NEW YORK FASHION WEEK #NYFW | THE BLONDS | SPRING/SUMMER ‘16 | PHOTOS BY: @MATTEPROJECTS @LARUFOTO @ORIBE

 

Photos by: Luis Antonio Ruiz Photography @larufoto | @matteproject for @oribe

Featuring: THE BLONDS @theblondsny @davidblond @phillipeblond
Key Hair: Kien Hoang @kienhoang for Oribe Hair Care @oribe
Hair Team: Oribe Hair Care Team Louis Orozco @louisorozcoMadison Christian Ceja @christiancrush_oribe | Nathan Nguyen @nathanlibra Jennifer Singleton @jennyfakeig Jade Deveraturda @rat_atttack Yanin Colmenero @yanin_colmenero for Umbrella Salon @umbrellasalon @milkstudios @cndworld

#theblonds #theblondsny #nyfw #oribe #oribehair #cfda #umbrellasalon #umbrellahair #oribeobsessed #ss16 #oribepro #modernsalon #umbrellasalon #inspire #runway #backstage #nyfw16 #ny #womenswear #bts #model #hair #yannickdis #milkstudios #milkstudiosnyc #kienhoang #cndfortheblonds #cndatfashionweek #scottewalt #matteproject #larufoto

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK #NYFW | CHROMAT | SPRING/SUMMER ‘16

 

Featuring: CHROMAT @chromat @chromat_party
Key Hair: Amy Farid @therealamyfarid for Oribe Hair Care @oribe
Hair Team: Oribe Hair Care Team Kien Hoang @kienhoang Christian Ceja @christiancrush_oribe | Nathan Nguyen @nathanlibra Yanin Colmenero @yanin_colmenero Jade Deveraturda @rat_attack Anna Draganova @annadraganova86 Jennifer Singleton @jennyfakeig for Umbrella Salon @umbrellasalon @milkstudios @milkstudiosnyc
@made you look

#chromat #chromat_party #momentumSS16 #MADEfw #nyfw #oribe #oribehair #umbrellasalon #umbrellahair #oribeobsessed #ss16 #oribepro #modernsalon #umbrellasalon #inspire #runway #backstage #nyss16 #ny #womenswear #bts #model #hair #amyfarid #therealamyfarid #madeyoulook #chromatbabes #genpop

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK #NYFW | SALLY LAPOINTE | SPRING/SUMMER ‘16

 

Featuring: SALLY LAPOINTE @sally_lapointe
Key Hair: James Pecis @jamespecis for Oribe Hair Care @oribe
Hair Team: Oribe Hair Care Team | Yanin Colmenero @yanin_colmenero Jade Deveraturda @rat_attack for Umbrella Salon @umbrellasalon @skylightnyc @voguemagazine

#sallylapointe #nyfw #oribe #oribehair #umbrellasalon #umbrellahair #oribeobsessed #ss16 #oribepro #modernsalon #umbrellasalon #inspire #runway #backstage #nyfw16 #ny #skylightnyc #bts #womenswear #bts #model #hair #jamespecis #voguemagazine

PANORAMIC | NEW YORK FASHION WEEK | SPRING/SUMMER 2015

RICHIE RICH PRESENTS PANORAMIC

RICHIE RICH Presents PANORAMIC @richierichworld Backstage S/S'15 Capsule Collection Styling by Chloe Fernandez and Stevie Bow @sbshades #sbshades Jewelry @heartandnoble Key Make-Up:  @niko_cd for NARS Cosmetics Key Hair: Kien Hoang for Oribe Hair Care @Oribe @Umbrellasalon #OribeHair #Umbrellasalon My Team @yanin_blancanieves @louisorozcomadison @nathanlibra @adam_livermore @killpretty @davidenychair @ivolimon @kellypeachbeauty @stylistbiancag_ @lapetiterozay @kenn_lee_ @tfortalia @nobodyattacksbears #panoramic #NYFW #richierichworld #WARHOL #Oribe @madisonsalon #madisonsalon @muzesalon by @hautestreet #hautestreet @nathanlibra  @yanin_c @lapetiterozay  #umbrellasalon #oribehair #oribe #umbrellahair #oribeobsessed #mbfw #nyfw #ny #newyork #fashionweek #ss15  #modernsalon @modernsalon

ECKHAUS LATTA | BACKSTAGE NYFW | SS 2015 | DAZEDDIGITAL

Hair by Ramona Eschbach

Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta, the talented young designers behind brand-on-the-rise Eckhaus Latta, avoided referencing any concrete concepts for their Spring/Summer 2015 collection. The design duo focused on textiles treated with rust and interesting cuts that fused creativity with wearability. Lead hairstylist Ramona Eschbach created two looks with rope braids—one down and one up—for the girls and a highly textured look for the guys to complement the clothes. “The hair was inspired by the texture of the clothes, so we wanted something rough and unfinished,” said Eschbach.

