Friday, September 16, 2016

'Bridget Jones's Baby': A Bundle of Joy, Delivering Constant Laughs, Causing Only Minor Upset

Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) and doctor (Emma Thompson). Photos by Giles Keyte for Universal Pictures.

BY VW

IT
is no surprise to fans of the Helen Fielding book and film franchise that Bridget Jones would find herself in a state of pregnancy and have difficulty placing the father.

This is precisely the pickle in which the heroine and title character (Renée Zellweger) finds herself in "Bridget Jones's Baby." The film - which is based on columns that HF wrote for The Independent, rather than the book - opens today in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The good news is that the father can be narrowed down to two men. After all, Bridget isn't slutty, she's nutty. One has to be a nutser to have a potential father booked on the national news show that she produces to ascertain answers. Or leaves her handbag in an ATM station, presumably containing her ID. Sorry, being fired earlier that day is hardly a mitigating factor.

In any case, the potential daddys are ex, Mark Darcy (Colin Firth reprising the role of the buttoned-up barrister), and American dating ap millionaire Jack Qwant (Patrick Dempsey). It should be noted that Jack is far more compatible with Bridget than is Mark. And he is crazy about her; Mark, of course, simply thinks she's crazy.

The exquisite joy in watching "Bridget Jones's Baby" - and it is fun with laughs galore - is derived from three major plotlines:

Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) and new man (Patrick Dempsey).

1. Sitting on the edge of your seat as the moment draws ever closer when Bridget must confess to the two men. Each is in raptures over the prospect of fatherhood. Each is wholly unprepared that soon the day will dawn when Bridget will disclose to him that she is 100 percent certain that he has a 50 percent chance of being the father of her baby;

2. Witnessing dear, dear Bridget being adored and cosseted by two handsome men, simultaneously. A new experience, to be sure;

3. The two vying to be the most supportive father-to-be. Do note that a super juice almost always trumps an iced tea. Hilarity ensues; abounds.

Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) and mother (Gemma Jones).

Indeed, it does: The scene in the initial lamaze class where there is no box for this trio until Bridget acquieses to one. During a campaign party (It's a rainbow coalition.) at the home of her parents after the conversion of Bridget's minor politician mother (Gemma Jones).

Arguably, the film's funniest scene is the one in which the scandalized reactions of the bartender at Bridget and Mark's favorite Italian restaurant grow in proportion to each revelation Bridget makes to Mark and Jack around her faux pas. It is the stuff of a comedy master class ...


Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) and colleague (Sarah Solemani).

Any scene with Emma Thompson is certain to create laughs and guffaws. Like PD, she is a welcome newcomer to the franchise. Owing to myriad productions problems (creative differences), ET also shares a screenwriter credit with HF and Dan Mazer. The aforesaid production kerfuffles largely account for the 12-year gap between the second and this third "Bridget Jones" film ...

Naturally, the baby chooses to come at a most inopportune time, triggering yet more hilarity en route to the hospital.

Laughs aside, "Bridget Jones's Baby" isnt a perfect film.The delivery room scene is among the weakest of the film, hackneyed from start to finish.

Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) and the fathers (Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey).

The ending is a bit of a disappointment. One expects some nuance. It is sure to be polarizing.

"Bridget Jones's Baby" is an easily digestible film, however. A dozen years later, the recurring characters are as comfortable as a favorite pair of old shoes. They are on auto pilot, especially RZ whose Bridget has lost not one whit of her wistfulness. The Bridget Jones cast is now like family. (Alas, Hugh Grant was a casualty of productiongate). We love them, warts and all.

Just as we do "Bridget Jones's Baby."

