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Author Archive | Alix Kivlin

  • Fall Preview- Ann Taylor Has a Fresh New Everyday Style

    Stylish looks that brim the generation gap! Ann Taylor held a chic preview party for its Fall 2011 collection at the trendy Beauty & Essex Lounge; an atmosphere fit for the confident, stylish woman AnnTaylor is aiming to project to us. The woman we guests should want to dress like. Is this the Ann Taylor…

    Published on May 18, 2011
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  • The Boho Chic Haute Hippie Fall 2011 Fashion Preview

    Collection Review: The variety of textures and fabrications is a result of a detailed and sophisticated eye and it allows solid colors to really stand out next to each other. On a dreary early spring evening in Manhattan, a midtown roof deck was transformed into an intimate setting, glowing softly in warm candle light and…

    Published on May 10, 2011
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  • Nanette Lepore Fall 2011 Runway Review

      New York Fashion Week Highlight: All the prints were oversize but still so delicate and evoking the callings of Art Nouveau, any true girl will love to wear them. More from New York Fashion Week…A pure and refreshing tone was set with Nanette Lepore’s Fall 2011 collection of airy pieces, complimented with chunky knits,…

    Published on February 22, 2011
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  • Anna Sui Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Lively & wearable- you couldn’t have more sweet fun dressing up! Anna Sui has a great ability to always channel a 60’s hippie vibe along with a 60’s rock vibe and a bit of country thrown in for the good girls.   Her Fall 2011 collection didn’t disappoint in any of these…

    Published on February 19, 2011
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  • Betsey Johnson Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Fashion is nonsense and should be fun and exercised with creativity and joy. Betsey gets that right year after year. If you can see a fashion show, this is hands down the one to get into. Betsey Johnson is a performance piece, not just fashion. And not just the Fall…

    Published on February 19, 2011
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  • L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: If you don’t want to cross trends, Gwen Stefani makes sure there’s at least there’s a little something for every city treading girl Gwen Stefani is going to give Betsey Johnson a run for her money as far as fashion performances go.   Because the Fall 2011 collection, which was the final show for Mercedes…

    Published on February 18, 2011
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  • Michael Kors Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Every look was jaw-droppingly gorgeous, and every look conveyed the essence of the luxe jet-setter lifestyle to which he caters in complete perfection. It’s borderline impossible to ever say that a Michael Kors collection isn’t just stunning. After seeing this Fall 2011 collection it is actually impossible. Because every look…

    Published on February 18, 2011
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  • Odd Molly- Spring 2011 Fashion Show for Sexy and Sweet Boudoir Femininity

    Runway Review: The sexy and sweet boudoir look is so fun for spring, and especially in these soft champagne and rose colors Playing up the feminine side of dressing has been a key feature at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and the young line Odd Molly certainly wasn’t going to take a backseat in that department. Odd…

    Published on September 22, 2010
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  • Ports 1961- Spring 2011 Fashion Show Punches Up Color With Soft Neutrals

    Runway Review: The highlight display of artfully draped garments was the palette of smooth, warm neutrals with shocking flashes of color The color palette was brimming with Spring Fever, and soft fabrics were in full flow at the Ports 1961 Spring 2011 show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Ports 1961 – Spring 2011 The highlight display…

    Published on September 17, 2010
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  • Silvio Liu Spring 2011 NYFW Collection brims with sweet and feminine party dresses

    Runway Review: Definitely a designer to watch emerge, as it’s the first collection and with experience the collections will grow and develop. This tiny capsule of dresses with bursts of coral and watercolor florals is the first women’s collection for Silvio Liu, showcased here at Merecedes-Benz Fashion Week. The spring cocktail dresses were chic silhouettes…

    Published on September 16, 2010
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  • Charlotte Ronson Fashion Show- Grunge for Girls on the Spring Runway

    Runway Review: Grunge got girly and there are plenty of sweet florals under the slouchy hoodies and washed out plaid shirts Be prepared to pull out your beat up high school hoodie next Spring. Charlotte Ronson is taking things back to the casual, borderline grungy, utilitarian 1990’s dress code with her most recent collection shown…

    Published on September 16, 2010
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  • Daniel Vosovic- Up Close Backstage and Spring Fashion Show

    Runway Review: Project Runway protege Daniel Vosovic rocks it out at his Spring 2011 fashion show Our photojournalist and design doll, Alix Kivlin is back from her year long trek around the world and is hitting the catwalks of New York. Here, she catches up with her old friend Daniel Vosovic backstage at his Spring…

    Published on September 15, 2010
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  • Fashion Night Out New York- A Look Back

    From fire eaters to blow outs… a photo journey Fashion took to the streets Friday night in Fashion Night out, a celebration to kick-off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. And joined with it was everyone from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Jersey crowding the streets of Soho and bouncing in and out of a multitude of open parties…

    Published on September 15, 2010
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  • Target Lights Up New York and Affordable Fashion in Spectacular Show

    Target’s Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular at the Standard Hotel She’s baaaack! yes, Alix Kivlin is back from her year long trip around the world and in full fashion gear… we’ll get her to share her global tales one hemisphere at a time later, but for now, she’s in a New York state of mind. -S.H. The…

    Published on August 22, 2010
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