Fashion Review of Alexander Wang, Altuzarra, Louise Goldin, Prabal Gurung

But until there are real technical advances in fashion — new materials, alternatives to a sewing machine — there won’t be new ideas. A gifted designer like Miuccia Prada can generate an emotional response to her clothes by connecting them to available ideas in culture, but she’s not really dealing in new design ideas. In […]

A-List Dinners, Parties and Events During New York Fashion Week

Still mourning the loss of Fashion’s Night Out? There’s retail therapy at Target’s shopping party for its new collaboration with 3.1 Phillip Lim. Spring Studio, 50 Varick Street. Thursday 7 to 10 p.m. Invitation only. Nothing epitomizes downtown glamour like the Top of the Standard. The panoramic space (better known as the Boom Boom Room) […]

Who won the year’s top fashion awards?

After drawing raves for creating Michelle Obama’s inaugural ensemble, designer Thom Browne took home the menswear designer of the year award. Winners of the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler pose with Kerry Washington.(Photo: Kevin Mazur, WireImage) They say birds of a feather flock together, and […]

Competitive Fields for Council of Fashion Designers Awards

Jamie Mccarthy/Getty ImagesDiane von Furstenberg and Steven Kolb, chief executive of the Council of Fashion Designers of America at the CFDA awards nomination event. Board members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America met on Wednesday to decide the honorees and nominees for their annual fashion awards, and they came up with an unusually […]

Jason Wu: The new frontier of fashion

On Jason Wu’s first trip to San Francisco, he flew under the radar, visiting as a tourist, while another fashion designer, Jean Paul Gaultier, drew attention with his international clothing exhibition at the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum. On his second trip, it’s Wu’s turn in the spotlight – thanks to the San Francisco Opera […]

New York Fashion: Alexander Wang throws a stylish punch

The edgy designer is on the cutting edge once again. A model walks the runway during the Alexander Wang Fall 2013 fashion show.(Photo: John Minchillo, AP) Mama said knock you out — but she probably didn’t think anyone would be wearing furry boxing gloves to do it! The edgy designer switched venues — bye bye, […]

From Michelle Obama’s Style to Lady Gaga’s Body Revolution: The Fashion …

Fashion brought an eventful year in 2012. Fashion houses saw a revolving cast of characters: Hedi Slimane replaced Stefano Pilati at Yves Saint Laurent; Alexander Wang took over for Nicolas Ghesquière at Balenciaga, and Raf Simons finally filled John Galliano’s shoes at Dior. There were highlights on the campaign trail, too, with Michelle Obama and […]