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“Rock in the shoe” — A Détacher

“Sharp” — Adam Lippes

“Sun’s out, buns out” — Alexander Wang

“Did I ever tell ya that this here jacket represents a symbol of my individuality, and my belief in personal freedom?” — Sailor Ripley, Wild at Heart, 1990. — Altuzarra

“Dada is not art, it is antiart.” — Andrea Jiapei Li

“GANSTA’S PARADISE” — Baja East

“The simplicity of graphic femininity.” — Banana Republic

“Selective History” — CG

“My spring collection is perfect for a getaway on the Isle of Capri. Vintage photos from the Sixties and Seventies inspired a cool, modern seaside collection fit for a world-traveled woman.”
— Christian Siriano

“The collection is all about juxtaposition, highlighting the contradiction of Victorian romanticism with military structure and masculinity, as well as the idea of abbreviated versus oversized.” — Caroline Belhumeur, Club Monaco

“Inspired by Michelle Pfeiffer’s character in ‘Scarface’ in Miami’s Art Deco playground.” — Cushnie et Ochs

“Spring looks at kinetic sculpture, the movement of air and light and textiles effected by movement.” — Dion Lee

“For spring, Erin Fetherston celebrates 10 years of showing in NYFW with a celestial-inspired collection for the timeless romantic. Weaving together a sultry, moonlit tale, Fetherston works with ethereal fabrics like billowy gauze and metallic chiffons paired with buttery silks and crepe adorned with earthy embellishments like raw quartz crystal.” — Erin Fetherston

“Mary Alice Haney was inspired by artist James Turrell’s ‘Skyspaces’ series.” — Haney

“WENCH.” — Hood by Air

“Khaki, oxford blue, navy, white and cream, fatigue and a bit of blush.” — Somsack Sikhounmuong, women’s designer, J. Crew

“Energized” — Jason Wu

“Inspired by 31 Women” — Jenny Packham

“For spring, the collection is pure with crisp whites and clean lines. Inspired by the formality of uniforms and the charm they evoke, Ji explores different ways to extend shirting — more playful and clever, accented with grommets and thoughtfully placed silver brooches in the shape of pyramids and cubes, to connect mandarin collars or link cuffs together.” — Ji Oh

“Transitional states of being.” — Jill Stuart

“The spring collection deconstructs classic silhouettes and then rebuilds them to gain new balance, fusing layers of slashed fabric with ornate embroidery and intricate hand-beadwork.” — Jonathan Simkhai

“Possibilities” — Deborah Lloyd, president and chief creative officer, Kate Spade New York

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” — John Steinbeck. — Kimora Lee Simmons

“Beach.City.Mountain.” — Kith

“Circus” – Kuho

“Exploring sensuality and purity” — Milly

“Spring was influenced by the classic silhouettes of iconic New York nightlife of the Seventies and Eighties.” — Michelle Aznavorian, Misha Collection

“The collection is inspired by my time at Halston in the Seventies, with bold hues and vibrant florals.” — Naeem Khan

“Culture shock and a play on tradition.” — Nicole Miller

“I have continued my exploration of art and geometry, and the contrast of boldness and softness.” — Jordana Warmflash, Novis

“Nothing more….Nothing less” — Prabal Gurung

“The World According to Heavenly Creatures” — Scotch & Soda

“This season draws inspiration from tailoring with a feminine edge, featuring structured silhouettes and intricate design details.” — Self-Portrait

“A transcendent journey inspired by the surreal works of artist Wu Junyong.” — Tadashi Shoji

“Natural Saturation” — Tanya Taylor

“…Cats and dogs and a swimming pool and a Grecian goddess…need I say more…” — Thom Browne

If you wish to understand the Universe, think of energy, frequency and vibration. —  Threeasfour

“Modern Volume” — Tibi

“Modernist Tropicalia” — Tosia

“We bleed red, white and blue” — Veronica Beard

“The inspiration for this collection was a satellite photo of the ‘Tribute in Light,’ which is the annual display of two beams of light illuminating the Manhattan skyline in remembrance of the September 11th attacks. The collection’s theme conveys the brand’s respect toward the heroes of the city and expresses a positive outlook for the city’s future. The color palette is greatly influenced by the color tone of the satellite photo, and the silhouette is evolved from the geometric structure of the buildings.” — Vivienne Hu

“Stranded was a nightclub in Sydney in the Eighties. For me, it represented an escape from a sheltered suburb childhood, a place where creative people came together to express themselves. We were a bit isolated from fashion and music and the Eighties subcultures that were emerging elsewhere. So people interpreted them in their own way. We were bowerbirds — we couldn’t find the clothes that others could buy so we made things. We ripped up tutus, we stole dad’s shirts, we found old pieces of lace — we tied, we tattered, tangled and frayed. I have been influenced as much by the ideas behind what we wore as the feeling of time in my life and what it represented.” — Zimmermann

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