There is nothing wrong with a little glitz and glam, right! Check out these next designers who recently presented at fashion week in NY, all who held nothing back in terms of shimmer, shine, & sparkle!
For S/S 2016, Idan was inspired by the ocean, with both his color palette and discernible seashell motif. A varied collection of mainly eveningwear looks were rendered in seafoam green, pale blue, coral and nude, with shell appliques and beaded shell shapes appearing on most looks. The intricate details on each look really made for such a vision with these pieces, all very mesmerizing.
Cohen’s strength lies in eveningwear, and he delivered plenty of red-carpet-ready gowns, including a baby blue halter cocktail number with a beaded chevron pattern. These were truly some great looks, many highlights!
APPLIQUÉD ROSE WAIST CINCHER + TULIP CURVED SKIRT WITH FLORAL APPLIQUÉ + NECK CORSET + FLOWER CROWN
Presenting “The Secret Garden” at The Church of the Holy Apostles.
**Guests included: Carmen Carrera, Elliott Sailors, Legendary Damon, V. Bozeman, Kid Chocolate and Sandflower.
APPLIQUÉD FLOWER COAT OVER PETITE FLOWER MINI DRESS
For Spring/Summer 2016, Laurel DeWitt pushes open a door in her ever-evolving craft, revealing a lush, romantic fantasy world brimming with the promise of new life and the possibility of a world beyond. Striking a distinct 1930s note taking colorful cue from Elsa Schiaparelli, Ms. DeWitt’s current collection débuts not only a deeply hued array of elegant separates — introducing shagreen, leather, and fabric lacing to her already complex repertoire — but also doses the collection with metal flowers, entirely hand-cut, hand-rolled, and hand-painted to create a stunning display of incredible appliqué work rivaled by few in its detail and labor.
FLOWER SHOULDER-PIECE OVER BUTTERFLY CAPE + METAL FLOWER BRA + METAL APPLIQUÉD LEATHER WRAP SHORTS
Spring/Summer pioneers two new accessory categories for the designer: Eyewear and Millinery, where meticulous metal work on a smaller scale is of remark. In her world, dimension is best when juxtaposed, and Ms. DeWitt conflates these tiny techniques against the generous, tulip-like curves of a ballgown’s skirting, or the wide, preciseswoop of a structured cape, evocative of the scaled breadth of a butterfly.
Also of note are the wasp-waists and draped contours of the late 1940s New Look, reflected in the slim bodices and grand red carpet gowns which, though made of metal, reminisce a fluttery, petaled lightness. Like the two aforementioned legends above, Ms. DeWitt is also self-taught, but in the craft of metal mastery. With fashion at top of mind – wearable, elegant clothing with metal at its core – this season’s soft spectacle lays witness to a collection of eternal flowers, of heirlooms for life.
METAL ILLUSION BUSTLED GOWN WITH FLORAL APPLIQUÉ
HAIR — Lead hair by Janel Sealy-Smith for Tara Smith
MAKEUP — Makeup by Rose-Marie Swift of rms beauty
NAILS — Nails by Honey for rms beauty
PUBLIC RELATIONS — Rêve Public Relations
CREATIVE CONSULTANT — LSC Styling
WOVEN MULTI COLOR PAILLETÉ MINI DRESS
STYLE TEAM — Cappie Pondexter and 4 Season Style Management
SHOES — Privileged, Christian Louboutin, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Jimmy Choo, & Prada
MUSIC — Music curated by DJ Runna featuring Estelle
PHOTOGRAHPY AND VIDEO — Photographed by Becky Yee/Around Digital Media Video by Around Digital Media
SWEETS — Desserts by BCakeNY
THANKS TO Michael Ottley & The Church of the Holy Apostles // Diana Fabrics // Aziz Mahrach // Cafe Kabila // Dragana of Fargo Lami Leathers // Jessica Penzari // Bianca Wilker
FLOWER ILLUSION BRA + STUDDED CHAIN OPEN WEB SKIRT
Beautiful pictures taken by Nicole Bonanni