Activities for #9
Area Spring Summer 2020
Sitting in the rows among the enchanted set of Area’s newest ready-to-wear collection, it would be easy for one to get lost in the sheets of fairy lights raining down from the ceiling. As the presentation began, it was difficult to assign any descriptive language to the collection. Were we, the audience, glimpsing into t…[Read more]
Fashion Tech Experimentation at Anya Haber Spring Summer collection at New York Fashion Week
Anya Kelly Haber sees herself as a multi-disciplinary artist. She has a great interest in fashion technology and science, which was evident in the outfits she presented at New York fashion week.
The collection had definite, futuristic/science fiction…[Read more]
Polished but Fun at Intro by Damian Joel Spring Summer 2020
Damian Joel showcased his SS20 in Brooklyn at the Weeksville Heritage Center, a multi-disciplinary museum dedicated to preserving the history of the 19th century local African American community.
Damian Joe’s is a self-taught designer of Jamaican origin. His label, Intro by Damian Joel,…[Read more]
Guy Laroche Spring 2020 Ready to Wear
Overlaying sexual liberation and national pride, creative director Richard René, inspired by the 1970’s thriller Madame Claude, declared his collection dedicated to the “liberated girls and boys who, for a few 500-franc notes, contributed to the splendor of France”.
The collection featured off-white,…[Read more]
Wearable Couture at Liu Chao Spring Summer 2020 Ready to Wear
Born in China, Liu Chao has studied and worked for some of the top French haute couture houses, before launching his own label in 2016. This SS20 collection, titled “Son Bonheur” and dedicated to his mother, was presented at the prestigious Palais de Tokyo in Paris during Paris Fashion…[Read more]
Simone Sullivan Spring Summer 2020 at New York Fashion Week
The Miami born and New York-based fashion designer and stylist Simone Sullivan presented her SS20 collection at New York Fashion Week. Committed to the promotion of people of color within the fashion industry, the fashion designer only had only models of color to showcase her collection.…[Read more]
Ingie Chalhoub’s Spring Summer 2020 Collection “An Ode To Life”
French-Lebanese entrepreneur and fashion designer, Ingie Chalhoub presented her 2020 Summer collection in Paris. She also recently opened a flagship store within a prestigious Dubai Mall.
The collection was titled “An Ode To Life” with reference to “Viva la Vida,” the last artwork of…[Read more]
XXL is the next trend at Afterhomework Spring Summer 2020
Inside the walls of a private apartment in the Golden Triangle in Paris, we attended the last show from Pierre KACZMAREK and Elena MOTTOLA, founders of the Afterhomework label, who make their show this season on the official Paris Fashion Week schedule.
A young brand for young people, in…[Read more]
Vitamin Punchline at Victoria/Tomas Spring Summer 2020
The designer duo Victoria/Tomas welcomed us this season at The Faust, the famous club of the Parisian youth. Under the Alexandre III bridge. This strategic location highlighted the border between the Rive Gauche and the Rive Droite Parisian woman. Two women, two styles that have been and are…[Read more]
Kim Moo Hong Purposes A New Version of Tailoring for Spring Summer 2020
When you were a kid, did you try to wear your mom’s and dad’s clothes? These funny souvenirs should inspire the young Korean designer Kim MOO HONG, as a designer to follow for the next seasons.
The designer purposes a gender fluid and minimalism vocabulary for this collection…[Read more]
Dawei Sun Makes Women Into A New Urban Goddess for Spring Summer 2020
Beautiful, alive, and feminine shapes, these are the words that could describe a pregnant woman, reminding us of the French designer Julien FOURNIE in 2013, where a pregnant woman mad the buzz on his show. With softness and poesy, the Spring Summer 2020 DAWEI show reminds us of…[Read more]
Naomi Cambell is back to Saint Laurent for Spring Summer 2020
Saint Laurent is one of the houses that is always exciting to see the show. It is an awesome experience: it always has the it-girl models, fantastic sound design by Sebastian, and scenography signed by Alexandre de BETAK, with a black ground, full of floodlights, sublimated by the rain…[Read more]
Samuel DRIRA makes NEHERA the next Minimal Chic for Spring Summer 2020
In a fashion sphere where Maximalism is the actual trend, made of glitters and other embellishments as logo-mania and different streetwear vibes, minimalism is still in style.
As told the architect Mies Van Der Rohe, less is more, a concept that worked perfectly for many…[Read more]
“Madame C” is the next Guy Laroche Woman
Women Fashion Weeks is still the opportunity for designers to express the woman’s status in society. Richard RENE, the artistic director for Guy Laroche, showed his vision of Feminity with liberty and minimalism with his French sexy and glam touch.
That SS 2020 collection is especially impressive: this…[Read more]
Ingie SHALHOUB Makes A Romantic Frida Kahlo Tribute for Spring Summer 2020
She is the woman who made French luxury brands known in the Middle-East since the eighties. As a buyer, she permitted the luxury retail development, like the first CHANEL Boutique in Kuwait. Today, Ingie SHALHOUB is one of the most influent in the Arabian Fashion Industry…[Read more]
Orchestral Show for Y/Project Spring Summer 2020
Since the Glenn MARTENS took the direction of the house after Yoan SERFATY, he made a pause on the black and leather DNA to be more eclectic with this dialog between construction and deconstruction, which is specific and well appreciated in the Belgian designers.
This season the brand is one of the…[Read more]
The Celine Woman Sparkles for Spring Summer 2020
Hedi Slimane is the designer to quote when we talk about Parisian style-nominated number one for the French more Influent person in the world By Vanity Fair, despite the small period of doubt at his debuts for CELINE. Even the top Korean artist Black Pink travel to see his latest collection, making…[Read more]
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