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NYC Fashion Week Spring 2014 designer pre-view

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Before designers show off their wares on the runways of Fashion Week, they channel their inspiration and sketch their creations. For the spring 2014 shows, which kick off Thursday at Lincoln Center and other locales around New York City, those inspirations ranged from Hollywood glamour queens to ancient tribes to modern art. Here’s a peek at some of those fashionable inspirations (in the designers’ own words). — By Julie Gordon, amNew York

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Gaultier claws back on top at Fashion Week. Valentino is dazzled. Bravo….!

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gaultierA model wears the wedding gown for Jean-Paul Gaultier’s Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013-2014 collection presented Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in Paris. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

“It’s all cinema, it’s all from film,” said Jean Paul Gaultier, summing up haute couture. Paris’ enfant terrible seemed to have a point, speaking on the last day of fall-winter shows that have seen spectators transported from apocalyptic opera houses to the circus and flung across the four corners of the globe. Gaultier’s feline-infused couture collection – Wednesday’s highlight – took for inspiration Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini and “The Pink Panther.” The references merged with theatrical panache to produce once of his best shows in seasons. But the cinema continued throughout Wednesday. In Valentino’s encyclopedic show, continents and eras were merged and had Baz Luhrmann in delight.” Haute couture, like cinema, is unreal. It’s theatre – a romantic aspiration that’s more beautiful, more extraordinary than reality,” said the burlesque “Moulin Rouge” director who sat on the coveted front row.

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With a delicious purr, Gaultier pounced back into top form with a feisty couture collection, proving that despite a couple of off seasons, he still has a lot of tricks up his embroidered sleeve. This fall-winter’s muse was the female panther, which inspired a slew of fresh ideas, including plenty of new ways to wear leopard and how to dress in feathers to look like a cat. If it sounds eccentric, it was. Leopard print featured cheekily on tights below one stylish all-black crepe dress, and there were several incredible couture coats. At first glance they looked like fur but were made entirely of feathers, speckled like a big cat pelt and with white feathers at the edges to resemble skin. Gaultier, ever the showman, ensured the wackiness infused the show’s presentation as well. Forty-three looks filed by to the infectious theme of “The Pink Panther,” showcased on models who clawed as they walked. Guests looked on from stalls divided into lionesses, panthers, lynx and leopards. Sometimes they applauded, sometimes they simply laughed. But aside from all the fun, there was some serious couture at work here. – – CLICK HERE to take a look at what we are talking about ::


Raf Simons S/S F/W 2014

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Belgian designer Raf Simons fully embraced the man skirt for his Spring/Summer 2013 presentation at Paris Fashion Week, pulling inspiration from womenswear collections to create masculine versions of dresses and oversized t-shirts. Pop art was also a big influence, with boxy androgynous silhouettes, clean lines, and lots of bold blocks of pink, green, and blue. Vintage-style prints reminiscent of 1920s graphic design also featured on many of the pieces, with depictions of male athletes accompanied by text such as “artificially flavored”.

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Dresses With Cutouts for this Summer

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Keeping with the already-established midriff trend, this season’s little white dresses are all about the bits they’re missing. From Topshop Unique‘s sheer panels to Stella McCartney‘s sharp angles and lacy eyelets, these are summer frocks by way of paper snowflakes. Click through the gallery to see those, plus nine more, and three members of the cutout club spotted on the streets of New York.

*This article originally appeared in the May 27, 2013 issue of New York Magazine. (Slideshow)


Christian Dior Resort 2014

©ourtesy of wetheurban www.tumblr.com 2013-5-20 13 12 20The Christian Dior Resort 2014 collection presented in Monaco this past weekend is so elegant and full of bright colors! Filled with luxe fabric, lace, and asymmetrical shapes, this collection is easily one of our favorites of the season thus far. Take a loot at the complete collection. dior 2014 resortRead More

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ARNOLD BUESO: My work with 2013 NYC Fashion Week

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I recently had the opportunity to create the production design for an amazing collection. The venue was at the Helen Mills in midtown in this multi-purpose room that we had wanted to convert completely. The staff was very nice and the resources limited, but overall it came out well. The clothes were beautiful. For more info, look up Sukeina International.

The models were beautiful & diverse

The models were beautiful & diverse

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NYFW: Fall 2013 RTW

Six Designers To Watch

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With a schedule of shows that spans seven days, New York Fashion Week can be a doozy to navigate, with many emerging designers getting drowned out by high-fashion heavyweights. In our attempt to spread the love around, we’ve pulled together a shortlist of designers to watch through the NYFW melee. From dystopian menswear to faux nude knits, we’ve compiled six brands that will be making a splash and garnering some much-deserved attention in the upcoming days. Check back all Fashion Week long for more FADER NYFW coverage including backstage photos journals, FADER TV interviews and exclusive runway jams.

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