My Take on New York Fashion Week S/S 2022

NYFW

My take on New York ๐Ÿ—ฝ Fashion Week S/S 2022 ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ is posting late due to a scary stumble down a staircase on the 2nd ๐Ÿฅˆ to last day of DC Fashion Week ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

Ended up with 2๏ธโƒฃ severely sprained ankles ๐Ÿฆถ๐Ÿฝ that put me out of commission for months ๐Ÿ˜ซ

fashion month

Still recovering ๐Ÿค’ but nothing can stop ๐Ÿ›‘ me from reviewing ๐Ÿ” the Spring/Summer ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒž 2002 International ๐ŸŒ Fashion Month collections ๐Ÿฉฒ ๐Ÿฉณ ๐Ÿ‘™ ๐Ÿ‘š

Optimistic ๐Ÿ’ž designers predict we will be back to partying ๐Ÿฅณ & traveling โœˆ๏ธ like we were pre-pandemic ๐Ÿ˜ท

  • THE 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs ARE BACK: Catsuits ๐Ÿ˜ป, lace, fishnet ๐ŸŸ, A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses, athleisure wear ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿฝ including matching tracksuits ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ, culottes ๐Ÿฉณ & chunky platform sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก (think Lady Miss Kier from Deee Lite โ˜ฎ๏ธ) with girlie socks ๐Ÿงฆ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ was also a standout color
  • Prints: Fall ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical ๐ŸŒบ leaf as well as zebra ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž continues in 2022 ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with button details) & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Brief shorts ๐Ÿฉฒ, bodysuits ๐Ÿฉฑ & season-less separates ๐Ÿ‘• continue for spring 2022
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces, oversize shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ, strappy flat (think Birkenstock โœŒ๐Ÿฝ but cooler) espadrille & heeled sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

ALICE + OLIVIA BY STACEY BENET

Stacey packed a lot of looks in under a minuteโฃ๏ธ Season after season Alice โž• Olivia makes you want to clear out your closet ๐Ÿงบ to make room for their entire collection; S/S 2022 is no exception ๐Ÿคฉ Your local donation center will thank you ๐Ÿค—

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs style A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll day dresses ๐Ÿ‘—

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Alice + Olivia has always created styles with a modern day Lolita vibe ๐Ÿคญ

  • Impeccably slim cut pants suits ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ
  • Ball skirt paired ๐Ÿ––๐Ÿฝ with chic basic tee (check out the ๐Ÿ™‚ print on the full length sequin column skirt with matching ๐Ÿ‘•)
  • Mini dresses (not a trend for this brand) ๐Ÿ’‹
  • Luxe textiles ๐Ÿงต: chiffons, silks, sequin
  • Bold prints: floral ๐ŸŒบ & paisley (very 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs)
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž (again not a trend for the brand)
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ also a standout color
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Strategically placed cutouts โœ‚๏ธ ๐Ÿคซ
  • Strappy platform sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Bell ๐Ÿ”” sleeve sequin ๐Ÿ’Ž mini dress in a bold “lifesaver” candy stripe ๐Ÿญ
  • Multi-color ๐ŸŒˆ full length dress with A+O “girl face” logo print & matching bucket hat ๐Ÿ˜


ALTUZARRA

Joseph Altuzarra gave us WARRIOR GODDESS ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฝ for S/S 2022โ—๏ธ Every look of this full runway show exudes confidence ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ & strength ๐Ÿฆธ๐Ÿฝ

The show kicks ๐Ÿฆต๐Ÿฝ off with Bella Hadid stomping like a nomad queen ๐Ÿ‘‘ heading to battle ๐Ÿ›ก in a full length tie dyed โ˜ฎ๏ธ column skirt โž• matching cropped top. It’s clear Joseph wants us to get back out into the world ๐ŸŒŽ & conquer it โš”๏ธ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Shop ๐Ÿ› the collection directly from the NYFW The Shows (further known as NYFWTS) website HERE ๐ŸŽ€
  • Crocheted knits ๐Ÿงถ
  • Fur embellished heeled & flat sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก (not my vibe ๐Ÿ˜Œ but can see others pulling off the “furry ๐Ÿ‡ foot” look ๐Ÿคฃ)

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Modern separates ๐Ÿ‘š
  • Suits ๐Ÿ‘” in various silhouettes (slim & oversize)
  • Pieces for every facet of life from travel ๐Ÿงณ to red carpet ๐ŸŽ‡
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’›
  • Ethnic & tie dye โ˜ฎ๏ธ prints
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž looks
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with buttons) & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜š
  • Pleated separates (๐Ÿ‘€ check out the gold lamรฉ look)
  • Oversize slouchy as well as cross body bags ๐Ÿ‘œ & fringe
  • Strappy flat espadrille sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • I WANT IT ALL but more specifically, every belt & macramรฉ look ๐Ÿงฃ


