• NYFW: The Best Nail Trends From Fall/Winter 2020

    7 monthes ago - By Essence

    Fall has always been the perfect time of year to rock vampy lips, smoky eyes, and oxblood nail polish. Perhaps, it's the reason why dozens of models hit the runway donning moody manicures this season of New York Fashion Week. Nail artists complemented the Fall/ Winter 2020 collections from Christian Cowan, The Blonds, and more with edgy nail designs that spoke to our dark side and awakened our inner rockstars. “I wanted to celebrate the playfulness yet the edgy feel of the collection with fierce embellished nails,” said Gina Edwards, who created a set of matte black coffin nails bedazzled...
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  • NYFW: Sukeina Fall/Winter 2020 Runway Show

    7 monthes ago - By Essence

    Known for his high-impact pieces with intricate details and folds, Senegalese couturier Omar Salam's Sukenia clothing line is a Naomi Campell favorite. This was Salam's first NYFW presentation however, he has a popular name throughout the fashion industry and even presented at ESSENCE Fashion House in 2019. From the precision in the models' walks to the bold feathers and avant-garde ruffles that lead his design aesthetic, Salam's approach to fashion lies within his preciseness and appreciation for the modern woman. Each model's look hugged their curves in form-fitting attire with bold hues...
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  • NYFW: Fe Noel Fall/Winter 2020 Runway Show

    7 monthes ago - By Essence

    To close out fashion week, Fe Noel made its NYFW debut. The brand has continued to pay homage to the black experience in West Indian/African countries through its colorful pieces. “A Daughter Of The Soul” is what read on the show description that was left on each seat. The show started with a short film created by Itaysha Jordan, a longtime collaborator with ESSENCE magazine. Felisha Noel, who is a Grenadian Brooklyn based designer and owner of the line has created a much-deserved buzz in the industry. Her fashion show was a family reunion of black industry insiders that have seen her...
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  • NYFW: Cushnie Fall/Winter 2020 Lookbook

    7 monthes ago - By Essence

    Inspired by the incredible beauty of the graphic whitewashed walls and interior of the Medici Chapel, the Cushnie Fall/Winter 2020 collection is a contrast between graphic angular lines and delicate Grecian inspired draping. The Cushnie fall color palette is grounded in graphic black, white, navy and night violet against contrasting tones of delicate iris, chartreuse, and primrose. Founded by Carly Cushnie, her new collection is where “structure meets fluidity in silhouettes that follow the lines and curves of the female form.” Opting out of an NYFW runway event, the Cushnie brand...
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  • NYFW: Aliétte Fall/Winter 2020 Runway Show

    7 monthes ago - By Essence

    The Aliétte Fall/Winter 2020 ready-to-wear collection is dedicated to the ever-changing role of the modern woman. Designer, Jason Rembert, draws his inspiration from the '70s, a time of opulence and fun. Interpretations include rust-colored jumpsuits and bold colored hues of mango and teal as well as accessories such as hand-embroidered glass beaded belts and footwear provided by Giuseppe Zanotti. Rembert revealed that he designed much of the collection with his personal style in mind and it merges music and fashion. “Back to the days of musicians having their own fashion identity and not...
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  • Nicholas K Fall/Winter 2020

    Nicholas K Fall/Winter 2020

    7 monthes ago - By Fashion Week

    Nicholas K Fall/Winter 2020
    Represented by EB Consults Worldwide.
    This season is a tribute to universality and diversity. The success of our movement toward direct to consumer continues to drive us toward creating products which have universal appeal but are inherently unique.”
    In today's ever-changing fashion climate, close connections to the consumer is the primary focus of Nicholas K. Having opened their first brick & mortar retail store in the Fall of 2018 on Broome Street in Soho, sibling designers Nicholas and Christopher Kunz have seen fiscal and informational jumps for their...
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