Fashion Shows and Reviews

  • Voice Choices

    March 12, 2014


    Fashion Week isn't over yet

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Fashion Week: Betsey Johnson Sets the House On Fire (Not Literally, But Almost)

    Betsey Johnson sealed her Fall/Winter 2014 show last night at Lincoln Center with blown kisses before turning her signature cartwheel and split. As spry as ever, watching the septuagenarian designer dance down the runway with her two granddaughters confirmed the show's title: Betsey's Hot.

  • Voice Choices

    February 12, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    8 Reasons Why Fashion Week Didn't Suck

    Another Fashion Week has come and gone. Naturally, we used all of Sunday to nap and recover from 12 hectic days of runway shows, celebrity sightings, and chain-smoking free e-cigarettes. While in deep coma, we drifted back to all of the thrilling, weird moments that Fashion Week coughed up, without ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 11, 2013


    The Jewish Museum is haute couture

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Betsey Johnson Saved Fashion Week Yesterday

    She filed for bankruptcy last year, then her fashion show was called off, but suddenly it was on again, and thank god for that because it brought levity and splash back to Fashion Week. What a production! First, various props were set up on pink mats up and down the runway--everything from sunglas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    NYFW: Monika Chiang Puts a Bird on It; the Future Rocks at Rebecca Minkoff

    Wearing snow boots to Friday's Fashion Week shows is probably the most humiliating thing we have ever done. And this is no exaggeration. Apparently we were the only ones paranoid enough to prepare for the blizzard that barreled down on us a couple of days ago. We felt even more underdressed as we fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    New York Fashion Week Kicks Off With a Scavenger Hunt by Band of Outsiders

    Don't have an invitation to Fashion Week? No problem. Scott Sternberg, the designer behind Band of Outsiders, has never liked a traditional runway show. He's had models rappelling onto the catwalk like rock climbers and swinging in hammocks on a manmade sandy beach at Milk Studios. Last summer, he p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    WTF is Betsey Johnson Doing?

    We're so confused about Betsey Johnson, you guys. Aren't you? What is she doing? Although we'll always love her for helping us fulfill our dreams of looking like a punk rock, glitter-infused cupcake at prom, its been a bumpy road for fans of the nutty 70-year-old designer. First, in April 2012, sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Fashion Week Fall 2012: That's a Wrap!

    It's time to dust off our Converse and put away the heels: Fashion Week is officially over (tear). After roughly 26 fashion shows between two reporters, including the Oliver Twist-themed Marc Jacobs show, the Gisele-spectacle at Alexander Wang, and the fiery S&M show at Monique Lhuillier, we someho ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 15, 2012


    A new documentary remembers the tents

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    New York Fashion Week Fall 2012: Model Turned Away at Monika Chiang, Susan Sarandon at Costello Tagliapietra, High Drama at Tadashi Shoji

    Fashion Week has quickly gone from exhilarating momentum to a slow-motion punch in the gut--and it's just started. Each season we look forward to this one week of pure fashion craziness, in which we always manage to RSVP to too many fashion shows (usually overlapping), continuously loading up our M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Elettra Wiedemann's Fashion Week Pop-Up Is Back

    What does it take to get models to eat a restaurant meal during Fashion Week? Four top-notch chefs and one celebrity model backing. For the second year in a row, Elettra Wiedemann is opening a pop-up restaurant, Goodness, in the Museum of Arts and Design's Robert restaurant. This year, Wie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Last Night: Vice Goes To The Dogs To Celebrate Fashion Week

    Vice's Fashion Week Party Westway Wednesday, February 8 Better than: Not getting into the secret Skrillex show. Last night, the line to get into West Village's middle-of-nowhere dance club Westway wrapped around one block in one direction of the door and down two blocks in the other. The strip clu ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 1, 2012


    How the Internet and fashion 
make revolutionary strides

  • Voice Choices

    October 19, 2011


    Steampunks are stylishly spooky

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Fashion Week: Our Five Favorite Moments

    Araceli CruzHot!​ "Oh, I get it, Fashion Week is like Comic-Con," someone obviously not in the fashion world said to us. After we got over the "How dare you mock fashion?" notion, we realized he was right. Fashion Week is much like the the annual comic book convention in which comic geeks dres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Elettra Wiedemann Launches Goodness, a Pop-Up Restaurant for Fashionistas (Or At Least Those Who Eat)

    Josh OlinsNot your average pop-up chef​Over the past year, we've seen many a chef get into the pop-up restaurant, but the person behind one of New York City's most recent pop-ups is a bit, well, prettier than those who have come before her. Elettra Wiedemann, a model who is the face of Lancô ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Westboro Baptist Says They'll Protest Fashion Week

    ​Tired, perhaps, of protesting gay marriage, as well as the funerals of soldiers, people who have died from AIDs, and little girls, Westboro Baptist Church, the hate-based Kansas "religious" sect focused on protesting tragedies or equal rights in order to make people really mad -- so that they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Fashion Week: Backstage Beauty (and Blue Lips!) at Richard Chai

    Donna KimBlue raspberry Blow-Pops provide a similar effect​Blue lips and orange lids worked cohesively and brilliantly at Richard Chai's Spring Fashion Show on the first morning of Fashion Week, but I would definitely say this isn't a look I'd try for the everyday beauty routine. Backstage i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    My Cutest Look Ever, Maybe?

