The gravitational forces of New York fashion are moving; its map is being rewritten and identity reinvented by a group of designers with a different sense of history and voices that demand to be heard.
The sheer number of designers of a certain age range, and the span of countries and kinds of brands they now run, suggests the change may be more systemic in nature; may, in fact, signify a meaningful shift in the demographics of fashion power at the New York Fashion Week.
New York Fashion Week 2019 wrapped up last week and left us with some major fashion inspiration. The event saw high-end as well as upcoming designers, models and stylists coming together and setting the runway on fire.
The Blonds X Disney Spring/Summer 2019 collection took inspiration from Disney villains to create nails inspired from the Evil Queen, Cruella de Vil, Maleficent, the Queen of Hearts, Dr. Facillier and Ursula.
The ongoing New York Fashion Week recently saw late designer Oscar de la Renta's Spring/Summer'19 collection showcased by its new creative directors. But the highlight of the show was Gigi Hadid's India-inspired outfit.
With their new collection unveiled on Monday, designers Proenza Schouler have gone all-American in spirit with denim, denim and more denim, with almost no embellishment, no embroidery, feathers or sequins.
One of the most watched runways of the world showcased some stunning designs from top designers, including Indian designer Bibhu Mohapatra. Check out the highlights of the New York Fashion Week shows which included plus-sized models and #MeToo survivors too.
Marc Jacobs 2018 Spring Summer Collection was a burst of colours, prints and trends. The much awaited collection was worth all the wait and did a just end to the New York Fashion Week. Popular models like Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid were seen on the runway.
Ralph Lauren's collection was edgy with black and yellow colours dominating the scene. Meanwhile, Indian-American designer Naeem Khan, whose list of clienteles include Beyonce and Michelle Obama chose more of fringes and naths.
Prabal Gurung's collection, titled "Stronger In Color, When Dreamers Awake," was literal and metaphorical. "What I wanted to talk about was the colours in our world. Politically, socially ... when we have (all colours) represented, that's when the world becomes an interesting place, a beautiful place to live," he said about his current line-up.
At the on-going New York Fashion Week, supermodels Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid and Karlie Kloss walked the ramp for Brandon Maxwell. The designer used denim for the first time ever as he showcased a classic American style in bold colours with a hint of nostalgia for his Spring/Summer 2018 collection.
The first day of New York Fashion Week brought glitz, glamour and a slew of celebrities at Tom Ford's '90s-themed show. It drew everyone from Kim Kardashian West to Julianne Moore to Liev Schreiber to Chaka Khan to Ciara to Cindy Crawford. The best part is that supermodels and good friends Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid walked the ramp for the designer.