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DESIGNER ROCKY GATHERCOLE NY FW SHOW TODAY 7:30PM

Rocky Gathercole - Art Hearts Fashion NYFW Fall/Winter 2016
DESIGNS BY ROCKY GATHERCOLE

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Rocky Gathercole - Art Hearts Fashion NYFW Fall/Winter 2016

This event will be live streamed to Facebook @FashionAvenueNews at 7:00pm

ZANG TOI’s GLORIOUS COLLECTION

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Zang Toi RTW Spring 2017

Zang Toi’s SS2017 season inspirational flavor flows from the Glorious Giverny Gardens.

An enthusiastic crowd welcomed the richly decorated, romantic collection of ballroom gowns and flowing floor length opera coats, along with garments of hand encrusted gem stones.  The masterfully constructed  collection had many statment pieces and spectacular style.

The hair and makeup were velvety soft.  Make up lead was Beauty By Rudy for Ubati and hair was Eui Salon for Macadamia Hair.

Zang Toi receive a well deserved standing ovation from all at the end of a magnificent show.

Take a look at this stunning collection:

 

ZANG TOI's GLORIOUS COLLECTION

Zang Toi RTW Spring 2017
Zang Toi RTW Spring 2017

Zang Toi’s SS2017 season inspirational flavor flows from the Glorious Giverny Gardens.

An enthusiastic crowd welcomed the richly decorated, romantic collection of ballroom gowns and flowing floor length opera coats, along with garments of hand encrusted gem stones.  The masterfully constructed  collection had many statment pieces and spectacular style.

The hair and makeup were velvety soft.  Make up lead was Beauty By Rudy for Ubati and hair was Eui Salon for Macadamia Hair.

Zang Toi receive a well deserved standing ovation from all at the end of a magnificent show.

Take a look at this stunning collection:

 

FASHION AVENUE NEWS EXPANDS LUXURY FRAGRANCE CAMPAIGN

AVADORA, the Fragrance

Fashion Avenue News has expanded it’s Luxury Living brand campaign to include AVADORA the Fragrance – “Wear Avadora, Be Unforgetable” and Fabulous the “Hypnotic, Sexy, Fresh Fragrance, both by FAN.  (pc:  Photographer Paul ShootMeNYCmodels Walker IG: @shootmenycmodels  Model: Avadora Mimouni, Designer: Sherri Hill, Perfume: Avadora, Mua: Mac Cosmetics, Shoes: Christian Louboutin)

Take a look at our luxury living campaign ads.

“Wear Avadora, Be Unforgetable”

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Fabulous – Hypnotic, Sexy, Fresh Fragrance

This campaign features the winner of The Face of Kurvacious, Ebony Walker.

When Ebony won the model competition, our Creative Talent Campaign Casting Director did not see her as a plus size model, he saw her as a “lead campaign model”, one he felt could carry the luxury brand., take a look.  (PC:  Model: Ebony Walker Face of Kurvacious 2016, Makeup: Kia Rayford, Wardrobe/Stylist: Toni Foster @ Critique Boutique, Jewelry: Laurice’s Pieces, Post Production: Abdel Kebdani, Photo: Steve Bennett)

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We are excited to have both of these lovely ladies as part of our campaign.  Various Fragrance Campaign Ads will appear in Fashion Avenue News each month.  We will bring your our luxury “It Bag” campaign soon.

You can purchase both fragrances from our Facebook Store – Fashion Avenue News.  For more information on Fashion Avenue News Luxury Brands visit our website:  www.FashionAvenueNews.com and subscribe to our daily fashion blog http://www.btetv.wordpress.com also like us on Facebook Fashion Avenue News Magazine.

