’s viral “We Should…

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‘CHANGERS, A DANCE STORY’ DIRECTED BY SPIKE JONZE WITH OPENING CEREMONY

Opening Ceremony debuted their Spring/Summer 2018 collection by taking fashion off the runway and onto the stage. Spike Jonze took the lead in directing the one of a kind performance piece, Changers, A Dance Story. Choreographed by Ryan Heffington, this incredibly artistic and intimate debut featured actors Mia Wasikowska, Lakeith Standfield, Matty Oaks, and Lauren…

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NYFW SPRING SUMMER 2018 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

Everyone’s favorite week has unfortunately, come to an end. Although New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer ’18 ended September 13th, we’ve compiled some of the most standout runway looks from our favorite designers along with memorable trends. CALVIN KLEIN Designer Raf Simons’ second runway collection for Calvin Klein (205W39NYC) debuted on September 7th. A synthesis of the…

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM NYFW THIS SEASON

New York Fashion Week will take place from September 7th to the 13th. Even though the shows seem far away, the news is already buzzing for what to expect from the designers and shows. Here is what you can look out for! Designers Are Coming Designers are heading to NYFW this season, along with a…

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK MEN’S SS18 HIGHLIGHTS

July 10th-13th concluded the unveil of New York Fashion Week Men's Spring 2018 collections. Although the week was overshadowed from the wrap-up of haute couture in Paris two weeks prior, the menswear showcased by the designers paved the way to what we can expect to be worn next spring and summer season. Check out a…

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SWIMSUITS AND STRETCH MARKS ARE TAKING OVER INSTAGRAM

In recent years, models have been redefining society's view on body image by featuring models of differing sizes and not using photoshop to cover what the industry used to consider flaws, such as stretch marks. Super Model Ashley Graham is one of the leading models of the recent trend by being a proud plus size…

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MEET THE MODELS REDEFINING THE FASHION INDUSTRY

Diversity is thriving more than ever in the fashion industry. In the past, models being showcased in print and on runways have fit the same thin guidelines of beauty. Now, society is opening more up to models that don’t fit the “normal” beauty standard. It’s showing the world to accept the new standard - women…

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NOW NYC’S 2017 WOMEN OF POWER AND INFLUENCE AWARDS + PREMIERE OF “THE POWER BAG” BY INDIRA CESARINE + MCCLLM

The 2017 Women of Power and Influence Awards benefit gala was held on June 13th on the Tribeca Rooftop by the National Organization for Women in New York City (NOW-NYC), which honored exemplary women who have boldly forged their way to the top of their industries, breaking barriers along the way, and earning the title…

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NEW AVANT-GARDE: THE BEST LOOKS FROM THE 2017 MET GALA

May 1st marked one of fashion’s biggest night of the year, the annual Met Gala. Corresponding with the exhibition, Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between, the 2017 edition of the ball honored 74-year-old designer Rei Kawakubo with a Comme des Garçons-themed night. The star-studded event marked the first time in decades that a…

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2017 CFDA AWARDS WILL HONOR RICK OWENS & OTHER FASHION LEGENDS

At the upcoming CFDA  Awards, a major honor for Rick Owens will prove that you can stray off the beaten path and still be embraced by mainstream fashion. At the 2017 ceremony on June 5th, Owens, who is known for his radical runway shows and sculptural collections, will receive the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. Raf…

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MARC JACOBS USES SILENCE TO FEEL THE MUSIC FOR FW17

Marc Jacobs is known for a spectacle so his stripped-down runway show on at New York Fashion Week on February 16th came as a surprise to many. The famed designer presented forty-three looks to the tune of…silence. No music was heard, no set was seen, no iPhones were permitted (until the finale when models took to…

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THOM BROWNE PUTS FASHION ON ICE FOR FW17

Last season, Thom Browne gave us a beach party, this season he went for the polar opposite - literally. His FW’17 runway show at New York Fashion Week on February 15th transported show-goers to an arctic adventure land complete with precarious high heels, made to resemble ice-skates. On first glance the abundance of overcoats in…

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