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Technological Immersion During New York Fashion Week
Anyone keeping an eye on NYFW by way of hashtags and trending topics saw two reactions to Alexander Wang's collaborative carnival with adidas this past weekend: disappointment over the spectacle the whole week itself has become, versus excitement over...
STYLE
Notes: Why People Attend Fashion Week
For at least two months of out every year, the Instagram feeds of many are swamped with fashion week images of runways and presentations. Some proclaim: I like this. Others simply make clear: I was there. In many instances, substance is unclear and...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Sophina DeJesus' Viral Gymnastics Routine With her teammates cheering her every step (and leap) of the way, UCLA's Sophina DeJesus (a 21-year-old sociology major) has performed a super-playful and very viral gymnastics routine that has the...
STYLE
Behind the Scenes of CFDA's New York Fashion Week: Men's
Last year's launch of New York Fashion Week: Men's succeeded in many ways, but one was a resounding breath of fresh air. The week dedicated to men's fashion allowed for many to step away from mainstay brands and focus more attention on emerging...
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Todd Snyder + Timex Watches
While visiting Japan, NY-based menswear designer Todd Snyder—who happens to be a vintage watch fan—spied a Japan-only release of a Timex watch collaboration utilizing Red Wing's signature leather. Smitten with the piece, he gathered enough of them...
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FEIT's Man vs Machine
When Tull Price first watched the 1982 experimental film "Koyaanisqatsi" (today a cult classic) many a year ago, the time-lapse and slow-motion sequences observing the relationship between humanity and Earth left a lasting impression. "I think...
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Studio 189's SS16 Collection
Co-founded in 2013 by actress Rosario Dawson and former Bottega Veneta associate communications director Abrima Erwiah, Studio 189 isn't just an emerging fashion brand started by two longtime friends. It's a movement creating opportunities in a place...
CULTURE
Moncler + amfAR's Art for Love Auction
Alpine outerwear brand Moncler is no stranger to hosting events above and beyond the already high expectations of New York Fashion Week. This season, however, in place of future-forward operas and shifting couple-based performance art, the label...
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The Tallest Man on Earth: Sagres Reminiscent of the early American folk of Bob Dylan and Woodie Guthrie, The Tallest Man on Earth's previous albums featured analog recordings of his voice, a guitar or banjo and little else. "Sagres" from Kristian...
FOOD-DRINK
The Splendid Spoon at Fashion Week
While the presentations last week at Lincoln Center stimulated many senses, they didn't tackle taste buds. However, Brooklyn's The Splendid Spoon did—by way of an on-demand courier service delivering soups straight to attendees who ordered via tweet...
STYLE
Design Innovation at Paul Andrew S/S15
During this past New York Fashion Week, we had the opportunity to see the latest shoes from designer Paul Andrew. What we found was not only beautifully crafted and high quality, but also invoked an element of technical innovation that really set...
STYLE
Geometric, Provocative Attire at NYFW S/S15
Each fashion week, certain through-lines manifest across disparate designers. Whether it's ready-to-wear or haute couture, wildly imaginative brands touch upon the times—and similarities in mood manifest. This season, a refreshing array of lines incorporated...
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Scene, by All: Set Design at NYFW S/S15
With every Fashion Week, brands go great lengths to compete for the attention of buyers and editors. And while the clothing and accessories are the most important element of each runway show, we've noted before that there's far more to the spectacle...
STYLE
Degen's Acid-Drenched SS 2015 Collection
by Laura Feinstein While oftentimes New York Fashion Week shows at Lincoln Center are characterized by flash and grandeur, downtown at Chelsea Piers Studio, a showing of younger designers is proving to be where a new spark is. Since graduating from...
STYLE
Daniel Palillo: Paintings About The Fashion World
Daniel Palillo—a high school, art school then fashion school dropout—never intended to become a fashion designer. Which explains why he avoids the industry as much as he can: rather than following seasonal trends, his work is built on the pillars...
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Ace Hotel NYC's Artists-in-Residence Sleep / Walk
For weeks before opening its doors in 2009, the Ace Hotel New York was filled with artists-in-residence and walls were being graced with the work they'd leave—all of which still stands today. Visionary founder Alex Calderwood hand-picked many of...
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Scene, by All: NYFW AW 2014
There's more to Fashion Week than what's draped across the models or the attendees at runway shows. With an ever-crowding competitive schedule, more brands have begun to embrace innovation in presentations—like last season's show-stopping debut from...
STYLE
Vivien Ramsay
Seven years of development—from inception to execution—contribute to Melissa Ramsay's namesake label. With her first-ever New York Fashion Week show, her Vivien Ramsay A/W 2014 line came to life in stunning form. Not only has Ramsay created her own...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
Sponsored content: 1. American Fashion is Commercial At the Lincoln Center tents, one cannot help but feel a strong trade show vibe as sponsors flit about, offering gifts from cosmetics to alcohol. Although there are complaints about the commercialism...
STYLE
Scene, by All: Made Fashion Week by Peroni
Sponsored content: MADE Fashion Week at New York City's Milk Studios presents some of the hippest, most innovative designers and their wares for one week, twice a year. With such an abundance of creativity, energy and celebration, it's the perfect...
STYLE
Fashion X Technology: Naim Josefi
Blending minimalism with a touch of whimsy, Swedish designer Naim Josefi has broken new ground on the runway. Drawing comparisons to icons like Alexander McQueen, Josefi has already established himself as a name synonymous with incredible innovation...
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Opening Ceremony SS14 Presentation
Every fashion week, editors and stylists take their seats to watch the unveiling of hundreds of designers' upcoming collections. There is variation in the style of runway shows and standing presentations—and certainly variation in content from season...
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The Art + Science of Feeling NYC
During Milan Design Week 2013 Nike introduced The Art + Science of Super Natural Motion, a live body-mapping exhibition developed by digital artists Universal Everything, Daniel Widrig and Quayola + Sinigaglia to interpret Nike Free and Flyknit technologies...
STYLE
Interview: Judson Harmon of ØDD
At just 21-years-old, designer, model and entrepreneur Judson Harmon confidently stands with two feet firmly planted within the ever-evolving fashion industry. After opening ØDD—a boutique and styling house in NYC's Lower East Side neighborhood...