As with most other NYFW collections, Cinq à Sept, Social-Work Studio, Theophilio, and Kim Shui showed their wares online—but they imagined a future time of dressing up to head out.
Sarah Shears, who moonlights as a costume designer, runs a preschool and writes about fashion, has a Masters of Arts in Fashion and Textile History and Theory from F..I.T. She lives in New York City and is desperately trying to keep two kids, a cat, a fish and a bunch of suicidal house plants alive.
“I said to my second grader that I just don’t want you to be on this all day, to spend your life on devices, and she called me a hypocrite.”
At New York Fashion Week, there was fur and extravagance at Dennis Basso, fluid takes on beauty and gender at Chromat, while Kim Shui and The Blonds showed the best of maximalism.