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Flying Solo: NYFW Spring/Summer 2022

By Catherine McMahon, Contributing Photographer September 16, 2021

  Read more of WSN’s New York Fashion Week coverage here. Contact Catherine McMahon at at [email protected]

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Chuks Collins goes through a style metamorphosis

By Tess Tamar, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

  Upbeat music and velvet walls set a celebratory mood for British-Nigerian designer Chuks Collins’ Spring/Summer 2022 collection. Before the presentation, waiters served glasses of champagne...

(Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Deity New York’s Spring/Summer 2022 collection screams femme fatale

By Cheryn Ryoo, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

  As the lights began to dim, an orange glow illuminated Deity New York’s runway and a haunting siren song filled the room.  Bishop’s maiden show began with a neutral color palette...

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Global Fashion Collective II S/S 2022

By Ryan Walker, Social Media Editor September 15, 2021

[unusual]   SAINTJESUS Carlton Jones SARAL ZENS Blue Tamburin Read more of WSN’s New York Fashion Week coverage here. Contact Ryan Walker...

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Imperial Legacy brings I ❤️ NY gift shop to NYFW

By Joey Hung, Beauty & Style Editor September 15, 2021

  It was giving Dixie Cups. Desigual. Fifth grade “About Me” collage. Imperial Legacy, founded by brother and sister Marcus and Faith Smith in 2008, presented two new collections on Sept....

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TASOU is the rising star of avant-garde athleisure

By Victoria Maung, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

  Chuks Collins proves athleisure isn’t just a trend — it’s a staple. The Bronx-based Nigerian designer of The Athletic Side of Us demonstrated that athleisure can be fashionable and...

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Tiffany Brown Designs redefines purple at NYFW

By Connie Xie, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

  Tiffany Brown of Tiffany Brown Designs is known for her fitted and breathable ensembles. She uses a different color for her collection each season based on the color's connotations and meanings....

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Naked purple metallic cultural significance, anyone?

By Nic Leblanc, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

  Global Collective, a label comprising emerging designers from around the world, hosted their Spring/Summer 2022 fashion show at New York Fashion Week on Sept. 11. The collective aims to spotlight...

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Frederick Anderson’s spring 2022 collection is giving beach vibes

By Trace Miller, Deputy Managing Editor September 10, 2021

Frederick Anderson, a designer, Fashion Institute of Technology graduate and New York fashion industry veteran, is going coastal with his spring 2022 collection, “The Incredible Lightness of Freedom.”...

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RVNG brings a fairytale to New York Fashion Week

By Victoria Maung, Contributing Writer September 10, 2021

Jordan Stewart wants to curate a fantastical alternative universe for you. The Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards-nominated designer of RVNG Couture presented her runway collection in a virtual format...

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CHOCHENG captures the fine line between tradition and edge

By Anja Westhues, Contributing Writer September 10, 2021

CHOCHENG was founded in 2010 by designer Cho Cho Cheng. Cheng studied fashion at Parsons School of Design before taking an apprenticeship in London to study traditional British tailoring. CHOCHENG distinguishes...

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C+plus, where’s the plus factor?

By Nirbhay Chatani, Contributing Writer September 10, 2021

C+plus SERIES, founded in 2018 by C.T. Liu, is a fashion label that emphasizes graceful simplicity and pragmatism — part of a new age where minimalism down to the minutiae of each piece is highlighted....