Key Hair: Ramona Eschbach for Jed Root. Hair: Oribe Hair Care Team. Yanin Colmenero | Umbrella Salon, Roz Corpuz | Umbrella Salon, Jan-Michael Macutay | Umbrella Salon. Special Thanks to Talia Thomas of Oribe Hair Care.

Photos by: Paolo Musa for DazedDigital.com; Oribe.com

OSTWALD-HELGASON | NEW YORK FASHION WEEK | RTW SPRING 2015 | NOWFASHION

There was something that felt a bit like an Army medic or a Girl Scout at the Ostwald Helgason show, even though the notes point to East Germany. Maybe the clash between the scarcity in the region before the toppling of the wall and the longing for beauty there is akin to how a particularly creative woman might do to individualize and feminize her uniform -- adding crocheted embellishments to the collar, and switching drab polos out with glinting thread -- but that's at least what it felt like. Even the color palette, military green and cargo beige to a burnt orange and sky blue, as well as the fabrications, burlap to organza, told this story.

But no matter which story you looked to, there was a heavy utility focus with Velcro straps and oversized pockets amongst them, and a dash of sex appeal with wrap skirts exposing the upper thigh while slashed back seams of button-ups put on a little show. The result was beautiful in a Solange knowledge, quirky type of way. In fact, it seemed she was present there on the runway as a baby blue version of her MET Gala look done in organza flitted amongst the procession.

Key Hair: Ramona Eschbach for Jed Root. Oribe Hair Care Team. Kien Hoang for Oribe Hair Care. Yanin Colmenero | Umbrella Salon

Photo by: Gio Staiano

SALLY LAPOINTE | NEW YORK FASHION WEEK | SPRING/SUMMER 2015 | VOGUE ESPANA

SALLY LAPOINTE’S POWERFULLY FEMININE COLLECTIONS ARE KNOWN FOR LINEAR SILHOUETTES AND PRECISE TAILORING, BRINGING A FRESH POINT OF VIEW TO WOMEN’S FASHION. LAPOINTE’S DISTINCTIVE SENSIBILITY CONVEYS A BOLD SENSE
OF CONFIDENCE AND A QUIET ALLURE.

DESIGNED AND PRODUCED IN NEW YORK CITY, SALLY LAPOINTE IS A DESIGNER COLLECTION OFFERING INTRICATELY CUSTOMIZED FABRICS AND PRINTS IN PRECISE CONSTRUCTIONS AND MINIMAL COLOR PALETTES, GIVING THE WEARER A SENSE OF EASE IN THE GARMENTS. THE SALLY LAPOINTE WOMAN IS A SOPHISTICATE WITH DARK INCLINATIONS.

BORN IN MASSACHUSETTS, SALLY LAPOINTE BEGAN HER EDUCATION IN FINE ARTS AT AN EARLY AGE. ATTRACTED TO PAINTING AND SCULPTURE FOR THEIR ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EMOTIONS THROUGH COLOR AND TEXTURE, LAPOINTE
WAS FASCINATED WITH CREATING OBJECTS THAT BOTH EXPLORED PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND ELICITED A VISCERAL RESPONSE FROM OTHERS.

LAPOINTE GRADUATED WITH A BFA IN APPAREL DESIGN FROM THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN IN 2006. TEAMING UP WITH FELLOW RISD GRADUATE SARAH ADELSON, IN 2010 THEY MOVED NEW YORK CITY AND FOUNDED
THE EPONYMOUS COLLECTION.

SALLY LAPOINTE COLLECTIONS CONTINUE TO RECEIVE ACCOLADES FROM PRESS, CELEBRITIES AND RETAILERS. IN 2013, LAPOINTE WAS NAMED ONE OF FORBES’ 30 UNDER 30 IN ART + DESIGN, AND PROFILED IN PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS HARPER’S BAZAAR AND THE NEW YORK TIMES. HER COLLECTIONS HAVE BEEN WORN BY CELEBRITIES SUCH AS
EMILY BLUNT, KATY PERRY, RITA ORA, LADY GAGA, CIARA AND KIM KARDASHIAN.

SALLY LAPOINTE COLLECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT LUXURY RETAILERS INCLUDING BERGDORF GOODMAN IN NEW YORK, AND SPECIALTY BOUTIQUES THROUGHOUT THE US, CANADA, RUSSIA, CHINA AND THE MIDDLE EAST.

