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Markarian manifests Old Hollywood glamour at Fashion Week

Markarian manifests Old Hollywood glamour at Fashion Week

The brand’s fourth in-person show celebrated cinematic whimsy in the West Village.
Olivia Liu, Beauty and Style Editor Feb 27, 2023

A full body flash photograph of a model standing backstage, wearing a light blue, velvet, bow-shaped top and long, pleated, black velvet dress.

Mark Badgley and James Mischka bring elegance to the table

Badgley Mischka debuted their new eveningwear collection at New York Fashion Week in a sea of velvet, feathers and sequins.
Olivia Liu, Beauty and Style Editor Feb 22, 2023

Dancer Marcus Braggs and Artist Leone dressed in a custom outfit by designer Cilium.

IMPACT and VERS exhibit local talent

The collaborative New York Fashion Week event integrated fashion with music to create an immersive, innovative show.
Con Xie, Contributing Writer Feb 17, 2023

One model wears magenta, sequined pants and a collared shirt, and another wears a magenta, sequined dress. They walk opposite one another, going in opposite directions.

Flying Solo: A cultural fashion collective unites

Collaborative collections at the shop’s New York Fashion Week runway show offered glimpses into global fashion.
Con Xie, Contributing Writer Feb 16, 2023

A model walks down the runway sporting a black conical hat, a pink coat and a skirt. She wears black, elbow-length gloves that pair with her black spherical earrings and brooch.

CHOCHENG makes waves at Fashion Week

“Glamour and humor can get you through everything,” designer Cho Cho Cheng said of her Fall/Winter 2023 collection shown at Spring Studios.
Jadah Jules, Contributing Writer Feb 16, 2023

Vivienne Tams wears a red and white patterned dress. She prays with two hands enclosed in front of her mouth, standing in front of a purple backdrp.

Meta-Vivienne meets the Metaverse

Vivienne Tam transcends reality with her latest, NFT-adorned collection at New York Fashion Week.
Olivia Liu, Beauty & Style Editor Feb 15, 2023

A female model walking down the runway wearing a black dress decorated with white and pink flowers, and a pair of green and red sneakers.

Richie Rich makes a fun, nostalgic comeback to the NYFW runway 

In his new collection “Richerette,” the Club Kid icon expresses his undying love for fashion.
Sofi Cisneros, Staff Writer Feb 14, 2023

Club Kids legend, pop culture icon and designer Richie Rich ended his multi-year hiatus from the fashion world on Feb. 11 at BKLYN Studios, with the debut of his new collection,...

A model walking down a runway lit with orange light, wearing a silky white, sleeveless top, a long black skirt with a slit and cream boots.

Madonna says to ‘Express yourself.’ Son Jung Wan agrees

Son Jung Wan’s Fall/Winter 2023 collection mixed ’90s edginess with modest minimalism, venturing into futuristic space-glamour.
Kaja Andric, Contributing Writer Feb 13, 2023

A flash photograph of a female presenting model looking into the camera. Her face is decorated with many yellow gemstones, salmon eyeshadow, and bleached eyebrows. She wears a yellow dress with bows down the middle that match the one on her head.

Victor de Souza brings the past to the present at NYFW

At his New York Fashion Week show, Victor de Souza proved that fashion is not a set of decisions, but a “quest for what everyone’s not doing.”
Con Xie, Contributing Writer Feb 13, 2023

A group of people standing in a studio space, with models and backdrops behind them, at the Nicholas Raefeski show.

Spring’s on the way at New York Men’s Day

The New York Men’s Day showcase for Fall/Winter 2023 displayed a strong mix of outerwear and prints, emphasizing that seasons don’t need to dictate fashion.
Anthony Offiah, Contributing Writer Feb 13, 2023

A group of models stand in a semi-circle formation wearing black and red outfits. One model walks from the circle into the middle of the room. Above him is a large, round light fixture hanging from the ceiling.

NYMD: New and old brands alike reimagine the future of menswear

During New York Men’s Day, labels explored new definitions of menswear and gender-neutral clothing, breaking conventions with bold colors and audacious designs.
Linsey Liao, Staff Writer Feb 13, 2023