Aine tries on a pair of Karolyn Pho x Moscot frames. Photo by Zac Sebastian “I think everyone’s a little over space vibes,” designer Karolyn Pho mused backstage before her SS15 show. The designer’s new collection featured feminine materials, gorgeous plissé pleats, oversized paillettes,  and masculine tailoring that translated a forward-thinking vibe grounded in her tried and true a... Read More >

10 Questions for #NYFW with Actress Bella Thorne

Fashion | By. Sara Spruch-Feiner | September 12, 2014

Bella Thorne in Miu Miu on set with BlackBook EIC Jacob Brown. Image via Between takes on the set of a film project with our Editor-in-Chief Jacob Brown, actress Bella Thorne, took the time to chat NYFW with us. How many hours did you sleep last night? 6 hours What beauty product is making it look like you got twice that? My under eye concealer from Neutrogena. Favorite mid-day... Read More >

Diesel Black Gold Debuts Wearable Tech on the Runway

Fashion | By. Sara Spruch-Feiner | September 11, 2014

Apple might be, well, Apple, but many recent forays into Wearable Tech (or just “wearables,” because please, we’re on a first-name basis now), come backed with top designer creds. The latest example is the new Samsung Gear S wristband, which debuted on the runway at yesterday’s Diesel Black Gold show. And while my notes on Diesel read: “sexed-up suiting, studs, and a dash of ‘90... Read More >

Miley Cyrus with Jeremy Scott via @itsjeremyscott on Instagram Wednesday! Tomorrow is the last day in NY before troves of editors head overseas. We are happily staying in NYC and sleeping. From Olsen-less viewings at Elizabeth and James to the dreamy Delpozo, and of course, Betsey Johnson’s infamous runway cartwheels, things are at once busy but also concluding. We are already planning our de... Read More >

The Calmest Backstage Ever at Harare

Fashion | By. Emily Ovaert | September 10, 2014

Of all the shows I've gone backstage for (not many, but still), the Harare show is by far the most relaxed environment. Maybe it's because the prep room at the Highline hotel is massive, but there's a totally non-frenzied vibe here. I was lucky enough to chat with Caroline Fuss, the designer behind Harare, before the show. What was the inspiration for this collection? It’s inspired by the ... Read More >

Brave Gentlemen Wear 100% Vegan Menswear

Fashion | By. Emily Ovaert | September 10, 2014

This fashion week, it’s safe to say I wasn’t expecting to find myself sitting in a PowerPoint lecture. But that’s exactly what guests saw first at the Brave Gentleman presentation. Designer Joshua Katcher, whose line is 100% vegan and ethically made, introduced his new collection by first giving a short presentation about the history of fashion and animals. To be perfectly honest--it was fas... Read More >

This Is What It’s like to Go to NYFW with a Teen Idol

Fashion | By. Sara Spruch-Feiner | September 10, 2014

via @peytonlist on Instagram Peyton List is just 16, but she’s already a NYFW veteran. When I meet her at Lincoln Center an hour before the Nanette Lepore show, I’m greeted by a striking and charismatic girl, tall with sleek straight blonde hair, List wears a striking and very-on-trend powder blue suit jacket by Lepore, open low, but held secure with tape. Still, “this is low for me!” s... Read More >

Hats! Are You Ready?

Fashion | By. Alyssa Shapiro | September 10, 2014

Gigi Burris spring 2015 presentation at Gallow Green, courtesy of BFA Three's a trend, right? Then we're all in for some chic headwear this spring. Donna Karan did it her way (loftily aspirational, I'd say): And Gigi Burris is doing it a few ways. How chic are these? So very, "come for light lunch at my country house's east garden, darling." And on a totally different note entire... Read More >

Sara: I officially can barely remember what day it is! Alyssa: It’s Wednesday, remember (just keep swimming). Sara: Swimming! That sounds fun actually. Emily and I would have been down to swim when we stopped by Le Bain tonight. Emily: Yup that would’ve made my night. Alyssa: It probably would have made everyone’s night who was there, too. Unless you splashed them, of course.... Read More >

Apple is Like, Yeah Whatever NYFW — It’s iWatch Time

Design | By. Sara Spruch-Feiner | September 9, 2014

“Yo Fashion Week, Imma let you finish…” -- Apple Excuse me fashion but get out of the spotlight. Tech would like to make an announcement. In case this week of intensive tweeting, instagramming, and constant phone charging hasn’t been enough for you, you can now prepare yourself for a slew of new Apple products and technologies, especially, the Apple Watch. What does the watch do? As ... Read More >