"Bridget Jones's Baby" is rated R for language, sex references and some nudity. Visit http:// www.bridgetjonesmovie.com/ to learn more about this film.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

From NYFW SPRING 2017 Day 7: Seen From the Proper Perspective, Georgine Is Rather Special ... At Adrienne Landau, Be Prepared to Be Colorfully Empowered ... Xuly Bet Designer Lamine Badian Kouyate Owns the Runway Twice Over


BY VW

Some of the players from Day 7: Xuly Bet, Calvin Luo, Naeem Khan, Bibhu Mohapatra, Georgine, Anna Sui, Marchesa, Art Hearts Fashion, RISD Apparel, Runa Ray, Michael Kors, Delpozo, Kimora Lee Simmons, Kuho, Assembly New York & Raquel Allegra, LaQuan Smith, Addition ELLE Presents Holiday 2016 RTW +Ashley Graham Lingerie Fashion Show, Derek Lam, Adrienne Landau, Flagpole, Theory, Anastasiia Ivanova, Alison Lou, Elizabeth Kennedy


From the Spring 2017 Georgine collection. Photos by VW.

PERSPECTIVE. It is important, no?

Of course, it is. Case in point is the Georgine Spring 2017 collection. Viewed from the second row about 10 feet from the mouth of the runway with a poor sightline in the form of the frontrow, it looks like a competent affair. Not so special, not so ordinary. Competent.

Viewed from the vantage point of the photographer's pit, however, it is a rather splendid body of work. At the Georgine afterparty last night at Fig & Olive (Meatpacking District location), where the joint was jumpin', the show played in a continuous loop. From the vantage point of the photographer's pit.

One can properly appreciate the silver T-shirt dress, baby doll dress with lace at the hem and others in some sort of silk-satin that is reminiscent of a waterfall. Lots of movement but controlled movement. The fabric is either cut or sewn in a way that commands it to keep its form instead of gesticulating. Looks easy, not easy.

The collection is inspired by the style of designer Georgine Ratelband's mother. The contents of her closet and the occasion(s) on which she wore a trenchcoat, sequinned dress, lace dress and so on.

In homage to this occasion dressing, each outfit corresponds to an area or street in New York City where it is suggested it be worn.

The series of elegant plaid, satiny-sequinny gowns, for instance, are for Bond Street, Chinatown and Houston Street.

For an outing in Alphabet City, the black gown with a beautiful spider web pattern done in sequins. Also cleverly replicated on a pinstipe skirt and pinstripe dress.

Watching the show on the screen with the mother of Chris Roshia, GR's design partner, offers yet another perspective. "That dress is very fragile," she says of the black sleeveless gown with a gorgeous silver hour-glass pattern down the front and zipper-length on the back.

That pattern is actually a series of safety pins. They'll keep, mom. Ditto for those on the pink copped top.

She appreciates the fact that the red dress with netting cutout at the waist barely skims the body. It is suspended just so, away from the body, a small gravity-defying feat. Mother's favorite outfit: the lace turtleneck, sleeveless fire-engine red dress. It's a showstopper.

Many of the outfits are anchored by fishnet socks and Dr. Martens. Chic, indeed the little black lace, sequinned T-shirt dress, the short sleeve trenchcoat/print dress ensemble, the silver skirt and aforesaid pink cropped top and so on.

"I think it's the best collection we've done," CR says later when the two of us Monday-morning quarterback the show.

ADRIENNE LANDAU


"Through this collection, we wanted to present a fun, bright, and colorful future. These clothes were meant for anyone and meant to empower everyone," Adrienne Landau says in the run of show (show program) about her Spring 2017 collection, a meditation on "diversity" and "equality."

Continues AL: "Unity through diversity is the key message for this season."

One would be hardpressed not to feel empowered in any of this body armor. Close your eyes and point. Good choice, the marabou feather coat in mint, multi-colored applique tulle mini dress and applique tulle flared pant.

Fur. Feathers. Sequins. Lemon-yellow, orange-orange. Metaphors for identity and equality: black, white, pink and blue ... Formidable.

XULY BET


SPORTSWEAR, after-5, evening wear, headwraps, sunglasses and sandals in bodacious African prints. Obnoxious, I-dare-you-to-pair-me-this-way print combinations ...

