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…

Morgan Taylor Lacquer Runway Recap: Spring/Summer 2017

Several fashion designers including Creatures of the Wind, Rodarte, Tanya Taylor, The Blonds and Zero + Maria Cornejo collaborated with the Morgan Taylor Lacquer Pro Team to make sure model’s nails on the runways were polished to perfection during Spring/Summer 2017 fashion week in New York City. The nail lacquer company collaborated with guest artists…

Nail Art: CND for Libertine S/S 2017

CND created 25 jaw-dropping nail designs for the Libertine Spring/Summer 2017 runway show during New York Fashion Week, which took place at Skylight Clarkson Sq. Inspired by Libertine’s punk rock collection, the nails evoked the 1970s and ‘80s, but also had an unusual twist of Victorian and new wave elements. CND artists put in nearly…

NYFW 2016 Fashion Week Breaks Barriers

Post by Jolevette New York Fashion Week is known for its daring styles from designers across the globe. But this year, NYFW has become a runway for global hope and change. It could not come at a better time when world leaders have arrived in New York for the 71st General Assembly of the United…

Fashion Row: What Celebrities Are Wearing to NYFW Shows

Often when I look at the fashion shown during some runway presentations, I ask myself, “Who would really be daring enough to wear that?” But, then I remember that fashion shows are simply a breeding ground for us to discover the next big trends among a sea of over-the-top extravagance. They know the average person…

Go Big or Go Home: NYFW Embraces Natural Hair Trend

From 3a to 4c, textured hair has been seen on almost every runway during this season’s Spring/Summer 2017 New York Fashion Week shows. This new acceptance of playful, thick locks is the industry’s way of making a statement that natural hair is beautiful, and, having a moment. Below we share our top picks of gorgeous…