 

 


 

 

 

Elsa Schiaparelli Couture

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The Solar Circus or Heavenly Bodies »

” They have burdens round or square
drums and golden tambourines
Apes and bears wise animals
gather coins as they progress.”
Guillaume Apollinaire

Elsa Schiaparelli marvelled in the art of the oxymoron. A silhouette of pure, sharp contour is transcended by a vision of the ordinary becoming spectacular. It reveals a strong woman with Parisian allure and cosmopolitan fantasy. Today is about defining the essence of a style in fostering the paradoxes of such an eclectic personality.

The famous Circus, collection created for the summer 1938, led this new season’s heavenly parade to focus on the idea of sheen, light and colours enhancing the body. Haute Couture and the circus both crystallize poise, precision and sparkle – add imagination and an enchanting world comes to life. Grace and strength, like the feminine and the masculine, are paired in a subtle balance where women are confident with their seduction.

The Schiaparelli jacket becomes architectural. Graphic shoulder lines refer to the Constructivist aesthetic. Shocking pink, navy or black tuxedos and jumpsuits morph verticality with femininity. Lightness, transparency, draping and fluidity dazzle with tension when the fabric swirls around the body with daring sensuality.

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Shiny brocade, silk lamé and iridescent pané velvet refer to a grand attitude where restrained elegance plays with shorts and slits. Bejewelled dress-straps echo Calder’s Circus. The incandescent suns of the place Vendôme shine bright on jackets and gowns. The harlequin motif is reconstructed into a multi-colored embroidered dégradé. Circus’ stars inspire a milky way in which the house codes such as the pierced heart and the padlock are transformed into a new mythological constellation.

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Fashion Avenue News…. When ORDINARY, Just WON'T Do!

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Fashion Avenue News Magazine is a global, luxury brand, with a focus on FASHION.  Our mission is to bring attention/exposure to independent fashion industry talent; Stylists, Make up artists, Hair Designers, Fashion Designers, Fashion Coordinators, Models, and more.  In the fashion industry, we have been named the “INDEPENDENT VOGUE OF MAGAZINES”, because of our high standards and creative development of independent fashion industry talent.  We are not controlled by a conglomerate, we are our own VOICE.

Fashion Avenue News has developed a following of 360,000 by sponsoring, hosting events, producing fashion shows – Fashion on the Hudson is our annual fashion event, registering more than 30,000 people. Editor-in-Chief, Sofia Davis recalls, “I was excited when 460 people registered for our events, now we get over 30,000 people.”

Why do people like the Fashion Avenue News Brand?  We put independent/emerging models on our covers, do editorials with brands that are growing, place PLUS SIZE MODELS right next to STRAIGHT SIZE MODELS, and don’t make excuses or bring attention to their size, and we are in touch with the people, because WE ARE THE PEOPLE.  At most fashion magazine, you cannot get a meeting with the Editor-in-Chief.  At Fashion Avenue News there is no red tape, there is no, “meet with my assistant”, you can meet with Sofia Davis, Editor-in-Chief by just making an appointment, and no matter how much we grow, we want to keep it that way.  We are here for THE PEOPLE.

We have been BLESSED with having many celebrities grace our covers, Halle Berry, Vivica Fox, Kelly Rowland, Alek Wek, Germany’s next Top Model, Angela Robinson and more, however, our focus remains the same, we support the INDEPENDENT FASHION INDUSTRY TALENT.

Take a moment to LIKE our Facebook Page, @FashionAvenueNews and follow our daily fashion blog, http://www.btetv.wordpress.com.   We also have a FREE NEW YEARS event at the Holiday Inn Hotel, 440 West 57th Street, Embassy Ballroom that you can get a FREE ticket from our website or facebook page.  Follow and support the independent fashion magazines that are making a difference.  Purchase a copy directly from the website or visit the Magazine Cafe, 15 West 37th Street, in NYC.

Fashion Avenue News is here for you.  We are your fashion FAMILY.

http://www.FashionAvenueNews.com

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Fashion Avenue News…. When ORDINARY, Just WON’T Do!

