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Veronica Beard – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready To Wear

Veronica Beard - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready To Wear For Resort, Veronica Beard designers Veronica Swanson Beard and Veronica Miele Beard found a clever way to tackle the season's transitional, buy-now-wear-now demands: They referenced both après-ski and aprè-sun. "It's like the perfect vacation," Swanson Beard said, pointing to photos of Aspen in the '70s next ...

Trademark – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Trademark - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear Pookie and Louisa Burch's newish showroom is situated on a mezzanine floor in the gigantic 601 West 26th Street Starrett-Lehigh building. Something about walking down the low-ceilinged corridor to their office conjured memories of Spike Jonze's brilliant Being John Malkovich and its own low-ceilinged 7 1/2 floor. It's a ...

Tory Burch – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Tory Burch - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear Tory Burch will happily admit that she hasn't spent much time in the American Southwest. "Except in my head," Burch said today, as she showed off her new Southwestern-inspired collection. "I'm drawing on an imaginary landscape, I guess." Thus her take on the region was very much a ...

Topshop Unique – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Topshop Unique - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear Unique started life as a runway figurehead for Topshop's awesome commercial juggernaut. That it now represents at Pre-Fall and Resort (this is Unique's first full Resort collection, while Pre-Fall, which just dropped, is proving too wanted to service its thousands-strong waiting list) suggests it has proven handier than ...

Tome – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Tome - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear Not all designers are good at talking about their clothes. Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin of Tome happen to have a real knack for it: Today, for instance, Martin uncorked a deft turn of phrase while describing the tone of the duo's latest collection, saying that he and Lobo ...

Timo Weiland – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Timo Weiland - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear Born in rural Nebraska and raised between New York City and Jacksonville, Florida, Timo Weiland's influences reach from the urban to the pastoral. Training from his mother at an early age in sewing coupled with an understanding of fabric, sparked Timo's early interest in fashion. Timo always demonstrated ...

Tibi – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Tibi - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear When in doubt, look within. For Tibi Resort '16, designer Amy Smilovic's musings on the DNA of her label led to a broader contemplation of the universe's building blocks: double helixes, protons, and neutrons. It seemed an apt place to start for a label so widely counted upon by ...

Thom Browne – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Thom Browne - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear What's more all-American than an oxford cloth button-down? That was the question Thom Browne posed to himself as he started work on his latest collection. His new clothes offered an extended riff on the material, one that started out relatively straightforward, with looks in multiple colors of the ...

Theory – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Theory - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear Anybody who still thinks of Theory as a department store brand for office staples needs to take another look. Of course, ideas about appropriate corporate attire have shifted since Lisa Kulson designed Theory's famous stretch trousers in the '90s, but now that the label is back under her creative ...

The Row – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

The Row - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen picked up the CFDA's Womenswear Designer award for the second time in three years last week. If they owe the first nod in 2012 at least in part to the novelty factor of being child stars-turned-legit designers, this year's award is a testament to ...

Thakoon – Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear

Thakoon - Pre Spring Summer 2016 Ready-To-Wear Thakoon Panichgul, like Marc Jacobs before him, is consolidating his signature and little sister collections. "It's the way retailers have been selling them, side by side," he said by way of explanation. Resort is the first time Panichgul gave his high- and lower-priced lines the same overall message, so ...

Christopher Raeburn Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear

Christopher Raeburn Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear The MA1 bomber, the M65 field jacket, the T-shirt, the cargo pant…so much of our streetwear has a military source code. Christopher Raeburn's great maneuver is to be deeply preoccupied with this provenance—to the extent that his Remade in England pieces are cut from recycled military surplus—without ever allowing his clothes ...

Coach Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear

Coach Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear Call it a fanny pack (U.S.), call it a bum bag (U.K.), or call it a hip pack (Coach show notes). Whatever your dialect, one thing's for certain—only Batman has ever made belt-borne personal storage look unequivocally cool. This afternoon, though, Stuart Vevers grasped that nettle with gusto. "I just couldn't resist ...

CMMN SWDN Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear

CMMN SWDN Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear CMMN is a menswear brand aiming to create hybrid quality wardrobe staples mixed with progressive standout pieces. Drawing inspiration from youth sub-cultures, fused with the elegance of classic sartorial menswear, CMMN propose a new image of masculinity. CMMN was launched in 2012 in Malmö, Sweden’s multicultural and creative hot spot. CMMN ...

Christopher Shannon Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear

Christopher Shannon Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear "That thong th-th-th thong." By closing his show with Sisqó, Christopher Shannon surely scooped most unlikely tune of the season—on day one!—plus simultaneously semaphored his increasingly refined brand of slyly knowing subversion. The whistles, the foam that was mashed into the models' hair, plus the occasional super-trash bikini top looped like ...

Christopher Kane Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear

Christopher Kane Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear Christopher Kane's menswear lives quite comfortably in the shadow of his more prepossessing women's collections, but it plays a valuable role in that it often renders his current fascinations more direct, especially when the silhouettes of menswear are so familiar. If his collections for men miss the eerie quality that infuses ...