Archive: New York

Dogs in a Buggy

Frdiay evening we headed up to Barneys New York for a cocktail celebration in honor of Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquiere. It was the first opportunity to catch up with folks from the fashion herd after the summer. We were sipping...

By Robin Givhan | September 8, 2006; 10:56 PM ET | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Hope Springs Eternal

The Spring 2007 shows begin bright and early this morning in New York's Bryant Park, and we are gasping with anticipation. The first show on the schedule is John Bartlett, and he is always good for a bit of drama...

By Robin Givhan | September 8, 2006; 08:54 AM ET | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

Whose Dress Are You Wearing?

Because it has been so cold in New York, the fashion pack has pulled out its shearlings and furs. When we look around the room at fashion shows, we notice that the furs are not simply any old mink coat...

By Robin Givhan | February 9, 2006; 11:32 PM ET | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

Fashion Under Duress

There were two topics of conversation at the Marchesa show Wednesday night. At one point we were trying to figure out whether we should be alarmed by the wretched odor of hair burning. We were gathered in the Rainbow Room...

By Robin Givhan | February 9, 2006; 07:00 AM ET | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

Stylists and a Guest Editor

Tuesday afternoon the crowd had gathered for the Luca Luca show. To be honest, the clothes in the show are never all that exciting, but the designer Luca Orlandi likes to invite enough celebrities to give the photographers a reason...

By Robin Givhan | February 8, 2006; 07:44 AM ET | Comments (15) | TrackBack (0)

Even Fashion People Eat

Sunday night after the Badgley Mischka show, we found ourselves in downtown Manhattan on Kenmare Street at La Esquina, passing through a silver metal door marked "No Admittance." La Esquina is one of those New York restaurants that make you...

By Robin Givhan | February 6, 2006; 10:56 PM ET | Comments (5) | TrackBack (0)

Why Are We Here?

The fall 2006 shows began Friday under the tents in New York's Bryant Park. A little after 9 p.m. that night, a mob of people waited behind a nylon rope for the doors to the Baby Phat show to open....

By Robin Givhan | February 5, 2006; 10:43 AM ET | Comments (13) | TrackBack (0)

Here Comes Fashion Week

Fashion weeks in New York, Milan and Paris provide an opportunity for designers to unveil their newest collections in front of an audience of retailers, editors and celebrities. Gorgeous clothes come down the runways. So do quite a few bad...

By Dan Berko | February 4, 2006; 09:58 AM ET | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

 

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