February 07, 2008

New York F/W08 Fashion Week Wrapup I

It's time for fashion week again! First off, the city of modern, contemporary wear, New York.

Proenza Schouler
I'll start off with my favourite collection so far, Proenza Schouler. Now I have to admit, when they first started, I liked but didn't love their clothes. I still remember those tops with bras on them -done prettily but not exactly my style. But this collection is so gorgeous while still being contemporary and wearable. The colours were mostly neatral, but the collection started off with a range of rich, dark colours that are just irristiable.
LOVE the design of the first few dresses. They're short (ie. young), and the folds of the fabric that create bow-like ruffles are so pretty. Plus the mix of two fabric (silk in certain areas) really make the mono-coloured dresses so much more outstanding. Seriously loves it!
Even though this collection is supposed to be the creative collection as opposed to their more commercial collection in the showroom, the coats still look very well cute and wearable-in-real-life to me.
For the people who have to work and go out to fancy dinners and cocktails afterwards.
Cool cocktail and party dresses. Slouchy pants were also a 'thing' in this collection, but I'm not sure everyone would look great in them in real life.

BCBG Max azria
I thought I wasn't going to write about BCBG this time because the runway clothes aren't the dresses that we see in stores anyway, but there were some pretty outfits that I couldn't resist. All the outfits were outfitted with cute, bow-like, brown leather belts.
I can imagine wearing these (the two on the right) out on a relaxed, not-too-cold winter day wondering around stylish shopping malls and stopping for tea. I especially like the outfit on the right: the white, asymmetric top and mini-skirt is totally my taste. (Although I probably wouldn't bother dressing up so much unless it was a really special day out.
More young, fashionable and put-together outfits. The outfit on the left is so adorable. Making the grey, tweed-like dress short and A-line really makes it young and wearable. And that huge silk, cream collar and sleeves add major class to the outfit. The other dresses are so modern too. Seriously, this collection is so much better than the last one (-the lingerie-like collection).

Marc by Marc Jacobs
Marc's collection is always one I look foward to in New York because it is the most accessible. There's so much stuff in one collection it always takes me a long time (usually until the collection starts arriving in store,) to appreciate the designs. So at first glance, everything's just a bit messy and grungy. Here are some I'm already starting to think look cute:
Shift dresses has been such an essential in the past few seasons. These two (the right and left ones) are great for daytime, but not so much for parties at night. And note the slouchy pants. They're starting to be the trend of F/W08.
And more 80's style streetwear. Some of the stuff remind me of Luella.
Mini-skirts continue to be a trend here, as are sequins. Hmm, still not sure what to think about the Marc collection, but moving on.

You will notice that our wrapups are usually pretty late, (which is very late in fashion time now,) but our wrapups are not professional reviews (see style.com, vogue.co.uk, etc for those.) We're merely jotting down a few thoughts we have about the collections that we're interested in. However, DO tell us what you think about them too! It's always fun to see what everyone else thinks.

Image credits: www.style.com, www.vogue.co.uk

12 Comments:

Blogger Knikki said...

Not really feeling the Marc Jacobs collection, but the first two designers were fab.

2/07/2008 9:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh PS is the best of these three! i see so many ideas to work with...i have always wondered how secretive these designs are, do the designers have any idea what the others are up to? just curious if anyone has any inside info on that!

2/07/2008 10:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ew the marc jacobs collection isnt very flattering i wouldnt only wear 1 of those garments and i usually like marc jacobs. but i love the dresses in the BCBG collection!!

2/07/2008 1:36 PM  
Blogger Romany said...

I loved the BCBG and Proenza Schouler. Didn't like mArc Jacobs though, which is saying something cos I usually love his designs.

I know what you mean about feeling the pressure to write 'professional reviews'. Sometimes I just want to write about whatever when it comes to fashion week, but I'm scared readers will diss my 'review', lol! :(
You do a wonderful job of incorporating opinions as well as review-type things when commenting on the collections.
Romany
xx

2/07/2008 4:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the marc jacobs look is starting to grow on me...the tights and boots though not new is a cute look. you have your short skirts pleated or not in black and herringbone. i like the shape, collar and sleeve length of the shift and top. those orange boots are fabulous, and then the yellow dress is so different and modern. i do not like the tied belts (bcbg.) that is so last year isn't it?

2/07/2008 11:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice dresses :D

2/08/2008 5:53 AM  
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Im loving coats... amazing :)

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Blogger Eric said...

I really like the dresses and the skirts. They look like something I would wear for sure.

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