Also: I love dedication. Let me see that slice of midriff, that sparkly belly button ring, that lower-back tattoo. The Garment District really is a crossroads for trade, says Jeannie. Hearing Anna and Batsheva talk about contractors, patternmakers, suppliers that they work with.
After leaving my first friend, I sauntered away to meet Tashjian for Ukrainian food at Veselka. When I posted to Twitter that I would be writing about this matter, my friend and writer Hannah Tindle chimed in with a pic of herself wearing a saucy black Roberto Cavalli dress with-you guessed it-a glitzy thin useless black scarf tied around her neck.
The collection is grounded by Muaddi's signature blunted heel and uses AWGE's and Rocky's iconography and signatures throughout. A crystal butterfly that adorns a perspex mule is pulled from AWGE's recurring butterfly motif, an homage to AAP Yams who had a giant birthmark on his face that we said resembled the butterfly, Rocky explains.
Mai's debt to Galliano and his years at Margiela is clear in the bias draping of both a silver lurex panne velvet halter dress and a black flocked dot tulle and lace shawl collar godet gown. The curves of Cristobal Balenciaga and the mid-century photography of Irving Penn and Richard Avedon that www.goldengoosers.com captured them are obvious influences on the sculptural skirt volumes of his strapless and racer-back party dresses, but equally, he credits the pink frock Carrie Bradshaw famously faints in at Lincoln Center in Sex and the City.