Max Azria S/S 2011

Tuesday September 14, 2010
The Theater

Timeless comfort & perfect balance are what embodies Max Azria’s minimalistic collection.  Once again the understated designs from the Azria’s were in pales like blush, mint, dove gray, and Champagne. 

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Rebecca Minkoff S/S 2011

Sunday September 12, 2010
The Box

We’re talking more than just bags these days… in her second season as an apparel designer, Minkoff once again hit the mark. Rebecca’s Spring Collection pays homage to the ultimate femme vagabond: “a woman yearning for glamour, transfixed by reconstructed vintage and ’70s-inspired frocks.”

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Nicholas K S/S 2011

Thursday September 9, 2010
The Studio

Nicholas K opened what Tommy Hilfiger closed last season when they were the first “real” designers to send a collection down the new runways in Lincoln Center (I say “real” as Project Runway was technically first, but…). 

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Rachel Comey S/S 2011

Thursday September 9, 2010
Chelsea

Simplicity reigns supreme at Rachel Comey this season as the menswear designer turned womenswear designer showed a collection heavy in White & Black with an occasional splash of Indigo Blue, Golden Yellow & Terracotta, among others. 

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Mara Hoffman S/S 2011

Thursday September 9, 2010
Pier 59 Studios

Print impresario Mara Hoffman didn’t change her tune this season with a collection of Island inspired clothes both in silhouette & pattern that injected a little bit of hand hewn pieces to make anyone feel they are on the beach no matter how land-locked one’s life may be. 

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Daniel Vosovic S/S 2011

Thursday September 9, 2010
Exit Art

Citing Martha from “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” as his seasonal muse, Project Runway alum Daniel Vosovic showed a very strong collection to start laden with animal references in what was one of his strongest showings to date. 

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Richard Chai Love S/S 2011

Thursday September 9, 2010
The Stage

The first “wow!” moment of Fashion Week occurred the moment Richard Chai sent Look #1 down the runway.  It had literally defined what was to come down every other runway for the balance of the week & became the standard by which others will be judged

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Christian Siriano S/S 2011

Thursday September 9, 2010
The Stage

Of all the Project Runway alums, it’s Christian Siriano who has shown not only the most talent, but has demonstrated his fashion intelligence to boot.  If Mr. Siriano isn’t the brains behind his operation, then he needs to reward whoever is generously. 

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Tory Burch S/S 2011

Wednesday September 15, 2010
The Studio

Long sleeves & long hemlines were all the trend for this S/S collection.  At first the conservative array made me question, but then reality struck- Tory Burch is not designing for that shocking WOW factor, she doesn’t need to, instead she designs for her devoted buying public,

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Mik Cire S/S 2011

Saturday September 11, 2010
The Studio

Eric Kim brings us menswear at its best, very much on trend with a black & white themed lineup of killer pants & jackets.  Models wore pinstriped cotton harem shorts, black linen cinched shorts, tinted tartan cargo pants & raw denim shorts. 

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