Ashley W Simpson
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6 Breakout Tbilisi Fashion Week Designers to Watch
One of them has already dressed Bella Hadid.
Fashionista's Insider Guide to Shopping in Tbilisi
From a flea market boasting Soviet-era vintage to a concept shop run by high school students, here are six stores you need to check out.
Without Alber, Lanvin Looks to the '80s for Fall 2016
There was a lot missing without Alber Elbaz, but also a sense of newness.
Opening Ceremony Brings Mission Chinese to Paris for a Cozy Dinner
The low-key event was a welcome respite from fashion month's many runway spectacles, though Humberto Leon made a case for those, too.
Jenny Packham Channels Bianca Jagger for Fall 2014
It wasn't so much about what she wore, the designer said, but how she wore it.
Nonoo's Architectural Inspiration Yields Some Fantastic Coats for Fall 2014
For her eponymous Fall ’14 collection, the ever-polished Misha Nonoo looked to Louis Kahn’s barrel vaulted architectural classic, the Kimbell Museum in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Things Get Romantic -- But Not Too Sweet -- at Richard Chai Love Fall 2014
Moody colors, black lace -- it's a tomboy-meets-Victoriana mashup.
Edun Spring 2014: The Row Alum Danielle Sherman Makes Her Debut
Edun has always garnered attention for its eco and socially conscious practices (and being financed by Bono and Ali Hewson didn't hurt either). It's
Hood by Air Spring 2014: Gothic Urbanite
Shayne Oliver’s street style, neo-goth line Hood by Air has been a cult fixation for some time now. But for anyone who attended the young designer’s show at Milk yesterday, it’s becoming clear that HBA is moving beyond the A$AP cohort and hip-hop/art nexus and into mass obsession zone.
Prism by Anna Laub Spring 2014: A Very Zen Pool Party
Since founding her minimalist swimwear line Prism a few seasons back, fashion journalist-turned-designer Anna Laub has looked to classically sexy, v
Nonoo Spring 2014: Lightness and Levity
“The starting point was really the German artist Gerhard Richter,” explained CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund nominated designer Misha Nonoo of the origins behind her pastel and lame-filled Spring 2014 collection. “He’s technically so brilliant as a painter, but more than that, he’s kind of broken boundaries and moved past things—he never lost his sense of play.” This defining playfulness (and the creative drive that underlies it) was the fluttering heart of Nonoo’s Spring girl.
Whit Fall 2013: Marianne Faithfull Meets Tim Burton
"We usually get very bright and graphic with our prints, but I was feeling a little moody this season, so we did this kind of romantic, late 60's-early 70's inspiration," says Steven Alan alum (and Kate Spade niece) Whitney Pozgay of the starting point for her latest collection, which debuted to a packed house at the W Union Square this afternoon.