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THE TOP 5 RESORT 2017 COLLECTIONS

The 2017 resort collections incorporated many popular trends this year. Fringe, culottes, print on prints, and flowy fabrics were shown in vibrant colors, light materials and fun summer styles. The top 5 shows within the resort collections included various patterns and themes that made each designer's presentation unique to this season but still ready to wear. On June…

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COMME DES GARCONS – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

For Comme des Garçons, ready-to-wear is simply a rule not to be followed. The 2016 line was unique, fun, over-the-top, and anything but capable of being worn for most days, whether it's a Saturday night special event or a Monday morning at work. Designer Rei Kawakubo used floral fabrics, thick jacquards, three-dimensional structuring, bondage straps, furry details, and…

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GIAMBATTISTA VALLI – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

On March 7th, Giambattista Valli showed his Fall/Winter 2016 collection during Paris Fashion Week. The designer is well known for his celebrity clientele, such as Amal Clooney, Rihanna, and Jennifer Lopez, and this season's collection was definitely fit for a red carpet event. The main staple was the cocktail dress, contrasting from Valli's usual evening…

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JUNYA WATANABE – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

In Paris on March 5th, Junya Watanabe proved his love of geometry and fashion with a collection of bold geometric shapes fitted for a woman's body. Sending a mostly black line of some rounded and some sharp, angular statement pieces down the runway, the line had a distinct origami feel to it. “The geometric shapes are rendered…

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VIVIENNE WESTWOOD – PARIS – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Designer Vivienne Westwood and her husband, Andreas Kronthaler, debuted their Fall/Winter 2016 collection on March 5, 2016 during Paris Fashion Week. Starting this season, Westwood and her husband will share the brand label, even though Kronthaler has been helping his wife for years. The collection, titled "Sexercise" focused on androgynous styles and featured both male and…

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ALICE + OLIVIA – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION PRESENTATION

Stacey Bendet recreated the daily life of a 1970's New Yorker with Alice + Olivia's Fall 2016 presentation on February 16th. The 70s style fashion was very popular for this season, but Bendet has been known to include this era in her previous collections as well. Starting off the presentation was a scene of painting…

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CALVIN KLEIN COLLECTION – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – RUNWAY

Thursday, February 18th , Francisco Costa debuted Calvin Klein's Fall 2016 collection on the runway. The show began and ended with an all black, masculine, tailored  suit. Although these looks were similar, Costa gave a large variety in between. Mixed and matched plaids were used in tops and dresses. https://www.instagram.com/p/BB9ACqURC6G/?taken-by=calvinklein One of the long sleeved…

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COLLINA STRADA – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – PRESENTATION

February 13th, designer Hillary Taymour debuted the Fall 2016 collection for Collina Strada during a presentation at MADE at The Standard. The overall feel of the collection can be summed up just by its title; Women are the future but gender is undefinable. Only male models were used in the presentation and were treated like…

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GROUND ZERO – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – PRESENTATION

Hong Kong- based designers Philip and Eri Chu presented the Fall 2016 collection for their brand, GROUND ZERO, on February 14th in association with MADE Fashion Week. The brothers came back this year to New York with their signature graphic prints and original artistry. “We designed the collection for the downtown girl who is rebellious…

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HANLEY – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – PRESENTATION

Nicole Hanley channeled previous centuries in Spain for her brand's Fall 2016 ready to wear looks, titled the "Prado Collection". Shown on February 11 at The Space, Skylight at Clarkson Square, attendees captured the essence of being transported to a Spanish museum looking at paintings by famous artists. Rich colors like gold, black, and red…

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HOOD BY AIR – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

February 14th marked the day that Shayne Oliver got his brand, Hood by Air, into the center of conversation for Fashion Week. At the start of the show Beyoncé’s newest single, "Formation," blasted through the speakers, setting a strong vibe for the collection. On the runway, models broke through the barriers of typical gender rules. Some of the male models sported patent leather,…

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JEREMY SCOTT – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Keeping the upcoming presidential election in mind, Jeremy Scott chose to go with the optimism of Americans for the theme of his Fall/Winter runway show on February 15th. The collection consisted of  bright colors, denim jackets, fringe, animal print, graphic tops, and more. All of the pieces were over the top, just like the Americans…

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JILL STUART – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Saturday, February 13th, Jill Stuart's Fall 2016 collection debuted at Industria Superstudios in New York's Meatpacking district. Unlike Stuart's previous looks, this collection had a rock chic vibe that could be worn during a night out on the town. The use of sheers and metallics was consistent. Models in rhinestone chokers, fishnets, and smokey eyes…

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LIBERTINE – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Libertine designer, Johnson Hartig, showed his out of this world Fall 2016 collection on February 15 at 6:30 pm. The use of imagery and bright colors within the garments was clearly the focal point. Cigarette patches, felt letters, and gems adorned various clothing articles on the runway. One of the most notable accents was a…

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NICOPANDA – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Nicopanda debuted their heavily Japanese 80's era inspired Fall 2016 collection on February 17th. Designer for the brand, Nicola Formichetti, combined a variety of street wear styles to put together an over the top, somewhat dramatic collection. A metallic, glitter, long jacket opened the quirky show to set the tone. The classic bomber jacket, which…

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OSCAR DE LA RENTA – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

On Tuesday February 16th, Peter Copping showed his Fall 2016 collection for Oscar de la Renta. The collection was inspired by the French battle of Versailles and Copping designed with a combination of tradition and modernity. 18th century inspired fabrics were seen in skirts, dresses, and jackets. Dotting the runway were several traditional corset tops with an updated…

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PROENZA SCHOULER – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Proenza Schouler designers Jake McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez debuted their Fall 2016 collection at the Whitney Museum's new location in the Meatpacking district on February 17th. The venue proved to be a New York Fashion Week success as well as the collection. The main components on the runway were knits, triangular silhouettes, and lots of…

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RALPH LAUREN – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Ralph Lauren presented his Fall 2016 collection on the morning of February 18th in downtown Manhattan. This year Lauren took inspiration from traditional British garments to create an overall elegant feel. Karlie Kloss, who already walked in New York Fashion Week, started off the show in a neutral, monochromatic looking two piece. The first few…

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RIHANNA’S FENTY X PUMA – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

On February 13th, Rihanna made her runway debut with the Fenty X Puma Collection at Madison Square Garden. In comparison to Kanye West's YEEZY 3 explosion, this was a more intimate experience. Gigi and Bella Hadid walked the catwalk with slicked, white hair, which was a common element within the show. Rihanna channeled her bad-girl Ri…

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ROSIE ASSOULIN – NEW YORK – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION PRESENTATION

Rosie Assoulin's newest collection, shown in the Meatpacking District on February 15 2016, was made by a millennial for millennials. Though there was no distinguished inspiration for the line, the overall effect was modern, fun, and young. Assoulin, who designed a dress worn by Beyonce in her newly released and much talked about "Formation" video, created looks…

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