Chanel Does Cyber Fan Fair

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland The theme for Chanel’s ready-to-wear spring 2017 show..CYBER..????? Well, I’m not sure what message Karl Lagerfeld is trying to convey with a giant mother board background, techno/electronica music, and two robot models who opened the show.  A mix of traditional Chanel knits and prints, an update to the class CC logo…

Kenzo Goes Fast Fashion

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Kenzo x H&M collaboration to hit stores and online November 3rd! This collaboration has the potential to produce huge sales for H&M, but is also Kenzo’s resurgence into the US market.  Currently, there are no Kenzo brick-and-mortar stores in the United States (2016), only a select few department stores carry the…

The Ability to Transcend Trends

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Amidst the current tone of androgyny and ultra-masculine inspired fashions, currently in stores for fall 2016 and looking ahead on the runways for spring 2017, the Marchesa spring 2017 collection is a welcomed break. It is nice to see beautifully crafted florals and metallics on the runway again.  Two fabrications traditionally…

Top 4 Picks for September

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland One semi-indie brand presenting at New York Fashion Week this September is Misha Collection.  Founded by Michelle Aznavorian, at age 19, Misha Collection is a go-to brand for celebs and socialites globally.  Kim Kardashian-West, Jennifer Lopez, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Bella and Gigi Hadid, amongst other celebrities, all have been seen in Misha Collection. Model Jourdan Dunn…

Is Buy Now, Wear Now the New Normal?

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland The first two days of New York Fashion Week have not been quite as buzzy as we are used to from past seasons.  This is the year of change for sure.  Rather than starting the fashion week with a bang, the heavy hitters of NYFW are sprinkled throughout the week.  I can’t…