Couture Fashion Week New York Recap: Opera Recycles

On Saturday September 9, I attended the Opera Recycles runway presentation by Opera Carolina. The show was part of Couture Fashion Week New York’s 26th season and held in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan. I was excited to see this presentation, as the concept is completely innovative. The company developed…

NYFW Recap: Fashion Palette: Australian RTW SS18 Collections

When I first started attending fashion shows I remember being amazed at how short the shows were. I think I over-glamorized the industry, which don’t get me wrong, is absolutely fabulous. But, I expected a fashion presentation to be this 30-minute-long extravaganza, and quickly realized that a designer can only introduce so much new clothing…

NYFW Recap: MAJ DESIGNS S|S 18′ Runway Show

On Tuesday, I attended the fashion show of MAJ Designs, produced by AMCONYC. The show featured beautiful dresses and 2-pieces, including a show-stopping white and blue ballgown, which billowed down the runway with an ethereal flow. The dress, along with several other pieces in the collection, was embroidered with an elegant floral pattern design that…

NYFW Recap: Runa Ray’s S/S 2018

Last week I attended Runa Ray’s fashion presentation which made being eco-conscious chic, with whimsical, freely flowing pieces. Various species of plants were pressed into the silks and cottons, while other pieces were organically dyed with natural ingredients such as turmeric and pomegranate peels. The show ended with a show-stopping gown called “The Bleeding Dress,”…

NYFW Recap: S/S Indonesian 2018 Diversity Show

Last week I attained the Spring/Summer Indonesian Diversity show at NYFW at The Dream hotel in Chelsea. The amazing show featured five Indonesian designers, who presented their luxury collections, two of which featured models wearing traditional headwear. I created a video of the presentations by Vivi Zubedi and Dian Pelangi, which you can view on…

NYFW Recap: SAKU New York

Emerging New York based designer, Lissa Koo, showcased the latest collection from her ready-to-wear brand, SAKU New York, during New York Fashion Week. The items in the collection featured rich blacks that were juxtaposed by pale pinks, whites and greys, creating an interplay of contrast in each piece. Playful ruffles, as well as light, see-though…

VIDEOS: Mister Triple X Wows With 2 Collections At NYFW

Fashion label Mister Triple X by Erik Roset needed not just one, but two days to present its latest collections. Held at the Angel Orensanz Event Space for the Art Hearts Fashion NYFW shows, the FW/17 collection was presented on Friday February 10th, featuring show-stopping metallic hard-wear, bomber jackets and leather attire. The second show,…

Nail Art: CND for Libertine Fall/Winter 2017

The nail artists of CND teamed up with designer Johnson Hartig to create 17 (yes, you heard right, 17!) intricate nail styles for the Libertine Fall/Winter 2017 fashion show. The one-of-a-kind creations were inspired by the decorative and flamboyant style of Romanian gypsies and the handwoven embroidery by Uzbekistani village women. CND Co-founder and Style…

Recap: Leanne Marshall’s Autumn/Winter 2017 Collection

Leanne Marshall’s Autumn/Winter 2017 collection featured stunning gowns inspired by medieval times. The medieval theme was even prevalent with the hair styling of the models, who donned low ponytails that were draped with gathered to create a “Rapunzal” effect. Gowns and separates in the collection featured intricate beading, plunging necklines, thigh high slits and plenty…

Recap: Nolcha’s Fall/Winter 2017 “Ones To Watch Show”

Every season, I attend shows during New York Fashion week, and as much as I look forward to seeing the work of top designers, it’s actually more exciting to see the work of rising starts. On Monday afternoon, Nolcha Shows held its “Ones To Watch” presentation, which spotlights emerging brands. I eagerly took my seat…

Unconventional Makeup Trends at Fall 2017 NYFW

Beauty vloggers usually set the tone for unique makeup trends, but fashion week is looking to take back the reign with expressive, unique ways of showcasing everything from eyeliner to brows. Keep reading to see the over-the-top creations making a statement on the runways right now. Unusually Placed Eyeliner Many designers strayed away, far away,…