New York Fashion Week

Laquan Smith’s Fall 2013 Collection Pays Homage to Bond Girls and Grace Jones

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Laquan Smith, the New York-based designer, who boasts fans in celebrities like Andre Leon Talley and Rihanna,    finds inspiration in varied places for his collections. One season, he selected a water goddess as his muse; another he was inspired by his travels and a...

5 Reasons We Loved Tracy Reese Fall 2013 at New York Fashion Week

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Tracy Reese famously designed the dress FLOTUS Michelle Obama wore to the Democratic National Convention but long before that, we’ve been a fan of the designer. In fact, her presentation is one of the shows at New York Fashion Week we look forward to the...

5 Shows We’re Excited To See at New York Fashion Week

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New York Fashion Week officially starts today (though a few shows and parties have already taken place) and we’re excited for what is considered the most important week in the fashion industry. From Lincoln Center in midtown to Milk Studios in downtown Manhattan, the city...

5 Collections We Loved From New York Fashion Week

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New York Fashion Week came to an end last Thursday and though the week received little fanfare compared to past seasons, there were a few collections that stood out from the fray. Featuring the work of black designers, these looks were wearable and inspired. They...

Why We Love: Laquan Smith Spring 2013

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Laquan Smith is only 23 and yet has already established himself as a supremely talented designer.  Whether inspired by the colors and fluidity of water, or by the garden scenery during his many travels, Laquan produces collections that are beautiful, modern and decidedly feminine. He has...