Chado Ralph Rucci S/S 2011

Monday September 13, 2010
Designer Showroom

Without a doubt, one of America’s fashion treasures is Ralph Rucci.  He’s a master on his own level — a level  few designers can ever hope to get a glimpse at, let alone actually work. 

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Risto S/S 2011

Friday September 10, 2010
Exit Art

One of the biggest surprises this Fashion Week came from designer Risto Bimbiloski, who in his 3rd season showing during New York Fashion Week cemented his staying power.

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Guli S/S 2011

Friday September 10, 2010
The Studio

Designer (or as the company line notes called her: “Author of the Guli Brand”) Gulnara Karimova transported us to Uzbekistan via Caracas with a stop in Spain & Geneva…

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Toni Francesc S/S 2011

Tuesday September 14, 2010
The Studio

Spanish designer Toni Francesc presented his version of the “Urban Forest” for Spring 2011 by “transferring a forest-based concept to a city environment.”

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Binetti S/S 2011

Saturday September 11, 2010
The Box

Designer Diego Binetti once again lived up to his mantra & we can honestly say “I love Binetti”.  

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Tadashi Shoji S/S 2011

Friday September 10, 2010
The Box

Romanticism reigned royalty at the Tadashi Shoji Spring presentation. The array of gorgeous renaissance inspired gowns was set in a wooded forest of magnificently clad models in a soft pallet of frills & thrills. 

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Norman Ambrose S/S 2011

Saturday September 11, 2010
The St. Regis Hotel

The word “couture” has been thrown about with such wreckless abandon throughout all levels of fashion in recent years that it seems to have lost the meaning to the general public. 

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Cynthia Rowley S/S 2011

Saturday September 11, 2010
The Stage

Cynthia Rowley is nothing if not literal in her inspirations in the past & this season, she proves no different. In fact, she came out punching with her first piece, the “perforated dress”, which was literally a wearable version of her invitation. Very cute, catchy & whimsical…

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Yigal Azrouël S/S 2011

Tuesday September 14, 2010
Exit Art

Yigal Azrouël has, in recent seasons, looked a bit scattered & all over the place.  He’s showed a little of this, a little of that, & nearly everything in between. 

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Billy Reid S/S 2011

Thursday September 9, 2010
Milk Studios

Just about a good ‘ole boy… Billy Reid brings us southern charm at its best with what is truly the new standard in menswear. 

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