Posts filed under “Culture”

Halloween Spirit

Scene: A fun and happy Halloween celebration hosted by Paul O’Connor and Christina Osburn. Paul is wearing one of his creations. Paul, former Technical Director and Stage Designer at Vassar College, is now Designer and Owner of his woodworking and design studio. He’s a master craftsman! Scene: Christina Osburn, with a knife through her head, […]

NYFW Hervé Léger

Scene: Fall/Winter 2022, Hervé Léger’s Creative Director, Christian Juul-Nielsen’s collection showcased its iconic bodycon silhouette in a new way this season using knitwear in ways it had never been done before. Knitted bralettes were paired with matching skirts and long knitted gloves, while knitted dresses were shredded to give the illusion of fringing. A bold […]

NYFW Bluetamburin

Scene: Spring/Summer 2022, Korean designer Bomin Kim’s fashion brand, Bluetamburin, was presented as part of Global Fashion Collective, founder Jamal Abdourahman, at New York Fashion Week. Bomin wanted to express Korean and Western moods at the same time and to share the importance of self-expression and freedom in this collection.The collection included several nods to Kim’s heritage, […]

NYFW House of Aama

Scene: Spring/Summer 2022 collection, titled “Salt Water” was set in a fictionalized Black resort community called Camp Aama referencing the Black community’s seafaring legacy and beach havens they fostered. Through clothing, the House of Aama set the scene in a vacation community similar to ones that flourished in the early 1900s in the US.“We really consider ourselves […]

NYFW Cynthia Rowley (part two)

Scene: Spring/Summer 2022, with a sunset Lady Liberty view from the tip of Manhattan’s Wagner Park. “I’m slightly Y2K-obsessed, but not too much,” designer Cynthia Rowley said following her playful and feminine show. Rowley combined her various categories — swim and surf, girly occasion and daywear, and sporty leisure layers into one collection that embodied […]