Fashion Week’s Four Best Cocktails

Signature drinks designed for exceptional parties

Outfits aren’t the only luxury getting an overhaul during New York Fashion Week. What with all the brands, faces and hands circulating, party venues (be that restaurants, clubs or art spaces) also seek to make an impression. The following four cocktails are the best that we sipped on, while reflecting on the presentation we had just seen. Of course there’s champagne involved, but also vodka …

Technological Immersion During New York Fashion Week

Samsung, Refinery29 and Art Hearts Fashion move a week of presentations into the future

Anyone keeping an eye on NYFW by way of hashtags and trending topics saw two reactions to Alexander Wang’s collaborative carnival with adidas this past weekend: disappointment over the spectacle the whole week itself has become, versus excitement over the manifestation of a designer’s grander vision. We, as well as many others, have long found that set design, theatricality, and even choice of venue offer …

Notes: Why People Attend Fashion Week

Understanding the grander stylistic vision of designers, from materials to presentation

For at least two months of out every year, the Instagram feeds of many are swamped with fashion week images of runways and presentations. Some proclaim: I like this. Others simply make clear: I was there. In many instances, substance is unclear and a greater vision is minimized to a social post lost in the eternal scroll of things. There’s a more grounded reason some …