ORANGE MIST not ordinary.jpg

Fashion Avenue News Magazine is a global, luxury brand, with a focus on FASHION.  Our mission is to bring attention/exposure to independent fashion industry talent; Stylists, Make up artists, Hair Designers, Fashion Designers, Fashion Coordinators, Models, and more.  In the fashion industry, we have been named the “INDEPENDENT VOGUE OF MAGAZINES”, because of our high standards and creative development of independent fashion industry talent.  We are not controlled by a conglomerate, we are our own VOICE.

Fashion Avenue News has developed a following of 360,000 by sponsoring, hosting events, producing fashion shows – Fashion on the Hudson is our annual fashion event, registering more than 30,000 people. Editor-in-Chief, Sofia Davis recalls, “I was excited when 460 people registered for our events, now we get over 30,000 people.”

Why do people like the Fashion Avenue News Brand?  We put independent/emerging models on our covers, do editorials with brands that are growing, place PLUS SIZE MODELS right next to STRAIGHT SIZE MODELS, and don’t make excuses or bring attention to their size, and we are in touch with the people, because WE ARE THE PEOPLE.  At most fashion magazine, you cannot get a meeting with the Editor-in-Chief.  At Fashion Avenue News there is no red tape, there is no, “meet with my assistant”, you can meet with Sofia Davis, Editor-in-Chief by just making an appointment, and no matter how much we grow, we want to keep it that way.  We are here for THE PEOPLE.

We have been BLESSED with having many celebrities grace our covers, Halle Berry, Vivica Fox, Kelly Rowland, Alek Wek, Germany’s next Top Model, Angela Robinson and more, however, our focus remains the same, we support the INDEPENDENT FASHION INDUSTRY TALENT.

Take a moment to LIKE our Facebook Page, @FashionAvenueNews and follow our daily fashion blog, http://www.btetv.wordpress.com.   We also have a FREE NEW YEARS event at the Holiday Inn Hotel, 440 West 57th Street, Embassy Ballroom that you can get a FREE ticket from our website or facebook page.  Follow and support the independent fashion magazines that are making a difference.  Purchase a copy directly from the website or visit the Magazine Cafe, 15 West 37th Street, in NYC.

Fashion Avenue News is here for you.  We are your fashion FAMILY.

http://www.FashionAvenueNews.com

http://www.btetv.wordpress.com

Fashion Week London Fall-Winter 2016-2017 Christopher Kane

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“There is an idea of beauty expired this season,” says Christopher Kane. “But how that dead and thrown away beauty often looks better than when it was supposedly alive. The notion of lost and found had come to us some time ago and we had started to collect and collage these things together, ideas and memories of people, places and objects at different times. I have always been obsessed with recluses and the image of the outsider making their own world by hoarding things away. We wanted to emulate that for this collection; to take unlikely things and make them beautiful, looking to an outsider who has her own rules and her own style – she does what she wants and defines her own beauty.”

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The unconventional, transformative journey of the Christopher Kane girl continues this season in a collection that celebrates the lost and found. Drawing on the autobiographical, the figure of the outsider and the idea of a new primitivism, the discarded detritus of glamour is accumulated and elevated to new heights of fashion in the collection.

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Subverting humdrum ideas of luxury, a notion of preciousness and elegance is derived from the everyday together with the more exalted this season, making the ordinary extraordinary. From the humble cardboard box, transformed into corrugated camel coloured leather for clothing and accessories, to the bricolage of embroideries and appliques, ranging from the precious to the throwaway – many made with the input of the legendary Lesage for the first time – there is a purposefully naïve mix of techniques and textures, trinkets and talismans, that almost belies the complex care and craftsmanship behind the clothing and accessories this season.

 

Meaning and chaos combine in a dream-like, stream

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of consciousness process for the collection – itself mirroring the idea of lost and found. An idea of contrast and coexistence in experimentation abounds, making use of long-term research as well as a fresh, celebratory spontaneity in the clothing. Time-lapse photography of the life cycle of flowers – a special studio project that took an entire week to document – appears as a new spin on lenticular accessories as well as in studio crafted, photo-real floral prints this season. Chantilly lace is felted and mixed with scrim to produce a new kind of fabrication, luxurious in its purposefully faded glory. Meanwhile, mink is made hyper-modern when lined with reflective fabrics together with lace electrified by reflective stitching.

