Barbara Bui Fall/Winter 2012/2013 show

Barbara Bui Fall/Winter 2012/2013

Barbara Bui Fall/Winter 2012/2013 was my first-ever show at Paris fashion week, despite this being my third season in Paris. I was supposed to attend Nina Ricci last season, but my invitation didn't arrive, which taught me I should never say I'm attending this or that show before I have a hard-copy invitation in my ... Read more

Daniela Gregis Fall/Winter 2012/2013 show

Daniela Gregis Fall/Winter 2012/2013

Note: I couldn't live update from Milan fashion week because it was impossible to take photos at the shows I attended, and it doesn't make sense to publish posts without visuals. I'm still waiting for some press departments to send me official photos – reviews will follow accordingly. Daniela Gregis staged her Fall/Winter 2012/2013 show ... Read more

New York Fashion Week Fall 2012 wrap-up

Naeem Khan Fall 2012 show

I've written bits and pieces of this post in my notebook, on my laptop, home computer, on post-it notes; I worked on planes, in cabs, hotels, on the subway and in my room. If it weren't for utter lack of time – the most inevitable fashion week constant – I would have taken a few ... Read more

Suzanne Rae Fall 2012 presentation

Suzanne Rae Fall 2012

This is the rich red velvet dress I was dreaming about all winter. Suzanne Rae Fall 2012 was the last presentation I attended at New York Fashion Week. According to press notes, the collection was inspired by the spirits of Jim Morrison, Aldous Huxley and William Blake - very rock 'n' roll poetic. Approaching the ... Read more

Naeem Khan Fall 2012 show

Naeem Khan Fall 2012 show

Naeem Khan's Fall 2012 collection is inspired by the decadence and dust of India. The wind shed dust along the way, leaving us only with black, gold, silver and white decadence. Runway lights bounced off body-hugging dresses embellished with glass mirror pieces. One-shoulder frocks with big bows balanced film star glamour with frolic. Like Reem ... Read more