ONhim: Willy Chavarria

image-willy-chavarria-spring-2020-00Latino designer Willy Chavarria crossed the ease of athleisure with the edge of the 90′s New York House & Disco club scene to create his Spring 2020 collection that he called both masculine & refined.

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HyVIDA: A Fashionable drINk

image-hyvida-3-cans-00NYFW will be upon us shortly & those runway junkies amongst us understand that staying well hydrated is a vital key to making it fashionably through fashion week.  A secret that’s been buzzing (or perhaps a better descriptive is “fizzing”) about lately is a new sparkling beverage called HyVIDA.

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INparis: Gamut Spring 2020

image-gamut-spring-2020-00Gamut 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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INparis: French Deal Men’s SS20

image-french-deal-men-spring-2020-00French Deal- Palais Tokyo- Paris

Volume 4 commences in a dark venue with a somber mood & a dramatic sunset projection on the horizon.  As the show begins, a beautiful spoken-word opening in an African language is heard, & two women in simple tribal garb appear for a brief moment.

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INline: N’ONAT

image-nonat-fall-2019-00It 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 this statement to be true beyond a reasonable doubt with the debut of her “namesake” N’ONAT

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Paris Couture: Ziad Nakad

image-ziad-nakad-fall-2019-00Ziad 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 runway.

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ONfoot: Elli Fall 2019

image-ellie-fall-2019-00Greek 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

image-maria-aristidou-fall-2019-00The 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 of sunlight gave way to the dark of night.  Entitled “Clare de Lune”, it is apparent Cypriot designer Maria Aristidou has had similar moments

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ONyou: High Beauty

image-high-beauty-00Say high to the visionary skin care brand that has the beauty industry buzzing.

In an airy, clean open loft in NYC, Melissa Jochim, founder of high Beauty & renowned organic beauty pioneer, celebrated the launch of three new high beauty products- the high eye-Q cannabis eye gel, high priority cannabis cleansing foam, high maintenance cannabis peeling mask.

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ONhim: Hiromi Asai

image-hiromi-asai-spring-2019-00New York based menswear brand, Hiromi Asai, has worked tirelessly to give the ancient, traditional art of the Japanese Kimono a place on the racks of modern fashion.

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