Xuly Bet designer Lamine Badian Kouyaté turns the runway on its ear. Fun. Festive. Fantastic.

On deck today, Last Day: CFDA Incubator, Marc Jacobs, Kuho, Tim Coppens and Under Armour Present UAS Collection 01, Kristin Cavallari Emerald DUV Jewelry + Chinese Laundry Fashion Presentation, Alex Vinash, Tahor Group #TLVRunwayNYC

Follow us on YouTube at WRIGHT WREPORT, Twitter at @WrightWreport and on Instagram at @thewrightwreport for additional coverage of New York Fashion Week. Visit the following websites to learn more about NYFW, including show information, installations, videos and livestreaming:

New York Fashion Week: The Shows
http://www.fashionweek.com/

Style 360
http://www.style360nyfw.com/

Style Fashion Week
http://www.style360fashionweek.com/newyork

Art Hearts Fashion
http://www.artheartsfashion.com/

FTL Moda
http://www.ftlshows.com

Fashion Gallery
http://www.fgnyfw.com

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

From NYFW Spring 2017 Day 6: It's Zang Toi, of Course There Are Glories to Behold (and It's in the Bag); What's Not to Like at Chiara Boni La Petite Robe; Miguel Vieira Is an Established Do-Gooder.



From the Zang Toi Spring 2017 collection. Photos by Maria C. Boyes.

BY MARIA C. BOYES

ZANG Toi’s
Spring 2017 colleciton is a stroll through Monet's gardens at Giverny (France), emanating lilac hues and wistful embellishments that are like a breath of fresh air.

Utilizing romantic florals and ladylike silhouettes, ZT knows how to dress a woman. His clean, classic lines are enriched with sumptuous silks and cashmere knits making this collection one that will be talked about for years to come.

For day, he gives a twist on the trench coat, sometimes creating shortened sleeves or loosening the shape to kimono-like volume, all in black Loro Piana weather silk.

View in spring of the flower garden, Clos Normand, in front of Monet's house in Giverny, France. Photo by Ariane Caudelier courtesy of Giverny.org.

He chooses, on other occasions, to take the sleeves off all together and pair it, belted, with a high-waisted lean pant. For evening, he lengthens it to the floor in black silk satin opened to reveal a violet floral lining.

Dresses are where the color comes alive, for both day and night. Violet and lilac are often paired in color-block designs, while shoulders and waists are encrusted with beads, gemstones and embroidery. Sculpted jackets and cardigans are bordered with silk pansies or flowing wisteria.

Particularly dramatic is a knit sheath dress in a deep violet emblazoned with hand-encrusted gemstones on cap sleeves and replicated on a choker.

ZT’s signature ballgowns are a fantasy come to life. In addition to the floor-length trench gowns, the designer offers myriad wisteria-embellished ensembles, both embroidered and in prints.

The strapless lilac gown in silk gazaar with a violet border at the hem is a singular beauty. Topping it is an abbreviated hand-loomed cardigan in silk cashmere embroidered with cascading wisteria on the shoulders.

Truly, ZT Spring 2017 is a work of art (and so are the Papyrus greeting cards in the giftbag).

CHIARA BONI LE PETITE ROBE



MIGUEL VIEIRA



On deck today, Day 7: Xuly Bet, Calvin Luo, Naeem Khan, Bibhu Mohapatra, Georgine, Anna Sui, Marchesa, Art Hearts Fashion, RISD Apparel, Runa Ray, Michael Kors, Delpozo, Kimora Lee Simmons, Kuho, Assembly New York & Raquel Allegra, LaQuan Smith, Addition ELLE Presents Holiday 2016 RTW +Ashley Graham Lingerie Fashion Show, Derek Lam, Adrienne Landau, Flagpole, Theory, Anastasiia Ivanova, Alison Lou, Elizabeth Kennedy

