September Fashion Week 2015: Raquel Alegra
For her first New York Fashion Week presentation Raquel Allegra went back to her roots of deconstruction with tie-dye techniques and shredding. Torn t-shirts, printed dresses with raw hems, and pajama striped suiting were just a few of the California chic pieces being presented. Some of our favorite pieces, caftans, palazzo pants, and tunics displayed oversized proportions.
September Fashion Week 2015: Edie Parker
Ahoy! Inspired by the retro glam of the 1950’s and 60’s, Brett Heyman of Edie Parker showed her love for tropical escapes with seashells, palm trees, and dancing hula dancers. Ropes, anchors, and everything nautical transported your directly to the beach for Edie Parkers Spring 2016 presentation.
September Fashion Week 2015: Naeem Khan
Passport to France anyone? Naeem Khan stunned with this seasons collection of beautiful ornate gowns displaying hand embroidery, intricate beading, basket-weave sequins, and woven raffia. The vibrant palette of bright pinks, yellows, reds, and purple were inspired by the scenic hues of Capri with visions of 50’s and 60’s icons like Sophia Loren, Grace Kelly, Brigitte Bardot, and Jackie Kennedy. Celebrities covered the front row including Christina Hendricks, Kat Graham, and the infamous Fern Mallis.
September Fashion Week 2015: Libertine
Neon chains, beaded fringe, and utensil patches with dangling spaghetti fringe were just a few of the eccentric patterns found on Libertine’s Spring 2016 collection. Inspiration ranged from Staffordshire dogs to molecular cell research and was interpreted through fluorescent colors and bold patterns. These daytime separates were youthful and bright that would definitely make you stand out in a crowd.
September Fashion Week 2015: Bibhu
Bauhaus inspiration covered the runway for Bibhu Mohapatra’s Spring 2016 collection. His muse Annemarie Schwarzenbach, a nomadic journalist and photographer who hung out with Bauhaus designers, was reflected through linear and geometric shapes, color blocking, and bold prints. Proportion play was dominant with multiple panel layers.