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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ONhim: Joseph Abboud Fall 2019

image-joseph-abboud-fall-2019-00It’s nearly impossible to speak of Joseph Abboud without mentioning the word classic.  However, when taking more than a cursory view of his collections, one notices the collection is so much more than can be embodied in one such word

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INmemorium: Karl Lagerfeld

image-karl-lagerfeld-00More 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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INline: Trademarket ™

image-trademarket-tm-launch-00As we sit through the seemingly endless torrent of fashion hurled down the runways each season during the conveyor belts (aka: Fashion Runways) known as various “Fashion Weeks”, sometime around day 3 of each week, we are usually struggling amongst our staff to make sense of it all.  Every line seems to blur into the next

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ONfoot: White Mountain Boots

image-onfoot-white-mountain-shoes-00-sienna-lttaupeThere are those who spend Summer longing for Fall & there are those who view Fall as a necessary evil to get to Winter & Spring.  I live my life squarely in the latter group, however, I suspect I’m in the minority, at least in the circles of fashion fanatics go.

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