NYFW Fall/Winter 2011 – Christian Siriano

Christian Siriano Fall Winter 2011
I just melt when I see black that isn’t boring. Christian Siriano pulled this off primarily with luxe textures and structures with outstanding tailoring and detailing. Siriano is a master of ‘fantasy wear‘ (not in the creepy LARPing way), and did not let us down with the injection of his killer heels from the long-standing Christian Siriano x Payless collaboration. This is a collection for the fashion risktakers ie. January Jones, Emmy Rossum and Leighton Meester. The top five looks are below! Continue reading

NYFW Fall/Winter 2011 – Richard Chai

Richard Chai Love
The attendance at Richard Chai yesterday afternoon was surprisingly packed. If you recall last season, you’ll know that Chai was a front runner for the neo-grunge trend. For Fall/Winter, he is sticking to those roots with over-the-knee sweaters, and a new take on neutrals. Both the collection and (one to watch) Charlotte Free‘s neon pink locks were divine. Top five looks below! Continue reading

NYFW Fall/Winter 2011 – Luca Luca

Luca Luca
Luca Luca designer Raul Melgoza has got his paws on some flawless colour theory this season. While there were a pleasant handful of black evening dresses, the brights stole the show (without behind boom-bright). The darker oranges highlighted some of the more lustful ensembles, which you can find in the top five looks below. It was just a wonderful, wearable collection. Continue reading

NYFW Fall/Winter 2011 – BCBG

BCBG Max Azria
There was lots of straightforward subtlety on showcase at BCBG yesterday. Continuing their Spring/Summer trend, the Fall/Winter show was full of sensible, simple pieces over white turtlenecks. While I think it’s great to see Celine-like minimalism at a friendlier price point, Max and Lubov Azria should be worried that they are alienating their trend-happy, versatile customers. I’ve worked for Azria, and know that these type of pieces just don’t sell through their concessions. The five best pieces are below. Continue reading