Japanese Fashion Week Preview showcased looks from aptform, CHAOLU lab, MIKIO SAKABE, Naoshi Sawayanagi, SHIDA TATSUYA, The Dress & Co. by HIDEKI SAKAGUCHI, tiny dinosaur, and YU. The collections ranged from punk torn sweatshirts and creepers at MIKIO SAKABE to elegant suits at Yu to shredded blouses and dresses at The Dress & Co. by Read more →
No doubt the Araks show was full of cool pieces anyone would want, but all together something seemed off. Maybe the combat boots worn with every look? The proliferation of bras over shirts? Check out the above video to decide for yourself.
All of Fashionista has been looking forward to The Blonds’ show since our invites showed up. We expected rhinestones, corsets, wild prints, and an awesome experience. We were right on all counts. The show opened with one of The Blonds stomping down the runway in a gorilla suit, tearing it off, and working it up Read more →
Whereas in past collections Koi Suwannagate focused on deconstruction, FW10 was all about the constructed form of a kimono. Drawing inspiration from the square sleeves and classic obi belt, Koi created a collection of cashmere and cotton pieces with colorful embellishments. While cerebral in concept and design, some felt a little too “arts-and-crafts” for my Read more →
Backstage at Karen Walker, Karen explains her inspirations for the collection and her outlook on FW10.