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Araks
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 4, 2007

On February 4, 2007 Araks Yeramyan, “ARAKS”, taught the world how to wear gray...(more)
Atil Kutoglu
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 3, 2007

The theme of Turkish designer Atil Kutoglu's Fall 2007 collection was "Turquality," a melange of the words "quality", "turquoise", and "tranquility"...(more)

Aurelio Costerella
Bumble & Bumble
415 West 13th Street

There was a noticeable Australian invasion for Fall 2007, but Ray Costarella emerged with a collection that crossed regional boundaries and launched him onto fashion's international stage
...(more)

Betsey Johnson
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 6, 2007

The Betsey Johnson show is always one of the coolest parties of Fashion Week. ..(more)

Kimora Lee Simmon’s
Baby Phat
Roseland Ballroom
February 2, 2007

The stars came out on a cold rainy Friday night for Kimora Lee Simmons and her fab Baby Phat line...(more)

Badgley Mischka
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 8, 2007

Badgley Mischka means glamourrous beautifully made evenings gowns for the runways of life...(more)

BCBG Max Azria
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 2, 2007

BCBG Max Azria Fall/Winter 2007 collection combines romanticism with youthful, classic ease-chic, adding on-the-go knit caps...(more)

Buckler
The Showroom @ Bryant Park
February 3rd, 2007

Judging from the cheek and wit of his signature menswear collection, Andrew Buckler must be the life of every VIP party. His Fall 2007 presentation, Close Encounters, was “… inspired by anatomical illustrations and a clean, refined look”...(more)

Cabbeen
The Salon
February 3rd, 2007

I imagine that international designers staging their first Bryant Park show must feel as disoriented as Dorothy upon arriving in Oz. Hoping to take their place among fashion's elite...(more)

Carlos Campos
February 3, 2007
Altman Building

This is a man’s world, but it wouldn’t be anything without a well-tailored herringbone motorcycle jacket and a snappy pair of skinny black trousers...(more)

Costello Tagliapietra
The Tents at Bryant Park
Friday Feb 9, 2007

Judging by the front row, one would think that Marc Jacobs was hosting an encore show, but Brooklyn duo Robert Tagliapietra and Jeffery Costello have friends in high places...(more)

Chris Han
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 3, 2007

One collection that should appear on every debutante’s wish list this fall will be designer Chris Han’s...(more)

DDC LAB
February 8, 2007
Nexus Showroom


DDC LAB can be counted on to consistently put on one of Fashion Week's best shows...(more)

Dragana Ognjenovic
February 7, 2007
The Tents Bryant Park

Dragana Ognjenovic created her Fall 2007 line in a neutral palate of blacks and creams. And unlike many of the other Fall 2007 Mercedes Fashion Week designers, who were seemingly designing for a bumper crop of expectant mothers...(more)

Gen Art presents “The New Garde”
The Waterfront (222 12th Avenue)
February 2nd, 2007

Since 2003, selection by Gen Art for their “Fresh Faces” runway show has been any aspiring fashion designer’s dream ...(more)
Gustavo Arango
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Altman Building
February 3, 2007

Trekking from the cozy warmth of the Tents at Bryant Park to the outer reaches of Chelsea can be an unpleasent undertaking, but I was happy to brave the cabs and the cold to see the Fall 2007 collection of Gustavo Arango...(more)
The Heart Truth Red Dress
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 2, 2007

The last word I would use to describe our American government is “stylish”, but on Friday morning sponsor Laura Bush and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services put on a wildly successful runway show...(more)
Jayson Brunsdon
The Tents at Bryant Park
Thursday Feb 8, 2007

Timing is everything, and Australian designer Jayson Brunsdon had the unfortunate distinction of showing his debut NYC Fashion Week collection after Zac Posen's stunning presentation ...(more)

Heatherette
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 6, 2007

This year’s Heatherette Show was an absolute riot. The show was repped by Kelly Cutrone’s hip PR firm, the People’s Revolution, and they totally exceeded my expectations...(more)

Jason Wu
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 6, 2007

When we asked Jason Wu backstage to sum up his fall collection in one word, he responded with “effortless.” “This season is more of a Kate Moss effortless cool...(more)

John Varvatos
7 World Trade Center, 45th Floor
February 5th, 2007

Experiencing the John Varvatos Fall 2007 fashion show evoked a heady feeling, partially because guests were escorted 45 stories above ground level before being offered a variety of fine Corzo tequilas up or on the rocks...(more)

Jordi Scott
Arena - 135 W. 42nd Street
February 2, 2007

The 80's were back with a vengeance at the Jordi Scott’s fashion show...(more)

Kai Kuhne
February 8, 2007
National Arts Club

Clearly the worst show of the week, starting well over an hour late prompting many guests to flee to bigger and better events ...(more)
Kai Milla
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 5, 2007


When Kai Milla was concocting her Fall 2007 line she must have been perched on a mountain top overlooking a vast forest...(more)
LACOSTE
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 3, 2007

The backdrop at Lacoste's Fall 2007 show was a photographic landscape of the great outdoors evoking 1970's Brittany, complete with a yellow vintage Citroën...(more)
The Lake & Stars
February 14, 2007
The Tribeca Grand Hotel