ANNA SUI – Another Day in Paradise ๐Ÿ

This is the resort ๐Ÿ– collection of your dreams ๐Ÿ˜ด Each look transports you to a 4๏ธโƒฃ-star resort ๐Ÿฉ in South America. Purchasing ๐Ÿง many looks head to toe for my luxury cruise ๐Ÿšข to Alaska in May ๐Ÿ•

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Dominate colors: pink & green, but not in an 8๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs Laura Ashely ๐Ÿฌ way. Anna makes this palette modern AF ๐Ÿงจ
  • More swimwear ๐Ÿ‘™ (in crocheted ๐Ÿงถ knit) than past S/S ๐ŸŒผ collections
  • Socialite ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฝ style over-the-shoulder slung cardigan sweaters

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • You know Anna loves the 70s โœŒ๐Ÿฝ For S/S 2022 she once again modernized the era ๐Ÿ“… Duster sweaters paired with brief short shorts ๐Ÿฉฒ & fuchsia chunky platform sandals ๐Ÿ‘  with nylon ankle socks ๐Ÿงฆ to name a few
  • Thoughtful referential hat ๐Ÿ‘’ designs & strappy flat espadrille sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก
  • Skillful macramรฉ/crocheted ๐Ÿงถ pieces (not a trend for this brand)
  • Coveted separates ๐Ÿ‘š in luxurious textiles ๐Ÿงต: high-end cottons, silks, knits & denim
  • Creative prints with a hippie vibe โ˜ฎ๏ธ
  • Anna is THE MASTER of layering but it’s not overkill ๐Ÿ’‹ Chanel rule BE DAMNED ๐Ÿ˜‚

The S/S 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ trends are pillars ๐Ÿ— of the Anna Sui brand

  • Chunky platforms ๐Ÿ‘  with girlie socks ๐Ÿงฆ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ was also a standout color
  • Prints: Fall ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical ๐ŸŒบ leaf as well as zebra ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž continues in 2022 ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Brief shorts ๐Ÿฉณ, bodysuits ๐Ÿฉฑ & season-less separates ๐Ÿ‘• continue for spring 2022
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces, oversize shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ, strappy flat espadrille & strappy sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Dying for ALL the cardigans ๐Ÿงต, long & short
  • Kelly green ๐Ÿ’š denim mini skirt with oversize blue ๐Ÿ’™ patch pockets ๐Ÿ˜
  • Multi-colored ๐ŸŒˆ jeweled cross body water ๐Ÿ’ฆ bottle holders


BADGLEY MISCHKA

For S/S 2022 ๐ŸŒท Mark (Badgley) & James (Mischka) continued the video ๐ŸŽฅ presentation trend they have done since the pandemic ๐Ÿ˜ท

Once again they had 2๏ธโƒฃ models showcasing the full collection ๐Ÿ˜˜

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • The butterfly ๐Ÿฆ‹ & leaf ๐Ÿ prints are divine

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • High-end textiles ๐Ÿงต (chiffons, silks, cottons, knits & sequin) with classic finishes & silhouettes is what keeps this brand going decade after decade โณ
  • Red carpet ๐ŸŽ‡ looks from suits to gowns ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ
  • Shoulder sweeping ๐Ÿงน earrings ๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿฝ
  • Head to toe sequin ๐Ÿ’Ž pant suits ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Remember ๐Ÿค” the fuchsia pink & white ๐Ÿจ horizontal stripes from S/S 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃโ“ For this collection B&M gave us the suit in the highly under-rated CHARTREUSE!! ๐Ÿคฏ
  • Delicate bejeweled ๐Ÿ’ sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿง was also a standout color
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž continues in 2022 ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Blue & white cotton ๐Ÿงต & lace full length dress ๐Ÿ‘— with beautifully laid cap sleeves & matching belt
  • The jaw-dropping full length champagne ๐Ÿพ sequin gown ๐Ÿ‘˜ with a floor sweeping ๐Ÿงน chiffon cape studded with Swarovski crystals ๐Ÿ’Ž on the V-neck ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
  • Periwinkle blue blazer ๐Ÿงฅ with matching 2๏ธโƒฃ” faux pearls ๐Ÿฆช


CHRISTIAN COWAN

You know Christian does not ๐Ÿšซ dress the faint of heart ๐Ÿ’“ No doubt ๐Ÿ’ฏ you will be noticed ๐Ÿ‘€ in a Christian Cowan piece ๐Ÿ˜ฒ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Sexy Stepford Wives ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿฝ: looks paired with sky-high ๐Ÿ™ teased & flipped hairdos ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿฝ Jane Fonda would have killed for ๐Ÿ˜
  • Star ๐ŸŒŸ shapes to create many of the halter tops for gowns ๐Ÿ‘˜, swimwear ๐Ÿ‘™, & mini dresses ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Retro references ๐Ÿ“š with modern quintessential ๐Ÿ’ฃ silhouettes
  • ๐Ÿšซ No menswear this season ๐Ÿ˜ข

