Latest New York Fashion Week News

A few feel-good moments to remember from NY Fashion Week

Feb. 15, 2019 9:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion Week has ended in New York, leaving a trail of sequins and feathers, worn-out stilettos and blisters and traffic jams. But sometimes, fashion feels good: there were some moments of genuine, happy emotion. Here are a few feel-good moments of the week: __ BARRY IN THE HOUSE No,...

Michael Kors throws a '70s bash with Barry Manilow on stage

Feb. 13, 2019 10:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors threw a fashion show worthy of Studio 54 with Barry Manilow belting "Copacabana" on a glittery stage and rock muse Patti Hansen walking the runway Wednesday. His crowd, seated inside a Wall Street ballroom, went wild for both on the closing day of New York Fashion Week as he...

A very prompt Marc Jacobs welcomes back a '90s supermodel

Feb. 13, 2019 10:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Marc Jacobs didn't waste a second before starting his runway show on Wednesday. Literally. The designer, whose high-profile show traditionally closes out Fashion Week, was clearly determined to make amends for a September show that began 90 minutes late, leaving fashion editors tapping...

Lil' Kim struts and sings at The Blonds' saucy fashion show

Feb. 13, 2019 5:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop icon Lil' Kim slayed as a blonde at The Blonds, performing her new song "Go Awff" to close the design duo's New York Fashion week show inspired by "Scarface" and other classic gangster movies. David and Phillipe Blond, always fashion provocateurs, wanted to incorporate their...

Christian Cowan brings London club vibe to New York runway

Feb. 13, 2019 12:11 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Cowan was finding it hard to stand still backstage after his high-energy show on Tuesday, practically jumping up and down in place. The British designer, at 23 already a favorite of celebs like Lady Gaga and rapper Cardi B, presented a new collection that harked back to his days...

Naeem Khan gets a boost from a trio of '70s Halston muses

Feb. 12, 2019 11:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Naeem Khan brought 1970s glam back to New York Fashion Week with the help of a few models of the era. The Halston icons Pat Cleveland, Karen Bjornson and Alva Chinn closed Khan's show Tuesday in silver sequined evening gowns, joined by the veteran designer on the runway for his bow. Khan is...

Kate Spade's new creative director carries on in bold color

Feb. 12, 2019 9:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In her sophomore collection for Kate Spade, creative director Nicola Glass stayed true to the brand's roots in upbeat designs, adding her own twist in the use of bold color. For fall, Glass worked in silks and brocades. Leather embossed in a crocodile design for handbags offered a glossy...

Anna Sui puts on a pop-tastic NY Fashion Week show

Feb. 12, 2019 5:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bella Hadid and Kaia Gerber looked positively pop-tastic on the New York Fashion Week runway of Anna Sui's 1960s-inspired show where short, teased wigs in groovy hues of blue, purple and pink took center stage. The spiky hair was the perfect complement to Sui's Motown soundtrack and wall of...

A modern take on the classic white shirt at Carolina Herrera

Feb. 12, 2019 3:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When the last model walked down the Carolina Herrera runway in a floor-length, billowing gown that looked like a huge white shirt, it was a playful nod in two ways. First, it was a take on the tradition of ending a fashion show with a bridal gown. And second, it was a nod by designer Wes...

Zadig & Voltaire uses iconic nightclub at NY Fashion Week

Feb. 12, 2019 1:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Zadig & Voltaire's artistic director, Cecilia Bonstrom, is Swedish, but she had Parisian fashion culture on her mind Monday at New York Fashion Week. That and the cool kids and hip-hop stars who frequented the Tunnel, an iconic New York City nightclub in an old freight terminal, back in...