Opening Ceremony BTW Roundup Presented by Motorola

Concluding a week of fashion exclusives, concerts and a catwalk show at a pop-up on the Hudson

Sponsored content: This week, CH was very pleased to announce the Opening Ceremony BTW pop-up, presented by Motorola. We were in sheer awe of the Opening Ceremony SS14 runway show that took place there, and even hosted a booth including fashion-forward wearable technology curated by Dr Sabine Seymour’s Moondial. Now that all is said and done, here’s a roundup of one of the SuperPier’s best …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

In celebration of New York Fashion Week: Google Glass, party people and ghostly makeup in our weekly look at the web

Sponsored content: 1. American Fashion is Commercial At the Lincoln Center tents, one cannot help but feel a strong trade show vibe as sponsors flit about, offering gifts from cosmetics to alcohol. Although there are complaints about the commercialism behind the overtaken floors, these companies are in fact underwriting the excessive cost of fashion shows, argues New York magazine’s Robin Givhan. The subtext to each …

Fashion X Technology: Naim Josefi

Custom 3D-printed shoes look to microbiology for inspiration

Blending minimalism with a touch of whimsy, Swedish designer Naim Josefi has broken new ground on the runway. Drawing comparisons to icons like Alexander McQueen, Josefi has already established himself as a name synonymous with incredible innovation. Back in 2012, Josefi won an opportunity to showcase his collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week as a winner on fashion design reality show Project Runway, and has …

Fashion X Technology: Daniel Widrig

Using 3D printing to create couture with unprecedented results

With a background in architecture, Daniel Widrig’s designs employ cutting-edge technology and 3D modeling to create a surreal landscape of avant-garde couture, bluring the line between fashion and architecture with spectacular results. “Generally, we see quite a lot of similarities between the two disciplines,” he explains. “For us, it is quite natural to apply similar strategies when designing dresses and buildings.” With past experience working …

Fashion X Technology: Pierre Renaux

The French designer creates 3D-printed heels inspired by bones in disrepair

A recent graduate from Antwerp’s esteemed Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Pierre Renaux has already amassed a transformative body of work. Renaux’s debut collection—also his Master’s thesis—”Liquidation Totale” is a futuristic love letter to his fascination with the female body and its duality. The featured garments use synthetic materials such as neoprene and plastic to depict stylized states of distress, speaking to Renaux’s vision of …