Prabal Gurung Takes on South Asian Inspired Fashion Pieces
American-Nepalese Designer, Prabal Gurung, made a rich blend of traditional materials and patterns in the fall 2019 collection. He created an ikat-print dress with sari draping, a whole series of pieces made from that colourful Varanasi brocade, and velvet pieces alight with hand-painted metallic ombré illustrations of the Taj Mahal and various other South Asian landmarks. All eyes were also on Bella Hadid when she nailed the black velvet gown with ruffle-details on the neckline.
Nguyen Cong Tri Made A Hot Debut
Vietnamese Designer Nguyen Cong Tri made his hot debut at New York Fashion Week 2019. First known as the designer behind Katy Perry’s unique stage costumes, it is the first time that the designer presented his ready-to-wear collections in one of the biggest fashion city annual events this year.
Without leaving his trademark for whimsical embellishment details and oversized pieces, he showcased more classic and elegant dresses in the latest collection. Themed as “A Walk of Stars”, leading models such as Winnie Harlow, Josephine Skriver, and Shanina Shaik were strutting the stunning pieces from a total of 42 designs.
Stuart Weitzman Launched SW Walk with Kendall Jenner, WIllow Smith, and Yang Mi
Model Kendall Jenner, Actress and Singer Yang Mi, and Singer Willow Smith were strutting the new Stuart Weitzman’s shoe collection on the espresso carpet. Kendall Jenner took over the Stuart Weitzman’s Instagram Story as she hosted the #SWWalk launch event. As all-nude spectrum shoes has become the theme of the new collection, Kendall, Willow, and Yang Mi paired their personal favourites from the collection with muted-coloured outfits which presented each of their personalities. From sandals to ankle boots, the new SW Walk collection has screamed out for definite #OOTD posts!