Turns out there is life after LVMH, and nobody is enjoying it more than Public School, who staged a brilliant assemblage of street style, novel materials and gutsy cutting in a show in a battered passage in Chinatown.
Enter the Era of Nostalgia. A mood of reminiscence is gripping New York Fashion Week this season. It’s as if designers were longing for the good mood of happier eras in America’s past, and not its angry present day.
Designers Shaikha Noor Rashid Al Khalifa and Shaikha Haya Mohamed AlKhalifa drew inspiration from their home country Bahrain for spring 2018 and debuted its first handbag collection with LA-based designer Tyler Ellis.
What a difference a little bit of supermodel love can make. Which is what Brandon Maxwell received in torrents for his latest show, which opened with many mannish outfits before it climaxed with Karlie Kloss at her most regally melodramatic.
The New York-based label asked its portrait subjects to select a charity for the brand to donate to. Rag & Bone will also hold invite-only appointments for its Spring 2018 collection, but will not stage a runway show.
It was all about David Hicks at Tory Burch, the legendary British interior decorator and taste master, who has frequently been an inspiration for the American designer. Even if the muse did not sing always in tune in this collection.
This season, English fashion designer Gareth Pugh has announced he will dispense with the traditional runway format, instead presenting a “radical” film project directed by Nick Knight at London Fashion Week.
Frequently sizzling, often sensual and highly saleable, the collection seemed like an ideal way for Tom Ford to re-conquer America, as NYFW grapples with the departure of many of its young stars to show in Paris.