Fashion Week Observed
New York fashion week has finally come to a close. Amen! For those less-fortunate editors and fashion authorities (or perhaps we are the lucky ones) that have not jetted off to London or Milan, we finally get a moment to recover.
In retrospect, we relished the young talents of Prabal Gurung and Jason Wu. The Observer will never forget the spectacle and grandeur of Alexander Wang—or the impeccable quality of Simon Spurr’s suiting. With such a busy social schedule and so many shows, it’s hard to remember all the garments we evaluated with a careful eye.
What a week for Derek Lam! His new capsule collection for eBay has been flying off the electronic shelves since it went on sale Tuesday, and now city records reveal Mr. Lam has been doing some shopping himself. The San Francisco-born designer bought a fashionably renovated loft atop 92 Greene Street at the end of Read More
Derek Lam has signed on to create a ready-to-wear collection for eBay that will be unveiled during New York Fashion Week in February. [WWD]
Next year, Target will re-release the best of their 17 designer collaborations featuring looks from Luella Bartley, Proenza Schouler, Libertine, and others. [Racked]
Nordstrom is Read More
“I can’t believe this many people are here this early on a Sunday,” one of the assistants said before the Derek Lam show, which was scheduled for 10:00 this morning.
“Well, for Fashion Week—it’s only once a year,” said the guest standing next to The Observer. (What, fashion people aren’t the churchgoing type?)
Indeed, The Read More
Lam I am! We ran into Vogue editrix Anna Wintour at the CFDA Awards and asked what she’s excited about this summer. “Color and prints! It’s a very cheerful look that’s out right now. I love all the optimism,” she said. We pointed out she was head-to-toe black and white. “I haven’t Read More