Tag: Alexander McQueen

EUROTRENDS: FALL/WINTER 2020

The European runways hit the mark on what exquisite fall/winter dressing means: contrasting plaids, oversized men-inspired coats, lace-y little numbers under wool, and statement puffer sleeves that can easily go over warm turtlenecks. These roomy, winter-approved pieces will create a palette of layers - not only for warmth but also for declaring personal style. From…

NYC BALLET’S MARC HAPPEL ON “DESIGN IN MOTION” A RETROSPECTIVE COSTUME EXHIBIT

Design in Motion A NYC Ballet Fall Fashion Gala Retrospective September 24, 2019 - October 20, 2019 11am-10pm  INTERSECT BY LEXUS 412 West 14th St Marc Happel might not be the face of the NYCB stage, but he holds the plaster that brings the classical dance shows together. As Director of Costumes of the NYC…

THE BEST OF PARIS FASHION WEEK: SPRING 2019 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

BALENCIAGA Presence and the “right now” were the inspiration behind Balenciaga’s spring show, more explicitly, the exploration of what modern clothing means and how that correlates with all the noise around politics and the overconsumption of media news. The clothes themselves had a futuristic aura, as per Balenciaga usual. Tailoring took a contemporary twist in…

IAN BONHÔTE AND PETER ETTEDGUI BRING ALEXANDER MCQUEEN BACK TO LIFE WITH NEW DOCUMENTARY

From learning to tailor on Savile Row to impressing editor Isabella Blow with his Central Saint Martins graduate collection to helming Givenchy at only 27-years-old, the career and controversial work of late designer Lee Alexander McQueen has inspired and fascinated fashion lovers, art appreciators and critics around the world. Directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui…

3 FASHION FILMS TO LOOK FORWARD TO AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

Tribeca Film Festival is almost here! Returning to New York City from April 18th to 29th, this year's festival includes 96 films, including some much-anticipated titles fashion lovers won't want to miss. Read on for the lowdown. McQueen Public Festival Screenings: Sunday, April 22 at 5:00 pm, BMCC Tribeca PAC  Monday, April 23 at 9:30…

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…

5 ESSENTIAL FASHION COFFEE TABLE BOOKS

Whether you're looking for the perfect holiday gift, another addition to your own bookshelf, or creative inspiration, coffee table books are a beautiful, multipurpose solution for lovers of art, fashion, and beauty. We've compiled a list of five essential volumes celebrating the best of fashion's ground-breaking icons. Read on. ALEXANDER MCQUEEN: SAVAGE BEAUTY A catalogue…

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…

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…

TOP TRENDS IN SPRING ’18 MENSWEAR

The reveal of Spring/Summer '18 Menswear has finally concluded. From shows in cities such as London, Milan and Paris, designers have put out their best looks to showcase what we can look forward to seeing next spring season. Here are the biggest trends we saw emerging from the collections! Monotone Suits We saw block colors…

THE TOP TEN SHOWS OF PARIS FASHION WEEK FW17

From February 27th through March 7th, fashion’s elite flocked to the city of lights to see the biggest names roll out their FW’17 collections at Paris Fashion Week. At recent fashion weeks in New York, London and Milan, designers put politics on the runway but in France, the main focus was on fashion, fashion, and…

MOSS IS THE ULTIMATE MUSE IN ‘MOVING KATE’ EXHIBITION @ SHOWSTUDIO

Moving Kate SHOWstudio 22d Ebury Street London SW1W 0LU Running through April 20, 2017 A new exhibition at SHOWstudio features Kate Moss as the ultimate model muse. Moving Kate features the supermodel as drawn by 30 of the fashion world’s most famous illustrators including the popular watercolor artist Fahren Feingold who's work was recently featured in…

THE TOP 7 COLLECTIONS OF PARIS FASHION WEEK SS17

Paris Fashion Week SS’17 may go down in history as the time that Kim Kardashian was robbed in her hotel room in between shows but despite that frightening incident it’s important to remember the reason that the reality superstar was in the City of Lights in the first place - beautiful clothes, beautiful clothes, and…

BRITISH FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEWGEN 2016 RECIPIENTS

The British Fashion Council announced this season's New Generation (NEWGEN) recipients that will present their collection during London Fashion Week this Fall, from September 16th - 20th. Seven of the designers; Ashley Williams, Danielle Romeril, Faustine Steinmetz, Marta Jakubowski, Molly Goddard, Ryan Lo, and Sadie Williams; are all continuing recipients. Recipient, Paula Knorr is receiving support for the…

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