Foto: © InDigital

Key Hair: Yannick D'IS. Hair: Kien Hoang, Louis Orozco for Oribe Hair Care, Dan Nguyen | Lure Salon, Yanin Colmenero | Umbrella Salon, Roz Corpuz | Umbrella Salon. Stylist: Natasha Royt. Make-up: Kabuki by MAC. Special Thanks to Talia Thomas of Oribe Hair Care.

VFILES | ZDDZ | RTW SPRING/SUMMER 2015 | STYLE.COM

ZDDZ BY DASHA SELYANOVA

By Lee Carter for Style.com

There's something about a group show that brings out a festive spirit. At VFiles tonight—following a feel-good video message about togetherness from top model Carolyn Murphy—four relatively unknown men's and women's designers from around the world each presented a mini-collection to encouraging hoots and hollers from the audience. The receptive crowd included plenty of colorful downtown stars and Tumblr sensations, as well as enough bold-faced mentors—most notably, Calvin Klein's men's creative director Italo Zucchelli, who was all smiles—to keep the fresh-faced young things giddy with excitement well into the wee hours. Or, however late the VFiles x Def Jam DJ Championship, which doubled as the after-party, raged on. 

The democratic process of allowing designers anywhere to upload pictures and videos of their work to VFiles naturally favors extremes in shapes, colors, and concepts. The first and most promising of the group, Tigran Avestiyan, exhibited these in spades. The graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, who returned to his native Russia to found his label, based his collection on five actual bottles of name-brand fragrances he bought from duty-free stores in airports and fused them together into one unwieldy bottle that his models carried in clear plastic bags. They also wore tunics and shorts with a mishmash of crinkles and flashes of the words "Duty Free"—just enough to suggest cellophane packaging. The designer's message, that of the corruptive, corrosive nature of globalism, came through loud and clear. "It's good to be outside of fashion, seeing it from a distance," he said with a grin backstage, quickly adding, "Not that I wouldn't love to work in New York!" 

Next up was Hye Gin Hamm. Graduating from Parsons earlier this year, she drew inspiration from, she said, "a mix of American and Korean cultures," specifically, American denim and bulky silhouettes evocative of traditional Korean monks. Careful hand-bleaching of each oversized and layered item gave the collection an alluringly timeless, placeless quality. Showings by ZDDZ's Dasha Selyanova, another Russian, and Detto Kazuma of D.TT.K, both of whom produced highly graphic, slightly athletic collections, rounded out the very international showcase. 

Given the excellent IRL platform of VFiles, which is only a year old, it'll be interesting to see how these young hopefuls matriculate through the global fashion system. "It was challenging to choose four designers out of the hundreds who entered," said founder Julie Anne Quay, "but we work closely with our community and mentors [to look] for a point of view, salability, quality, and that's something special."

Key Hair: Kien Hoang | Oribe Hair Care.  Hair: Louis Orozco | Oribe Hair Care, Dan Nguyen | Oribe Hair Care, Coby Alcantar, Tony Caldwell, Jami Symons, Ashley Brecken, Christian Ceja-Compin | Oribe Hair Care, Mandee Hernandez, Kristen Keller, Nathan Nguyen | Umbrella Salon, Yanin Colmenero | Umbrella Salon, Karla Fenton | Umbrella Salon, Ronnie Stam | Oribe Hair Care.  Special Thanks to Talia Thomas of Oribe Hair Care.

Photo: Gianni Pucci / Indigitalimages.Com

VFILES | D.TT.K | RTW SPRING/SUMMER 2015 | STYLE.COM

DETTO KAZUMA OF D.TT.K

By Lee Carter for Style.com

There's something about a group show that brings out a festive spirit. At VFiles tonight—following a feel-good video message about togetherness from top model Carolyn Murphy—four relatively unknown men's and women's designers from around the world each presented a mini-collection to encouraging hoots and hollers from the audience. The receptive crowd included plenty of colorful downtown stars and Tumblr sensations, as well as enough bold-faced mentors—most notably, Calvin Klein's men's creative director Italo Zucchelli, who was all smiles—to keep the fresh-faced young things giddy with excitement well into the wee hours. Or, however late the VFiles x Def Jam DJ Championship, which doubled as the after-party, raged on. 

