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Fashion’s Night In with Ben Sherman, Rebecca Minkoff, Bruno Magli, Treffort and Chuks Collins

By Akela Moore 

September 2018 was a month full of fashion as always from New York to London to Milan to Paris. As the city of dreams under went NYFW from September 6th to the 13th, the pre-day (the Wednesday before the first official FIRST day), was filled with some fun events that included stopping to learn about the Movement I AM MANY from Rebecca Minkoff. Ben Sherman opened up its Soho doors to fashion go-oers and Fashion’s Night In showcased fashion industry professionals from models and publicists to editors and buyers. Definitely a great kick off for the start of New York Fashion Week! (more…)

Brett Johnson Opens Store in the Heart of Soho

 

By Akela Moore

Its Fall 2017 in New York City and Brett Johnson has finally opened its doors in the heart of Soho. Nestled on a cobble stone street, his menswear is now available at 109 Mercer St. Launched 4 years ago, his collection of luxury menswear is handcrafted in Florence, Italy. His use of exotic skins and fine Italian fabrics is displayed all throughout the two floor store. As the champagne flowed, bloggers and fashion connossieurs viewed the Fall 2017 collection amongst actor Jeremy L Carver, designer Armando Cabral and Bob Johnson, former CEO of BET Network and father of Brett. See more of the night here.  (more…)

Chloe Sevigney & Kate Foley Celebrate Vintage with Vestiaire Collective

One of the reigning queens of vintage Ms. Chloe Sevigney has partnered with Vintage on Vestiaire Collective and this past Wednesday she and Kate Foley, the Contributing Fashion Director held a cocktail party to celebrate the launch of vintage on the site. Vestiaire Collective is a global marketplace for resale of high end curated vintage items including limited edition pieces from YSL, Prada, Maison Margiela and more.

It all started in 2009 with the aim of offering a community platform on which members are able to buy and sell top of the range and pre-owned luxury clothes and accessories. The catalogue is comprised of the most inspiring items the come from hundred of thousand users wardrobes throughout the world. Each week more than 20,000 new items are added to strengthen a permanent catalogue of 400,000 products. More than 100,000 new members sign up each month and join a international community of 4 million members. See pieces from the vintage collective here.

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#TBT Dior Homme

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Last Thursday, I attended the Dior Homme Sneaker collection at their soho boutique location. When they say men dress better than women, I think they had Dior in mind. The clothes, the shoes and layout were impeccably set up for the fashionable man who is into his kicks. Designed by creative director Kris Van Assche, he went in a new direction which presented a casual yet formal appeal  (more…)

Daniel Patrick Opens Soho Retail Location

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High end streetwear clothing brand opened its doors in NYC’s Soho neighborhood and held a store opening last night. From men’s, women’s and children clothing, there was designer streetwear for everyone. The brand was launched in early 2012 and also has a location on Melrose Ave in Los Angeles, California. I became a instant fan of the sophistication of the streetwear. Visit danielpatrick.com (more…)