For spring 2014, Nicole Miller was inspired by the gardens of Versailles and the aftermath of a gang of rebel-girls storming the castle. The show notes display a collection of phrases to sum up the collection: “rebels with a cause,” “gardens, mazes, chandeliers, shattered mirrors” and “power meets pretty.”
We kicked our day off bright and early with the debut of the first ever plus size fashion line to show at fashion week, and never slowed down. From checking out the best beauty backstage at Rag & Bone and Helmut Lang, to scoping models-off-duty, we saw a lot.
Check out all the awesome stuff we saw on day two of New York Fashion Week:
Coach is the latest in a long line of brands to collaborate with the fashion (and playroom) icon. And for the first time ever, Barbie’s tiny, snazzy wardrobe has been produced from start to finish by the Coach design house. Meaning, everything she’s wearing, you can wear. Well, in a slightly larger size.
So in celebration of Barbie’s new clothes (and chic new ‘do–how does she keep it so shiny?), we’re taking a look back at her biggest and best designer collabs to date–and there’ve been some doozies. When it comes to amazing designer collaborations, Target and H&M have got nothing on the original Queen B: We’re talking Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Bill Blass, Vera Wang, Christian Louboutin, Dior, Versace, and more. Who needs an 11-inch tall plastic boyfriend when you’ve got Mr. de la Renta on speed dial?
Click through to see our comprehensive guide to all the trends and takeaways from Resort 2014.
“You have to have chutzpah, you have to be brave and go for it,” Zac Posen told the audience as the keynote speaker at Fashionista’s first ever conference, “How To Make It in Fashion.” “I said, ‘They see me as some kind of little prince character, so let’s be that.’ It created this myth.”
Posen opened up about the man behind the myth.
Looting your lover’s closet for oversize cardigans and slouchy denim is one of our favorite perks of being coupled up. But be advised–if Nicole Miller’s newest collection is any indicator, the decidedly laid-back ‘boyfriend’ look is about to get a bit of a makeover. It’s very all-black-and-borrowed-from-the-boys, only much slimmer, thus much sexier. The perfect-pairings? Read more →
The Clothes: A tropical slant for the city girl. Tons of bright digital prints were mixed with pieces in gray, taupe, and dark violet in classic city shapes: Moto jackets, skinny pants, sheer flowing tops, and dresses for a night out. The show closed with some galaxy printed pieces that are sure to be a Read more →
From Anna Wintour and Michael Kors chilling at Macy’s to Sarah Jessica Parker vogueing it at Fred Leighten, there was no shortage of mega-watt stars on hand at Fashion’s Night Out. And some of them even got up to some pretty hilarious shenanigans: Nicole Miller entertained guests with bootylicious Ailey II dancers, Coco Rocha straddled Read more →