Eckhaus Latta’s uncover was packed, not usually with critics and a editors of vital magazines — some-more than usual, it seemed to me — though also with genuine friends and fans. The brand, that is designed by Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta, who met during Rhode Island School of Design, has been on a arise these past few seasons, in partial since it presents an increasingly fleshed-out vision, both of garments and community.
You believed that these people would wear these clothes, both those who milled around after a uncover eating dumplings and sipping weed-leaf cocktails and those who had featured in it: among them, a thespian Kelela, a artist Lucy Chadwick, immature Coco Gordon Moore (Sonic Youth scion of Kim and Thurston) and Susan Cianciolo, whose art-house conform shows for her Run line in a 1990s were in some approach a progenitors of Eckhaus Latta’s. That creates a kind of thread, one that connects Eckhaus Latta to a community, to a past and to a destiny — lift it, and it can take we to engaging places.
After a show, we piled into a automobile with Ms. Cianciolo’s gallerist, Bridget Donahue, herself a someday Eckhaus Latta model, to conduct to her gallery, where a Lou Dallas uncover was set to begin. (Next adult during a gallery: an muster by Ms. Cianciolo.) Lou Dallas is designed by Raffaella Hanley, whose use also is closer to art than to blurb fashion: her pieces, many of them of recycled or dead-stock fabrics, are all hand-embroidered, hand-embellished and, during a end, mostly hand-sewn on a models. If New York Fashion Week is unfailing to be tarred with a “commercial” brush, it was entertaining to remember that there are copiousness of others creation things devoutly weird, tiny and hand-crafted. Really, they always have. — M.S.
Prabal Gurung Brought Gloria Steinem (and Fine Jewelry) to Fashion Week
There were copiousness of good moments during a Prabal Gurung show. Unlike many of a front rows this season, that underline up-and-coming actresses, Mr. Gurung’s featured Huma Abedin and Gloria Steinem — a initial time Ms. Steinem had ever been to a conform show. The casting, too, was notable: Gigi and Bella Hadid walked alongside Ashley Graham and Andreja Pejic. But notwithstanding all this excitement, it was tough for me to take my eyes off of Mr. Gurung’s entrance collection with Tasaki, a Japanese excellent jeweler, where he was recently been named tellurian artistic director. His pieces, including twisting, architectural earrings (in white bullion and pearl) desirous by Surrealism, were a ideal accompaniment to a overwhelming dusk dresses. — M.J.G.
Marc Jacobs Ended a Week With a Sound of Silence
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