Category Archives: Womenswear

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NYFW: Fengyi Tan

Another of the talented group showing under the ICY Designer Global Platform, the Chinese design collective, Fengyi Tan was every bit as intriguing as her other 3 runway mates for Spring 2020.

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NYFW: Hiuman

Former Galliano protege Hiuman Chau broke out on her own in 2014 with her namesake collection HIUMAN.  Since, she’s been working under the Chinese collective ICY Global Designer Platform.  Spring 2020 marks her NYFW debut & the launch of her … Continue reading

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NYFW: All Comes From Nothing

For Spring 2020, designer Eva Xu, a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, presented a collection that can be summed up with one simple word:  elegance.

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NYFW: Leaf Xia

Shown as part of the ICY Global Designer Platform show, a Chinese based designer “incubator / collective / workshop” hybrid, Parsons School of Design grad YiQi “Leaf” Xia showed her first NYFW runway collection under the Leaf Xia moniker.

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INparis: Gamut Spring 2020

Gamut is a Parisian Fashion Collective of several anonymous designers & artists with no definitive DNA or branding aesthetic outside of its shared desire to being innovative, experimental, & a constantly evolving collage of ideas.

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INline: N’ONAT

It would be difficult to have said this even a few years ago, but it is nearly impossible to tell the difference between real fur & faux fur given the state of today’s textile artistry.  Designer Nihan Onat has proven … Continue reading

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Paris Couture: Ziad Nakad

Ziad Nakad looked to architecture & geometry to find inspiration for his Fall 2019 Couture collection.  He took it one step further & added the intricacies of ancient mosaic imagery to finish his collection of 56 looks that walked the … Continue reading

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ONfoot: Elli Fall 2019

Greek designer Elli Lyraraki presented a collection of numbered, handmade footwear during Paris Haute Couture Week for Fall 2019.

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Paris Couture: Maria Aristidou

The moon has long held a lure of mystery, power & wonder in the psyches of human kind.  In fact, just tonight, as I left dinner, I looked up with wonder at the crescent moon as the last few rays … Continue reading

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INmemorium: Karl Lagerfeld

More years ago than I care to admit, I was leaving the CFDA’s American Fashion Awards, when they were held at the Celeste Bartos Forum in the NY Public Library.

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