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Fashion Week: Day 5

by Alex R. Travers Kaufmanfranco   Designers Ken Kaufman and Issac Franco aren’t afraid to admit that there is tension between them. “It pushes us creatively,” says the duo. And for their Fall 2013 collection, the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde dialogue of Kaufmanfranco succeeded. “Good girl, bad girl,” read the collection notes, along with …

Fashion Week: Day 3

by Alex R. Travers Ruffian For their Fall 2013 collection, Ruffian boys Brian Wolk and Claude Morais revisit the 19th century Bowery, where vice and entertainment thrive. But some of the romantic images they try to marry with their current collection stumble upon each other. Rather than accent the prints, hats and tassels clash over …

Fashion Week: Day 1

by Alex R. Travers Toddy Snyder Todd Snyder’s Fall 2013 presentation, entitled  “Rebel Gentlemen,” made you feel the fascination with German and British motorcycle culture in each look. The outfits were bold, yet everything was very simple and very wearable. An asymmetrical leather racer jacket caught my eye. It was paired perfectly with an olive …

Fall Fashion Week Roundup

By Alex R. Travers Count on fashion week to draw in the best of everything. For the Spring/Summer 2013 collections, floral imagery, geometric patterns, and a profusion of prints, many inspired by Eastern landscapes, strutted onto the runway. At Naeem Khan, images of waves from Japanese woodblock prints crashed onto flowing gazar cocktail dresses while …