Follow us on YouTube at WRIGHT WREPORT, Twitter at @WrightWreport and on Instagram at @thewrightwreport for additional coverage of New York Fashion Week. Visit the following websites to learn more about NYFW, including show information, installations, videos and livestreaming:

New York Fashion Week: The Shows
http://www.fashionweek.com/

Style 360
http://www.style360nyfw.com/

Style Fashion Week
http://www.style360fashionweek.com/newyork

Art Hearts Fashion
http://www.artheartsfashion.com/

FTL Moda
http://www.ftlshows.com

Fashion Gallery
http://www.fgnyfw.com

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

From NYFW Spring 2017 Day 5: The Jurjis Jarvis Type Has Low Profile But Huge Commitment. Elsewhere, She Is (Serena) Williams, Hear Her Roar. Katty Xiomara and Prairie Prettiness. Taoray Wang's Vision of Romance ...

From the Jurjis Jarvis Spring 2017 collection. Photos by VW.

BY VW
Some of the players from Day 5: Jurjis Jarvis, Hale Bob, Ibrahim Vukel, Sanja Bobar, Anniesa Hasibuan, Irina Vitjaz, Katty Xiomara, Taoray Wang, Serena Williams Signature Statement by HSN, Jeremy Scott, Rosie Assouline, Verdad, Barbara Tfank, Proenza Schouler, Ji Oh, Lu Yang by Yang Lu, 3.1 Phillip, Leane Marshall, Andy Hilfiger, David Yurman, Lela Rose, Carolina Herrera, Yeohlee, Rag & Bone, DKNY, Thom Browne, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Libertine, Vivienne Tam, Zac Posen

FOR
every Vivienne Tam, Donna Karan and Zac Posen, there are scores of Jurjis Jarvises.

Fashion designers with small businesses but a huge commitment to their craft. Seriously on their grind. JJ presented his Spring 2017 collection yesterday, Day 5 of New York Fashion Week.

"Electric nou . veau riche" is a capsule effort of men's and women's casual, after-5 and evening looks. Orange and gold are primary co!ors. JJ, who studied at the F.I.T., has a winner on his hands ... More shortly.

KATTY XIOMARA



SERENA WILLIAMS SIGNATURE STATEMENT


TAORAY WANG


On deck today, Day 6: Chiara Boni La Petite Robe, Zang Toi, Raul Penaranda, Miguel Vieira, frontrow, Tumbler & Tipsy by Michael Kuluva, Art Hearts Fashion, Tory Burch, Vera Wang, Rodarte, Sally LaPointe, Alice & Olivia, Dennis Basso, Gabriela Hearst, Monique Lhuillier, Coach, Mansur Gavriel, Reem Acra, Brandon Maxwell, Narciso Rodriguez, KITH, Cristina Ottaviano, Julianna Bass, John Paul Ataker, Sally LaPointe, Come Tu Es, Jasmine Chong, Beaufille, Nanette Lepore, D'Marsh Couture, Betty and Veronica by Rachel Antonoff, Ikumi Lanyu

Follow us on YouTube at WRIGHT WREPORT, Twitter at @WrightWreport and on Instagram at @thewrightwreport for additional coverage of New York Fashion Week. Visit the following websites to learn more about NYFW, including show information, installations, videos and livestreaming:

New York Fashion Week: The Shows
http://www.fashionweek.com/

Style 360
http://www.style360nyfw.com/

Style Fashion Week
http://www.style360fashionweek.com/newyork

Art Hearts Fashion
http://www.artheartsfashion.com/

FTL Moda
http://www.ftlshows.com

Fashion Gallery
http://www.fgnyfw.com

Monday, September 12, 2016

From NYFW Spring 2017 Day 4: Rosenthal Tee Is White Hot; Custo Barcelona Does More Better; Hood by Air Takes Off - Destination Unknown

From the Anthony Rubio Spring 2017 collection. Photos by VW.

