NYFW 2016 Spring Ready-To-Wear

Well, it’s fashion month again and as usual, we kicked it off with New York Fashion Week. Every season hundreds of designers have the opportunity to show their collections to ultimately, the whole world. They dictate what’s in and what’s definitely out. So, here are just some personal favorites after watching almost all the shows. If you have missed … Continue reading NYFW 2016 Spring Ready-To-Wear

Elie Saab releases F/W 2015 at Paris Fashion Week

Lebanese designer Elie Saab is renowned for his fairy tale evening gowns. Saab uses sequins, beads, brocade, crystal, lace, sheer paneling, and pastel colors to create dresses that recall a classically feminine, high-Hollywood style. So the Elie Saab ready-to-wear Fall/Winter 2015 Collection released on Saturday understandably stunned audiences at Paris Fashion Week (taking place from … Continue reading Elie Saab releases F/W 2015 at Paris Fashion Week

NYFW Fall/Winter 2015

Fashion week attracts people from all over the world, including celebrities. But I’m going to steer away from that topic because fashion week isn’t only about appearances—it’s about the clothes. Forget about Australia, Miami, Berlin, Paris, and London. This is New York Fashion Week. This is the week where people will literally kill (maybe not … Continue reading NYFW Fall/Winter 2015

A Flashback of S/S 2015 RTW Fashion Weeks

The busiest week in the fashion industry has just ended, leaving the attendees and spectators in awe. This Spring/Summer 2015 Ready-To-Wear collection has truly elevated glamour and eccentricity to a whole new level. Let’s take a look back at the most iconic collections of the fashion weeks around the globe. Gucci What is the perfect … Continue reading A Flashback of S/S 2015 RTW Fashion Weeks

Fashion Week’s Streetstyle – Milan

 As we Berkeley students are overwhelmed by midterms and homework, the fashionistas are busy preparing their best looks to be spotted on their way to the fashion shows. Yes, right now is the hottest time during the year in terms of the fashion calendar. With Milan Fashion week having just ended, the people on the … Continue reading Fashion Week’s Streetstyle – Milan

Rick Owens S/S 2014

Rick Owens is having quite a season. Last month in Paris he debuted his S/S 2014 collection, a celebration of racial diversity and plus-sized women in an industry which they are often lacking in. Rather than use a conventional runway, Owens recruited four step teams from the U.S. (an American phenomenon, he called them) to … Continue reading Rick Owens S/S 2014

Acronym S/S 2013

For their latest Spring/Summer showing, Berlin-based technical fashion brand Acronym brings us another iteration of their trademark clothes.  As always, the garments utilize innovative technical fabrics to marry form and function.  All the clothes are designed not only with an incredibly sleek and urban aesthetic but also hyper-functional sensibilities. Most outerwear options are fully weatherproofed … Continue reading Acronym S/S 2013

The Masked Mystique

I have seen some pretty crazy spectacles being pulled off on the catwalks (men strutting in stilettos better than any woman I’ve ever seen), but I must say that one sight that has intrigued me for quite a while are the Maison Martin Margiela masks from its Fall 2012 haute couture collection. It’s been a … Continue reading The Masked Mystique