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

Mathieu Mirano Fall 2012 presentation

Mathieu Mirano Fall 2012

In 2012, the year of the dragon, it seems only natural that Mathieu Mirano's Fall 2012 collection is brimming with Chinese inspirations; there were dragon heads hanging down from the ceiling at the presentation just like Katya Leonovich's paintings a few days ago. Mirano showed at New York Fashion Week for the first time. From ... Read more

Reem Acra Fall 2012 show

Reem Acra Fall 2012

Reem Acra Fall 2012 began with a prelude of classy dark ensembles and skirt suits spruced up with leather opera gloves in brown and black, but I'm going to remember the show for the glamorous, gold, beaded glitter dresses that closed it. They are meant to be worn at Hollywood award ceremonies (if that's considered ... Read more

Katya Leonovich Fall 2012 presentation

Katya Leonovich Fall 2012

When I attended Katya Leonovich's Spring 2012 presentation at New York Fashion Week last season, I couldn't bring myself to write about it because I thought I hated it. Giving myself some time to think, once fashion week was over, I realized it was one of the best collections I'd seen and that I actually ... Read more

Ann Yee Fall 2012 presentation

Ann Yee Fall 2012

For Fall 2012 Ann Yee introduced knit sweaters, asymmetrical tops and shawls in muted colors; taupe, grey, olive green, brown, violet and - surprisingly - no black, which allowed for a softer overall impression (See, winter can be done in other colors). Yee used silk, lace, chiffon, wool and velvet. I'm fond of silk for ... Read more