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Show stopping ๐Ÿ›‘ stage performance ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ/red carpet ๐ŸŽ‡/VIP ๐Ÿ’ฐ section of the trending club ๐Ÿธ looks. Everyone will be asking, ๐ŸŽค “Who are you wearing?” ๐ŸŽค
  • Christian does not discriminate ๐Ÿค when it comes to who he designs 4๏ธโƒฃ & rarely follows trends ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿฝ He’s a true artist ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ & showman ๐Ÿ†’
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Finale look: stunning long sleeve, off the shoulder column fit wedding dress ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿฝ, with a thigh high slit ๐Ÿ˜ฒ, 2″ silver paillettes & 3๏ธโƒฃ’ feathers ๐Ÿฆข cascading off the shoulders ๐Ÿคฏ modeled by the beautiful Winnie Harlow ๐Ÿฅฐ
  • Silver & black check ๐Ÿ sequin mini skirt


CHRISTIAN SIRIANO

Have been a massive fan ๐Ÿคฉ of Christian’s since he won ๐Ÿ† his season of Project Runway. He did an internship with the late great Alexander McQueen after allโฃ๏ธ

For the past few season ๐ŸŒžโ˜ƒ๏ธ I’ve had a hard time finding pieces to incorporate into my wardrobe ๐Ÿ’” For S/S 2022 ๐ŸŒป Christian made up for it ๐ŸŽ‰

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Taking the brand to the next level ๐Ÿ“ˆ by adding denim ๐Ÿงต to the collection. Christian has always used denim as a textile ๐Ÿงถ but this season he gave us beautifully cut โœ‚๏ธ skinny & loose fitting JEANS๐Ÿ‘–!!
    I believe jeans were sorely missing from the brand ๐Ÿฅบ Not sure if the decision was pandemic ๐Ÿ˜ท or financial ๐Ÿค‘ but I am beyond thrilled ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿฝ Christian made the leap into more causal pieces ๐Ÿ‘•
  • More pants suits ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ some with asymmetric hems

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Using full figure models has always been de rigueur for Christian ๐Ÿค—; way before the fashion industry jumped ๐Ÿคพ๐Ÿฝ on the side of fair practices ๐Ÿ™ˆ
  • Red carpet ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฝ looks that are complicated ๐Ÿงฉ in design but effortless on the body ๐Ÿ’ฃ
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž (not a trend for this brand)
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & cobalt blue ๐Ÿ’™ was also a standout color
  • Zebra ๐Ÿฆ“ & ethnic prints only Christian can create ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Brief shorts ๐Ÿฉณ, bodysuits ๐Ÿฉฑ & season-less separates ๐Ÿ‘• continue for spring 2022
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces, oversize shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ & strappy sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Burnt orange/blue/zebra full sequin print ๐Ÿคฏ Christian created & used in several pieces; such as the full length trench coat ๐Ÿงฅ I need in my closetโฃ๏ธ


CYNTHIA ROWLEY

Cynthia created another video ๐ŸŽฆ but this short presentation is the runway show she put together at North Cove Marina ๐Ÿšข in lower Manhattan ๐Ÿ—ฝ

Been a huge fan ๐Ÿ˜ of Cynthia since the beginning of her career ๐Ÿค— For S/S 2022 she brought the heat ๐Ÿ”ฅ by giving us the party ๐ŸŽ‰ clothes we will all need come spring ๐Ÿ’

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

Don’t know that Cynthia has referenced the 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs since the 90s, but she too embraced the upcoming trend ๐Ÿ†’

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Fun, upbeat ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ pieces that are classic but made modern for the era ๐Ÿ“…
  • Luxury ๐Ÿ’Ž chic looks for every age โž• stage of life from red carpet ๐Ÿ“ธ to travel ๐Ÿงณ
  • THE 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs ARE BACK: Catsuits ๐Ÿ˜ป, lace/fishnet ๐ŸŸ, baby doll dresses ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ, athleisure wear โ›น๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ including matching tracksuits ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ, culottes ๐Ÿฉณ, chunky platform shoes & slacks ๐Ÿ‘– under dresses
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ was also a standout color
  • Prints: Fall ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical ๐ŸŒบ leaf as well as zebra ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž continues in 2022 ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with button details) & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Brief shorts ๐Ÿฉณ, bodysuits ๐Ÿฉฑ, season-less separates ๐Ÿ‘• continue for spring 2022
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces & belts, oversize shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ, strappy flat espadrilles sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Nylon printed puffer culottes ๐Ÿฉณ with matching track jacket ๐Ÿงฅ
  • Long sleeve multi-color printed body suits ๐Ÿฉฑ
  • Multi-colored ๐ŸŒˆ, single strand crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces & belts
  • Crystal studded A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses


