Day 7 (SOME of the players at the tents and elsewhere): B Michael America, Lie Sang Bong, Clover Canyon, Douglas Hannant, Betsey Johnson, Joie, Kaufmanfranco, Michael Kors, Nanette Lepore, Bibhu Mohapatra, Sass & Bide, Jeremy Scott, Anna Sui, Urban Zen, Zang Toi
WHAT woman can resist being a Shanghai lady circa 1930s when Zang Toi is her personal couturier? Perhaps, she had him shanghaied for that very purpose.
Smart lady. Her man turns her out in such showstoppers as a bright green floor-length mohair coat, diamond art deco necklace, black velvet gowns and green wig.
At Kaufmanfranco for Fall 2014, keywords for the evening and after-5 attire featuring a surfeit of cut-out work are sleek, sexy, chic and competent. And business-minded. A collection so cohesive that one can imagine clients saying, “I want that one in black, silver and pale blue.” … To be continued.
On Deck today, LAST Day: FTL Moda + Arts Hearts Fashion, Calvin Klein, Hernan Lander, Ralph Lauren, J. Mendel, Rachel Zoe
Visit http://www.mbfashionweek.com/ to learn more about Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York Fall 2014, including show information and videos.