The democratic process of allowing designers anywhere to upload pictures and videos of their work to VFiles naturally favors extremes in shapes, colors, and concepts. The first and most promising of the group, Tigran Avestiyan, exhibited these in spades. The graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, who returned to his native Russia to found his label, based his collection on five actual bottles of name-brand fragrances he bought from duty-free stores in airports and fused them together into one unwieldy bottle that his models carried in clear plastic bags. They also wore tunics and shorts with a mishmash of crinkles and flashes of the words "Duty Free"—just enough to suggest cellophane packaging. The designer's message, that of the corruptive, corrosive nature of globalism, came through loud and clear. "It's good to be outside of fashion, seeing it from a distance," he said with a grin backstage, quickly adding, "Not that I wouldn't love to work in New York!" 

Next up was Hye Gin Hamm. Graduating from Parsons earlier this year, she drew inspiration from, she said, "a mix of American and Korean cultures," specifically, American denim and bulky silhouettes evocative of traditional Korean monks. Careful hand-bleaching of each oversized and layered item gave the collection an alluringly timeless, placeless quality. Showings by ZDDZ's Dasha Selyanova, another Russian, and Detto Kazuma of D.TT.K, both of whom produced highly graphic, slightly athletic collections, rounded out the very international showcase. 

Given the excellent IRL platform of VFiles, which is only a year old, it'll be interesting to see how these young hopefuls matriculate through the global fashion system. "It was challenging to choose four designers out of the hundreds who entered," said founder Julie Anne Quay, "but we work closely with our community and mentors [to look] for a point of view, salability, quality, and that's something special."

Key Hair: Kien Hoang | Oribe Hair Care.  Hair: Louis Orozco | Oribe Hair Care, Dan Nguyen | Oribe Hair Care, Coby Alcantar, Tony Caldwell, Jami Symons, Ashley Brecken, Christian Ceja-Compin | Oribe Hair Care, Mandee Hernandez, Kristen Keller, Nathan Nguyen | Umbrella Salon, Yanin Colmenero | Umbrella Salon, Karla Fenton | Umbrella Salon, Ronnie Stam | Oribe Hair Care.  Special Thanks to Talia Thomas of Oribe Hair Care.

VFILES | HAMM | RTW SPRING/SUMMER 2015 | STYLE.COM

HYE GIN HAMM

By Lee Carter for Style.com

There's something about a group show that brings out a festive spirit. At VFiles tonight—following a feel-good video message about togetherness from top model Carolyn Murphy—four relatively unknown men's and women's designers from around the world each presented a mini-collection to encouraging hoots and hollers from the audience. The receptive crowd included plenty of colorful downtown stars and Tumblr sensations, as well as enough bold-faced mentors—most notably, Calvin Klein's men's creative director Italo Zucchelli, who was all smiles—to keep the fresh-faced young things giddy with excitement well into the wee hours. Or, however late the VFiles x Def Jam DJ Championship, which doubled as the after-party, raged on. 

The democratic process of allowing designers anywhere to upload pictures and videos of their work to VFiles naturally favors extremes in shapes, colors, and concepts. The first and most promising of the group, Tigran Avestiyan, exhibited these in spades. The graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, who returned to his native Russia to found his label, based his collection on five actual bottles of name-brand fragrances he bought from duty-free stores in airports and fused them together into one unwieldy bottle that his models carried in clear plastic bags. They also wore tunics and shorts with a mishmash of crinkles and flashes of the words "Duty Free"—just enough to suggest cellophane packaging. The designer's message, that of the corruptive, corrosive nature of globalism, came through loud and clear. "It's good to be outside of fashion, seeing it from a distance," he said with a grin backstage, quickly adding, "Not that I wouldn't love to work in New York!" 


Next up was Hye Gin Hamm. Graduating from Parsons earlier this year, she drew inspiration from, she said, "a mix of American and Korean cultures," specifically, American denim and bulky silhouettes evocative of traditional Korean monks. Careful hand-bleaching of each oversized and layered item gave the collection an alluringly timeless, placeless quality. Showings by ZDDZ's Dasha Selyanova, another Russian, and Detto Kazuma of D.TT.K, both of whom produced highly graphic, slightly athletic collections, rounded out the very international showcase. 

Given the excellent IRL platform of VFiles, which is only a year old, it'll be interesting to see how these young hopefuls matriculate through the global fashion system. "It was challenging to choose four designers out of the hundreds who entered," said founder Julie Anne Quay, "but we work closely with our community and mentors [to look] for a point of view, salability, quality, and that's something special."

Key Hair: Kien Hoang | Oribe Hair Care.  Hair: Louis Orozco | Oribe Hair Care, Dan Nguyen | Oribe Hair Care, Coby Alcantar, Tony Caldwell, Jami Symons, Ashley Brecken, Christian Ceja-Compin | Oribe Hair Care, Mandee Hernandez, Kristen Keller, Nathan Nguyen | Umbrella Salon, Yanin Colmenero | Umbrella Salon, Karla Fenton | Umbrella Salon, Ronnie Stam | Oribe Hair Care.  Special Thanks to Talia Thomas of Oribe Hair Care.