JASON WU

For S/S 2022 Jason gave us sexy, I’m talking thigh high slit SEXY ๐Ÿ˜ฒ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Jason usually designs subtly sexy pieces ๐Ÿ˜Š but for spring he gave it to us FULL ON ๐Ÿ˜œ
  • Spaghetti ๐Ÿ strap tiered A-line dresses ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Paper bag ๐Ÿ› waists for the short suits ๐Ÿฉณ
  • Full sequin gowns ๐Ÿ‘˜
  • ๐Ÿšซ No new bag ๐Ÿ‘œ designs shown on the runway ๐Ÿ˜ญ

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Column dresses ๐Ÿฅป
  • Balloon ๐ŸŽˆ sleeves continue into spring ๐ŸŒท
  • Strappy sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก, not a trend for this brand ๐Ÿ†’
  • Pants/short suits ๐Ÿ‘” with loose & fitted blazers ๐Ÿงฅ
  • Bandeau tops ๐Ÿ˜ฒ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ was also a standout color
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Culottes ๐Ÿฉณ
  • Season-less separates ๐Ÿ‘• continue for spring 2022
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces, strappy flat desert-style ๐ŸŒต espadrille & strappy sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Green๐Ÿ’š/blue ๐Ÿ’™ print paper bag waist pants ๐Ÿ˜
  • Orange โž• yellow print bubble ๐Ÿงผ hem day dress ๐Ÿ‘— like a modern version of Degas’ famous sculpture
My photo from the Louvre


JUNNY – Mama ๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿพ

According to the NYFWTS website ๐Ÿ’ป: JUNNY’s collections are bold ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ, exuberant, inclusive ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ, cross-culturally ๐Ÿค glamorous. They reflect the vibrancy of her Harlem ๐Ÿ—ฝ & mixed Jamaican cultural roots and powerful river of African American history โœŠ๐Ÿฝ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

Being Junny’s first ๐Ÿฅ‡ collection hosted by NYFWTS, can’t say what’s new ๐Ÿ†—

During her short video ๐Ÿ“บ entitled “Mama” ๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿฝ, Junny shows “the birth” of her latest collection ๐Ÿงถ

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Each season I review ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ a ๐Ÿ†• African American designer. For S/S 2022 I chose Junny ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฝ (& Pierre Blanc – see below); believing black female designers need more exposure โœŠ๐Ÿฝ

Not knowing what is “true to the brand” ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ my impression of this new designer is promising ๐ŸŒž In the few pieces she created, you note ๐Ÿ’ก Junny respects fashion history ๐Ÿ“ฐ & upcoming trends ๐Ÿ†•

  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ & sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’›
  • Prints: Autumnal ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical leaf ๐ŸŒบ as well as ethnic/animal ๐Ÿฆ“

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Stunning burnt orange floral print ๐ŸŒธ/gingham belted shirt dress ๐Ÿ‘˜ (video thumbnail)


LAQUAN SMITH

For his 2๏ธโƒฃnd collection sponsored by NYFWTS, Queens born LaQuan used the observation deck of the Empire State Building ๐ŸŒƒ to show his latest collection. It looked like THE PARTY of 2021 ๐Ÿฅณ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Shop the collection directly from the NYFWTS website HERE
  • Designing for the Hampton’s ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฝ night club crowd instead of the downtown Manhattan elite ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŽจ

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Looks that scream, ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ“I’M THAT BITCH!!” ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
  • Show stopping ๐Ÿ›‘ stage performance ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ/red carpet ๐ŸŽ‡/VIP ๐Ÿ’ฐ section of the trending club looks Everyone will be asking, ๐ŸŽค “Who are you wearing?” ๐ŸŽค
  • Classic ๐Ÿ“œ silhouettes created LaQuan’s way i.e. white slim fit leather jeans ๐Ÿ‘– strategically slashed ๐Ÿคซ at the hips OR the skimpy triangle bikini ๐Ÿ‘™ in cobalt blue sequin
  • Colors: The collection is mostly black & white ๐Ÿ including the prints ๐Ÿ˜Ž However, the trending autumnal wine red ๐Ÿท & cobalt blue ๐Ÿ’™ are sprinkled in
  • Catsuits ๐Ÿ˜ป, lace/fishnet ๐ŸŸ, A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Brief shorts ๐Ÿฉณ, bodysuits ๐Ÿฉฑ, season-less separates ๐Ÿ‘• continue for spring 2022
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces, oversize shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ, & heeled strappy sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Another look modeled by Winnie Harlow ๐Ÿคญ: Wine red ๐Ÿท silk ankle cinching jumpsuit ๐Ÿ‡ with snap front details โž• matching belt ๐Ÿ’‹


