FALL 2011

#NYFW Chris Benz Fall 2011

#NYFW Chris Benz Fall 2011

  by Emily Popp

Chris Benz’s Fall 2011 presentation exuded a youthful elegance, and soft yellow, gray and blue hues prevailed. Heavier, belted jackets, capes and multiple layers added plenty of dimension. Floral prints and tiers of chiffon looked fresh [...]

Tags: Fall 2011, Chris Benz, designers, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, retro
#NYFW Betsey Johnson Fall 2011

#NYFW Betsey Johnson Fall 2011

  by Emily Popp

“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” played as the lights dimmed during the Betsey Johnson Fall 2011 show, and we were already sold. Leave it to the queen of cartwheels to put on a joyful production of mammoth proportions on Valentine’s Day. [...]

Tags: Fall 2011, Betsey Johnson, fashion week, loves me, loves me not, nyfw, Real models
#NYFW Motorcycle Lessons with Sachin + Babi

#NYFW Motorcycle Lessons with Sachin + Babi

  by Emily Popp

Babi Ahluwalia and Sachin Ahluwalia took a cue from the gritty cool vibe of motorcyclists for their Fall 2011 collection. We met up with the husband and wife duo during their presentation, wishing the couple a happy Valentine’s [...]

Tags: Fall 2011, Babi, fashion week, Motorcycles, nyfw, Sachin, Valentine's Day
#NYFW Max Azria Fall 2011

#NYFW Max Azria Fall 2011

  by Nola Weinstein

For Fall 2011, Max Azria was inspired by menswear. "I love to put the woman in the clothing of a man," he said. Classic masculine fabrics like tweed and wool provide the perfect contrast to delicate silk georgette and crepe de chine. [...]

Tags: Fall 2011, brown, coatdress, fashion week, gray, hooded cape, max azria, menswear as womenswear, nyfw, olive, orange, teal
#NYFW DKNY Fall 2011

#NYFW DKNY Fall 2011

  by Nola Weinstein

DKNY is most definitely "Something New York." For Fall 2011, Donna Karan was once again influenced and informed by the Big Apple. Inspired by "the modernists in New York City," the show propelled DKNY forward with a fresh and exciting [...]

Tags: Fall 2011, DKNY, Donna Karan, fashion week, nyfw, short skirts, shredded dresses, skinny pants, stacked heels
#NYFW: Lela Rose Fall 2011

#NYFW: Lela Rose Fall 2011

  by Nola Weinstein

Lela Rose knows how to create clothes that have a distinct element of fantasy yet still manage to be quite wearable. For Fall 2011, the designer was inspired by the hazy obscured imagery seen in the works of contemporary artist Gerhard [...]

Tags: Fall 2011, fashion week, Gerhard Richter, Lela Rose, mixed textures, nyfw, Prints