The show must go on
New york Fashion Week ended on a high note even as snow wreaked fashion havoc.
our time,” he said, adding that Macy’s has been selling a lot of coats.
At the Lincoln Center tents, Daiki Nagai, 20, of Tokyo, stood shivering under an awning. The university student and two of his friends had the plaza, usually crowded with fashionistas and industry folk during the shows, pretty much to themselves as clumps of wet snow swirled around them.
“I’m waiting for models,” said the math major. “But I haven’t seen any.”
Oscar-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o is a breakout fashion star as much as she’s a breakout movie star. If anyone didn’t know that already, they knew it after she made her first appearance at New York Fashion Week last Thursday.
Arriving at the Calvin Klein run- way show, dressed in pale pink, she was pursued by a crush of photographers, and she looked as stunning as she has all awards season.
The 12 Years A Slave actress has established a strong relationship with Calvin Klein, said the label’s designer, Francisco Costa, adding he was thrilled that she wore one of his dresses to accept her Critics’ Choice award.
“We were very, very thrilled that she wore that amazing dress,” he said. “Seeing that picture with her award it was just magnificent, because she is a very urban woman. She’s very intelligent, extremely talented and very cool, very today. And I think that dress made a very iconic moment for us.”
On the runway, Costa presented a series of minimalist but inviting outfits, mostly knits. When a soft, fuzzy coat in ivory mohair came out, you could almost hear the crowd sigh, so perfect was it for
Simplicity speaks: On the runway, Calvin Klein presented a series of minimalist but inviting outfits, mostly knits. — aP