At NYFW, what Sergio Hudson did next after Michelle Obama’s Inauguration pantsuit. Plus, Dur Doux, LaPointe, Snow Xue Gao, Rebecca Minkoff, Markarian, and House of Aama.
Proenza Schouler staged their NYFW show with Gigi Hadid and other models posing beside the Hudson. Plus, Duncan, Elena Velez, and Fried Rice served up glamor and retro-made-new.
Katie Holmes and a host of celebrities attend Christian Siriano, with other shows kicking off New York Fashion Week including Harlem’s Fashion Row, Collina Strada, and Cinq à Sept.
“I get the sense there’s a lot of trepidation from folks attending shows this season,” says Fashionista Editor in Chief Tyler McCall. “It all feels very ‘Rome is burning.’”
The first IRL, post-COVID New York Fashion Week is nigh. “I hope that the way the fashion industry made us all work and perform has been detonated,” PR legend Kelly Cutrone says.
New York Fashion Week will be held in-person again this September, with a new sponsor whose mission mirrors NYFW’s unapologetically commercial emphasis.
Ella Emhoff, who became a fashion star at the inauguration, made her NYFW debut for Proenza Schouler. Elsewhere, the Blonds partied, and it was better-late for Gabriela Hearst.