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THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES COSTUME INSTITUTE EXHIBIT + MET GALA THEME FOR 2020

About Time: Fashion and Duration On view: May 7th - September 7th, 2020 The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave. New York, NY The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced the theme for their Costume Institute exhibition coming in 2020, called About Time: Fashion and Duration. A century and a half of fashion history will…

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SavageXFenty show by Rihanna, 2019

WHY THE SAVAGE X FENTY LINGERIE SHOW REDEFINES FANTASY IN 2019

Rihanna debuted the term ‘sexy’ last month on technicolor runways of the Savage X Fenty show - an extravaganza with lingerie, hip-hop and spicy models. Presented live for the elite if you were lucky enough to attend (or anybody with an Amazon Prime account if your invite got lost in the mail) the show redefined…

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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…

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NYFW SPRING/SUMMER 2020: COLLECTIONS ON OUR RADAR

From cheerful streetwear to charming classics, the Spring/Summer 2020 collections presented at NYFW by this generation of risk-taking creatives are pushing the boundaries of ready-to-wear onto a new arena; one without rules. Some of our favorite this season include Laurence & Chico, Kaimin, and Threeasfour. LAURENCE & CHICO Laurence & Chico's third collection ever was…

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NYFW SPRING/SUMMER 2020: RUNWAY TRENDS

The trends we saw at NYFW Spring 2020 are a dynamic mashup of several identities and styles, catering to a wide variety of body types, making it a celebration of diversity, innovativeness and glamour. Check out our favorite trends from the Summer 2020 runway shows at New York Fashion Week below. CORSETS FOR ALL In…

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SPRING/SUMMER 2020: HIGHLIGHTS

The runway shows at New York Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2020 were an array of several identities - each designer injecting their personal DNA onto the looks and trends that will ultimately rule the streets as soon as the Summer 2020 sunrays hit the sidewalks. Take a look at our highlights from our favorite shows…

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THE CFDA ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY NYFW SCHEDULE FOR SUMMER 2020

The CFDA has released their preliminary fashion week schedule where the Summer 2020 collections will be presented. Kicking off on September 6, 2019 with Telfar, the schedule includes big brand names like Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, but it also paves way for smaller brands like Christian Cowan and Lou Dallas. This season, the CFDA…

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2020 RESORT COLLECTIONS: TREND ALERT

PRETTY IN PINK The color of 2020 according to the resort collections: pink. Monochrome pink outfits and charmingly feminine, frilly pink dresses graced runways from Prada to See by Chloé. The brighter and bolder the better, according to these designers. In 2020, expect to see this spring time favorite break into winter and fall wardrobes,…

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NEW YORK MEN’S DAY: ANDROGYNY AND PASTELS REIGN SUPREME FOR 2020

Showcasing four menswear collections alongside five “All Star” sample collections, the afternoon session of the 2019 New York Men’s Day on Monday, June 3rd embraced the common themes of androgyny and color in men’s clothing. The event showcased the 2020 spring/summer collections for designers Vasilis Loizides, Todd Hessert, Tanaka and Ka Wa Key, with featured…

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THE CFDA FASHION AWARDS AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM: BEST DRESSED + HIGHLIGHTS

The 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards took place on June 3rd, 2019, at the Brooklyn Museum. This year, the biggest prize went to womenswear designer Brandon Maxwell. This was his second CFDA award, taking home the Trova trophy for Womenswear Designer of the Year (his first award for in the Swarovski emerging womenswear category in 2016).…

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THE CFDA ANNOUNCES A DESIGNER OPEN-CALL FOR SEPTEMBER 2019 FASHION WEEK

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced a designer open call for upcoming New York Fashion Week - taking place from September 6 -  11, 2019, in New York City. The CFDA owns and organizes the Fashion Calendar and official New York Fashion Week schedule. Since the CFDA acquired the Fashion Calendar in…

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VALENTINO’S CREATIVE DIRECTOR TO JOIN FASHION CONVERSATION AT THE MET

The Atelier with Alina Cho: Pierpaolo Piccioli May 21, 2019 6:30 PM The Met Museum NYC Valentino's Creative Director, Pierpaolo Piccioli will join journalist Alina Cho at The Met on May 21st for a conversation about fashion and its narrative power, his humanistic approach to creativity, and his influence that reaches beyond the fashion industry.…

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MET GALA 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: SEE OUR FAVORITE CAMP MOMENTS

The Met Gala serves two purposes: one, it raises funds for the Costume Institute. Two, celebrities and socialites get the chance to dress up in the most dramatic gala-wear according to each year's theme. The Met Gala 2019's theme was "Camp" - an abstract concept that several celebs failed to actualize. While there were looks…

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MODEL HALIMA ADEN MAKES HISTORY ON SPORTS ILLUSTRATED COVER

On the newest cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, model Halima Aden wears a burkini and a hijab. Making her the first Muslim-American model to front their pages, the issue is appropriately titled "Shattering Perceptions." “I keep thinking [back] to six-year-old me who, in this same country, was in a refugee camp,” Halima said during…

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40 YEARS OF PIERRE CARDIN AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion On view: July 20, 2019, to January 5, 2020 The Brooklyn Museum NYC Opening on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, "Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion" focuses on the seven-decade career of pioneer of Space Age fashion and futuristic design, tracing the legendary career of one of the fashion world's most…

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RODARTE x UNIVERSAL STANDARD COLLABORATE ON A SIZE-INCLUSIVE, AFFORDABLE NEW LINE

“It shouldn’t be a far-fetched possibility for women of all sizes to have access to contemporary, ready-to-wear fashion, and experience supreme quality and design when buying clothing,” Alexandra Waldman, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Universal Standard Rodarte and Universal standard just made high-end fashion history with their new collaboration, which carries sizes XXS to…

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TOM FORD IS CFDA’S NEWEST CHAIRMAN + LIST OF 2019 CFDA FASHION NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

“Having lived and worked in each of the global fashion capitals of the world, I look forward to working with the Board of Directors to further the voice of American Fashion and its designers.” - Tom Ford The award-winning fashion designer, film director, screenwriter, and film producer Tom Ford will succeed current Chairwoman Diane von…

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NYFW FALL 2019: TREND ALERT

EXPOSED MIDRIFFS FOR WINTER A bare ribcage in the winter? Yes, please! Exposed midriffs are a thing of summer, but with some rule bending and layer balancing they transitioned onto the NYFW Fall 2019 collections. Dion Lee did a modest frock with a spin: a cutout at the midriff for a touch of sensuality. Brandon…

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