It’s time to grab your food processor and your favorite fashion glossy, and head into the kitchen–the second episode of our new fashion cooking show, Haute Cuisine, is here! In episode one we made lobster rolls and salty sweet cookies with Joe Zee and Rob Younkers–this time we’re getting raw with designer Kimberly Ovitz, who shows us how to make her spicy gazpacho.
And speaking of spicy, she tells us all about that time she had to write an apology letter to Karl Lagerfeld and what it was like designing Lindsay Lohan’s courtroom dress.
Click through for all the shenanigans, plus the recipe (it actually looks really good!).
In our first episode of Haute Cuisine (our yummy new cooking show) we whipped up some fancy lobster rolls and decadent caramel and potato chip cookies–while getting into a bit of mischief–with chefs Joe Zee and Rob Younkers. Now in our second episode, we’re kicking it up another notch with designer and raw food aficionado, Kimberly Ovitz, who got a little spicy in the kitchen while showing us how to make raw gazpacho.
The full episode–in which Kimberly tells us about having to write an apology letter to Karl Lagerfeld–debuts Monday, October 8 right here at Fashionista.com. But in the meantime, whet your appetites with the preview below.
Click through to see what trends heated up this season–and start planning your spring wardrobe accordingly.
Has New York finally experienced print fatigue?
We’ve got more show notes up and running for you! The design duo at Nicholas K put layers on top of layers, Chadwick Bell designed for a girl in self-discovery mode, and Kimberly Ovitz had models barefoot in clay.
Don’t miss a minute of our runway coverage at our New York Fashion Week page.
The Clothes: Kimberly Ovitz’s strong, whimsical vision for spring is a departure from last season’s darker collection, but still suggests the same confident woman. This season, fluidity and draping were contrasted with structure and sharp lines. There was a variety of pale silk dresses with raw finishes that all featured an unexpected element like a Read more →
It’s baaaack. Like it or not, Fashion’s Night Out keeps chugging along–and the official website for the globally expanding shopping extravaganza, now in its fourth year, is up and running. As has become the norm for FNO (or what is more accurately a boozy Halloween for shopping enthusiasts), come September 6, stores across NYC and Read more →
With their new health initiative guideline that models be ID’d to prove they are above the age of 16, the CFDA is making an effort to create a healthier and fairer work environment for models. But is the fashion industry even listening? We asked designers, models and casting agents during New York Fashion Week, and the answer seems to be: Wellll, not really.
See what Fall 2012 has in store for you, from Honor‘s playful printed frocks, and Whit‘s subtle outer-space themed show, to Kimberly Ovitz‘s badass warrior-inspired collection. Head over to our New York Fashion Week page for these and even more reviews and photos from Fall/Winter 2012-13. Enjoy!
Backstage before the show, designer Kimberly Ovitz warned us this collection would be “a lot darker” than past seasons, and indeed it was: The collection was almost entirely all-black, with a few grey, olive and brown looks thrown in for good measure.
Ovitz told us she was inspired by the figure of “the warrior,” and that the collection was all about embodying the warrior’s attributes: “Perseverance, vitality, vigor,” she said. It’s hard to say whether or not the clothing conveyed such intangible attributes, but we will say that the belts and necklaces made out of what looked like human hair did seem to send the message: “Don’t fuck with me or I’ll scalp you.”