MARISSA WILSON

Marissa chose to do another 1๏ธโƒฃ minute ๐ŸŽฆ to show her 2๏ธโƒฃnd collection hosted by NYFWTS

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Channeled the great mod โ˜ฎ๏ธ designers of the 60’s: Pierre Cardin & Paco Rabanne ๐Ÿคฉ
  • This seasons hats: colorful straw 6๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs style bucket (think Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face ๐ŸŽฉ) & floppy cap-less visors ๐Ÿ‘’

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Hard to say what is “true to the brand” ๐Ÿ’ก According to the NYFWTS website Marissa is characterized by ๐Ÿ†’, relaxed styling blended with bold๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ, funky textiles & print artwork ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŽจ developed in-house ๐Ÿก
  • Catsuits ๐Ÿ˜ป, lace/fishnet ๐ŸŸ, A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses, athleisure wear โ›น๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ including matching tracksuits ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ, culottes ๐Ÿฉณ & chunky platform sandals with girlie socks ๐Ÿงฆ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ was also a standout color
  • Prints: Fall ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical ๐ŸŒบ leaf as well as zebra ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with button details) & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Strappy flat desert-style espadrilles sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก๐ŸŒตCatsuits ๐Ÿ˜ป, lace/fishnet ๐ŸŸ, A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses, athleisure wear โ›น๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ including matching tracksuits ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ, culottes ๐Ÿฉณ & chunky platform sandals with girlie socks ๐Ÿงฆ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ was also a standout color
  • Prints: Fall ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical ๐ŸŒบ leaf as well as zebra ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with button details) & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Strappy flat desert-style ๐ŸŒต espadrille sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Burnt orange ๐Ÿงก drawstring sweatpants with circle โญ•๏ธ cutouts down the legs ๐Ÿค—
  • Printed culottes-short ๐Ÿฉณ suit paired with lug sole sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก
  • Above mentioned multi-colored ๐ŸŒˆ tall straw bucket hat ๐ŸŽฉ


NICOLE MILLER

There are very few NY ๐Ÿ—ฝ designers that are legends ๐Ÿ“ฏ in the industry; Nicole Miller is 1๏ธโƒฃ of them ๐Ÿฅ‡ She is as much a staple of NY as Saks Fifth Avenue ๐Ÿฌ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • More body con ๐Ÿฅป dresses for S/S 2022
  • ๐Ÿ˜ข Sadly less pants shown in the short video ๐Ÿ’ป

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Luxury fabrics ๐Ÿงต & impeccable designs ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ
  • Strong ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ yet upbeat ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ looks
  • Catsuits ๐Ÿ˜ป, A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses, athleisure wear โ›น๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ & chunky platform shoes with girlie socks ๐Ÿงฆ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’›, periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ & lavender ๐Ÿ’œ as a standout color
  • Prints: Autumnal ๐Ÿ‚ & ethnic/animal ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž continues in 2022 ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Skirts with ๐Ÿงผ bubble hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ/strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching & pleats ๐Ÿฅป

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Black jumpsuit ๐Ÿฆ˜ with torso cut out โœ‚๏ธ
  • ๐ŸŽ€ Multi-color/size paillette spaghetti ๐Ÿ strap A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dress


PIERRE BLANC

Chose Pierre because I don’t cover enough menswear ๐Ÿง”๐Ÿฝ

The brand went against the grain ๐Ÿ™ƒ by exhibiting his A/W โ˜ƒ๏ธ 2021 collection instead of S/S ๐Ÿ’

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Another first time designer ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพโ€๐ŸŽจ hosted by NYFWTS this season ๐Ÿ’
  • Paul chose to do a 2.5 minute ๐ŸŽฆ to show his full collection of luxury suits ๐Ÿ‘” & coats ๐Ÿงฅ mixed with athleisure wear โ›น๐Ÿฝ

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • According to NYFWTS website: Pierre Blanc is a NY ๐Ÿ—ฝ based brand created by Paul Richards who launched his first ๐Ÿฅ‡ collection in 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ The luxury garments are constructed from the finest textiles ๐Ÿงถsourced from around the world ๐ŸŒŽ
  • Paul’s suit ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ designs give me Ozwald Boateng vibes (my favorite ๐Ÿ˜ menswear designer OF ALL TIMES) with the impeccable Saville Row style cuts ๐Ÿ’‹ & vibrant textiles ๐Ÿงต
  • Athleisure wear ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿฝ including matching tracksuits ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & fuchsia as an outlier color
  • Prints: Autumnal ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical leaf ๐ŸŒบ & ethnic/animal ๐Ÿฆ“

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Fuchsia branded sweatshirt ๐Ÿฅต
  • Cream ๐Ÿฅ› & black piping shorts ๐Ÿฉณ with matching short sleeve button down shirt ๐Ÿ‘š


