At NYFW Chromat celebrated trans teens, Wiederhoeft naughty nursery rhymes, Oak & Acorn Black pride in denim, and Kenneth Nicholson beauty and pride. Plus, Claudia Li and Aknvas.
Men’s Day at New York Fashion Week brought minimalism and California cool, while—in womenswear—Anna Sui, Badgley Mischka, Naeem Khan, and Kozaburo featured both glamour and grunge.
The varying designs of Wolk Morais, Dur Doux, Colleen Allen, and Duncan show that designers, while inevitably influenced by the turbulent present, are also glancing to the past.
Jason Wu, Carolina Herrera, Harlem’s Fashion Row, PH5, Marchesa, and Jonathan Simkhai kick off New York Fashion Week with pandemic-era runway shows mostly shown via video.
"Social-Work" designer Chenghui Zhang donated to Asian American-owned restaurants during the pandemic. Earnings from her Fashion Week collection will aid immigrant artists in NYC.
Dur Doux, Najla A. Burt and mom Cynthia Burt's label, will debut at New York Fashion Week. “When people of color come together, we make the fashion industry thrive,” Cynthia says.
New York Fashion Week is back, staged during a pandemic. Most designers are showing their collections online, although some will go ahead live and with guests. So, who will attend?