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September 2007 Fashion Week

It’s September and fashion is in the air. The tents are up in Bryant Park for the invitation-only IMG Mercedes Benz Fashion Week which starts September 5th and ends at 3PM on September 12th, just before the start of Rosh Hashanah....(more)
Abaete
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 5, 2007

Abaete has built a sophisticated reputation by continually showing fresh collections that reflect youth, energy, and glamour...(more)

Academy of Art University
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 8, 2007

Once a year the incredible San Francisco based Academy of Art bring their graduate students to New York City to "show their stuff" at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week...(more)

Akiko Ogawa
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 6, 2007

Short and sweet was the theme at Akiko Ogawa’s fashion show. Ogawa captured both the sensuality and vulnerability in women...(more)

Alexandre Herchcovitch
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 5, 2007

For Spring 2008, Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchocovitch has deconstructed the tuxedo with touches of elegance and kink. One model marched down the runway in shackles...(more)

A Storybook Fantasy at the
Alice + Olivia Store
80 W. 40th Street
September 11, 2007

Designer Stacey Bendet transformed her classically clean store into a modern day fairy tale. Using Alice in Wonderland as inspiration, the space was tricked out with imaginative details and bold colors...(more)
Angel Devil Heats up the Runway
Bryant Park Grill
September 6, 2007

Angel Devil is already a highly sought line in Europe and on September 6th the line staged its New York Fashion Week premiere at Bryant Park Grill...(more)
Art For Progress "Art of Design"
AVEvenue
15 W 28th Street
September 6, 2007

Art For Progress is a non-profit collaboration of artists in New York with creative input that stretches from Barcelona to Beijing. This is a new breed of designers who are not afraid to push the envelope beyond the scripted shows of Bryant Park...(more)

Aurelio Costarella
Prince George Ballroom
Monday September 10, 2007

Designer Ray Costarella showed his Spring 2008 Aurelio Costarella line in the Prince George Ballroom. This Australian native has been designing gorgeous clothing for almost twenty years...(more)

 

Betsey Johnson
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents of Bryant Park
September 11, 2007

Attending a Betsey Johnson New York Fashion Week show should top your list of things to accomplish in this lifetime...(more)

 

B. Michael Fashion House
HSBC, West 40th St & 5th Ave
September 11, 2007

The HSBC Bank recently played host to the B. Michael Fashion House “Kaleidoscope” show...(more)
Caravan
Style 360 Fashion Show
Metropolitan Pavilion
September 12, 2007

Caravan has made quite a name for itself; it is the little RV that could. Caravan literally started out as a gypsy caravan. RVs, stocked with designer garb, would roam the streets of Manhattan stopping at duly appointed times to show their threads to fashionistas who were "in on the inside"...(more)
Etes-Vous Pret?
Carlos Campos
Splashlight Studios
535 West 35th Street

If tailored suits and rugged jeans are men’s wardrobe staples, then Carlos Campos is the tie that binds them together. It’s no wonder that Campos was chosen to design costumes for Broadway hits like Jersey Boys; his chic designs deliver cachet with a hip, urban attitude...(more)

Chris Han Fashion Show
Exit Art - 465 10th Street
September 5, 2007

Chris Han’s spring 2008 line further instills what we have come to expect from Han’s designs, they are feminine and sexy without ever sacrificing class...(more)

Carolina Herrera
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 20, 2007

The Carolina Herrera spring 2008 collection was directly inspired by the watercolors of Jeremiah Goodman...(more)
The Couture Council of
The Museum at FIT
Celebrates 2007 Honoree Alber Elbaz
September 5, 2007
Rainbow Room


Stars lit up the Rainbow Room on Wednesday when the Couture Council of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology held its second annual luncheon to honor the recipient of the Couture Council Award for Artistry in Fashion, Alber Elbaz of Levin ...(more)

Custo Barcelona
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 11, 2007

Fun, funky, sex, psychedelic street wear with a look-at-me-I'm-the-bomb energy, Custo Barcelona is the ambassador for Barcelona, home to some of the most beautiful women in the world...(more)

Deconstructing New York
Fashion Week 2008
A Conversation with
Dr. Valerie Steele
Chief Curator of The Museum at
The Fashion Institute of Technology


Talking with Dr. Valerie Steele, the Chief Curator of The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology, provides a glimpse into the soul of high fashion...(more)
Diane Von Furstenberg
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 9, 2007


Diane Von Furstenberg's Spring/Summer 2008 collection was designed for the lady who vacations...(more)

Duckie Brown
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 5, 2007

Daniel Silver and Steven Brown of Duckie Brown once again proved that menswear does not need to be mired down in predictable lines. The spring 2008 collection included classic favorites that were reinterpreted with new twists...(more)

Erin Fetherston
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 5, 2007

Erin Fetherston is unquestionably the it-girl of fashion and her spring 2008 collection, entitled Flights of Fancy, was drenched in soft shapes and glamour...(more)

Erotokritos Spring Collection
Bryant Park Hotel
The Bryant Park Hotel
40 West 40th Street
September 8, 2007

