new york fashion week

When is New York Fashion Week? New York Fashion Week is a twice-yearly event held in February and September, and the next one runs from…

This week, celebrities are enjoying their easy access into New York’s Fashion Week. Keri Hilson sat in the front row at Jeremy Scott, The Blonds and Marchesa, and was joined by Eve and Kanye West. Ashanti flew solo, while Yaya DaCosta and Tika Sumpter (of new “Gossip Girl” fame) enjoyed the Christian Cato show. And […]

Nigerian-born designer Duro Olowu debuted his Fall 2011 collection as part of New York’s Fashion Week. It was his first-ever show in the United States and featured contrasting colors and textures, as well as a mix of prints. 25 Reasons We Love Blaxploitation Films Top 9 Music Videos Of 1980s The “Urban Gaucho” collection was […]

Designer Rachel Roy debuted her Fall 2011 collection at New York Fashion Week. From it, you can expect tons of layering with both prints and texture. It’s fit for the modern-day working woman so each “average” piece has an extra special touch, like pants made of cashmere, wrap-dresses matched with wool, and office-appropriate knee-length skirts […]

It’s New York Fashion Week, and one of our favorite African-American designers Tracy Reese has debuted her Fall 2011 collection. From the Fall/Winter line, you can expect bright jewel tones, varying hemlines, frills and fur, and a 1970s flair to it all. She debuted the line at the Lincoln Center on February 14, 2011. 25 […]

Do you know this face?No? Well, the name Angelique ‘Ajak’ Deng may not mean anything to you now but all that is destined to change very soon. Deng is definitely a model of the moment, who you need to know about, and here are 4 reasons why… 1. Behind the ridiculous beauty is a truly […]

Manicures have become more than just a clip, file, and polish. New York Fashion Week put the hottest spring 2011 nail trends front and center. Refinery29 spotted a few eye-catching trends that really nailed it. MOON MANICURES These moon manis make for a beguilingly fun, retro feel. Try a nude base color, or a rounded, […]

For the first time ever, New York Fashion Week debuted a plus-size-only runway show hosted by Draped dresses, some asymmetrical, emerged from the runway, most in hues of peach, lemon and blue. The collection than transitioned into sheath dresses, trousers, cardigans and blouses but this time with hints of lace.

Roy made chic, wearable cocktail dresses, A-line shirts, maxiskirts, and blouse/pant combos in luxurious silk and jersey fabrics.

The collection featured ultra feminine day dresses, chiffon blouses and full skirts in vibrant hues of blue and coral, as well as florals. A lot of celebs showed up, including Angela Simmons, Kelly Rowland, Aisha Tyler, Veronica Webb and Dania Ramirez.