Wednesday, February 18, 2009

high fashion for a low glamor economy

There are few things I enjoy more than watching the returns come in from New York Fashion Week. Though today's economy doesn't exactly jive with the glamor and decadence that Bryant Park typically has to offer, we saw some interesting cost-cutting from the fashion houses this year, coupled with uplifting and colorful collections. Who says our fashion has to match our dreary financial outlook? ...and our Fall fashion, at that!

Here are some of my favorite looks from collections that took to the catwalk as of Tuesday night, circa 6:00 pm.


SAT. FEB. 14, 2 PM at the Promenade.
Color is in this Fall! Gorgeous Fall jewel tones with a subtle preppy-retro-chic eclecticism. I love Adam's clean lines and delicate mix of plaid and metallic.

Matthew Williamson

TUE. FEB. 17, 11 AM at the Promenade
. I LOVE this collection! A lot of animal (sorry PETA) with the fur and leather - but what a gorgeous Fall palette with light knits and playful layers.

Mara Hoffman

SUN. FEB. 15, 11 AM at the Promenade. Mara Hoffman delivered with gypsy-jewel prints. Playful and sophisticated.

Carolina Herrera

MON. FEB. 16, 10 AM in the Tent. What's a Carolina Herrera show without some fairytale gowns? The fashion house turned it on full force with a metallic, classic collection with gorgeously feminine silhouettes.

1 comment:

Emily said...

Obsessed with the Matthew Williamson collection!