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Author Archive | Alix Kivlin

  • 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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  • Travel: Vietnam bound? Try the tailors of Hoi An

    <h2The ultimate shopping guide for custom clothing in H?i An, VietnamAlix and Colin are almost midway through their trip around the world. Their global backpacking adventure to all points exotic took a very chic turn when they stopped off to sample the custom clothing and shoes from the tailors and cobblers in H?i An, a…

    Published on November 17, 2009
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  • Hula Hoop Mania: Hooping gets its sexy on

    Travel Hoop by Hoopnotica, fun and portable fitness that is pretty sexy too! When Marisa Tomei said the best thing to achieve her super-hot stripper body for her role in “The Wrestler” was partly due to hula hooping, it was time to spill the beans as the resident hula hoop fanatic! It may be the…

    Published on March 23, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Ports 1961 fashion show review

    PORTS 1961| Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… Inspired by exotic India the Ports 1961 fall 2009 collection was beaming with rich color, luxe fabrications, metallics and attention to the tiny details in accessories and overall construction. The fashion show theme was set on the runway with a delightful live band playing lively middle…

    Published on March 07, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Chado Ralph Rucci fashion show review

    CHADO RALPH RUCCI | Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… It was like being in an Asia-inspired Blade Runner! Uber futuristic, very slick, the show could have been an action movie, heavily structured garments and lots of technical cut outs, very dark, mostly black, but behind it all was this calming Zen aura that…

    Published on March 07, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Zac Posen fashion show review

    ZAC POSEN | Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… This was the most stunning production I have laid eyes on all Fashion Week and in general, one of the most classically beautiful shows I have ever seen!!! The scene is this: dark runway with 5 grand pianos lined up down the center, spotlights shine…

    Published on March 07, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Rebecca Taylor fashion show review

    REBECCA TAYLOR | Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… A warm colored presentation of feminine pieces mixed with some edge and balanced with an air of innocence best describes the Rebecca Taylor fashion show for fall 2009. I picture these pieces on a cute, mousy girl at an art gallery opening sipping red wine,…

    Published on March 05, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Custo Barcelona fashion show review

    CUSTO BARCELONA | Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… Love Custo!!! I realize Custo Barcelona clothing may come off as ridiculous to some, it makes no sense, but that is what is to love about it!!! Wild patterns, a million colors all at once, texture mixing and playing no where near the rule book…

    Published on March 05, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Thuy fashion show review

    Thuy- Fall 2009 Collection, video below… Fashion is not always taken at face value. Sometimes you need to give it a bit of time and understand that taste is very subjective. I’m more of a realist than trendy fabulousista when it comes to flattering silhouettes. Ok, I won’t lie, my first impression of this collection…

    Published on February 20, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: William Rast fashion show review

    William Rast | Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… Yet another designer going with the rock ‘n roll theme– this time via Justin Timberlake– but this so far has been my favorite interpretation. Yes we are feeling the 80’s, yes we are feeling the punk rock, but in addition we are feeling the grunge…

    Published on February 19, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Miss Sixty fashion show review

    Miss Sixty | Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… Rock ‘n roll heavily weighted with an 80’s and punk feel set the tone for Miss Sixty. Denim washes had a huge range from classic blues to greys and black of course, but the washing techniques were far from average – some were heavily bleached,…

    Published on February 19, 2009
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