Talk of the Tents
New York Fashion Week photos, live blogging, runway highlights and celebrities.
BloggersAnne Bratskeir Joseph V. Amodio Nina Ruggiero Barbara Schuler
If you squinted your eyes and let your imagination run wild, there were times you’d almost have believed that Monique Lhuillier’s models were swimming down the runway, not just merely walking it. For spring, the French designer was inspired by water and sea life, and her cocktail dresses and gowns are awash in rich, watery prints, some iridescent and sequined so they sparkle like glints of...Read more »
Rain fell hard outside the tents at Lincoln Center before the Monique Lhuillier show at New York Fashion Week Saturday, but backstage, beauty and wardrobe teams worked even harder to take guests to a warm, sunny place.
“I was in Turkey, looking at the water, and I said, 'This is it,' " Lhuillier said." 'This is the feeling I want for spring.' "
Lhuillier said it took 3...Read more »
Maybe it’s sort of like headlights. Sometimes you have to flick yours on and off to get the driver of an approaching car to kill the brights and pass without blinding you.
Monique Lhiulllier’s collection included some intriguing prints, snatched from the textbook of a geology class — with a close-up rock pattern aswirl in abstract color, and fiery lava prints on a chiffon blouse, pencil skirt...Read more »