What Fashion Week is like for Kristen Hammond, “the person behind New York Fashion Week.”

6 emerging designers to know this fashion month who are showing their collections in New York, London, Milan and Paris.

The Guardian rounds up 12 New York Fashion Week designers to watch.

An interesting read at Fashionista: “There is still plenty of exciting talent happening in New York, but without a captive, international audience, it will be hard for these brands to grow. “

Fab Links from Our Members

Slim Cat wanted to share this BBC article about the clothes that shook the world.

kkards thought this was an interesting read on the evolution of street wear and fashion weeks as we move into a new age.

She also enjoyed browsing these Oscars 2020 photos.

There are a lot of scarf tying videos out there. This one really appealed to Vildy as a short person because the suggestions seem to give more control over the volume.

Runcarla found it interesting how so many of these folks used vintage or thrifted clothing to create their looks for the first day of New York Fashion Week.

Suntiger directs us to the Pantone colours for Fall/Winter 2020.

Vildy suggests having a look at KarenBritchick’s video interview series if you are interested in non-commercial street style looks.

Suz liked this Guardian article on how to wear denim sustainably.

Shevia has not watched Netflix’s Next in Fashion, but found this story illuminating about how far we all still have to go.

Kari is loving this plus-sized NYFW collection by Rene Tyler, especially the floaty black & white gown, and the swingy sparkly gown. 

She is also super interested to see the MFIT Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse exhibition.

Nuancedream found it fascinating how the constraints of the Victorian and Edwardian eras were finally discarded in the 1920s and how that influenced fashion.

Lesley loves Grown and Curvy Woman: “I basically want most of her wardrobe, and she puts things together delightfully. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we get to the place where the standard-sized (for lack of a better term) were jealous of plus-sized wardrobes for a change?”