By Liz Black, October 10th, 2012
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By Liz Black, September 15th, 2012
Looking like a pool of oh-so-chic modern day Mad Men-esq secretaries, the models at the Erin Barr show sat, lounged, posed and played a friendly game of fashion tag. While the playful game kept the presentation moving, the real interest were the graphically-printed, impeccably tailored, feminine clothes.
By Liz Black, September 9th, 2012
By Liz Black, September 2nd, 2012
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By Liz Black, October 6th, 2011
Appetites™, the first step-by-step instructional video App for the iPad, is launching a re-imagined cookbook on your iPhone and iPod touch, bringing five star meals to any kitchen right in the palm of your hand. The App launches under Apple’s “New and Noteworthy” apps and is now available in the App Store.
By Liz Black, August 31st, 2011
By Liz Black, August 24th, 2011
Lako Bukia is a womenswear brand, which is trying to redefine the way the world sees femininity and sexuality. Due to a decade long pressure from the fashion world and show business representatives, femininity and sexuality are now widely perceived as being equal to wearing tight and revealing clothes. The women of the world forgot that there is something more exciting in the about the mystery of those type of garments which do not stress one’s body shape, and thus pointing to a more important side of a woman.
By Liz Black, December 17th, 2010
By Liz Black, September 21st, 2010
From stunning black & white portraits of some of the industry’s “It” girls, to an eerily beautiful film shown above a live classical music performance while plaster-cast clothed bodies danced in the wind outside, IMPROVD gave all those who attended the presentation something that they’re always desperately searching for: something different.
By Liz Black, September 13th, 2010
Season after season, Menswear tends to either show a lot of similar things, (how many different variations can a lapel be?), or off-the-wall creations that almost no man would dare wear in polite company. But, instead of being bored or confused at the Mik Cire show, the audience was treated to masculine layering, tailored grunge and the invention of a new pant style for men.
By Liz Black, July 20th, 2010
Besides the breathtaking views and the reasonably priced food and drinks, (well, for New York City at least), the Metropolitan Museum rooftop is offering yet another reason to head up to the top: Big Bambu. This intense, ever-evolving bamboo structure is the creation of twin brothers Doug and Mike Starn, best known for their “See it split, see it change” permanent installation at the South Ferry Station 1 line subway terminal.
By Liz Black, July 20th, 2010
By Liz Black, May 4th, 2010
Edgy dance moves? Performances that cover, among other controversial topics, AIDS? Costumes designed by Project Runway alum Jillian Lewis? Read about our newest CITYist, Stephen Petronio of Stephen Petronio Company, here.
A New York dance fixture continues to stun audiences 25 years Later
Story by Liz BLack
From the ethereal costumes to the dynamic explosive moves of the Stephen Petronio Company dancers, Stephen Petronio has managed to not only cap a successful 25th season, but has also created another moving piece to add to his already impressive repertoire.
Petronio, choreographer for the Stephen Petronio Company, is well known for his edgy performance art-esq dance numbers that have shocked and moved audiences since 1984. He has received fellowships from Guggenheim, the New York Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment of the Arts, as well as a New York Dance & Performance Award (Bessie) and grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award, National Endowment of the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.
By Liz Black, February 19th, 2010
‘Tis the season of slouchy, dark and asymmetrical, and Yigal Azrouël was not one to ignore the trends. His collection danced between cozy snuggable knits and sleek crisp pieces, allowing the consumer ample ability to dress their many moods. Yigal knows, sometimes you want to scream, “Notice me!” in an eye-catching poppy suede mini dress with an asymmetrical neckline and sometimes you want to swaddle yourself in a shin-length grey patchwork handkerchief hem knit cardigan. And sometimes you want to be bejeweled, (but only on one hip). [ . . . ]
Photos by Shaun Mader/PatrickMcMullan.com