Sies Marjan is currently the most instinctive brand in New York. Its Dutch designer Sander Lak creates viscerally and the result this season was one of the most experimental, and beautiful, wardrobes seen in Manhattan.
New York Fashion Week boasts the lengthiest official calendar of any major season anywhere, yet when editors and buyers take their seats on Monday morning the overall feeling will be of attending a season in retreat.
With big designers returning, runways open to the public, new names on the show schedule and a host of celebrity events, New York Fashion Week opens this Wednesday amid high anticipation and expectations.
Lotta Volkova, the super cool Russian fashion stylist and infallible right hand to Demna Gvasalia, recounts her professional journey, as well as what lies behind the success of Vetements and Balenciaga.