We know everyone has been bellyaching about it being a lightweight season in New York. But if you take the time to actually study what was on the runway, it turns out a lot of great clothes were on display in Manhattan.
One year ago, Tom Ford became Chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, as the industry heralded a new dawn for NYC fashion. However, 12 months later, the season is strikingly denuded of many major names.
Three months ago Wes Gordon, the designer of Carolina Herrera, received a critical lambasting for alleged cultural appropriation. After his latest show for the house, he may have to brace himself for a second round.
Running from Thursday, October 3 through Sunday, October 6, the official schedule for New York Fashion Week: Bridal boasts more than 40 designers, with highlights including a 20th anniversary show from Anne Barge.
The French fashion house said on Wednesday it is in talks with Mexican artisans regarding the production of the Dolls by Raw Edges collection, which has been criticised for featuring traditional Mexican designs.
The Mexican government has questioned Louis Vuitton’s use of a traditional Mexican pattern in the design of a chair, less than a month after it sent a similar letter to another prominent fashion house.