Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City has begun and is in full force! I am here to cover all the shows and behind the scenes goodness for you to enjoy! So let’s get started…
Pencey is a Shopbop favorite for contemporary womenswear as it’s effortlessly cool. Well-known DJ Mia Moretti obviously agrees as she helped collaborate on the Pencey Spring/Summer 2013 collection! Watch the behind the scenes video here:
Rhode Island School of Design grad and designer Katie Gallagher exhibited her SS13 collection at the posh Standard Hotel at the beginning of NYFW.
Loving the ear cuffs..similar to ones I used in a recent shoot for BMetro magazine.
Mara Hoffman is one of those designers that creates clothes that just make you feel like a fabulous gypsy-jetsetter without even leaving the house. What’s not to love about that?! I first fell in love with her line at Swank boutique…and the love affair continues after viewing her SS13 collection today!
Spotted front row of Mara Hoffman: Lil Kim & her posse!
Designer Mara Hoffman takes a bow!
In between shows I popped into the lounge at The Empire Hotel to say hi to some new and old friends. My fellow Southern Stylesetters and I enjoyed catching up and dishing about fashion projects and collaborations to come.
Actor & Jewelry Designer Waris Ahluwalia (Wes Anderson movies anyone?!) and Imitation of Christ designer Tara Subkoff posing at her fashion/art installation during NYFW.
Tara Subkoff has had quite an interesting life. From party girl tendencies with Chloe Sevigny and Scarlett Johansson, to actress opposite Jennifer Lopez in The Cell, to girlfriend of ‘King’s Speech’ director, Tom Hooper, to even brain tumor survivor…Subkoff has come full circle and is pursuing her design career with Imitation of Christ.
Subkoff’s installation appeared to be social commentary on the pressures, the challenges and the joy we as women experience with our own appearances. Women of all ages and body types starred, gawked, smiled and danced, and even got mad at their own reflection in elaborate mirrors placed around the gallery.
The women and girls in the installation changed clothes (Subkoff’s designs) frequently trying to find that perfect look, just as we women do in the privacy of our own closet.
Walking into the gallery, a gaggle of girls in nude leotards sang loudly and powerfully.