133 posts tagged F/W 2008 in ALL BLOGS


The Playing Fields of Bryant Park -

NEW YORK... Yesterday's Lacoste collection is already proving to be the forerunner to one of the week's themes; adding sporty elements to good old American sportswear; doesn't that make sense with the Olympics just around the corner and every New York woman known to man obsessed with diet and exercise? Lela Rose had clearly thought about these current waves when ...
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Rag and Bone -

NEW YORK...Rag and Bone's uber sexy F/W08 collection managed to figure out a way to give ultra feminine elements to very masculine silhouettes. This '40s inspired collection was beautifully tailored, consisting of suits with a militaristic looks, jackets with strong shoulders and cutaway lapels. The menswear look of narrow ties clipped to starchy button-downs, and ...
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BCBG -

NEW YORK...Max Azria's BCBG has become a standby for Juniors looking for easy, feminine and fashion forward pieces. Consistently fresh and yet wearable, the collection never falters. Fall 2008 is no different, with short hemlines, ruffled necklines and quirky knotted belts lending a playful, cheeky air to the young designs. Look to the new BCBG as an example of a ...
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Erin Fetherston -

NEW YORK...Uptown-approved newcomer Erin Fetherston has covered a lot of ground in her short career. From a Parisian premiere and short films with Kirsten Dunst to a diffusion line with Target, her young, feminine look has remained consistent. For Fall 2008, the designer voted for floral prints, short hemlines and a mix of light textures. Although some styles became ...
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The Grey Days of New York -

NEW YORK... While Fashion Week is still in its early days with the major players yet to show, there are already a few clear signals coming from the younger and second tier designers confirming several of Stylesight's previous predictions; many shades of grey looks set to be New York's number one neutral palette, followed by brown and tan mixes. Clean ...
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Lacoste -

NEW YORK...This season's Lacoste show was a ski extravaganza, set in a cozy alpine resort. The 1920's was prevalent in a range of sportif separates that added glamor and comfort to their F/W 08 collection. The off-slope wear that followed was similarly smart, energetic, and fresh, in a range of softened grays with shots of yellow bursts, giving preppy ...
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Baby Phat -

NEW YORK...Baby Phat, Kimora Lee Simmons' mega brand, took to the runway this season with a typically energetic flair. Expanding the tuxedo looks some designers have already been playing with, Simmons added ruffles and skin to denim suits and separates. Dresses were a more colorful story, in billowy, pleated numbers accented by ombre and bright gloves. Overall, Baby Phat was ...
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Alexander Wang -

NEW YORK...Young new talent Alexander Wang strides onto the Fall 2008 New York catwalk with another edgy and tough collection, styled and inspired by his friend Erin Wasson. The off-duty model style is easily apparent in the oversize blazers, easy tops and cut-off jeans, creating an insouciant mix. This tomboy look is capped off by an early '90's ...
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Elise Overland -

NEW YORK...Designer Elise Overland is a favorite among the more rock and roll minded New Yorker's, as a go-to for new cuts, textures and prints. Fall 2008 is no different, as she presents abbreviated jackets and skirts in a rich mix of satin, fur and velvet. A true '70's flavor permeates the designs and Overland makes a color statement in ...
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Alexandre Herchcovitch -

NEW YORK...Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch is a downtown New York favorite, stocked at directional stores like Opening Ceremony. This season, set to a spoken-word soundtrack, Herchcovitch sent models out in both sleek black uniforms and sherbet hued patterns. A cocky mix of tough winter fabrics like gnarled Persian lamb and rounded dress shapes, the collection was a vibrant look ...
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Form -

NEW YORK...Emerging New York fashion line FORM reached a new level of creativity this season, presenting their sleek, modern designs in the sky room of the New Museum on the Bowery. A palette of moody gray and navy, punctuated by bright fuchsia, highlighted the flowing construction of dresses and the razor sharp lines of jackets and pants. Asymmetrical hems on ...
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Vera Wang Lavender Label -

NEW YORK... Vera Wang kicked off New York Fashion Week a day early, showing her lower-priced line Lavender Label at West Village restaurant Babbo. It was a far cry from the hullabaloo of the tents, a genteel setting for a genteel collection that harked back in places to the fifties. Key details such as slender, long lines on pants, sheaths ...
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Boy by Band of Outsiders -

NEW YORK...Opening day of the F/W 08-09 New York collections is under way! Boy by Band of Outsiders Kicked off the season with one of the strongest predicted trends. This prep school interpretation exudes a twisted American preppy attitude, mixed with active wear touches, giving the school uniform a hip update.
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