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…

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…