VFILES | TIGRAN | RTW SPRING/SUMMER 2015 | STYLE.COM

By Lee Carter for Style.com

There's something about a group show that brings out a festive spirit. At VFiles tonight—following a feel-good video message about togetherness from top model Carolyn Murphy—four relatively unknown men's and women's designers from around the world each presented a mini-collection to encouraging hoots and hollers from the audience. The receptive crowd included plenty of colorful downtown stars and Tumblr sensations, as well as enough bold-faced mentors—most notably, Calvin Klein's men's creative director Italo Zucchelli, who was all smiles—to keep the fresh-faced young things giddy with excitement well into the wee hours. Or, however late the VFiles x Def Jam DJ Championship, which doubled as the after-party, raged on. 

The democratic process of allowing designers anywhere to upload pictures and videos of their work to VFiles naturally favors extremes in shapes, colors, and concepts. The first and most promising of the group, Tigran Avestiyan, exhibited these in spades. The graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, who returned to his native Russia to found his label, based his collection on five actual bottles of name-brand fragrances he bought from duty-free stores in airports and fused them together into one unwieldy bottle that his models carried in clear plastic bags. They also wore tunics and shorts with a mishmash of crinkles and flashes of the words "Duty Free"—just enough to suggest cellophane packaging. The designer's message, that of the corruptive, corrosive nature of globalism, came through loud and clear. "It's good to be outside of fashion, seeing it from a distance," he said with a grin backstage, quickly adding, "Not that I wouldn't love to work in New York!" 

Next up was Hye Gin Hamm. Graduating from Parsons earlier this year, she drew inspiration from, she said, "a mix of American and Korean cultures," specifically, American denim and bulky silhouettes evocative of traditional Korean monks. Careful hand-bleaching of each oversized and layered item gave the collection an alluringly timeless, placeless quality. Showings by ZDDZ's Dasha Selyanova, another Russian, and Detto Kazuma of D.TT.K, both of whom produced highly graphic, slightly athletic collections, rounded out the very international showcase. 

Given the excellent IRL platform of VFiles, which is only a year old, it'll be interesting to see how these young hopefuls matriculate through the global fashion system. "It was challenging to choose four designers out of the hundreds who entered," said founder Julie Anne Quay, "but we work closely with our community and mentors [to look] for a point of view, salability, quality, and that's something special."

TIGRAN AVESTIYAN

Key Hair: Kien Hoang | Oribe Hair Care.  Hair: Louis Orozco | Oribe Hair Care, Dan Nguyen | Oribe Hair Care, Coby Alcantar, Tony Caldwell, Jami Symons, Ashley Brecken, Christian Ceja-Compin | Oribe Hair Care, Mandee Hernandez, Kristen Keller, Nathan Nguyen | Umbrella Salon, Yanin Colmenero | Umbrella Salon, Karla Fenton | Umbrella Salon, Ronnie Stam | Oribe Hair Care.  Special Thanks to Talia Thomas of Oribe Hair Care.

VFiles Announces the New Group of Designers Showing at Its Spring 2015 NYFW Show

BY KARIZZA SANCHEZ FOR COMPLEX.COM

VFiles' New York Fashion Week show is returning this fall with a whole new crop of talent. 

The online fashion community just announced the roster for its spring 2015 show, and it looks like audiences will be treated to collections by talents from around the world. On Sept. 3, Moscow-based Tigran Avetisyan of Tigran and Tokyo-based Detto Kazuma of DTTK, both menswear labels, as well as  New York-based Hygein Hamm of denim label Hamm, and London-based Dasha Selyanova of womenswear label ZDDZ will show their lines in a show that has become a marquee event on the NYFW calendar. The talent was chosen by the VFiles team, with help from Calvin Klein creative director Italo Zucchelli, fashion editor and Vogue editor-at-large Candy Pratts Price, and stylist Mel Ottenberg—industry experts who'll also act as judges and mentors for the program. 

VFiles made its NYFW debut last September, with designers Gypsy Sport, Ammerman Schlösberg, Steven Tai and Sam Mc. In February, it presented its VFILES MADE FASHION 2 show, which introduced Hyein Seo, Melitta Baumeister, and ASSK, who have since been co-signed by Rihanna

You can always count on VFiles to help put people on the map. 

Look out for select pieces from Tigram, DTTK, Jamm, and ZDDZ at VFiles' SoHo shop after the show.