After viewing the big New York Fashion Week shows all over town, it was nice to visit B Michael’s atelier in Manhattan’s Garment District Sunday, Feb. 13, for a more private showing.
Often the fashion show starts with the audience, and Son Jung Wan’s show was no exception.
Cushnie et Ochs designers Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs presented a flawless execution of their alluring spring ’17 collection here in New York.
At Berlin’s recent autumn/winter ’17 Fashion Week, patterns were abundant in suits, dresses and coats.
Talk about a sizzling Scottish fashion show and fundraiser! Last weekend’s “Dressed to Kilt” fashion affair kicked off New York Fashion Week with a smashing designer showcase.
When you think about what’s new, think about what’s different from the last season.
The wrap dress is in style this spring ’17. Singer/actress Beyoncé showed off her curves in designer Romeo Hunte’s shapely, striped style.
For 2018, Wonderlust is a trending mood. The theme reaches into the young, eager spirit of nature and adventure.
Anniesa Hasibuan was the first Muslim and the first Indonesian designer to show the hijabs on the NY Fashion Week runway. Born in Jakarta, July 30, 1986, she is the wife of Andika Surachman, a young entrepreneur.
It’s a new year, and time for a new you, especially if you have been waiting for the right time to get fit. At the Harlem YMCA, Phyllis Spencer Lennon is offering several ways to get your mind, body and spirit healthy.
The Museum at FIT’s exhibit, “Black Fashion Designers,” on view now through March 16, 2017, is a compelling examination of the significance and unrecognized impact that African-American designers have had on fashion.
International designer Vivienne Tam is known for her culture-bridging, East-meets-West concepts in her collections.
Harlem boutique Bébénoir just opened a second store at 2064 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. (between 124th and 125th streets), New York City.
The passion of fashion accompanies Marta Zampolini’s spring/summer collection. When she was young, Zampolini loved to “steal with her eyes” the tricks of her grandmother’s dressmaking skills.
Ports 1961 just announced their company’s collaboration with iconic sportswear and boxing brand Everlast, made famous by the world’s greatest boxers and actors.
After the lights were turned down, the audience was transported to India during the beginning of Runa Ray’s show.
For fall 2016/2017, designers offered an array of great fashion choices that are sure to deliver cold weather chic.
Finally, a well-named designer is paying attention to the plus-size woman!
Inspired by “Kerry James Marshall: Mastry,” there are several special conversations and events happening now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Marshall Exhibit is currently on view through Jan. 29, 2017, at The Met Breurer.
“Some Nerve: Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave,” (Riverhead), by Patty Chang Anker is a “must read,” according to Parents magazine.
On view from now through Feb. 5, 2017, the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art introduces their fall 2016 exhibition, “Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion.”
Beth Ditto, vocalist of The Gossip, unveiled her second collection Nov. 1, 2016, with an 11-piece, ready-to-wear line available in sizes 14 to 28.
In a league of their own, Hood By Air delivers another striking collection for spring/summer 2017.
This season, the world’s fashion industries are introducing new designers. It’s sort of like a changing of the guard, and it’s so exciting to witness.
At Desigual’s show at Moynihan Station in New York City, some of the collection’s highlights included Desigual’s long knit dresses, lace fringes and hand-woven pieces that were simply mesmerizing.
In Milan, Italy, La Perla’s spring/summer collection at Palazzo Clerici recently drew a standing-room-only audience.
Winner of the Spring/Summer ’16 ANDAM Fashion Prize, Wanda Nylon presented a sophisticated spring/summer ’17 collection last week in Paris.
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The “Rise of the Pharaohs” is the theme of Temraza’s Spring/Summer ’17 Collection. With her roots in Cairo, the designer’s line was influenced by her hometown, the Pharaohs and ancient Egyptians.
Print it! From head to toe, Xuly Bët’s collection offers a glimpse into yesterday’s fashion closets, but their styles show off today’s fashion flair.
J.J. Gray’s Fashion Week trunk show introduced a superior line of custom-made boots and Oxfords for men and women.
Harlem Fashion Row’s 9th Annual Fashion Week celebration was a complete success.
Backstage at 0039 Italy’s spring/summer ’17 fashion show in Berlin, models try to relax. It takes many hours to get ready for a show.
When it comes to the length of a garment for spring/summer ’17, take your pick. From the looks of this collection, the wider the pant legs the better.
As teens grow, having and maintaining self-esteem in essential. Author Lane Cobb offers many tips in “Be Your Biggest Champion: A Self-Esteem Guide for Teen Girls,” an inspirational guide that provides young people with tools they can use for the rest of their lives.
Recently at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin’s spring/summer 2016 shows, emerging designer Alexandra Tamale made a strong fashion statement with a collection of Rio-timely sportswear for on or off the court.
Aug. 25, 2016, at 13 W. 38th St., New York, N.Y., from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Terese Sydonna’s fall 2016 collection will be available at a sample sale.
It’s the season for fashionable straw hats. Madonna was spotted in Havana, Cuba, wearing the Drake hat from Gigi Burris Millinery’s Resort 2017 collection.
On Harlem’s Sugar Hill, Pamela Love introduces her Suspension Collection at the Museum of Art and Origin, located at 430 W. 162nd St., New York, N.Y.
With back-to-school just around the corner, shopping for the newest looks can be a challenge.
The Clara Francis Gallery is opening with the exhibition of “Haile King-Rubie: Speaking Colors.”
For winter 2016-2017, Black Crows showed a colorful lineup of outerwear alongside their 10th collection of skis.
Chilean-born actress Leonor Varela appeared at the 9th annual Oceana SeaChange summer party wearing a design by Gauri & Nainika from their Autumn/Winter ’16 collection.
Dime-Mexico Fashion House put on a splendid show during Berlin Fashion Week.
Men’s spring/summer 2017 Fashion Week presentations went off without a hitch in New York last week.
Designer Edwing D’Angelo rolled right into the third edition of New York Fashion Week with a fascinating menswear collection.
Opening day at The Club by Dominik Mager, an upscale hair salon conveniently located at 2276 Frederick Douglass Blvd. near 122nd Street, was a huge success. And from July 11-16, they are offering a 20 percent discount on all services.
Young designer Annelie Schubert’s collection was sponsored and presented by Mercedes Benz and Elle Magazine for the Berlin spring/summer ’16 shows.
Overall, the Berlin spring/summer ’17 shows are huge productions. This Mercedes Benz Fashion Week show was one of the best.
At Ms. P’s Hair Studio at 280 W. 117th St., Harlem, N.Y, summer hair is turned out in a wide variety of styles.