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 lent itself well to both the formal-wear pieces and the … Continue reading NYFW Recap: MAJ DESIGNS S|S 18′ Runway Show

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,” which read, “Imagination is the only weapon against reality.” Through … Continue reading NYFW Recap: Runa Ray’s S/S 2018

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 my Instagram here. Designer Barli Asmara amazed everyone in the … Continue reading NYFW Recap: S/S Indonesian 2018 Diversity Show

NOLCHA SHOWS RECAP: Fashion Week Designer Merges Streetwear with Classic Chic

On September 8th, I attended the The Nolcha Shows at New York Fashion Week at Industria Studios. This year marked the 10th anniversary of the event, which provides a platform for emerging designers to showcase their creations to a group of industry influencers, buyers and press. I attended the 1pm “All Comes From Nothing” show by designer Eva Yiwel Xu. The collection was inspired by … Continue reading NOLCHA SHOWS RECAP: Fashion Week Designer Merges Streetwear with Classic Chic

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 chiffon accentuated some of the looks that easily moved against … Continue reading NYFW Recap: SAKU New York

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, which took place on Saturday, February 11th, focused on the … Continue reading VIDEOS: Mister Triple X Wows With 2 Collections At NYFW

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 Director Jan Arnold and CND creative lead Heather Davis led … Continue reading Nail Art: CND for Libertine Fall/Winter 2017

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 of softy flowing silks and chiffons. The colors of the … Continue reading Recap: Leanne Marshall’s Autumn/Winter 2017 Collection

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 to await the amazing show I knew I would be … Continue reading Recap: Nolcha’s Fall/Winter 2017 “Ones To Watch Show”

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, from the winged eyeliner look popularized on Instagram. Instead, they … Continue reading Unconventional Makeup Trends at Fall 2017 NYFW