Fashion week is basically a whirlwind, but shows like Opening Ceremony are a good reminder of why I stay in fashion, and what it means to the world on a larger scale. And since designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim have always loved theatre, what better way to show that through staging an amateur pageant […]
Designer Christian Siriano made us very happy this fashion week. As the Hollywood Reporter mentioned yesterday, at his show for his spring 2017 line, five of Siriano’s runway models were plus-size. Alessandra Garcia Lorido, Precious Lee, Marquita Pring, Sabina Karlsson, and Georgia Pratt all walked in the show, along with straight-size models. Love these stunning […]
NYFW is basically a lot of commotion, for reasons that I will never fully understand. But one thing that’s happened so far that brightened my day? Seeing 19 year old Reshma Qureshi walk for Indian designer Archana Kochhar. She told People, “I feel really good about walking in fashion week because I feel I’m not just doing […]
Now that I’ve been in fashion for a couple of years now, I know there are some things that I just need to be patient for because fashion is a stubborn industry that thrives on its traditions. And one of those traditions happens to be exclusivity, and not promoting diversity. So, I’ve taught myself how […]
We’re all totally inundated with stories about how to enhance or create our own versions of beauty, but sometimes we just need a reminder that real beauty comes from within. Enter Reshma Qureshi to give us a reality check. Qureshi’s brother was harassing his sisters and poured acid over Reshma’s face and her sister’s hands. Acid […]
“We want to see more sizes on the runways.”
Zac Posen makes a bold statement with the decision to cast multiple models of color for his Fall 2016 runway show.
THE FRUIT NET ALONE IS ENOUGH.
#NYFW is upon us.
We thought you’d want to be in on the young guns.
RunwayRiot found this Change.org petition to the CFDA demanding that designers supply larger sizes at NYFW.
Fabrics are hand-painted, zippers are hand-sewn and sequins are delicately attached to sheer tops.