PRABAL GURUNG

First I must to apologize ๐Ÿ˜” for the lighting in the ๐ŸŽฅ. It was tough filming due to the runway being lit by large white orbs ๐Ÿ’ก

There’s not much to say because IT’S PRABALโฃ๏ธ He never fails on delivering a jaw dropping ๐Ÿ˜ฒ wallet emptying ๐Ÿ’ณ collectionโ€ผ๏ธ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Marabou feather ๐Ÿฆš dresses
  • Gowns with vertical cut โœ‚๏ธ details that remind me of garters going from the bodice to the skirt. In motion, gives the illusion ๐ŸŽฑ the skirt is floating ๐Ÿ‘ป separately from the ๐Ÿ”
  • ๐Ÿ’˜ Prabal gave us gingham as the backdrop to an incredibly vibrant floral ๐ŸŒธ print
  • Peplums as a tiered ruffle ๐ŸŽ€ detail on the hem of blazers ๐Ÿงฅ
  • Corset style waist coats for men ๐Ÿคฏ

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Sexy floral ๐ŸŒธ column dresses ๐Ÿ‘˜
  • Textiles ๐Ÿงต: silks, silk shantung & lightweight knits ๐Ÿงถ
  • Ruching ๐Ÿฅป & ethic prints (not a trend for this brand)
  • Every menswear piece IS Prabal; elegant ๐Ÿง, classic & colorful ๐ŸŒˆ (a few all white looks).
  • Perfectly cut sailor ๐Ÿดโ€โ˜ ๏ธ pants & suits ๐Ÿ‘” also for men ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿฆฑ
  • Stunning sarong ๐Ÿ skirts you need for your VIP beach bungalow ๐Ÿ–
  • Delicate, strappy high heeled sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ was also a standout color
  • Prints: Fall ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical ๐ŸŒบ leaf as well as zebra ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with button details) & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching & pleats ๐Ÿฅป
  • Strappy flat desert-style ๐Ÿœ espadrille & strappy heeled sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™/chartreuse ๐Ÿ’š/black ๐Ÿ–ค ombrรฉ, leaf print ๐Ÿƒball gown with garter detail mentioned above
  • Periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™/chartreuse ๐Ÿ’š/black ๐Ÿ–ค gathered silk bomber jacket ๐Ÿงฅ


PROENZA SCHOULER

Jack (McCollough) & Lazaro (Hernandez) know their customer: trendy downtown NY 3๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ somethings ๐Ÿ†’
If there were a Sex & the City reboot Proenza Scouler would definitely ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ be the costume ๐ŸŽญ designers.

For S/S 2022 ๐ŸŒท the genius duo picked Little Island ๐Ÿ—ฝ as the location for their live stadium runway show. Fortunately the ๐ŸŽฆ has incredible drone views of the venue โž• collection ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Founded in 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ, can’t wait to see ๐Ÿ‘€ what the boys cook up ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ to celebrate ๐ŸŽŠ 20 yearsโฃ๏ธ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs trend, slacks ๐Ÿ‘– under dresses ๐Ÿ‘˜
  • Various sized beaded ๐Ÿ’Ž fringe is a real stand out in the collection ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Classic staple separates ๐Ÿ‘š & modern silhouettes
  • Goddess style dresses ๐Ÿฅป & ethnic prints
  • Incredible ๐Ÿ’ accessories including large shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ in the trending autumnal ๐Ÿ‚ colors
  • A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses & athleisure wear โ›น๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & royal blue ๐Ÿ’™ is an outlier color
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Textiles ๐Ÿงต: chiffons, lightweight wool ๐Ÿ‘ & cotton ๐Ÿงถ in which they create their ethnic prints
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with button details) & strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces, strappy flat desert-style ๐Ÿœ espadrille & strappy heeled sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • ALL the colorful zebra print ๐Ÿฆ“ pieces
  • Black leather ๐Ÿ„ sleeveless trench coat ๐Ÿงฅ
  • Sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› column fit tiered fringe dress ๐Ÿฅป with beaded fringe cascading from the short sleeves ๐Ÿ˜
  • ALL the bags from the framed shoulder ๐Ÿ‘œ to the slouchy tote styles ๐ŸŽ’
  • Sunflower ๐ŸŒป yellow chiffon pleated cape top dress (also in black)
  • Burnt orange ๐ŸŠ printed pants suit with long culottes ๐Ÿฉณ style pants & box fit blazer


TADASHI SHOJHI

For S/S 2022 THE MASTER ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ decided to go back ๐Ÿ’ฏ years to the 1920sโฃ๏ธ Tadashi realized many of the upcoming trends are throwback โณ from the days of the flapper ๐Ÿฅณ

Tadashi thoughtfully created a ๐ŸŽฅ celebrating those grand times ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs drop waist silhouettes.
  • Sadly, the bustlines from that time are not my favorite ๐Ÿ˜ฌ; however it was thrilling to see ๐Ÿ‘€ the designer bring them back for spring ๐Ÿค—

