Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring '13: Lacoste Celebrates with a Techno-Sport Lifestyle

Summary: To celebrate the brand’s 80th anniversary, Lacoste decided the Spring/Summer 2013 capsule collection would be the best way to show the dedication and impact the brand has made on the fashion community. Creative director Felipe Oliveira Baptista made a push to establish the legendary sportswear label onto the contemporary scene. Definitely focusing its attention …

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring '12: Fashion Week Trends From Celebs In The Front Row: Ashlee Simpson, Mandy Moore, Sofia Coppola, Beyonce

Aside from Nicki Minaj’s leopard costume, blue and blond hair, and puff ball ensemble, celebrity style for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring ’12 in New York wasn’t too exciting this season.  Celebs didn’t make stark statements with their clothing and they didn’t take any risks. They did, however, hone in on the color trend, wearing garments …

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY Spring '12. The Blonds And The Playboy Club

Summary: The Blonds can do no wrong when it comes to bringing the drama. And what’s better than for the glamorous duo to have a show presented by Playboy? Phillipe Blond and David Blond‘s Spring ’12 collection, sex appeal was the main course on the menu. Starting off the show with Phillipe Blond in a …

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY Spring '12. Chado Ralph Rucci's Slient Thunder

Summary: Stunning. There can be no other word that can truly sum up the feeling of the Spring 2012 collection of Chado Ralph Rucci. Despite being defined as an artist that takes “quantum leaps in both the quality and magnitude of his designs,” there was still a timeless feel to each piece. Execution played a …

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring '12. IMPROVD Soars High

Summary: Valentino Vettori‘s IMPROVD made its Spring ’12 debut with a memorable presentation. Fashionistas-galore gathered group by group for Vettori’s latest collection. Segmented into three acts, IMPROVD was full of vibrant hues: blue, green and red, respectively. Vettori drew inspiration from wildlife, more specifically the movement and colors of birds. Models’ locks were dip-dyed in …

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring '12. Zang Toi's North African Dream

Summary: Anyone whose ever attended a Zang Toi runway before, knows they are always in for a show, This season was no exception with the designer’s spring ’12 collection titled “My Dream of North Africa.” The first look took the theme quite literally as the opening look came out, resplendent in an African-looking headpiece and …

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NY Spring '12. Chris Benz is Clashing Colors Cohesively

Summary: Chris Benz has a head full of hot pink hair. So it should be no surprise that for his Spring 2012 collection, every piece is a reflection of that bright and poppy spirit. For his Fall 2011 collection, I had a minor complaint that the colors were a bit drab, so he must have …

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