If you didn’t already know from the hundreds of snapchat stories, instagrams, blog post, tweets, etc., this past week was New York Fashion Week! Although I stayed here in Dallas, I watched tons of shows via YouTube, and this years Spring/Summer collections had me head of heels. Here are a few of my favorite shows from New York!
Alexander Wang has always been one of my favorite brands, but this show made my love 100x stronger. With the unveiling of his collaboration with Adidas Originals, a fantastic lineup of models, a huge verity in clothing, and a killer audience (including a late entrance from Madonna), Wang really brought his A game. The main looks I caught from watching this show were leisure wear, street wear, pinstripes, and layering with straps.
An Opening Ceremony show will never bore you. With this collection, Opening Ceremony made a high fashion pagent using celebrities as contestants. Hosted by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, this show didn’t only leave you loving this line, but also left everyone with a laugh or two. This line was very nautical (light blues, stripes) with a touch of punk (dark colors, intense makeup).
Vera Wang did it again! Keeping things dark (per usual) while adding that goddess like effect with the gauzy skirts, flowy dresses, and open backs made her line stand out from any other. The show mainly consisted of black pieces but a few embroidered looks and white pieces made the cut, adding some contrast to the show.
There is never a dull moment with Jeremy Scott. This collection was like a fashion time machine that took you right back to the times of vinyl coats, hot pink mini skirts, sequins, and lots of leather (aka the 80’s). The energy levels were high, the music was blaring, and the models were in full 80’s mode.
RAG AND BONE
I know I’ve written about Rag and Bone one too many times, but I just can’t get enough. For this collection, the brand brought in two themes of grungy street wear and structured work wear together which created a total New York City feel. Oversized sweatshirts, pinstripes, and collard button downs were the most commonly seen looks.
3.1 PHILLIP LIM
This show did it for me. It was like every trend I’ve ever loved/ will love was thrown in this collection. This show displayed a lot of silk, florals, light washed vintage inspired denim, bomber jackets, translucent sunnies, and bold prints.
The grand finale of NYFW was of course, Marc Jacobs. This show was absolutely captivating. Bright colors, crazy dreads, and 11 inch boots were worn by some of the most elite models. Staged around thousands of tiny hanging light bulbs, models strutted while bringing life to the collection.