Archive for February, 2012

WHIT BRIGHTENS UP FALL

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 09th, 2012
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 It was nice to see that WHiT’s fall collection had so muchcolor! She mixed it up with lots of patterns, metallic jacquards, and gemtones. Her inspiration was campy Sci-fi Films and pre moon landing pop culture.This definitely came through in her 1950’s reminiscent silhouettes and styling. By Lahaina Alcantara

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KATIE GALLAGHER PRESENTS “SILENT SOIL”

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 09th, 2012
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Katie Gallagher’s collection entitled “Silent Soil” wasinspired by the idea of bringing the atmosphere and aura of the forest into thecityscape. Her looks were composed of layers of organic and gauzy shapes withtailored overtures. The mood of the presentation was more of the mysteriousdepths of the forest than it’s lighter counterpart. By Lahaina Alcantara

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STEVEN ALAN DOES IT AGAIN

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 09th, 2012
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This collection feels like quintessential Steven Alan—Classic silhouettesthat are simultaneously timeless and young. He employes lots of dark wools withred accents and metallic patterns.  Can I just wear this stuff everyday?  By Lahaina Alcantara

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RACHEL COMEY’S PRESENTATION

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 09th, 2012
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For me, Rachel Comey is always all about the shoes! Thereare a couple new styles in there- metallic pumps, white boots, and evensneakers to name a few.  Clothingwise- I was surprised to see such a predominance of black and white in hercollection, but when she brought in color it was bold! Bright oranges and jeweltone […]

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LAUREN MOFFATT’S PRESENTATION

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 09th, 2012
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Lauren’s presentation entitled “ The old school for waywardgirls” was inspired by the innocent and classically undone style of theschoolgirl.  She definitely playedwith patterns and soft girlish silhouettes. The presentation took place in anold school in Nolita, and once inside it was like you were transported back to middleschool, only the girls fell from heaven […]

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FASHION WEEK KICKS OFF W/ GRETCHEN JONES!

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 09th, 2012
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 Gretchen’s South Western roots and the inherent mysticism indesert culture heavily inspired this collection. Dramatic spot lighting andsand drawings heightened the mystic moodiness of the presentation. The modelswere adorned with incredible chunky Native American jewelry and faux turquoisemanicures. By Lahaina Alcantara

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ARAKS + ACE HOTEL @ FM

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 08th, 2012
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Usually we leave the lingerie to the professionals but when the Ace Hotel and Araks contacted us to carry their otherwise exclusive Valentines Day collaboration, we couldn’t say no! The Ace x Araks Teddy is made in New York of sheer, fog-hued cotton crepe, with slate tulle trim, adjustable straps, ruching detail in the front […]

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RAQUEL ALLEGRA PRESPRING

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON February 05th, 2012

Raquel Allegra Prespring 2012 from Raquel Allegra on Vimeo.

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