Los Angeles has been uncharacteristically rainy lately. In planning its Fall 2023 runway show here, I’m sure the last thing the Versace team expected to go wrong was the weather. But at the last minute, they were forced to move the show up a day due to an outdoor venue (usually a safe bet in… Continue reading VERSACE’S FALL 2023 SHOW IN LOS ANGELES BROUGHT OUT THE CELEBS — AND SURPRISINGLY SIMPLE CLOTHES
An overarching theme of this recent fashion month was an emphasis on excellent wardrobe staples — and that didn’t just mean apparel. For Fall 2023, many designers honed in on a classic footwear silhouette, one that has endured for literal centuries: the humble pump. Typified by a pointy toe and stiletto heel at least a… Continue reading THE HUMBLE PUMP IS BACK
We may draw connections between runways at the end of fashion month to place bets on what the Next Big Thing will be, but the trends of the season only become clear when we know what we’ll actually be able to buy from the new collections. That’s why buyers are so crucial in determining the… Continue reading WHAT THE BUYERS ARE BUYING FROM THE FALL 2023 RUNWAYS
Throughout fashion month, the endless stream of street style always gives us plenty of outfit ideas to consider — including statement handbags, bold sunglasses, maybe even a quirky scarf to top off a look. Though these accessories are pretty evergreen, cropping up season after season across cities, one outfit addition seemed more ubiquitous than ever… Continue reading BASEBALL CAPS WERE THE STREET STYLE CROWD’S FAVORITE ACCESSORY
Jennifer Atilemile is an IMG-repped model and writer from Australia, now based in the U.S. Last week, she was named a Sports Illustrated rookie. I’m often asked how I ended up in this career. I didn’t think I’d become a model, but something about it piqued my interest during my early teenage years; it appeared… Continue reading MODEL JENNIFER ATILEMILE ASKS: WHAT HAPPENED TO SIZE DIVERSITY IN FASHION?
The “big four” fashion weeks — New York, London, Milan and Paris — obviously have a lot to offer in the way of street style. And because there is always plenty of outfit inspiration and trend information to glean from these events, it’s easy to forget that there’s a lot more style happening outside the… Continue reading TOKYO FASHION WEEK STREET STYLE REJECTS EVERY FASHION RULE YOU’VE EVER HEARD
New York Fashion Week brings with it a lot of buzz: a front row dressed head-to-toe by the designer du jour, Instagram flooded with videos of final walks, editors rushing home post-show to file stories. But for designers still finding their footing in the industry, a show is more than just a spectacle. It can… Continue reading FASHION WEEK RUNS ON EMERGING DESIGNERS — BUT WHAT SUPPORT DO THEY GET AFTER?
For me, attending New York Fashion Week is a lifelong dream realized: being immersed in stunning artistry, sitting in the same rooms as A-Listers and seeing icons at every turn… It’s an extremely privileged experience, and it’s one I’m so grateful to be a part of. But as luxurious and thrilling as the runways and… Continue reading HOW CAN FASHION WEEK BE MORE ACCESSIBLE?