There’s something underlying Alice Ritter’s designs that ground the whole feminine aesthetic, which in these strong woman times is especially on point. As the New York-based designer would put it, her style is “French girl in New York.” For Fall 2010, that translated into loose, pleated trousers with an ankle hem and cuffed long shorts [...]
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Watch out Brits, an up-and-coming Parisian label just might be angling for the provocative fashion title belt. Andrea Crews isn’t your usual City of Light defilé regular. Crews is infusing unique patterns with a streetwear touch for his fall/winter 2010 collection. The young designer prefers outlandish takes on shrugs – think Comme des Garcons meets [...]
Young New-York based designer Carlos Campos has built up a loyal menswear fan base in just a few short years in business. Now Campos, who cuts his own patterns and produces in-house in the Garment District, is focusing his energies on his women’s line. Onto the sophomore collection for fall 2010, the designer was thinking [...]
For the guy who cares about fashion, but not overly so, Commonwealth Utilities is the sort of brand that is understated yet well-designed to keep things interesting. Founders Anthony Keegan and Richard Christiansen have touched on a modern minimalism meets everyday wear genre while staying on the friendlier side of affordable. For fall 2010, the [...]
The five-week parade that is fashion week is mostly a girl sort of affair, but London Fashion Week has dedicated a day to the boys. Check out this fall 2010 outing by Topman. Not only are the boys in full stylish force — think tough yet relaxed jackets with hints of military rigour and jettisons [...]
It’s a long way from Kathmandu but Prabal Gurung shows he has the touch when it comes to a certain kind of ladylike luxury. The young designer is best when he opts for the classic with chic coats and sinuous evening wear. If the collection was a bit exploratory then some leeway is in order. [...]
We may not be able to get over that made-for-reality-TV hairdo, but Christian Siriano is proving that he has some staying power. Along with landing on the coveted designer floor at Saks, the young designer has had some serious red carpet coverage (namely Christina Hendricks controversial peach number at the Golden Globes). For fall, Siriano [...]
Yigal Azrouel may have thrown up his hands over the Kelly Cutrone seating debacle, but no need to worry. The designer has fashion chops to back up the drama. This season found Yigal in a more serious mood, perhaps hinting that it’s time to get back to work folks.
Richard Chai continues to develop his American sportswear brand. Along with his new spin-off Love line and venture in menswear, Chai shows his strong suit remains luxury. Take a look at his fall 2010 collection here.
New York fashion is sometimes criticized for its lack of vision. And in-between those more commercial lines, Preen’s Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi stand out. Their fall 2010 collection is one of their strongest to date and the beauty of which was even more refined up-close backstage.