BY VW

Some of the players from Day 4: Victoria Beckham, Timo Weiland, Tome, Hood by Air, Veronica Beard, Sies Marjan, J Crew, Pyer Moss, Rosenthal Tee, Jenny Packham, Tracy Reese, Scotch & Soda, Altuzarra, Gypsy Sport, KREWE New Orleans Eyewear, Chloe Gosselin, NewbarK, Morgan Lane, Prabal Gurung, Vivienne Hu, Carmen Marc Valvo, Opening Ceremony, Romona Keveza, Yuliyah Magdych, Emerging Designers, Angelys Balek, Custo Barcelona, Berenik, Irina Shabayeva, The Blonds

BEAUTIFUL.
That one word fairly sums up the latest Rosenthal Tee collection.

It can also be affixed to another line, though another b-word can suffice. Carmen Marc Valvo. Dare it be uttered about a collection that is exquisitely constructed from fine fabrics? Let's put it this way, the show couldn't end soon enough.

Meanwhile, Custo Barcelona ended too soon. More would have been better ... Hood by Air is just right, though an urban dictionary will be consulted for confirmation. Finally, wondering whether Irina Shabayeva is "Gone With the Wind" fabulous or a Jezebel.

And that's the way it is on Day 4 of New York Fashion Week: The Shows Spring 2017. Stay tuned for specifics; for now view the lookbooks.

ROSENTHAL TEE









From the Rosenthal Tee Spring 2017 collection. Photos by VW.

CARMEN MARC VALVO



CUSTO BARCELONA



HOOD BY AIR



On deck today, Day 5:  Jurjis Jarvis, Hale Bob, Ibrahim Vukel, Sanja Bobar, Anniesa Hasibuan, Irina Vitjaz, Katty Xiomara, Taoray Wang, Serena Williams Signature Statement by HSN, Jeremy Scott, Rosie Assouline, Verdad, Barbara Tfank, Proenza Schouler, Ji Oh, Lu Yang by Yang Lu, 3.1 Phillip, Leane Marshall, Andy Hilfiger, David Yurman, Lela Rose, Carolina Herrera, Yeohlee, Rag & Bone, DKNY, Thom Browne, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Libertine, Vivienne Tam, Zac Posen

Follow us on YouTube at WRIGHT WREPORT, Twitter at @WrightWreport and on Instagram at @thewrightwreport for additional coverage of New York Fashion Week. Visit the following websites to learn more about NYFW, including show information, installations, videos and livestreaming:

New York Fashion Week: The Shows
http://www.fashionweek.com/;

Style 360
http://www.style360nyfw.com/;

Style Fashion Week
http://www.style360fashionweek.com/newyork;

Art Hearts Fashion
http://www.artheartsfashion.com/;

FTL Moda
http://www.ftlshows.com

Fashion Gallery
http://www.fgnyfw.com

Sunday, September 11, 2016

From NYFW Spring 2017 Day 3: Vicky Zhang and Namilia Are Yin and Yang. And We Like It. Quite a bit.

BY VW

Some of the players from Day 3: Adam Lippes, Self-Portrait, Lacoste, Jill Stuart, Rebecca Minkoff, Eckhaus Latta, Tibi, Ryan Roche, Son Jung Wan, Banana Republic, Dion Lee, Christian Siriano, Jonathan Simkhai, A Detacher, Sixty-Nine, Simon Miller, Alexander Wang, Paul Andrew, Dan Liu, Vicki Zhang, Etienne Deroeux, Namilia, Layana Aguilar, Collina Strada, Michelle Ann + Janelle Funari, Band of Outsiders, Simon Miller, Binzarro Couture, Academy of Art University, Designers' Collective, Orlando Dugi, Patricia Michaels

TWO
shows as different as night and day: Vicky Zhang and Namilia.

The former rows the hoes of adult -children fashions. "Fifty Shades of Gray," fetish culture and S&M are the purview of the latter.

