This season Fashion Thirst takes a look at the latest designers to present their new collections at New York Fashion Week. Highly anticipated Tom Ford was one of the big names to present earlier this week.
The collection its self carried a strong autumn pallet with berry reds, grey tones and geometric patchworks, whilst the use of short fur, and detachable leather accessories demonstrated a vintage feel.
A glitz and glam streak was added to the collection with backless statement dresses, heavily encrusted with sequins, high standing collars and elegantly flowing bishop sleeves.
Tom Fords Fashion Show was presented in the prestige location of Four Seasons restaurant with big celebrity attendees such as Alicia Key’s, Liya Kebede and Naomi Campbell. Fords newest collection bounced with sophistications with models such as Gigi Hadid, Imaan Hammam, Lucky Blue Smith and Miles McMillan walking for Ford this season.
Staying true to their signature metropolitan-nomadic style, Nicholas K debuted its delicately dressy yet very urban Fall/Winter 2016 collection titled, "ARCONSANTI" during New York Fashion Week.
This season featured a range of luxurious materials combined with relaxed silhouettes. Crafted satin draped tunics paired with wrap high waisted belts were impressively coupledwith wrap skull caps. Along with corresponding fingerless gloves, details were apparent and ranged from off the shoulderreversible silk and knit dresses to ponchos, modish kaftans, as well as tailored slightly flared trousers.
Nicholas K advanced their collection by forming combinations of pony fur (cow) and lambskin jackets as well as abstract checkwool coats. Noticeablysophisticated outerwear made an awe-inspiring appearance within their Fall collection.
While using fabrications to their advantage, Nicholas K's color palette consisted of a wide array of violets including aubergine, amethyst, and iris as well as earthy tones such as desert, dunes, mauve, night shade, and naturally black.
Maharishi’s Devotional uniform and habits: ll AW 16 collection previewed last Saturday at London Collections men, bringing 90’s nostalgia to the catwalk. A specialist in military fashion, Maharishi’s ‘utility chic’ pieces epitomized uniformity, street wear, and even tribalism.
The graphic camouflage references and rustic colour palette allowed technology to meet nature, reflecting much of the brands previous collections. The loose silhouettes also reflect ongoing themes of religious devotion and contemporary gang member style… take the robe like jackets inspired by Tibetan Buddest monks, Military overalls and badges. Not to mention every model wore a pair of Hi Tech Army training shoes known to be England and Germany’s long term supplier.
The fusion of complex subcultures and moral codes all embody the idea of East meeting west, the collection pushes boundaries and ruffles the norms of what is expected on today’s high fashion catwalks.