It's NY Fashion Week PLUS there are about twenty million other red carpet events happening concurrently. I am seeing runway shows in my sleep. Steam is coming out of my ears because my brain is churning so hard. Luckily my internal CPU is powered by red wine and I am happy to report that there's no shortage of that around here.
For the sake of efficiency I'm going to synthesize NYFW Spring 2018 Ready to Wear (to date) by plucking out a few of my favorite looks and putting them forward haphazardly. For instance, cast your gaze upward at Gigi Hadid in Tom Ford. This is what the future looks like in my head: modern yet distinctly feminine. The draping on this piece is exquisite. Onward:
Reem Acra had a strong showing. It pained me to have to choose one look so let's consider this gown a representation of all that was glorious in this collection. And there was much glory indeed. Head over to Vogue.com to see the full slideshow.
Somewhere deep in the heart of every girl is the desire to wear this exact Carolina Herrera dress during the day and this one in the evening:
Side note: Apparently my version of NY Fashion Week is mostly about gowns. I'm okay with that view. Clearly:
This reminds me of when you order a hand-shaved ice and they pour the cherry syrup on top and you salivate as you watch it spread across your chilled treat. And, yes, I'd like to wear said chilled treat in the form of this Oscar de la Renta confection.
I want to pick her up and twirl her around. Then I went to wrestle her to the floor and steal her Rosie Assouline frock.
The J Mendel show was DELICIOUS:
And it also included tons of fur accents. At this juncture I am going to press a finger to my own lips indicating I should speak no more and simply allow J Mendel's tremendous looks to communicate...