CHARLOTTE RONSON -

NEW YORK…Taking her collection in a decidedly new direction, Charlotte Ronson turned away from the flirty florals and prim dresses of seasons past towards a new and fresh tough girl aesthetic for fall. Edgy black leather and strong-shouldered ‘80s silhouettes were balanced with body conscious knits peppered with suggestive cutouts and flirty asymmetrical necklines. Highlights included smartly tailored pants and ...
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Starting today, check this space for on-going coverage of the women’s F/W 09 collections from New York.
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Celebrity Denim

Some of Hollywood's A-list celebrities have recently been spotted wearing a wide range of styles. Sienna sported skinny black from Genetic Denim , while Eva opted for a skinny indigo jean from Rock & Republic. As trend leader, Heidi Klum grabbed the new flare from 7 For All Mankind and the Oscar nominated Kate Winslet went for a sophisticated look ...
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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK KICKS OFF -

NEW YORK...F/W 09 Fashion Week kicks off today in Manhattan, stay tuned for daily coverage of the most cutting edge junior collections.
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Best of Both Worlds -

New York...Gilded Age Stefan Miljanic took a huge leap into the 20th Century with his F/W 09 collection, inspired by interesting contrasts in dressing during the late '60s. Normally showcasing authentic designs inspired by a certain time period in the 19th Century, his "Harvard '69" collection was no less endearing and genuine. The designer noticed in vintage copies of magazines how ...
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Speakeasy Chic -

New York...John Bartlett John Bartlett was obviously in no mood to send waif models with painted on pants down the runway. Instead, he went back to a time when men dressed like men, and celebrated relaxed silhouettes. Inspired by "men of the road," Bartlett mixed what is probably the best of modern dandy with "Grapes of Wrath" perseverance. Wool sweater vests ...
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Bedford Beauties

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Finish Counting

Hoping to recapture a growing segment of die-hard denim fans, Evisu has mounted a large campaign for their 2009 spring Heritage collection. Here’s a quick summary: the No1Special (unsanforized – with a hairy surface) and No2 (sanforized – with a smoother surface) jeans have been re-released. A softer left-hand twill version is the No13 Left model. Other models include the ...
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Stylesightings Muse – Vilde

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A Light Gain

  As many brands lean towards the light for the next season, Degaine is freshening up with vivid pastels like mint green & cotton candy pink for men and women. These may not be typical denim colors, but these new shades still remain clean and confident, even for men. The softness and smooth appearance work beautifully with the season’s translucent knits ...
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Take the L Train

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Blue is New

Wrangler is relaunching its premium men’s collection, Blue Bell, in hopes the collection will reshape its long heritage as a denim outfitter throughout Europe. The first collection, for F/W 2009-10, comprises around 50 pieces. Denim makes up the greatest proportion – more than two thirds of the collection. The five original fits of jeans come in four fabrics and several ...
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In Vogue

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The Haus of Acne

The legacy left by the Bauhaus, to harmonize the function of an object with the design of it, is respected by Acne and their concept of building collections. For the Fall 2009 show during fashion week, by Berns in Stockholm, Acne's Creative Director, Jonny Johansson, has interpreted the modernism in clean lines, graphic art prints and narrow silhouettes. Details have ...
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On The Street – New York

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