Stella Jean Spring 2016 Collection

Stella Jean titled her spring collection “En Route,” focusing on prints and patterns associated with Italian migrants who moved to South America, North America, Africa and Europe. Jean featured a colorful line up of items with exotic trims, such as multicolored raffia, pompoms and cactus prints. Instead of the typical re-view of the collection in the […]

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Alberta Ferretti Spring 2016 Collection.

The Alberta Ferretti Spring 2016 muse was the lady of the desert, moved by light, big open spaces and an open mind — Burning Man was a reference in Ferretti’s show notes.

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Borgenni Spring 2016 Collection: Coachella Inspired

Borgenni is an undiscovered treasure in the Fashion world. Poised for stardom the young designers’, Erik Manfried and Alessio Sponsale, often make cameo appearances on their instagram.  The personalized marketing strategy to put a face to the name has contributed to their following for the uber-luxe bags.  The young brand is available throughout Italy and is now available online. […]

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Francesco Scognamiglio Spring 2016 Collection.

Designer Francesco Scognamiglio  described his Spring 2016 collection as a tribute to the statue of the Veiled Christ by Giuseppe Sammartino, on display in his native city of Naples.

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Bora Aksu Spring 2016 Collection

The first day of London Fashion Week opened with Bora Aksu’s show on Friday (September 19).  This season’s show took place in the British Fashion Council’s (BFC) new venue – a car park. Turkish born, British based designer, Bora Aksu’s collection was inspired by his childhood summer holidays spent in his family holiday home in […]

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Sachin & Babi Spring 2016 Collection.

Sachin & Babi Ahluwalia recently finished renovations on their East Side town house and decided to show their spring collection in the beautiful space. The setting was ideal for their intimate presentation that combined both their Sachin & Babi and Noir labels. The husband-and-wife team said, “more and more girls are coming to us for special occasion dressing.” The designers delivered […]

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Zac Posen Spring 2016 Collection.

The Zac Posen Spring 2016 opens with a targeted color palette -­‐-­‐ navies, black, and whites – and highlights the house artisanal craftsmanship with an agile showcase of daywear and separates. “Lightness defines the collection. I wanted to inject a fair bit of fluidity into the formula without relinquishing the essentially feminine point of view […]

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Michael Costello Spring 2016 Collection.

Michael Costello cited “feminine decadence” as the inspiration for his Spring 2016 collection. Costello merged bold shapes with a soft color palate. “This collection has more movement, leaving more to the imagination,” according to Costello. “It evokes the sexiness of a tight dress with the draping of an elegant gown.” Costello chose this collection to unveil brighter gem tones, using […]

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Erin Fetherston Spring 2016 Collection.

Influenced by the bucolic impressions of David Hamilton and Deborah Tuberville, Erin Fetherston presents her Spring 2016 collection inspired by a muse who is equal parts Jane Birkin and Anne of Avonlea.

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Lisa Perry Spring 2016 Collection.

Lisa Perry’s Spring/Summer 2016 minimalist collection balanced graceful femininity and sharp bold color. This season Lisa Perry was not afraid of red, yellow or blue which acted as the primary color palette, creating a surrealist effect on the classic silhouettes.  Dresses with color patterns were differentiated with zips of vertical lines that rendered artful spatial compositions, while monochrome designs were saturated […]

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Gucci’s modern-retro gamble pays off for the Fall 2015 collection

Alessandro Michele was promoted from head accessories designer at Gucci to his new post as the label’s creative director in late 2014. The news that he would replace Frida Giannini as creative director met with little surprise given the receding sales at Gucci.  But many were surprised, at what would account for a complete change in direction, […]

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