Category Archives: Runway Reviews

Runway Review: Elie Saab Spring 2015 Couture

By: Kristina Gaglianese, Staff Writer If there is one dress designer who never fails to leave his audience wonderstruck after his dresses float down the runway, it has to be Elie Saab.  The dresses are always stunning and elegant, and the spring 2015 couture collection was no exception. This season, Saab’s line was all about detail. […] Continue reading

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Chloé Spring 2015 RTW

All I ever wanted was for Chloé to have a happy spirit and to make people happy. –Gaby Aghion Sadly, the day before the iconic brand, Chloé’s, new collection was set to hit the runway for Paris Fashion Week; the brands founder Gaby Aghion passed away. She founded the brand in 1952 hoping to create a line […] Continue reading

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Rick Owens Replaces Models on the Runway

The fashion industry is the most crucial work field because employees and models represent the company’s image or target market. During Paris’ fashion week, however, Rick Owens, recruited females from American sororities who were mostly African American and plus sized. These models stomped on the runway and had scowls on their faces. After watching the video of Rick Owen’s show […] Continue reading

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Review: Versace Spring 2015

Versace is always of the most highly anticipated collections at Milan fashion week, this season being no exception. The Spring 2015 collection proved to be innovative, yet still identifiable. Starting the show off were several black and white outfits, each one trimmed in Versace’s signature Aztec-inspired print. Crop tops with mini skirts and pants, topped […] Continue reading

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Review: Emilio Pucci Spring ’15

Talk about a blast from the past! This Fashion Week, Spring 2015, is so saturated with the hippie vibe that characterizes the 70’s, I thought I might have died and gone back in time to Woodstock. Unfortunately for my rocker hippie alter ego, this is not the case; but that doesn’t mean we can’t have […] Continue reading

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Best of London Fashion Week

I must admit, after looking through NYFW shows I was a little bit underwhelmed. From chiffon fabrics to mass amounts of minimalism to rainbow pastel hues, I felt like I had already seen it all. London Fashion Week, however, has been much more exciting. The shows have shown colorful, innovative, and different designs that feel […] Continue reading

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Runway Review: Tadashi Shoji

After only day 1 of New York Fashion Week I was amazed by the collections I got to see. Tadashi Shoji is one of my current favorite gown designers. His gowns are always so intricately detailed and his talent is definitely shown all throughout his spring 2015 collection.   He incorporated some cape-like silhouettes, which […] Continue reading

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Runway Review: BCBGMAXAZRIA

I’d like to call this collection, Pastels & Ribbons; and I’m in love with everything about it. Pastel colors being used for this spring 2015 collection was a great idea. There are whites, ivories, light pinks, and light blues throughout this collection; the perfect spring color palette. Many of the garments are free flowing with […] Continue reading

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Paris Runway Review: H&M Takes PFW

H&M stayed true to the image during Paris Fashion Week. Whenever I go into an H&M store I know I will be able to find different styles all throughout the store. If I want to get dressy or dress down ill be able to get something from there. The collection showed how true this really […] Continue reading

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Paris Runway Review: Dior’s Fashionable Crayon Box

Crayola ain’t got nothin’ on Raf Simons! Though he used a lot of black in his fall 2014 collection for Dior he was sure to include sprinklings of bold, citrus colors. His use of structured silhouettes pays direct homage to the late Christian Dior while interplaying whimsical details that stay true to his own aesthetic. […] Continue reading

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