I have been lucky enough the past three seasons to help backstage at the company I work for, Cushnie, so Friday was completely consumed with our show! As much as I love attending shows, working ours is always my favorite day each Fashion Week. There’s something about seeing the hard work of your team and yourself come to life, and there’s no adrenaline rush like the moments before the show!
I wrote a full post on What It’s Like To Work NYFW, because despite the flashing lights and hoards of celebrities, it’s actually not as glamorous as you’d think! (but so worth it!)
Saturday I was up bright and early for the Yuna Yang show! The presentation was held in a beautiful bookstore in Flatiron, with a live jazz ensemble playing as the models glided down the center isle. Yang’s collection can only be described as sporty meets spring in the Hamptons, and I am here for it. Yuna Yang was one of my favorites this year, and I’m dying for her fuzzy-sweatshirt / lace skirt / hoodie look!
Next up was the Oxford Collective Shows. These are groups of designers that show all at once as opposed to having thier own show, because these shows are extremely expensive to put on, and smaller designers have a hard time affording them. The best part about these shows is being able to find up and coming talent that hasn’t been discovered yet!
My favorite from this show was by far Ron Ramos. His equestrian / utilitarian looks were all topped off with the chicest hats, and his entire collection made my heart sing. Plus, as a fellow FIT alumnus, I’m pulling for him to get discovered and take off! Watch his full Fall/Winter 2019 collection here
We also met some amazing other bloggers while we were chatting between shows, and a photographer, Drew Podwal, asked to snap a group shot of us! One of my favorite parts of Fashion Week is the ability to meet other bloggers in person rather than over a screen! These girls were so sweet and I’m so glad we got the opportunity to connect!
Monday I had class in the morning (the joys of being a student!) but I played hooky from my second class and headed over to Spring Studios to attend the Bibhu Mohapatra show! This collection was by far y favorite of any I attended this NYFW. The intricate laces, vivid colors, and delicate florals had me swooning the entire show, and there were several gowns fit for a modern day Marie Antoinette. My kind of collection!
And that’s Fashion week wrapped! Check back Saturday for my full show reviews with shoppable trends! Or subscribe to the newsletter to have posts delivered straight to your inbox!