Dream in Color by Prada

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Over the years, Miuccia Prada has turned out some memorable fashion shows for the brand in her namesake.  Prada continues to outdo herself by leaping to new creative heights every season.  Each collection has an inspiration made real by the scenery, music, and ambiance of her runway shows.  Prada asks you…

Every Woman on the Runway

After so many seasons of calling for diversity on the runway, Becca McCharen-Tran of Chromat throws open the door and finally answers the call.  Yes, I’m talking about full diversity and inclusion of all who love fashion. Plus-size (hate that we call all women who are not stick thin this term), skinny (but not sickly),…

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…

Americana Collage by Anna Sui

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Highly influenced by the 1960s, Anna Sui brings a femininity and cinematic-esq. take to the runway.  Each look references an aspect from the Old West, classic Americana, and fashion trends throughout the 20th century. Bandanas, fringe, pussy bow ties, and leather jackets; platform sneakers and sandals, paired with lace gowns of…

Best of Jeremy Scott NYFW16

By: Ashleigh K. Copeland Inspired by the nightlife of the 1980s, Jeremy Scott showcases his sarcastic take on a complicated decade in New York City.  Sex, drugs, rock ‘n’ roll, wealth, and greed all played into how the world viewed New York City, in the electric age of the eighties. Scott’s inspiration comes from the…