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This season also sees the introduction of a new Kane logo, a somewhat tongue-in-cheek notion of the luxury house staple, in a purposely ‘Ye Olde English’ found typeface. While the rain-mate bonnet is revisited, somewhat more luxuriously, with the milliner Stephen Jones for this collection – a first-time collaboration with the house.

Altogether, this season sees a mix of childhood memory and desire for some of the finer things in life, simultaneously with a celebration of the preciousness of the high fashion process once it is attained.

 

MAISON MARGIELA – MEN DARLING…

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In a postmodern world, masculine fragility need not hide behind closed doors.

The Maison Margiela questions the tropes that define the role of man in today’s society – his uniform, his armour, and the tactile underpinnings of his sartorial wardrobe. When all expectations fall away, what melancholic remnants remain in his age of post-emotional experience?

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Answers abound in the salvaged effects of past lives, when archetypes were once vested with authenticity. Gradations of the two-piece suit reflect process and power, as the proud craft of full-canvas tailoring is rendered decorative by exposed basting stitches (like spontaneous embroidery). Coat shoulders are rounded and soft, trousers fall to a loose cuff, and shirtsleeves flutter in silk poplin. Domestic foulard prints like curtains or tablecloths are illustrated with pastoral scenes and heraldic insignias, re-assembled as new shirting hybrids snapped together with salt-shrunk jersey or chambray cotton. Sepia-toned tweeds and Prince of Wales checks mingle with technical shell tanks and purist knit swimsuits that evoke a lost athletic elegance. Square-toed loafers fold down at the heel, and lace-up boots become a trompe l’oeil sandal.

Produced from found garments of varying sources and periods, ‘Replica’ styles are signified by an external white label, whilst a selection of seven ‘Re-edition’ garments return to the Spring Summer 2017 collection from within the Maison’s archives – designed between 1999-2005.

The rain falls down on last year’s man, an hour has gone by and he has not moved his hand.

Fashion Week Paris Couture Fall-Winter 2016-2017 Ralph & Russo

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Presenting a sylvan scene that emulates the perfection and chaos of nature’s enchanted realms, the Autumn Winter 2016/2017 collection is alive with cascading blossoms, laser-cut butterflies, dewy tulle sheaths and metallic dragonflies. A renewed interpretation of a fantastical wilderness and its binaries, the collection pursues the intersection between dusk and dawn, the romantic and the mystique.

From draped satins and floor-sweeping organza trains with voluminous frills, to shades of 70’s bohemia present in smocking, oversized hats, braiding and fringing; our woodland muse is femininity in motion. A silken silhouette embroidered and delicately hand painted with blooms reminiscent of the 19th century Italian tapestries found in the Villa Necchi Campiglio.

Tailored jackets in ice-white cashmere feature alongside a nightshade satin bomber adorned with hand cut mink pom-poms. Plunging stalactite necklines and cocoon capes are illuminated with bronze, silver and gold, iridescent in the changing light.

fswpa92.32fr.jpgKaleidoscopic and euphoric in tone, autumnal burgundy and midnight blue silk-zibelines are infused with a muted, subtle palette of cornflower, apricot, lavender and dusky rose chiffons. Evergreen shades of flora and fauna are ruched and ornately embellished with the finest micro-beads, metallic barley stalks and feathers, intricate glass-beaded bumble-bee and beetle broaches, unifying design and humanity’s earthly connection to nature.

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Punctuated by laser cut taffeta forms, bold prints and bohemian mini skirts, the Autumn Winter 2016/2017 collection is a fantasia redefining artistry and reinterpreting the eternal cycle of being.