Optimistic Tones at New York Fashion Week FW21

Virtual runway shows reveal colorful collections with otherworldly elements

Without the demanding structure of an in-person New York Fashion Week schedule, designers were free to debut digital shows, consider events in locations outside NYC or opt out in favor of different, independent presentations. Plenty of big name labels did just that—with several noticeably absent. That left room for emerging and mid-level designers to show some riskier, off-kilter, playful productions. This fashion week, we found ourselves …

Printed Denim + Accessories by LolaFaturotiLoves

Produced in partnership with Resonance's create.ONE platform, a colorful collection by the Nigeria-born designer Lola Faturoti

Ondo, Nigeria-born designer Lola Faturoti’s LolaFaturotiLoves line began many years ago with an idea for eclectic, vibrantly printed denim. But printing ink on denim requires far too much water, so Faturoti had to explore her options. Recently, she learned of a new opportunity that would allow her to print garments on demand, using the colorful designs she’s always adored. Through a partnership with Resonance and …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

From a color-matching app by Pantone to the history of the fire pole and a profile of the keepers of NYC's community fridges, our round-up from the web

Don’t Back Down! Art Initiative With 100% of their proceeds directed to Inner-City Arts, The Okra Project and Equal Justice Initiative, the new artistic initiative Don’t Back Down! sells limited edition prints by emerging and beloved artists including Jamel Shabazz and Brad Elterman. Customers will find well-known images (like some of  David Corrio’s work) and those they’ve never seen before; everything is imbued with beauty, …