NYFW Sneak Peek: What Inspired Tome, Marissa Webb and Mathieu Mirano This Season

Take a look at what will be on the runway today.

Want to arrive at the shows today well-informed on what’s to come? Of course! To make it easy, we’ve asked designers to fill us in on the inspiration behind their collections, which will be hitting the runway today. Check back each day of New York Fashion Week for a fresh update…

Marissa Webb
Marissa Webb (Photo: Courtesy)

Marissa Webb: “His uniform and her dresses.”

Area (Photo: Courtesy)

Beckett Fogg and Piotrek Panszczyk of Area: “SS 16 focuses on textiles inspired by gloss, shine and liquid shimmer of cosmetics while celebrating the process of the application of such deliberate makeup choices.”

BCBGMAXAZRIA (Photo: Courtesy)

BCBGMAXAZRIA: “Sun, sea, and the rugged landscapes of Southern California inspire color, while global craft influences technique and texture.”

Creatures of the Wind (Photo: Courtesy)
Creatures of the Wind (Photo: Courtesy)

Creatures of the Wind: “Spring 2016 is a study of familiar vs. foreign, and of the tangible vs. the unplaceable.”


Mathieu Mirano
Mathieu Mirano (Photo: Courtesy)

Mathieu Mirano: “Naturally shifting.”


Tome (Photo: Courtesy)

Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin of Tome: “Our Spring collection is inspired by Australian artist Fiona Hall, and the whimsy in her work which she uses to deliver such a potent message about ecological issues.”

Rebecca Vallance
Rebecca Vallance (Photo: Courtesy)

Rebecca Vallance: “The Spring/Summer 2016 collection incorporates floral prints inspired by ‘Ikebana’, the delicate art of Japanese flower arranging.”

Raquel Allegra
Raquel Allegra (Photo: Margo DuCharme)

Raquel Allegra: “The SS16 [collection] is a coming out party for my California, my own rebellious youth, my deeply feminine nature [and] the badass modern women (and men) I call my family and friends.”


Paul Frank
Paul Frank (Photo: Courtesy)

Stan Wan of Paul Frank: “Paul Frank’s debut Spring/Summer 2016 collection is fun, quirky and unconventional. The street inspired silhouettes, bold colors and vibrant use of graphics were all key elements in the creative process.”

M.MARTIN (Photo: Courtesy)
M.MARTIN (Photo: Courtesy)

M.MARTIN:“The fluid femininity of artist Ann Rhoney’s photography informs the touches of drapery and pleating in the collection, achieving a look that emphasizes ease alongside chic.”

NYFW Sneak Peek: What Inspired Tome, Marissa Webb and Mathieu Mirano This Season