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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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MEET DJ COCO ROBERT: THE GLOBAL DJ AND BUSINESS WOMAN

Playing at events globally from London to L.A, DJ Coco Robert is on the rise. Not only does she spin the buzzing tunes, but she is also a kick-ass business woman, which is due in part to her bachelor's degree in Music and Entertainment Business from New York University. She has played at events like…

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MODEL HALIMA ADEN IS REDEFINING AMERICAN BEAUTY

Nineteen-year-old Halima Aden has been turning heads throughout 2017. She's been in the modeling world for a short time, and she's making quite an impact. She is hoping to use her visibility to redefine beauty standards in American mainstream media. Aden started making waves in 2016 when she competed in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant as…

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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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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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POLITICAL STATEMENTS & PARTY MANTRAS AT NYFW FW’17

Fashion can provide a welcome respite from reality but it can also be a comment on the times. From February 9th - 16th, New York Fashion Week designers mostly went for the latter, deciding that the current chaos of the United States is too dire to ignore. From big time labels to emerging talents, many collections…

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GET READY FOR NEW YORK FASHION WEEK FALL WINTER ’17

New York Fashion Week is back! From February 9th through 16th, classic names and hot newbie labels will send out an arsenal of models to strut their Fall/Winter 2017 collections down the runway. The talk of the town is Calvin Klein - Raf Simons is at the helm and his debut collection as chief creative officer for the brand…

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SAY IT OUT LOUD WITH FASHION THIS SPRING

Subtle statements and quiet tones are not the thing this season. With everything going on politically, there’s never been a better time to state your opinion - on the streets and on your sleeve. This spring, designers have taken cues from the global state of affairs and churned out spring collections that feature amped up graphics,…

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK MEN’S FW17 – GET THE SCHEDULE!

New York Fashion Week: Men's is back to kick off the city's fashion scheduling! The short and sweet event will take place from January 30th to February 2nd and will feature a host of seasoned menswear designers including Joseph Abboud, John Varvatos, BOSS and Raf Simons, who will show his namesake label in the big apple for…

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THE GENDER QUEERING OF FASHION

From Jaden Smith's skirt sporting Louis Vuitton advertising campaign, to Ungendered, Zara's unisex clothing line, a blur in the definitions of genders has become apparent in fashion, reflecting its current trend in mainstream media. I Am Jazz is a reality show on TLC about trans woman Jazz Jennings. MTV's Faking It discusses the stigma around bisexuality and features an intersex character.…

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SELFISH OR SMART? A LOOK INTO SEE NOW BUY NOW FASHION

This New York Fashion Week brought us our biggest taste of the evolving industry yet. Labels such as Tom Ford and Tommy Hilfiger both brought us the future of buying: the see now buy now model. Instead of a six month waiting period to be able to purchase clothes from the show, collections are available…

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ELECTION ON THE RUNWAY: THE INTERSECTION OF POLITICS AND FASHION

With the November Presidential election rapidly approaching, it is no wonder that the Spring/Summer ‘17 shows at New York Fashion Week were brimming with political messages this past week. Most notably were the feminist inspirations at Prabal Gurung, Pyer Moss’ Wall Street critique, and Opening Ceremony’s faux pageant that included all sorts of political discussion.…

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ALEXANDER WANG – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW + AFTER PARTY

Business went super casual at Alexander Wang Spring/Summer ’17 on Saturday, September 10th at New York Fashion Week. As front row guests, Madonna, Lourdes Leon, Kylie Jenner, Tyga, Skrillex, and Pamela Anderson looked on, the designer showed beachy silhouettes, such as bikinis and board shorts, in fabrics more typically found during a conference call. Referring to…

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HOOD BY AIR – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

From vaseline-slicked hair to a PornHub sponsorship, Hood by Air's runway show, which presented on September 11th at New York Fashion Week, was anything but expected. Combining sex, business, and athletic inspiration normally would sound like a trainwreck. But it was a piece of art for designer Shayne Oliver. The button up oxfords were asymmetrical, cut…

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JASON WU – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

At New York Fashion Week on September 9th, Jason Wu delivered a collection that proved his head was still in the game during his Hugo Boss stint. The airy looks brought the fun and brightness back to Spring/Summer, with serious fashion taking the back burner. Set in a glitz office atmosphere, the show combined cheerful florals with a revved-up…

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JEREMY SCOTT – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

Sex. Sequins. Slime. And... toothpaste? Jeremy Scott's Spring/Summer 2017 show at New York Fashion Week on September 12th had all of the above. Based on the club kid night life of the city in the '80s, Scott sent down a troop of the glitz, strange, and pornographic in an attempt to make this metropolis a little…

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JILL STUART – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

The Jill Stuart Spring/Summer 2017 runway show, presented on September 10th as part of New York Fashion Week, was a twirl of flowing and soft fabrics in tones not expected for Spring. Instead of the typical baby pinks or pale yellows, Stuart opted for richer versions of these colors with olives, metallics, teals, muted coral, and…

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VFILES – NEW YORK – SPRING/SUMMER 2017 – FASHION SHOW

VFILES opened New York Fashion Week for a seventh year last Wednesday night. It featured five collections: Ground Zero, Rushemy Botter, Sanchez-Kane, Song Seoyoon, and Alessandro Trincone. Each were discovered through the VFILES site, which aims to connect young creatives globally. Local metal band Unlocking the Truth opened while dance crew, Waffle NYC, performed. Along with…

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