fall/winter 2016 new york: proenza schouler.

two (or is it three, since proenza schouler is a duo?) of my favorite things together—frank stella and proenza schouler. these dresses are a lovely continuation of the slashed ones from last fall but somehow better (is that even possible?!) with the addition of a bit of bondage. my styling takeaways: wear your sleeves super long, put my slip dress…
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thoughts on: the evolution of fashion week.

a literal merry-go-round of fashion; the scene from the chanel f/w 2008 show fashion week month started a few days ago in new york, and what fashion week means seems to be at a crossroads. alber elbaz and raf simons left lanvin and dior respectively citing the “endless merry-go-round” of fashion and the stifling of creativity as part of their reasoning. while…
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spring/summer 2016 new york: public school.

i was really excited to go backstage at the public school show on my last full day in new york. it’s very cool to see how a beauty look comes together, and how it relates to the collection. maybelline’s grace lee used the new eye studio lasting drama gel pencil in cashmere white to draw horizontal lines across the lids…
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spring/summer 2016 new york: banana republic.

i was so excited to see the banana republic presentation when i was in new york. i’ve been going to fashion week for years, and usually if BR does something, it was off schedule. i wasn’t able to go to the first marissa webb-helmed show back in february, but i heard from many of friends who were there how great…
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spring/summer 2016 new york: tibi.

tibi is always a show i look forward to during fashion week for a few reasons: it always has a cool masculine/feminine mix, the color palette is always on point, and the price point is in the more affordable range, with many pieces being under $500. for spring, amy smilovic showed a cool girl collection that was all about ease,…
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