    ​You have to admit it's pretty fetching. I sported it during the last batch of Fashion Week party mania, and evidence of it is still surfacing as if by fabric trail. Once your pupils stop pulsing, you have to admit this ensem-bleh makes me look very Tim Burton meets Elsa Schiaparelli on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Model Carolina Ramirez Gives Us Her Fashion Week Diary

    Brad WalshCarolina Ramirez​Every Fashion Week we're in awe of how much models are put through. They're running around from show to show; they get their hair yanked, straightened, curled; they get touched on almost every part of their bodies by dressers, wear loads of makeup, and, probably the ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 2, 2011


    Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style

  • Voice Choices

    January 26, 2011


    Get some new digs before the past

  • Voice Choices

    October 27, 2010


    Halloween may be over, but the dead live on

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Fashion Week vs. Kindergarten Admittance: Both Really Hard

    via​If you have a young child and you're involved in the fashion industry, you probably want to scream and pull your hair out this week, both Fashion Week and the first week of school. Realizing what a bitch these two yearly milestones can be, the New York Times wrote about bo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 18, 2010

    OH, BOY!

    Cody Critcheloe brings Kansas City to the Big Apple

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Fashion's Night Out Preview: Where to Go to Score Free Goodies (and Free Drinks)

    This lady knows how to party (really).​Dear Anna Wintour, Thank you so very much for creating the best party of the year! Last year's awesome debut of Fashion's Night Out -- Wintour's response to the dour economic and retail state -- concluded that the only way to make people shop again is to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Rebecca Taylor Packs The Tents; Tony Cohen Goes Space-Age

    Araceli CruzActress Sophia Bush at Rebecca Taylor​ It's rare to see people walk out of a fashion show, but that is indeed what happened at Rebecca Taylor--but only because the Salon tent in Bryant Park was so overcrowded Sunday afternoon that even those standing couldn't see a thing. We're ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 9, 2010


    Where to find Fashion Week inspiration

  • Voice Choices

    January 12, 2010


    Defying genres, and Anna Wintour

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2009

    Auf Wiedersehen, Fashion Week!

    It's been a long fashion week. Voice editors Araceli Cruz and Stacey Anderson say goodbye. Stacey AndresonBest model at Betsey Johnson AC: Ok, I'm sad. I feel my life becoming ordinary again. SA: And I'm sick. It is so exhausting, this fabulousness. AC: That's what happens when you cover a gazil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Fashion Week: Amid Bright Colors, Nanette Lepore Speaks the Grey Truth

    Stacey AndersonNanette Lepore: partly cloudy Yesterday, while interviewing dance-rockers Metric, I couldn't resist gushing about one of their songs, "Front Row." Of all the tracks on the dark and disenchanted upcoming album, Fantasies, this one seemed especially poetic for its jaundiced look at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2009

    Fashion Week: SuChin Pak Texts at Richard Chai; ThreeASFOUR's E.T. Chic

    Credit: Stacey Anderson Voice editors Stacey Anderson and Araceli Cruz are reporting all weekend from fashion week, that bizarre New York spectacle of pre-recession bonkers insanity. Richard Chai Cedar Lake February 14 AC: As the line of pubescent men march down the runway at Richard Chai's Fall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Grim, Downscale Fashion Week Starts Today

    The early reports on Fashion Week, which today begins its final stand at Bryant Park (they move to Lincoln Center next year), are less festive than usual. "FASHION WEAK: WHERE HAS ALL THE GLAMOUR GONE?" says the Post. "The current crop of beer and fast-food labels look like they belong at Talladega, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Fashion Week to Leave Bryant Park

    amNY and NY1 are reporting that Fashion Week is expected to leave Bryant Park for Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park in 2010. Except for one season at the Chelsea Piers, Fashion Week has been headquartered at the park behind the Fifth Avenue Library since 1993. Earlier this week Vera Wang and Betsey Jo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 3, 2008


    A tiny gathering of vast proportions

  • Voice Choices

    August 19, 2008


    A game of seduction and style

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2007

    Pet Fashion Week, Death to America

    Today, our head hurts and we're feeling hateful. Maybe it has something to do with spending two hours on the A train last night, only to end crammed onto a shuttle bus full of homicidal straphangers? Anyway, it's really great timing for the ridonculous news that Leona Helmsley left $12 million to ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    September 12, 2006

    Fashion Weak

    Tales of fatigue, confusion, and humility from the runways and celeb-choked after-parties

  • NYC Life

    August 22, 2006

    "Ruff, Ruff"

    The soul-sucking moments of Pet Fashion week

  • NYC Life

    May 9, 2006

    A Tent Grows Across the Bridge

    Bryant Park, meet Brooklyn Fashion Week

  • NYC Life

    February 7, 2006

    Butter Piping and Nipple Flowers

    A young designer takes on New York Fashion Week

  • NYC Life

    December 6, 2005

    The Girly Show

    Our take on the Victoria's Secret TV extravaganza

  • NYC Life

    January 15, 2002

    Borrowed Finery

    Saint Laurent as Thief

  • News

    September 18, 2001

    Fading to Black

    When Fashion Became Unfashionable During 'Fashion Week'

  • NYC Life

    February 15, 2000

    Fantasy Island

    The Fall 2000 Collections

  • News

    February 23, 1999

    Designer Sampling

    Beyond Style at Fashion Week

  • News

    August 11, 1998

    In Stitches

    The Menswear How and Why

  • News

    November 11, 1997

    Theater of Fabulousness

    Ebony Fashion Fair Turns 40

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