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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Joanna Mastroianni S/S 2011

Thursday September 16, 2010
Designer Showroom

In what seemed to be an homage to the 1960’s both in silhouette & in the graphic brights used, Joanna Mastroianni presented a tightly edited, but pleasant assortment of dressy day looks for Spring 2011. 

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Temperley London S/S 2011

Tuesday September 14, 2010
Milk Studios

Tough & tender was the theme behind the latest collection by Alice Temperley.  Inspired by the beautiful & alluring Queen Guinevere, looks were diverse in personality, texture & allure. 

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