Erotokritos is a Parisian based fashion designer that has brought funk back to frocks. The designer’s Greek-Cypriot background has deeply influenced the collection...(more)

Farah Angsana Fashion Show
Metropolitan Pavilion
September 11, 2007

Zurich based designer Farah Angsana debuted her new spring collection at the Metropolitan Pavilion during New York Fashion Week and the clothing was absolutely breathtaking...(more)
G Star Fashion Show
Gotham Hall
September 6, 2007

The chaos theory reigned when Dutch design firm G Star presented their spring/summer line on moving catwalks...(more)
Gen Art 13th Annual Fresh Faces in Fashion Show
September 5, 2007
Grand Ballroom - Manhattan Center

For the past twelve years, Gen Art has showcased top emerging designers through Fresh Faces in Fashion spring and fall shows. Successful designers Zac Posen, Rebecca Taylor, Shoshanna, Cloak, Twinkle, Milly and Chaiken all made their runway debuts through Gen Art...(more)

Ghita Show
Metropolitan Pavilion
September 11, 2007

On September 11, 2007, Ghita designer, Alexis Phifer was the big apple of everybody’s eye. Aside from being Kanye West’s leading lady...(more)

Gottex
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 6, 2007

Gideon Oberson revved up for an autumn Mardi Gras on September 6th at New York Fashion Week in Bryant Park. The designer is part of the Gottex legacy ...(more)

FORM Show
Soho Grand
September 4, 2007

On Tuesday night, FORM kicked off New York Fashion Week at the Soho Grand, a hip downtown hotel that functioned as a fashion lounge...(more)
Jayson Brundson
September 2008 Mercedes Benz
Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 11, 2007

A note to New York City style stalwarts: if you are not familiar with the Jayson Brunsdon label then I urge you to learn the name and own it...(more)

Jason Wu
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 5, 2007

When I asked Jason Wu to describe his spring collection, he responds “elegant, messy yet beautiful, and quirky with a modern twist.”...(more)

Jeremy Laing
Bumble & Bumble
415 W 13th St
September 6, 2007

Canadian designer and former Alexander McQueen apprentice Jeremy Laing showed his clothing line during fashion week at the Meat Packing district's hip hair-burning emporium, Bumble & Bumble...(more)

John Varvatos Rocks Out
7 World Trade Center
September 10,2007

John Varvatos definitely struck a deep chord with the fashion crowd by showing his Spring 2008 collection on the 45th floor of 7 World Trade Center for the second consecutive season...(more)

Katie Stern for Venexiana
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at BryantPark
September 5, 2007

Kati Stern’s newest collection for spring was like a holiday tour through 1940’s Paris. Her signature “Good Girl Gone Bad” approach to fashion design was for the most part absent in this collection...(more)

LaCoste
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 8, 2007

Creative director Christophe Lemaire pays tribute to the brand, celebrating its 75th anniversary with the spring/summer 2008 collection. The runway backdrop was staged as a game of “pelote Basque,” a game played in Basque country in southwestern France..(more)
L.A.M.B. Show
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 5, 2007

Gwen Stefani has created a smashing line of clothing that will be marching through the streets of Soho next spring. Using a basic pallet of black and white emboldened with dashes of green and yellow, the clothes have a deconstructed funky feel to them that channels London in the sixties...(more)

Loris Diran at Style 360
Metropolitan Paviliancedes Benz
September 10, 2007

After previous collection titles such as “Mod”, “Grand Dame”, and “Femme”, Loris Diran has emerged this Spring 2008 with “Illumination”. In Diran’s words, he states that “after spending a great deal of time searching for ways to stay understated...(more)

Lynn Devon
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 10, 2007

Lyn Devon’s spring 2008 collection sported color blocking and clean lines. The show gave a wonderful start to an early Monday morning in the Tents with birds chirping at the beginning of the show...(more)

Malan Breton Fashion Show
Metropolitan Pavilion
September 12, 2007

The Malan Breton fashion show is always a fun and well....friendly show. Malan has a wonderful expansive personality ...(more)

Marc Bouwer
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 10, 2007

Marc Bouwer’s Spring 2008 collection “Le Voyage Vert” is explained as “the juxtaposition of geometric edges and flowing organicism.” Turquoise, moss, and coral colors...(more)

 

Michael Kors Show
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 9, 2007

What’s white, black, and pink all over with punches of pastel? The Michael Kors spring 2008 collection, of course...(more)

 

Miss Sixty
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents of Bryant Park
September 6, 2007

Some of the absolute best fashion week shows were the "jeans" shows: G Star; Diesel; and Miss Sixty...(more)
New York Fashion Now
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum
April 17 – September 23 2007

This year the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is displaying the work of the latest generation of New York fashion designers...(more)

Nicole Miller Show
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 5, 2007

The Nicole Miller spring 2008 collection was celebrity clad with Ivana Trump, Jane Krakowski, Nagel Barker and Zooey Deschanel sitting on the front row...(more)

Nili Lotan
Style 360
Metropolitan Pavilion
September 10, 2007

Nili Lotan showed a bohemian collection that featured movement, sexy prints, and a laidback sensibility...(more)

