Posts filed under “New York City”

The Met

Scene: The Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons and Irving Penn exhibits at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Costume Institute’s Spring 2017 exhibition examined the work of fashion designer Rei Kawakubo, known for her avant-garde designs and ability to challenge conventional notions of beauty, good taste, and fashionability. The thematic show features approximately 140 examples of Kawakubo’s […]

Window Dressing

Scene: Windows all dressed up on Fifth and Madison Avenues, and in between. The allure of a vision in a window, reflected. Proenza Schouler at Saks Fifth Avenue, above. Notable window dressers: Simon Doonan of Barneys. David Hooey of Bergdorf Goodman. Gene Moore was a leading 20th century window dresser who joined Tiffany & Company in 1955. Danuta Ryder formerly of Henri Bendel. And […]

House of Lubin

Scene: The Fashion Design Program of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) New York City Presentation at Lubin House, the University’s New York City home on East Sixty-First Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues. Models above are wearing Senior Designer Khari Walser’s collection. The recent event featured the top juried senior collections with the leadership of Todd Conover, Assistant Professor […]

Fashion Reunion

Scene: Here they come! Geoffrey Saunders, and the hosts Nancy Donahue and Harry King. The festivities are about to begin! The legendary fashion reunion marking it’s eighth anniversary swings in. The stylish and talented guests mingled over cocktails and conversation. Movers and groovers, who have and continue to influence and shape fashion and style, danced, laughed, reminisced, and spoke about […]

Spring Up

Scene: Spring’s chill, light layering, and swing temperatures. Trench coats, jackets, sweaters, and coats. Brights and neutrals. Platinum, charcoal, tones of goldenrod, a range of caramel tints, lime to forest green, yellow and purple. Pretty in pink, black and blue, black on black. Classic and not. Sheer white and black leather. Solids, prints, stripes, and breezy […]