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Luxurious ๐Ÿ’ฐ fabrics (jacquard, silks, chiffons, high-end cotton) & classic cuts โœ‚๏ธ
  • Beading ๐Ÿฆช, sequins & uber glamour ๐Ÿ’Ž
  • Luxury looks for day galas ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ & evening red carpets ๐ŸŽ‡
  • Ruching & pleats ๐Ÿฅป are not a trend for Tadashi
  • Lace & A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses ๐Ÿ‘— pulled from the archives & updated ๐Ÿ“…
  • Chunky heeled shoes ๐Ÿ‘ 
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’›, periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ & fuchsia
  • Prints: Autumnal ๐Ÿ‚ leaf ๐ŸŒบ & animal ๐Ÿฆ“. Tadashi uses them subtly in heavy fabrics & velvet burnout ๐Ÿ’ฅ
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž continues in 2022 ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & knitted ๐Ÿงถ fringe

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Pink/green floral ๐Ÿ’ A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dress with white lace on the short sleeves โž• white peak collar
  • Black jacquard tea ๐Ÿต length dress with silver thread detail on bodice & cap sleeves
  • Crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž upper & black ankle ๐Ÿฆถ๐Ÿฝ strap stiletto heeled sandals ๐Ÿ‘  paired with above dress
  • ๐Ÿ’˜ Need ALL the rhinestone hand jewelry ๐Ÿ’ & the crystal fringe skull cap ๐Ÿ‘’
  • Silver & rhinestone gathered silk gown ๐Ÿ‘˜ with long sleeves & sequin fringe shoulder detail ๐Ÿคฉ
  • Black lace, sequin โž• rhinestone layered chiffon dress ๐Ÿ‘—


THEO

For their 2๏ธโƒฃnd collection hosted ๐ŸŽค by NYFWTS, THEO put together an incredible ๐ŸŽฆ for the co-op’s ๐Ÿค runway show.

Using a parking lot ๐Ÿš— as their venue, the designers took advantage of the security ๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ cameras by incorporating the footage into the video ๐Ÿ’ป SO CLEVER ๐Ÿ’ก

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Their first ๐Ÿฅ‡ NYFWTS collection was A/W โ˜ƒ๏ธ 2021. Now we see ๐Ÿ‘€ how the brand uses lighter โ›…๏ธ fabrics โŒ silhouettes
  • Bold to bring back polka dots for spring ๐ŸŒบ 2022

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • According to NYFWTS website: THEO is a creative ๐ŸŽจ bureau with a daring ๐Ÿช‚ attitude.
    Lead by Theo Dekan, the Kyiv-based team ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿป constructs pieces aimed at erasing โœ๏ธ boundaries โ˜ฏ๏ธ and offers an edgy ๐Ÿ˜Ž take on traditional fashion codes ๐ŸŽ‰
  • ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ This brand reminds me of the great Marc Jacobs when he was the IT BOY of NY ๐Ÿ—ฝ in the 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs; trendy & breaking gender barriers ๐Ÿšป
  • Great athleisure wear ๐Ÿคพ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
  • Modern knits ๐Ÿงถ & denim ๐Ÿ‘– separates
  • Gender neutral ๐Ÿ’‹ fitted silhouettes
  • Oversized pieces, cut โœ‚๏ธ to give shape to the body ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
  • Incredible suits ๐Ÿ‘” both fitted & loose
  • Beautiful pleated dresses ๐Ÿ‘—
  • THE 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs ARE BACK: Catsuits ๐Ÿ˜ป, lace/fishnet ๐ŸŸ, A-line ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ baby doll dresses, athleisure wear โ›น๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ including matching tracksuits ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ, culottes ๐Ÿฉณ & chunky platform sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ also a standout color
  • Prints: Autumnal ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical leaf ๐ŸŒบ & ethnic/animal ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with buttons)/strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Brief shorts ๐Ÿฉณ /bodysuits ๐Ÿฉฑ, season-less separates ๐Ÿ‘• continue for spring 2022
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces & belts, oversize shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ, strappy desert-style ๐ŸŒต espadrille & strappy lace-up sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Fitted denim jacket with extra long cuffs ๐Ÿฅฐ
  • Lime green ๐Ÿ’š nylon car coat ๐Ÿงฅ


TOMBOGO – Nature is Healing ๐Ÿ’

Tommy Bogo’s first collection hosted by NYFWTS (A/W 2021) was so much fun ๐Ÿ˜Ž I couldn’t wait to see ๐Ÿ‘€ what he would create for spring ๐ŸŒท

He entitles his rooftop ๐ŸŒ runway collection “Nature is Healing” ๐ŸŒป ๐ŸŒž

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • Funky ๐Ÿคช tie dye print
  • Snaps ๐Ÿค๐Ÿผ as a stand out detail on many pieces from cargo pants ๐Ÿ‘– to oversize fanny bags ๐Ÿ‘

