Whatever you may think of his designs, Billy Reid has certainly done an incredible job at building a distinctly unique culture around his brand. Guests at his show last night were offered whiskey, red wine, beer and a Southern-inspired cocktail as they filed into the Eyebeam, where a cluster of chandeliers gave a touch of Read more →
Not even Nemo can stop the fashion crowd.
Billy Reid, Tommy Hilfiger, Rebeccca Minkoff, Yigal Azrouel, Monika Chiang, Tocca, Lacoste, Jill Stuart, Sun Jung Wan, Ruffian, Christian Siriano and Nautica, will be showing their collections as planned this afternoon, evening and tomorrow morning, respectively, when the storm is supposed to be at its worst, WWD is reporting.
To survive in this business, you’ve got to have more than talent. You’ve got to be shrewd, savvy, determined—and a crazy-hard worker.
So here’s our list of the 50 most influential people working in New York fashion right now. To compile the list, we used our own knowledge of the industry combined with advice from inside sources.
Let us know what you think: You’ll find the entire Fashionista 50 list below. Click on the person’s name to read a full bio. And if you really want to click through the whole slideshow, you can do so here.
The Fashionista 50 slideshow. Click through for a bio of each of our picks.
It’s Thanksgiving! The one day a year the fashion world puts aside its fad diets and smizes in favor of that extra slice of pumpkin pie and some awkward yet so-necessary family photos. To keep things light on this day of heavy feasting, we asked some of our favorite people in the industry what fashion things (what else?) they’re thankful for.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Thanksgiving is almost here and you know what that means: Time to tie on your apron, put on some stretchy elastic band pants and start cooking (and eating!) with your loved ones.
In celebration of the holiday, we asked our favorite fashion people to share their most beloved Thanksgiving recipes with us. After all, this holiday is about sharing.
The CFDA team has been pretty busy lately. Tuesday night was the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund event and last night, they feted a huge Sandy relief sale, which is open to the public today until 8pm. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Diane von Furstenberg, Anna Wintour, Steven Kolb, and Tory Burch were in attendance.
Even before arranging the sale, the CFDA put together an online auction, through which you can bid on things like a week long stay at Diane von Furstenberg’s Harbor Island home, lunch with Gwyneth Paltrow and Mario Batali, and attending a fashion show with Anna Wintour and the Vogue editors.
Today’s sale came together pretty serendipitously.
A southern flavor runs through everything Billy Reid does.
The CFDA has really been diving headfirst into the collaboration game lately. There was Runway to Win, the Target x Neiman Marcus monster holiday supercollab and now the fashion organization has teamed up with New York’s favorite underdog baseball team, the Mets.
“Why?” you might ask.
Compared to, say, the 1950s, very little clothing (or anything for that matter) is manufactured in the United States. There are a few heritage brands holding on in the Northwest and the south; and brands that focus on weather-resistance and technologically advanced fabrics are often based here, where the technology originates. Additionally, many eco-friendly and Read more →