The Lake & Stars show at the Tribeca Grand was a fun cool way to get away from the rush of fashion week...(more)
Lela Rose
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 4, 2007

As the bells rang a few blocks away at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, a congregation of fashion’s faithful convened at Bryant Park on Sunday morning to see the Fall/Winter collection of Lela Rose...(more)
Mac Millan
Fall 07 Collection
Feb 8, 2007
Lotus

London-based but Scotland-born designer Jane McMillan had "fashion in a nightclub show" at downtown NYC super club Lotus...(more)
Malan Breton
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Arena
February 9, 2007

Malan Breton (the Project Runway contestant with the huge head of sculpted black hair and the manic laugh) held his second Fashion Week show...(more)
Mal Sirrah
Mal Sirrah Showroom
28 West 36th Street
February 7, 2007

New York Cool photographer Katherin Wermke attended the Mal Sirrah Show on February 7, 2007...(more)
Mara Hoffman
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park

February 2, 2007

Welcome to Mara Hoffman’s Wonderland where skirts can be long or little, necklines may soar or plunge, and women can have whatever it is they want...(more)

Marc Bouwer
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 2, 2007

Fluid, loose and unstructured are three words that come to mind when looking at Mark Bouwer’s fall 2007 collection...(more)

Max Azria
Monday Feb 5, 2007
The Tents at Bryant Park

Max Azria's signature collection followed the Fall 2007 Fashion Week trend of showing a line in neutral tones of grey, brown and black...(more)

Morphine Generation
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 2, 2007

Morphine Generation’s urbanite style embraces the fall season with men’s and women’s cigarette trousers, angora/cashmere turtlenecks...(more)

New York Couture Show
The Grand
February 8, 2007

At New York Couture's official fashion week party, I ran into everyone from flamboyant FIT students, two aspiring actresses fresh from reality TV, three stylish Brits, and one girl from Colorado named Echo who does not know who Barack Obama is...(more)

Nicole Romano
Capitale - 130 Bowery
February 4, 2007

Known for the ornate and dramatic style of her signature line, Nicole Romano presented her Autumn/Winter 2007 collection at decadent Capitale...(more)

Pegah Anvarian
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 6, 2007

Hot, young, fun and sexy: all these words describe Hollywood, California designer Pegah Anvarian...(more)

Proenza Schouler for Target
Opening Ceremony -
35 Howard St.
February 1st, 2007

Proenza Schouler's meteoric rise to fashion fame is as much a result of their enterprising business prowess as their collective design talent...(more)
Reem Acra
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Promenade @ Bryant Park
February 5, 2007

While many designers evoked the bias cuts of Vionnet or the geometric patterns of the Art Deco movement this season, no one was so overtly inspired by the 1920's as Reem Acra...(more)

Sass & Bide
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park

The Tents at Bryant Park In yet another delightful runway presentation for Fall 2007, Australian design duo Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton fulfilled the girlish fantasies of grown-up women everywhere...(more)

Peter Som
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 7, 2007

The infectious Spring 2007 collection of Peter Som was a shining beacon in fashion last fall. Delightfully well put together with strong, consistent themes...(more)

Sue Stemp
Soho Grand Hotel
February 3, 2007

After witnessing how much fun British designer Sue Stemp had backstage during the show, I can see why the audience for her Fall 2007 collection...(more)

Temperly
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 6, 2007

Alice Temperley has recreated the forties with her Fall 2007 line of sophisticated dresses and jackets...(more)

Toni Maticevski
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 3, 2007

Some people could accuse Toni Maticevski of having a split-personality. His Fall 2007 line balances on both sides of extreme...(more)

Tracy Reese
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 4, 2007

Tracy Reese marched into Fashion Week with a playful, whimsical, vintage- looking line...(more)

Twinkle by Wenlan
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 4, 2007

Twinkle’s fall collection is all about leisure and freedom, as seen through a spectrum of different colors, layering and disheveled girliness...(more)

Viva Venexiana
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 3, 2007

What does it mean to be fashion forward? Is it having a closet avalanching with today’s trends (a.k.a. next weeks big consignment drop-offs) or is fashion forward defined as wearing clothing...(more)
Y & Kei “Water the Earth”
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 8, 2007

Backstage at Y & Kei, designer Gene Kang made the last rounds through garments, giving quick clarifications to dressers before the show...(more)

Zang Toi
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
February 9, 2007

Paris walked the runway at the Zang Toi show. The show started when a leggy young model (sporting a huge mop of hair and a cigarette in her gloved hand)...(more)

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week will be billowing the tents in Bryant Park (yes it is back in Bryant Park after that little uproar last fall) beginning February 2nd and running through February 9th... (more)

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tent People

One of the coolest things about Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is seeing the people in the tents, not walking down the runway, but the fashionistas waiting around to sit in the audience...(more)
Bogosse Fashion Show
Nikki Midtown
January 22nd, 2007

Miami-based designers Patrick and Fabrice Tardieu could not have picked a better venue to show their Autumn 2007 collection. Held at the appropriately euro-tropical Nikki Midtown...(more)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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