The Rebecca Minkoff Fall/Winter 2015 collection showcases a rock-inspired style with shearling jackets and vests, studded haircalf, textured knitwear and chiffon maxi dresses designed with mixed prints and guitar strap-inspired embroideries that emphasize a bohemian rhapsody in a modern way.
This past year has been eventful in New York City retail, from market newcomers to high-tech stores to welcome announcements of what's to come. And of course, my last column of 2014 is the perfect time to discuss my favorite new stores of the year. Let me know what you think!
Now, as a man who edits the country's most widely-read women's fashion magazine, I am particularly interested in seeing what women designers have in store for women each season. After all, they undoubtedly bring a first-person perspective to the equation.
The tables have officially turned. The photographers outside shows are now better, more interestingly dressed than most of their subjects. Imagine a world where film directors might show up to set in full hair and makeup, not to mention in costume.
After an insightful Q&A about how she got her start ($10,000 and an "I Love New York" T-shirt... ) and what inspires her designs (Paris, dah-ling!), we gave Rebecca Minkoff a round of rapid-fire questions. Here's what we learned.