French-born Elie Kuame turned the idea of Fall/Winter on its head with his collection featuring shorts, sweeping skirts, sleeveless dresses and other atypical Fall/Winter colors of whites, yellows and emeralds. In what would typically be identified as a resort collection with these types of colors, and use of sheer blouses, halter dresses and short sets, [...]
Korean-born New York-based designer Yuna Yang, united the quality of couture embodied in a modern way in her Fall/Winter 2013 Yung Yang collection presented at the Desmond Tutu Center. Yang continues to create artistic pieces reminiscent of her journey as an artist and educator.
Using all the tools like leather, fur, metallic, tweed and other popular trends seen throughout this season’s Fall/Winter 2013 runway collections, Jackie Fraser-Swan embodied the modern contemporary woman and brought the “runway to real way” concept very much to life. The collection, named after her inspiration, Ralph Waldo-Emerson, offered sleeveless turtlenecks, printed blouses, vests and [...]
Korean-born designer Son Jung Wan presented her Fall/Winter 2013 collection and stayed true to her dual nature of “women and how they like to dress” with a very feminine-toned collection featuring pale, neutral colors of ivory, pink and beiges while balancing sexy silhouettes with fur textures and leopard prints.
Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, creative directors of Ruffian presented their Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2013 collection, “Reverie,” reminiscent of a Sherlock Holmes mystery. The pieces evoked Baskerville style with fur lined hats, rich detailing with long sweeping skirts, opulent embroidery and a “street savvy constituency,” realized by the Campus, Harness and Engineer boots from [...]
One thing Hungarian-born Kati Stern of Venexiana is never afraid of is color and glamour. Each season, she continues to create dreamy, delicious elegant evening gowns any woman would want to dress up in. Also known for her penchant for longer runway shows with lots of looks, she didn’t disappoint this season adding even more [...]