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Tommy IS downtown New York ๐Ÿ—ฝ You can see in the presentation ๐Ÿ’ป his customers are his friends ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿฝ & his friends are the coolest kids on the block ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • An eclectic mix of luxury ๐Ÿ’Ž & art ๐ŸŽจ
  • Edgy athleisure wear ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ with a powerful sexy vibe ๐Ÿ˜˜ Like oversize cargo pants fitted by drawstring ๐Ÿงต waists for women โž• denim short ๐Ÿฉณ suits for men ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ
  • Foundation fabrics: cotton, denim, nylon & knits ๐Ÿงถ
  • Athleisure wear ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ including matching tracksuits ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ, culottes ๐Ÿฉณ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’›

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Nylon sleeveless puffer vests ๐Ÿฆบ
  • Watering ๐Ÿ’ฆ can shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ in straw & leather


ULLA JOHNSON

Designers have been listed ๐Ÿงพ alphabetically but wish ๐Ÿ”ฎ I could have covered Ulla Johnson’s S/S 2022 collection first ๐Ÿฅ‡ The trends for spring are already mainstays for the brand ๐Ÿ’ฃ

๐Ÿค” Do you remember the prairie trend from the early 90sโ“ Remember going to The Limited for peasant tops ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŒพ & equestrian ๐Ÿด skirts? For S/S 2022 Ulla modernized that era perfectlyโฃ๏ธ

Ulla picked an incredible garden ๐ŸŒน & decorated it with a metal sculpture surrounding the circular runway๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธAlso drone & crane cameras ๐ŸŽฅ were used for maximum effect ๐Ÿฅณ

WHAT’S ๐Ÿ†•

  • More of the brands western ๐Ÿค  vibes creating even more sellable ๐Ÿ’ณ pieces for spring ๐ŸŒผ (as if that were possible ๐Ÿ˜)

TRUE TO THE BRAND ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Amazing bags ๐Ÿ‘› from cross body to pumpkin style leather shoulder ๐Ÿ‘œ
  • Chandelier ๐Ÿ•ฏ earrings & drop pendant necklaces ๐Ÿ’Ž
  • Balloon ๐ŸŽˆ sleeves & mini dresses ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Every type of sandal ๐Ÿ‘ก from strappy heels ๐Ÿ‘  to dessert ๐Ÿœ style espadrilles
  • THE 9๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃs ARE BACK: Catsuits ๐Ÿ˜ป, lace/fishnet ๐ŸŸ, A-line baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ doll dresses, athleisure wear ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ including matching tracksuits ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ, culottes ๐Ÿฉณ & chunky platform shoes with girlie socks ๐Ÿงฆ
  • Autumnal jewel-tone ๐Ÿ’ colors: burnt orange ๐Ÿงก, green (from neon to hunter) ๐Ÿ’š, burgundy/wine reds โค๏ธ, sunflower yellow ๐Ÿ’› & periwinkle ๐Ÿ’™ also a standout color
  • Prints: Autumnal ๐Ÿ‚ & tropical leaf ๐ŸŒบ & ethnic/animal ๐Ÿฆ“
  • Sequins ๐Ÿ’Ž for the day ๐ŸŒž continues in 2022 ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Skirts with bubble ๐Ÿงผ hems, tiers & ruffles ๐Ÿ‘—
  • Cutouts โœ‚๏ธ (some with buttons)/strategically placed slashes ๐Ÿคซ
  • Ruching, pleats ๐Ÿฅป & fringe
  • Brief shorts ๐Ÿฉณ /bodysuits ๐Ÿฉฑ, season-less separates ๐Ÿ‘• continue for spring 2022
  • Accessories: single strand large crystal ๐Ÿ’Ž necklaces & belts, oversize shoulder bags ๐Ÿ‘œ, strappy flat desert-style ๐Ÿœ espadrille & strappy heeled sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก

WHAT’S IN MY CART ๐Ÿ›’

  • Olive green ๐Ÿ’š & cream ๐Ÿฅ› crochet balloon ๐ŸŽˆ sleeve deep V peasant top ๐Ÿ‘š ruffle tiered mini dress ๐Ÿ‘— Paired with jute strappy heeled sandals ๐Ÿ‘ก
  • ALL the hair jewelry ๐Ÿ’
  • Ruffled one shoulder autumnal leaf ๐Ÿ‚ printed jumpsuit ๐Ÿธ with peplum detail ๐Ÿ˜ Paired with natural leather ๐Ÿ„ pleated fanny bag ๐Ÿ‘


More designers to film ๐ŸŽฅ โž• review ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ Part 2๏ธโƒฃ of My Take on New York Fashion Week S/S 2022 coming ๐Ÿ”œ

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