Category: Runway Shows

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Anne Fontaine Fall 2008: A Unique Approach to Fashion

PARIS, Feb 28, 2008 / FW/ — Anne Fontaine has a unique approach to fashion, beauty and health.  Her presentation and cocktail party held at the Anne Fontaine Spa combined a beautiful clothing and accessories collection with a truly fabulous health spa down stairs. In her own words, “I have …
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Francesco Scognamiglio Fall 2008: Alternative Styles and Elements

MILAN, Feb 17, 2008 / FW/ — The period between the late sixties and early seventies is the inspiration for Francesco Scognamiglio, who experiments with and combines alternative styles and elements in his Fall-Winter 2008-09 collection. The collection evokes the refined ostentation and allure of Loulou and Lucie de La …
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Carmen Marc Valvo Fall 2008: The Not So Innocent 1960s

NEW YORK, Feb 15, 2008 / FW/ — Inspired by the 1960 movie BUtterfield 8 starring Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Marc Valvo sent a very intimate collection that’s predominantly eveningwear with a few dresses that are best worn for afternoon tea. Bustier dresses and lingerie-inspired frocks, there is strength and vulnerability …
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Zang Toi’s Discreet Luxury Equals Total Elegance

NEW YORK, Feb 14, 2008 / FW/ — Black, red and white, Zang Toi’s Fall 2008 / Winter 2009 collection is a statement of discreet luxury, something that the New York-based designer had already perfected, yet raised it to another level this season. The result, a very elegant collection that …
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A Gaelic Ports 1961

NEW YORK, Feb 13, 2008 / FW/ — Tia Cibani designing under the label Ports 1961 was inspired by Scotland for Fall 2008 sending a very wearable collection on the runway. Entitled ‘Lassair’, the collection featured mostly daywear from dresses to pant suits with wooden jewelry and handbags as accessories. …
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Jill Stuart Fall 2008

NEW YORK, Feb 9, 2008 / FW/ — Selected photos from the Jill Stuart Fall 2008 runway show at the New York Public Library during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2008 season. Photos courtesy of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
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Verrier Fall 2008: Faberge Bohemian

NEW YORK, Feb 9, 2008 / FW/ — The opulence of Imperial Russia meets the simplicity of peasant dress in Verrier’s Autumn/Winter 2008 Collection. Taking visual cues from the esteemed jeweler to the Russian court, Peter Fabergé, the collection is delicate and embellished with a contrasting bohemian edge extracted from …
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Iodice’s Brazilian Invasion of the Big Apple

NEW YORK, Feb 8, 2008 / FW/ — Historically presenting at Sao Paulo, Valdemar Iódice decided to take his show to New York and instantly became one of the Big Apple’s Brazilian darlings. (Watch out Alexandre Herchcovitch!) Iodice’s sleek graphic designs fit well in New York’s urban landscape that actually …