{Fall 2017 RTW} Monique Lhuillier’s foray into decadence and separates

Monique Lhuillier is rethinking how she presents her fashion collections. In this era of major fashion industry evolution, the designer has opted out of a runway show to display her Fall 2017 collection in favor of a lookbook, which can better capture those sumptuous textures and details which can often get lost on runway photos. Think haute catalog. It’s business, after all.

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{Fashion News} Kanye West stirs up drama with CFDA over New York Fashion Week

He apparently just can’t get it together with this whole idea that there are other people who warrant consideration before making decisions. Even when someone has fame, money, and power they still don’t operate in a bubble. But Kanye doesn’t understand this, so he decided to hold his Yeezy Season 5 show without consulting the CFDA, the governing council of New York Fashion Week.

 

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{NYFW Men’s Fall17} Nick Graham teamed with Bill Nye and cameo’d Buzz Aldrin for Life on Mars: Fall/Winter 2035 collection 

When you get an invitation to a New York Fashion Week show hosted by Bill Nye with Buzz Aldrin modeling, how can you say no? Is this for real?!

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{Spring 2017 RTW} Gigi Hadid designed her own collection for Tommy Hilfiger

 

Tommy Hilfiger just showed the much anticipated nautical-themed collaboration with Gigi Hadid at New York Fashion Week – more a show for social media masses for immediate consumption than the fashion industry. Thankfully, the pieces were buzz-worthy for a model celeb created collection intended for immediate sales…I have to admit there’s some serious cuteness going on here.

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{Spring 2017 RTW} Tadashi Shoji

For his Spring 2017 RTW collection, Tadashi Shoji took inspiration from artist Wu Junyong, whose surreal works include The Flying Ark, featuring a crane in flight, lifting a tree full of animals above the scorched earth in rapture.

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Flying Ark by Wu Junyong

Despite the dark subject matter, the visuals of the animated short film and Tadashi Shoji’s compositional interpretations are, as Shoji put it “light, light, light, light”.

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