On Day  3 of New York Fashion Week: The Shows Spring 2017, both collections are utterly engaging. One immediately gets Vicky Zhang. Namilia, on the other hand, requires some critical thinking. And just a little imagination ... More shortly


VICKY ZHANG




NAMILIA



On deck today, Day 4:  Victoria Beckham, Timo Weiland, Tome, Hood by Air, Veronica Beard, Sies Marjan, J Crew, Pyer Moss, Jenny Packham, Tracy Reese, Rosenthal Tee, Scotch & Soda,  Altuzarra, Gypsy Sport,  KREWE New Orleans Eyewear, Chloe Gosselin, NewbarK, Morgan Lane, Prabal Gurung, Vivienne Hu,  Opening Ceremony, Romona Keveza, Yuliyah Magdych, Emerging Designers, Angelys Balek, Custo Barcelona, Berenik, Irina Shabayeva, The Blonds


Follow us on YouTube at WRIGHT WREPORT, Twitter at @WrightWreport and on Instagram at @thewrightwreport for additional coverage of New York Fashion Week. Visit the following websites to learn more about NYFW, including show information, installations, videos and livestreaming:

New York Fashion Week: The Shows
http://www.fashionweek.com/;

Style 360
http://www.style360nyfw.com/;

Style Fashion Week
http://www.style360fashionweek.com/newyork;

Art Hearts Fashion
http://www.artheartsfashion.com/;

FTL Moda
http://www.ftlshows.com

Fashion Gallery
http://www.fgnyfw.com

Saturday, September 10, 2016

From NYFW Spring 2017 Day 2: Someone Needs to Go Back to the Drawingboard, but It's Not David Tupaz; A Universe of Reasons for Rubin Singer

The best of Vedeta Hanley's latest collection. Photo by VW.

BY VW

Some of the players from Day 2: Project Runway, Misha Collection, Rubin Singer, Oday Shakar, Lisa N. Hoang, Cushie et Ochs, Francesca Liberatore, Olvine Gabbro, Nicole Miller, Demoo Parkchoonmoo, Control Sector, Vedeta Hanley, Anthony Rubio, Mario de la Torre, David Tupaz, BBTC Nation, Novis, Yigal Azrouel, Club Monaco, Tanya Taylor, Zimmermann, Jason Wu, Area, Milly, AKRIS, Chromat, Pamella Roland, Monse, Nicole Miller, Tommy Hilfiger, Tadashi Shoji, Baja East

THE
creative process is always difficult. Fat too infrequently, superb results are achieved with relative ease.

Far more often, the artist - be s/he a painter, writer, musician, fashion designer - labors long hours in pursuit of a type of perfection that is arrived at by some calculation-defying calculus.

It may look/ sound / feel / taste like nothing special to consumers, but a lot of creative juice went into its making, believe you me.

Of course - where is this existential examination going ...

I am sitting in the Vedeta Henley show at Style Fashion Week with zero expectations, mainly because I am here to see Anthony Rubio's doggie fashion show, which was adorable. And well-done.

I don't expect to be dazzled. Did I say I have zero expectations? VH works in the luxury space and her collection is a mix of after-5 and evening wear.

Overall, the line is pretty and a little sultry. A black banded, v-neck dress with elongated bell-shaped sleeves is a knockout. An attractive floral and white print elevates a gown and pantsuit.

The designer started her own line after years of designing for others: Ralph Lauren, Rocawear, Cynthia Rowley. VH is to be congratulated, for it is no easy feat to start a fashion line. She is to be commended.
She is also to be cautioned, to be reminded of what she already knows. For instance, toss it if the metallic-type fabric used on the lilac and black shift causes it to bunch up in the back, creating an ill-fitting silhouette.

Similarly, work with the p/leather straps on the back of the cropped top to prevent them from riding up the back as if they are the lord of the manor out for a gallop on his favorite mount. Edit, edit, edit. In some other words, nix the print-black shift with cut-outs on the side. It looks like an (wo)manhandled sales bin item. It is not worthy of someone of your talents.

