Welcome to Fashion Month! New York Fashion Week came and went with a bang. The week-long event featured hundreds of memorable runway shows, from blockbuster names to indie designers we should all know.
Runway shows from the Brooklyn Museum to Spring Studios, the Piers on South Street Seaport and more. This fashion week is memorable because the runway shows of the February edition were mostly canceled due to Omicron differences and the fashion crowd brought it.
Here are seven highlights from NYFW.
Couture brand Renasio put on an inspiring show of dreamy gowns and dresses by Carlos Reyes that swept the audience away. Titled “The Legend of Eris and the Resilient Unicorn,” the surrealist symbolism in the clothes tells the story of a little girl and we see her dream.
“The show was inspired by dreams and nightmares,” says Reyes.
In one room, a large cameo box opens over a heart crowned with the words “Mortum” for “Death” and “Saltare” for “Dance” on its shoulders. In the box, we see a picture of a ballerina from the 1945 short film “Destino” created by Salvador Dali and Walt Disney. you).
“Everything represents the choice between death and dance,” says Reyes. “To live your life standing still and bored, or to be happy and dance. A unicorn’s journey is choosing to dance.”
Punk Majesty is an eco fashion brand known for inspirational phrases emblazoned on each piece. He is also known for cycling and combining high fashion and streetwear. The woman-owned brand was founded by Alisha Amnesia, who says her brand’s ethos is based on empowerment for all genders, races and orientations. For their fall show, the brand presents stylish jackets and biker jackets as part of their new collection. The brand is anti-fast fashion, and has been worn by Jane Widlin of the Go Go’s, Captain Sensible of the Damned and Jake Haute of the Dead Boys.
The Runway of Dreams Foundation promotes inclusion and change for people with disabilities in the fashion industry. Their latest fashion show showcased clothing and footwear for everyone. Over 60 models with disabilities and backgrounds at Target, Kohl’s, JC Penney, Steve Madden and more use simple zippers and magnets to close clothing to make it easy to change into disability fashion items with the latest in fashion. It was titled. Fashion revolution And presented by Cole, and hosted by Peloton’s first adaptive instructor, Logan Aldridge.
Bagalini, the female-founded travel bag company, introduced its Fall 2022 collection at New York Fashion Week. Their latest campaign features models Amanda VanderZyl, Aubrey Williams and Mackenzie Hamilton shot by filmmaker Jimmy Pena and photographer Julia D’Agostino in New York City between 8pm and 5pm.
The brand is known for its durable, practical and functional bags, from their stylish crossbody bags, to their tote bags and stylish purses, in Dark Cherry, helping New York women find their morning coffee, hop on the subway and bring these bags. On an airplane as carry-on luggage.
“This campaign celebrates the versatile woman on the go and how our bags look stylish and simple to support her on her daily journey,” said Allison Muench, Bagalini’s head of brand marketing and creative director. “New York City became the perfect backdrop to showcase our fall collection. As they say: If our luggage can do it there, it will do it anywhere.
Concept Korea has been an official program at NYFW for 12 years going strong. It is part of the International Fashion Program hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and organized by the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), which aims to introduce Korean fashion designers to the Western fashion market. This season, Seoul-based brands BESFXXK, Cahiers, and UL:KIN showcased their spring/summer 2023 collections—the booth brands worn by TXT and actress Kim Tae-ri respectively. On the runway, musicians Dong Hyuk Kim, D4M $loan, Min and Eze, all seemed to walk.
BESFXXK showcased pinstripe fabrics with khaki trench coats, while their Victorian-style windbreakers stole the show with their long Versailles-esque train. Cahiers brought the dreamy pastels of long, long dresses perfect for wearing in the Spanish countryside of Toledo. UL:Kin features fishnets designed by Seong Dong Lee as a key element for the new collection, which is inspired by magnet fishing, with olive-dyed dresses, zippers and mesh alluding to the underwater world.
Blonds returned to NYFW with a new collection inspired by the summer season. The sun-kissed collection featured glittering golds, yellows and oranges in retro 1970s inspired by Nikita Dragon, Gigi Gorgeous, Cassie and Saucy Santana and more.
According to the designers, their summer in New York City was filled with “escapism, glamour, and nightlife,” and it’s all about “extravagant style and memories of those warm nights.” [fashion designers] Philip and David bonded over a shared love of dance music. The duo’s upcoming book with Rizzoli, The Blonds: Glamor Fashion Fantasy, is out on October 11.
Disco Inferno and 14N1
The hip hop community arrived for the runway show More fashion, less gun violencein the center of the New York City housing projects, the Robert S. Fulton Residences.
Naughty By Nature’s Vin Rock walked the runway for the show, co-presented by Disco Inferno, a brand founded by A$AP Ilz, and streetwear brand DripOnSociety’s 14N1. The brand is known for dressing hip hop legends like DJ Whoo Kid, Ayleks, Bobby Nice, Jay Gwaupo, Lil Migo and more.
“This brand was born out of the clash of fashion in Dante’s Inferno and the Nine Circles of Hell from Parkside Housing Development, The Bronx, where I’m from, which is the birthplace and mecca of hip-hop,” Ilz said in a statement. . “I also wanted to shine a light on how my generation is killing each other with gun violence, and with this collection, I hope to lighten things up by putting on a fashion show right here in the community.”