Talk of the Tents
New York Fashion Week photos, live blogging, runway highlights and celebrities.
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Inspiration: Sunshine and the blue waters of the French Riviera 1950s style (think Brigitte Bardot) inspired von Furstenberg’s collection that included bold checks, vibrant colors and graphic patterns ...sometimes all in one look.
The vibe: Flirty, upbeat, exuberant … with Barry White crooning in the background, the celebrity-packed house was in for a delightful ride on a runway that...Read more »
Inspiration: “A glamorous vagabond … she’s on the run with her dreams and colors,” says Diane von Furstenberg in program notes. She went on to explain that this woman – “a painter, a poet, a dancer, a free spirit” – is the muse for her which her famous wrap dress. And on Sunday night, she celebrated the 40th anniversary of the iconic dress, with a fashion show aptly called “Bohemian Wrapsody.”
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“Be your own oasis … an unexpected source of renewal, serenity and beauty,” read the intro to Diane von Furstenberg’s notes at her Sunday afternoon show at Lincoln Center. Suffice it to say, “serenity” was not in the mix (not that this was a bad thing). Von Furstenberg’s show was a happy, rollicking affair -- celebs lining the front row bopping in their seats to this summer’s biggest pop hits....Read more »
Let’s start with the finish. After a decade of making her finale walk with a creative director by her side, Diane von Furstenberg took to the runway alone. She wasn’t a bit shy, mouthing the words; “I’m everywoman, oh, oh, oh,” to the blasting disco anthem. It said a lot about the collection called “Glam Rock,” which more than referenced the '70s high life (and we mean high) intertwining a rock...Read more »
Show notes at Diane von Furstenberg’s afternoon show at the tents on Sunday opened this way, “Some fairy tales end with the girl marrying the prince…some start there.” What happens next? The princess (who has the heart of a Gypsy, by the way) travels from Rome to Marrakech and in fairy tale fashion, ends up, “far from the palace now…she is the woman she wants to be.” First off, anyone who knows...Read more »