Almost across the board, the fabrics look ... cheap. There, I've said it. And with great reluctance. Is the floral and white a crepe? Regardless, its wrinkles take away from the beauty of the gown/pantsuit. Truth be told, wrinkles are worrying too many garments in this collection.

It pains me to say it, but I liken this collection to a women dressed to the nines with hair that is a mess. Its flaws can be easily fixed, however. Here's to hoping they will be as orders are filled.

So now, Dear Audience, you know the source of my disquiet.

Thankfully, the doggie show lifted these low spirits. And David Tupaz's polished, chic collection set to a catchy ditty set these feet a-tappin' and removed every trace of melancholy.

The show opens with two models with serious hatitude. They are walking abreast of each other, perfectly in step, wearing engaging b&w striped dresses from this Los Angeles-Las Vegas designer. Several garments in this after-5/cocktail/evening wear collection are made over in this attractive stripe print. At the end of the runway, they tip the brims of their massive hats.

The largely paying audience enthusiastically shows its appreciation. The tone of the show is set. Models show off the well-crafted frocks with personality and panache. Flair. Finesse ... Then there is that catchy ditty: "The Americano, the Americano ..." More shortly.

In Rubin Singer, Your Inner Goddess Is Exposed

From the Spring 2017 Rubin Singer collection. Photos by Marie Driscoll.

BY MARIE DRISCOLL

POWERFUL
women adore Rubin Singer, and his Spring 2017 collection, “Into The Deep,” is the next iteration of women in control of their universe.

Fittingly, the scene is set at Highline Stages, which has been transformed into a darkened universe full of twinkling stars.

In this quadrant, a standout is a diva gown, a beautiful sleeveless affair that is striking in its interplay of glistening textiles and dramatic silhouette. Sequins the size of silver dollars cover at least two dresses, perfect outfits for shimmying around the dancefloor.

From the Spring 2017 Rubin Singer collection.

One dress has an asymmetrical hoop hemline with achingly delicate cuffs that seem to drip icicles to the mannequin’s fingertips. It is utterly wearable and collectible. It is also a fine example of the structurally strong garments for which RS is known.

Some ‘80s references are present, but Spring 2017 is so much more than a nod to the past. Metallic, leather, silk, sequins and semi-precious minerals are among the exquisite treatments, a juxtaposition of the ephemeral and the eternal. This reporter is mesmerized by what appears to be druzy on a deep blue bustier ...

“Into the Deep” will bring out the goddess in you.

VEDETA HANLEY





FRANCESCA LIBERATORE



CUSHNIE ET OCHS



ANTHONY RUBIO


From the Anthony Rubio Spring 2017 collection. Photos by VW.

On deck today, Day 3: Adam Lippes, Self-Portrait, Lacoste, Jill Stuart, Rebecca Minkoff, Eckhaus Latta, Tibi, Ryan Roche, Son Jung Wan, Banana Republic, Dion Lee, Christian Siriano, Jonathan Simkhai, A Detacher, Sixty-Nine, Simon Miller, Alexander Wang, Paul Andrew, Dan Liu, Vicki Zhang, Etienne Deroeux, Namilia, Layana Aguilar, Collina Strada, Michelle Ann + Janelle Funari, Band of Outsiders, Simon Miller, Binzarro Couture, Academy of Art University, Designers' Collective, Orlando Dugi, Patricia Michaels


Follow us on YouTube at WRIGHT WREPORT, Twitter at @WrightWreport and on Instagram at @thewrightwreport for additional coverage of New York Fashion Week. Visit the following websites to learn more about NYFW, including show information, installations, videos and livestreaming:

New York Fashion Week: The Shows
http://www.fashionweek.com/

Style 360
http://www.style360nyfw.com/

Style Fashion Week
http://www.style360fashionweek.com/newyork

Art Hearts Fashion
http://www.artheartsfashion.com/

FTL Moda
http://www.ftlshows.com

Fashion Gallery
http://www.fgnyfw.com
 
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