Fashion Week has officially kicked off this past week in New York, but while the runway is all about what to wear, it can also be a cool secret source...
As the glaring spotlight of the fashion and entertainment media prepare to descend on Gotham City in a few weeks, several designersare expected to be the rising stars of New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013.
Fashion crowd-watching is almost as much fun as craning your neck for a glimpse of next season's looks. Here's to the hassle, excitement, personal wardrobes and personalities of NYFW.
Before she launched her eponymous label, the fashion designer Yoana Baraschi honed her design chops at several houses including Cacharel, Mugler, Faconable and Betsey Johnson.
Find out why Mallis feels Lakme Fashion Week is so important for young designers, why fashion sponsorship needs policing and how Indian designers can rise to the occasion.
Reed Krakoff is a very busy man. Aside from his creative responsibilities at Coach, he also looks after his eponymous label. The designer talks about what makes him happy and what he would be doing if he didn't go into fashion.
As each model walks the makeshift ramp in the fitting room, Mohapatra and the LFW stylists look closely at how the garments fit and fall. Mohapatra is sometimes on his knees, inspecting hemlines, or peering over a girl's shoulder, altering a sleeve with his shears.
As a woman and a jewelry designer, I understand what it means to adorn a woman's body with my pieces," Amrita told me. "Now, I'm working with a larger canvas -- a woman's home -- and there is no better way to engage a woman's soul than to help her adorn her home."
Lakme Fashion Week saw some exciting shows from a handful of noteworthy young designers.
Does NYC really care about what is going on at LA Fashion Week? And how is fashion a reflection of the varying cultural attitudes and styles?
It is time to bridge the gap between the suffering in Congo, and American consumers. We have the power to pressure companies to clean up their supply chains and not source from mines controlled by armed groups. We can demand that our products be conflict-free.
Red embroidery shaped their torsos and luminous brocades cascaded down their backs. The models glided down the runway of the Plaza's hall, their faces glowing, their hair just messy enough to conjure up images of nymphs emerging from a wood.