New York Fashion Week begins in the midst of Covid
Britain’s astonishing Christian Cowan helped open New York Fashion Week with sequins, feathers, and a riot of little T-shirts of love for what he now calls his hometown.
Experiments, Play, and Glitter: Coronavirus-influenced New York Fashion Week is underway at the Fall / Winter 2022 show by Proenza Schouler and Christian Cowan.
Presented on Friday at Manhattan’s trendy East Village art gallery, the New York brand Pro Enza Schooler shaped and contrasted a fitted waist with a loose or slightly rounded skirt.
Designer Lazaro Hernandez says the aim is to exaggerate and juxtapose the various shapes in response to “the recent obsession with social media and showing everyone’s body.” Said.
Model Bella Hadid is dressed in buttoned sleeves, accented shoulders and a black velvet hooded top, giving it a Catwoman feel.
“Experiment and play are important, and probably more important than ever,” Proenza said of the collection.
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Glamor and glitter
Dressed with Lady Gaga and rapper Cardi B and Lil Nas X, Christian Cowan is at the observation deck above the One World Trade Center skyscraper, which replaced the fallen twin towers on September 11. Announced his collection.
The show had a nightclub feel and emphasized the British designer’s preference for glitter and charm.
In front of the runway, the label made fun of fans with what might be in the store by posting all the images of “Freedom Tower” in pink on the Instagram page.
Despite the pandemic limitations and preparations for the upset of the Omicron variant, several other brands have chosen face-to-face shows, including Michael Kors, Artuzara, Tory Burch, Brandon Maxwell, and Telfer.
Notable absent was Tom Ford, chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), which hosts the event.
He was scheduled to close next Wednesday, but was canceled at the end of January due to a surge in Covid-19 cases within the team.
Over the last few years, New York has had to deal with celebrities who have decided to skip the event in favor of exhibiting their latest collection elsewhere.
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