New York Fashion Week Preview: Designer Q&A

Tomorrow marks the first official day of New York Fashion Week and one of the most important weeks of the year for the fashion community — from the models who line the runways to the editors and bloggers who rush around the city reporting each collection. Of course, one must not forget the designers themselves, without whom Fashion Week would be meaningless. For a teaser of what is to come in the following days, we interviewed two NYC-based designers by email who will be showing their coveted collections this week at Lincoln Center. MARA HOFFMAN No stranger to New York Fashion Week, … Continue reading New York Fashion Week Preview: Designer Q&A

High Fashion, College Wallet: Alice + Olivia

In preparation for what is likely to be a muggy, hot summer, all eyes look to the spring and resort collections from the spring 2014 shows. Alice + Olivia’s last collection for the 2014 Spring ready-to-wear line boasted a sophisticated array of pastels and clean whites with pops of denim and black throughout. Pointed heels and strappy sandals grace models’ feet while large printed and beaded clutches added contrasting texture to the ensembles. The lineup also showcased elegant gowns in nude and black lace, and floral satin. The theme of simple, monotone color schemes in the collection can be easily replicated for … Continue reading High Fashion, College Wallet: Alice + Olivia