Nolcha Fashion Week
September 6, 2007
Prince George Ballroom

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is not the only game playing in New York City this September. Style 360 (at the Altmann Building) and Nolcha Fashion Week are also strutting out a stable-full of hot designers...(more)

Pamella Roland Show
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 9, 2007

Pamella Rolland knows her customer - well-to-do-ladies who want a variety of beautiful clothes to wear to the events of their lives...(more)

Pegah Anvarian
QT Hotel

Texas-born, California-based designer Pegah Anvarian held her second fashion week show this September. But this time instead of having her models march down the runway at Bryant Park, she posed them lying languidly on the risers around the indoor pool at Times Square's QT Hotel...(more)

Poltock & Walsh
Metropolitan Pavilion
September 10, 2007

British design stars Katie Walsh and Fiamma Poltock might be relatively new to the scene, but their edgy creations have taken the fashion world by storm...(more)

Rabia Yalcin
Couture Fashion Show
St. Regis Hotel Ballroom
September 10, 2007

Turkish designer Rabia Yalchin presented a sensuous smart line at the USA Fashion shows during New York's Spring 2008 fashion week...(more)

Reem Acra
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 9, 2007

The promenade in Bryant Park filled to the max with fashionistas, photographers, celebs, and writers, Sunday afternoon for a glimpse of Reem Acra’s Spring 2008 collection...(more)

Rosa Cha Show
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 8, 2007

Rosa Cha designer Amir Slama is the Lewis Carroll of swimwear design; his collections usually tell a surreal tale involving a Brazilian beauty whose whimsical journey will eventually land her partially nude on the runway...(more)

San Francisco Fashion Week
The Galleria at the San Francisco Design Center
Thursday, August 23, 2007

San Francisco has always been a hotbed of fashion design; it is home to the amazing avant-garde Academy of Art whose Bryant Park fashion show we cover every season...(more)

Snoopy in Fashion
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 7, 2007

One of the highlights of Fashion Week was the Metlife sponsored fashion show "Snoopy in Fashion." Top designers from the United States and even one from Europe (Spijkers + Spijkers)...(more)
STEiNUNN Fashion Presentation
Eve Studio 410 W 14th Street
September 11, 2007

The intimate side of New York Fashion Week was alive and well in the heart of the Meatpacking District Tuesday night. Icelandic designer STEiNUNN showed off a collection of cocktail dresses ...(more)

Tadashi Shoji
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 12, 2007

3-2-1… the Tadashi Shoji spring 2008 fashion show was a countdown to gorgeous gown after gown after gown. Lots of designers attempt to meld exquisite glamour with casual elegance, but this often proves to be a difficult balancing act...(more)

Terexov
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 6, 2007

The inspiration behind Alexander Terekhov's Spring 2008 line, Terexov, is perhaps the simple essence of a woman. Clothes, after all, are meant to be worn as opposed to wearing the wearer...(more)

Thuy Spring 2008 Presentation
450 Studios
September 6, 2007

The Thuy presentation may have been held away from the fashion frenzy of Bryant Park, but it was big on style, class, and sophistication...(more)

Tracy Reese
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 7, 2007

Tracy Reese is clearly the sweetheart of the fashion industry. Her styles and silhouettes are the epitome of femininity and her latest collection is an excellent example of why it’s so much fun to be a girl...(more)

TSE Fashion Show
Lux Studios
465 W 18th Street
September 6, 2007

TSE designer, Tess Giberson brought a fresh perspective to this luxury knitwear company while keeping the brand grounded in its minimal roots...(more)

Twinkle by Wenlan
Spring 2008 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
The Tents at Bryant Park
September 8, 2007

Many designers this season seem to have forgotten that their collections are for Spring 2008. The runways have been fraught with lowered hemlines and drab colors...(more)
Twirling in Your Underwear
2(x)ist Fashion Show
Metropolitan Pavillion
September 11, 2007

Ahhh…2(x)ist in a world where the music rocks, bodies are hot, underwear is a fashion statement, and celebrity nymphs manhandle hula hoops dressed in nothing but black lingerie. In honor of New York Fashion Week, on September 11, 2007 the creative team at men's underwear line, 2(x)ist, made it all possible...(more)
Unruly Heir Fashion Show
Spring 2008 Fashion Week
Soho Grand Hotel
September 9, 2007

The design team at Unruly Heir has reinterpreted the world that actors Jude Law, Matt Damon and Philip Seymour Hoffman inhabited in director Anthony Minghella's film, The Talented Mr. Ripley...(more)

Zang Toi's Benefit
for Race for the Cure
Bo Concept
September 5, 2007

Fashion designer Zang Toi is going to Austin, Texas on October 13, 2007 where he will ride his bike in a race for the cure for cancer...(more)

Zulema Fashion Presentation
Rush Arts Gallery
526 West 26th Street
September 12, 2007

One of the most unique experiences of this year's Fashion Week was Project Runway contestant Zulema's show. Held in a small gallery space, Zulema's collection was presented as an art installation rather than a runway show...(more)

Tent (And a Few Other Places) People
September 2007 Fashion Week

One of the most fun aspects of Fashion Week is looking at the people in the tents (or the other cool venues)...(more)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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