Thom Browne On Ice

Thom Browne’s newest FW17 showing featured, oddly enough, a lot of shoes that look like ice skates. Continuing the designer’s themes of varsity and prep-inspired looks, this collection based its looks on figure skating, with models dressed in sporty socks, dress-shirt designs converted into skates, and sports coats and blazers designed with interesting plaid designs. The stage for the…

Everyday Diversity: Vetements for Haute Couture Paris

Haute Couture. The words themselves illicit an aura of superiority in fashion, price tags that boast more zeroes than one could possibly imagine, and outfits that the average citizen wouldn’t dream of being able to lift off of a rack. However, Demna Gvasalia has always been a rebel in his role as a Vetements head…

Milan Men’s Fashion Week 2017 In a Nutshell

By Veronica Tang Milan’s fashion industry prides itself on designers and brands that successfully balance boldness and practicality. Every year, viewers return from the runway shows full of ideas about trends and pieces that they will be sporting in a few months. Fendi Did someone say fur? This Roman fashion house has redefined mens’ fashion,…

Palm Angels: FW17 Milan Men’s Fashion Week

By Veronica Tang Calling all ‘90s kids! Francesco Ragazzi’s collection embodied the urban style of the decade, but added a modern twist. The collection was a combination of traditional preppy and rebellious streetwear. Staple collegiate pieces including polo shirts and varsity jackets were given a makeover to match the overall style of the collection. Baggy…

Giorgio Armani: FW 2017 Milan Men’s Fashion Week

By Veronica Tang Giorgio Armani is no stranger to the cold winter days of Milan, and tailored his winter menswear collection with the focus of keeping warm. Armani’s infamous signature outerwear included military-style greatcoats, velvet jackets, oversized shearling coats, bombers, and last but certainly not least, gigantic padded jackets. Interestingly, models wore gloves and “sleeve-scarves”…

Louis Vuitton x Supreme Team Up for the Ultimate Menswear Collab

Louis Vuitton, a brand synonymous with luxury, paired up with the popular menswear brand Supreme for their Paris Men’s Fashion Week AW17 Collection. Rather than being a chaotic mess of luxe versus streetwear, the collection combined these two elements beautifully and brought together “New York street style and French savoir-faire” with loose cuts and a sense…

London Fashion Week Menswear Toughens Up

By Erinna Ma Fashion, at its best, has always been a compelling reflection of and commentary on its environment. Nowhere has this been more true than on London’s runways, which were a vessel for the political unrest and emotions felt after a turbulent year – more than a few designers nodded at Brexit as a…

It’s Fashion Month! Watch Out For These Shows

By Jen Lee Adding to your top list consisting of the always-so-great Gucci, Chanel, and Valentino, here are 5 design houses that you should watch out for this fashion month. Fall / Winter 2017 is on its way! Calvin Klein / Raf Simons (New York) Why Calvin Klein? Beloved fashion creative Raf Simons announced his…

4 Rad Debut Designers to Watch from Fashion Month

By Veronica Tang Fashion Month is the best time of year to draw inspiration from the runways of New York, Milan, London and Paris. Not only did we get an idea of what will be in style the next season, we also saw what some new, young, up-and-coming fashion masterminds are brewing. There are a…

Changing Creative Direction in Fashion Houses

By Erinna Ma This year has seen a generous number of designer shake-ups at several of our favorite fashion brands. Demna Gvasalia replaced Alexander Wang at Balenciaga! Meanwhile, Anthony Vaccarello brought his masculin-féminin style to Saint Laurent with the departure of Hedi Slimane. And what are we to make of the rumors about Sarah Burton…

5 Must-Stream Fashion Films on Netflix

A night in with Netflix has never been more fashionable. Here are 5 fashion flicks for you to stream in style.  The First Monday in May (2016) The First Monday in May is an all-access pass to the 2015 Met Gala. Watch the worlds of high fashion and celebrity collide on fashion’s biggest night, as Vogue and the Metropolitan…

Runway to Racks: See Now, Buy Now

By: Jen Lee Social media is now an integral aspect of marketing in fashion. With the prominence of e-commerce and online marketing, digital consumers are born and shaped into an era of immediacy. With this, designers are experimenting the See Now Buy Now business model. You’ve been hearing the term See Now Buy Now recited…

New York Fashion Week: The Roundup

By Erinna Ma New York was abuzz with activity this season – but not for reasons you might typically think. With multiple design houses adopting the See-Now-Buy-Now model, a direct-to-consumer format that releases collections for purchase immediately after the show, fashion show attendees were treated to a variety of fall/winter collections on top of their…

London Fashion Week: The Roundup

By Roy Fu Shortly after the New York fashion week, the fashion baton was passed onto London Fashion Week, showcasing its best designers and their amazing collections. Through out the week, London has been enriched by fashionista around the globe and their youthful and new ideas. From Burberry to Mulberry, every brand and designer that…

Ciao, Milano! 5 Top Trends from Milan Fashion Week

By Veronica Tang It’s no surprise that Italians are bold when it comes to fashion, and this season is no different. Designers of Milan showed off a few key trends including comfortable fashion and girly details, like pleats and sequins. We also noticed an abundance of logos, suggesting that the big names are dying to…

Spring/Summer ’17 Fashion Month Highlights

By Jen Lee Spring / Summer 2017 collections made their way down the runway last month. While we saw renowned fashion houses reign their well-kept heritage, we also noticed diversified business models, louder voices of independence, and a whole lot of collaborative energy. Paris Fashion week just wrapped up with a bang (with Miu Miu’s…

Fashion Month

New York, London, Milan and Paris in September the fashion world converges for a month to spot trends, admire street-style and most of all attend shows. It’s that time of year when icons are made, designs are idolized and style is tested. Fashion Month is the most wonderful time of the year for anyone obsessed…