Collaborative Kia Telluride Concept Unveiled at Brandon Maxwell’s NYFW Show

Texas ruggedness meets big city glamour in this new car

Brandon Maxwell is quite a big deal in the fashion world (he’s dressed Michelle Obama, Oprah and more), and yet he speaks humbly at New York Fashion Week about his Marfa, Texas roots, and how they’ve influenced his design sense and this latest runway show. In fact, he dedicated his spring 2019 line to his 81-year-old Texan grandmother, Louise Johnson. It makes sense then, that the designer …

Interview: Albie Alexander Hueston, Refinery29’s Creative Director, Experiential

Discussing radical creativity, digital inspiration and what makes for a perspective-changing experience in light of the site's 29Rooms exhibition

For a third year, Refinery29‘s immersive spectacle 29Rooms will unfold during New York Fashion Week (from 8 to 11 September). Quite literally 29 rooms worth of color, creativity, genuine substance and savvy for the digital generation, this experience has found a way to combine important messages with selfie-taking. Brands have a presence, as do charities, but artists are the stars here. And Albie Hueston, Refinery29’s …

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 …