At last September is here! Known as the most important months in the fashion industry, September will see the annual fashion weeks taking place in the four biggest cities for fashion: New York, Paris, London and Milan. So, prepare to feast your eyes with the freshest and the most-creative designs from major fashion houses on the runway along with the latest fashion news on our fashion news column. Do come back every Thursday to keep up with what you might have missed!
NYFW Highlights: Ralph Lauren
Taking place at Ralph Lauren’s garage, the brand’s Spring/Summer 2018 took inspirations from automobiles’ speed and style as can be seen in its myriads of clothing designs for men and women that ranges from long coats, office wears, dapper suits matched with equestrian pants, double straps dress and two piece consists of high-necked top and tulle ball gown. Models Kendall Jenner and Presley Grabber were spotted on the runway.
NYFW Highlights: Naeem Khan
Indian-American designer Naeem Khan unveiled its Spring/Summer 2018 collection combining inspirations from India, Spain and Russia that comes in a mix of clothing ranges from tea length dress, one shoulder dress with drapes, fringe dresses and fabulous long-sleeve crop top paired with white tulle skirt. However, the highlight of the collection is without a doubt the floral head and jewellery (read: nose ring) pieces.
NYFW Highlights: Calvin Klein
Raf Simons presented a range of bright, evocative colours and horror-movie inspired designs for his Spring/Summer 2018 collection during New York Fashion Week. The models strutted down the runway dressed in dinner uniform, denim, Andy Warhol prints on shirts and pants, long fringe dresses and ruby nightgowns along with Western-inspired outfits. Cindy Crawford's 16-year-old daughter Kaia Gerber made her debut at the event.
NYFW Highlights: Maryam Nassir Zadeh
A fun and playful collection was showcased by fashion designer Maryam Nassir Zadeh at downtown Manhattan as part of New York Fashion Week. The Spring/Summer 2018 collection featured swimwear over daywear, ruffled dresses, sleeved dresses and crop singlet top paired with 90s knee-length back pockets pants with additional of knot belt and simple necklace.
NYFW Highlights: Jeremy Scott
Jeremy Scott celebrated his 20th anniversary with a bang! During New York Fashion Week, the designer’s Spring/Summer collection paraded a number of eclectic and flamboyant designs: printed designs on T-shirts, swim suit over jacket paired with baseball cap and knee-length boots, moto jackets covered with huge, coloured crystals on the male model and deconstructed sweatshirt with camo pants and fishnet bodysuit. The show also seen a throng of supermodels (and Scott’s fan), such as Liberty Ross, Coco Rocha, Joan Smalls, Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss, Jourdan Dunn, Charlotte Free and Devon Aoki.
NYFW Highlights: Tory Burch
Tory Burch hosted a garden fashion show at Smithsonian Design Museum to unveil its latest Spring/Summer2018 collection that comes in fresh prints, patterns and colours ranging from white, blue and yellow. The collection also showed dresses, T-shirts to a daring bikini over jacket and colourful jumpsuit. The collection was inspired by influential interior designer David Hicks.
Taylor Swift x Bulgari
Pop diva Taylor Swift was spotted wearing Bulgari Serpenti necklace and bracelets on her latest video music single “Look What You Made Me Do”. Whether you are a fan or not, one can’t deny that her serpent jewelleries are surely eye-catching!
Paul Smith A/W17
British fashion house Paul Smith released its Autumn/Winter 2017 collection with a humorous approach and surrealist theme by blending family portraits with parlour games. In the fashion ads, some models were covered with paper bags while sporting modern overcoats, bright shirts with repeating monkey and feather prints alongside floral motifs. The collection also offers leather accessories and shoes.
Style Guide: Alessandro Borghi in Gucci
During the 74th Annual Venice Film Festival, Italian actor Alessandro Borghi was spotted wearing sky blue slim shirt with black soft five pockets pant, black signature slip-onsneakers from Gucci’s Fall Winter’ 17-18 collection.
Dolce & Gabbana’s The One Campaign
Game of Thrones stars Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington’s video campaign for Dolce & Gabbana’s The One fragrance has finally arrived. The two actors stared in different video ads where they roam the streets of Italy and embraced the culture wholeheartedly clad in smart and elegant outfits respectively.
Chanel’s F/W Eyewear Campaign
Luxury fashion house Chanel has unveiled its latest eyewear frames collection featuring round-frame, aviator spectacle and butterfly-inspired shades. Dutch model Luna Bijil, who walked in the Chanel Cruise’ 17, fronts the campaign appearing in a series of monochrome portraits lensed by Karl Lagerfeld himself.
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