Spring 2015 had a compelling compilation of linear lineups and progressive presentations which displayed a vast amount of textures, textiles and versatile silhouettes. Beauty News followed a few favorites of the season in a runway report!
Salute the Runway: Lincoln Center, September 3
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week started off with a bang, one of the first shows being Salute the Runway! Fourteen servicewomen from all areas of the military including helicopter pilots, army captains, veterans and active duty rocked the runway at Lincoln Center wearing New York’s most elite designers! Each lady wore a unique version of the little black dress from design houses such as DKNY, Calvin Klein, Carmen Marc Valvo, Norisol Ferrari, Tahari, Rebecca Taylor, Betsey Johnson, Nicole Miller, Tadashi, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael by Michael Kors and Mara Hoffman. These women were an enlightening inspiration to the fashion industry and women worldwide, and they had fun doing it!
TOME: Lincoln Center, September 4
The Tome line this spring revealed feminine form with an elegant exhibition of layered looks. Various pieces featured soft, vertical pleats and plunging necklines. The collection was a lineup of décolleté-hugging lace appliqués, furrowed flower skirts and sateen fabric displays. In addition, saucy slit skirts and trendy trench dresses evoke the ultimate in sexy and strong sophistication.
Christian Siriano: Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in Chelsea, September 6
Jet-set style meets gleaming glamour girl! This collection favors form fitting classic, clean lines and an array of multi-textured fabrics. Phenomenal flair was exhibited using flowy, sheer and elegant textiles combined with sparkle looks and v-neck forms.
Nicky Hilton book tour and interview: Lincoln Center, September 7
Nicky Hilton highlighted the ins and outs of her new book, 365 Style. Commenting on her own style, she remarked, “I’m a chameleon, I tend to wear what the culture carries. For example in LA I wear flowy relaxed looks”. She formulated the book based from her own concept and how she keeps her style structured. Nicky includes the key components of what is a staple in your closet and the accessories that will build your look. One accessory Ms. Hilton mentioned that she can’t live without…her ballet flats.
Sherri Hill: The Plaza Hotel, September 11
The Sherri Hill collection, presented at the Plaza Hotel was nothing less than a seamless accumulation of every elegant era. Each look embodied an element or mix of generational glamour and trend. Sherri remarked, “When I begin to sketch, I design a look for each individual and go from there. I dress various types of girls. We had a lot of fun with this collection…it was a little bit of everything!” Polka dot skirts were paired with polished pearl crop tops and leopard floor length ball gowns adjoined with a separate lace bodice. Trumpet tailored, satin formal wear dresses were displayed along with 1950’s inspired full skirt dresses. Each unique look featured various exclusive accents to draw the eye, turquoise to create elegant south west style, rock inspired white studs featured around the waist of one formal dress and a unique East Indian motif embedded with crystal accents to create a glamorous union…flawless fashion!