Prabal Gurung has really started to settle in to an identifiable aesthetic with this latest collection. It’s beautiful cocktail wear–jackets with tails, drop waist dresses with ruffled tulle skirts, airy tunics–but with a dark streetwise edge. (For evidence of that dark side see the dripping blood manicures the models sported.) There were neoprene sweatshirts, low-slung pants and filmy slinky layering tanks mixed in with the party dresses.
A few weeks ago, WWD reported that Jessica Chastain had nabbed Vanity Fair‘s coveted September cover. Well, turns out it was only half right. Chastain is on the cover but so, too, is Kate Middleton, according to the magazine’s website.
The past four days have been a non-stop party for a lot of fashion people here in New York. And those Halloween parties have been well-documented. The Tribeca Grand’s Overlook Hotel party, the Boom Boom Room’s fete and last night’s V party hosted by Terry Richardson drew the most fashion-heavy crowds and, as we all know, fashion people like to dress up. They also seem to like obscure references–many of their costumes were tough to identify, but still fun to look at. So, from Alexa Chung to Joan Smalls to Marc Jacobs, here are a bunch of fashion people in their Halloween best!