March 21, 2018
Men’s and women’s tailoring pieces become one, worn with the spirit of 1920s androgyny. Both artistic and intellectual, challenging the gender conventions of the time, their strength shines through the dark.
Land of the Free
August 30, 2017
An all-American girl goes west, shedding the constraints of the city to invoke the spirit of folk.
July 31, 2017
A rebellious young monarch secedes her throne, trading life in the spotlight’s glare for the anonymity of the city. God save the queen? Not if she has any say in the matter.
All is Not Lost
May 22, 2017
A modern wallflower finds her way through a ’70s landscape of floral-wallpaper prints and sepia-toned wardrobe staples. She interprets the era’s lounge mood with a casual new language that is all her own.
April 13, 2017
A white canvas of modern shapes and textures. An artistic study of linear strokes and washed-over fabrications that gives the chalky color a new romantic warmth and touch.
March 1, 2017
Under the cover of darkness, a new age is coming: A new femininity suffused with strength and uninhibited sexuality. Cut short, cut tight, cut loose. No compromise. Dance to feel alive.
Flowers in the Attic
January 9, 2017
Fall under the spell of resort’s beloved florals. Leaving behind the saccharine Laura Ashley stigma for a darker, edgier take on the print, in the season’s strongest take on the perennial feminine shape—the dress.
April 13, 2016
In the delicate space where modernity meets romanticism, the purity and softness of white is cut with the gothic edge of black. A haunting haute couture feeling envelops the season.
March 12, 2016
Troublemakers rejoice: Excessive glamour runs the joint this season, expressed in sequins, fur, and sheer fabrications, a provocative mix of textures and colors that won’t be confined to the usual suspects.
Top it Off
March 8, 2016
The dawn of a new season brings a new structure and mood. The collections break down and build up tailoring’s new forms, worn with a dressed-down, masculine edge from all the best of the best.
More Than a Woman
February 29, 2016
Since she began at the house of Céline, Phoebe Philo has consistently redefined and reshaped the feminine wardrobe in all its grace and strength.
August 12, 2015
The idiosyncratic French bourgeois, reimagined in a modern life, wields an intellectual power dressed in the season’s answers to the classic.
June 22, 2015
The tailoring that defined a generation and quietly revolutionized the way we dress remains, 40 years later, the definition of understated style.
One for All
April 6, 2015
The distillation of shape and form to its purest of ideas creates an androgynous wardrobe of style that is no longer his and hers, but ours.
March 17, 2015
A landscape of the female form in simple shapes that mirror nature in its purest decorative forms. Prairie dress shapes meet a more modern minimalist ideal. Coming undone and totally in control on her own.
February 26, 2015
Opulent fabrics and gently faded florals inspired by Versailles recall a past era revisited by Abbey Lee Kershaw as a modern Miss Havisham.
July 28, 2014
In the beatnik scene of the ’60s, the West Village’s bright young things explored the boundaries of art, fashion and music, all driven by the city’s beat. Fall ’14 takes that rebellious spirit as its starting point, adds a modern polish, and creates a contemporary New York remix for today’s renaissance kids.
April 1, 2014
Tailored wardrobe essentials get remixed with the unexpected addition of sportswear, lingerie pieces, and skin. It’s a sultry take on the elemental, approached with a subtle eccentricity, making familiar pieces and a monochrome palette one’s own.
March 11, 2014
The structure of tailoring plays off transparency, knits, and a suggestion of skin to create a modern, almost futuristic sensuality.
November 13, 2013
The glamour and smoldering sexuality of ’70s NYC alludes to a womanly, polished chic—a bold sophistication let loose under cover of darkness. Inhibitions are cast aside with a mix of sheer and skin, refinement and a more elemental rawness. Grace undone.