Inscaping Collection by Silvae

A Seattle-based ready-to-wear line using illustration-based prints to tell a tale of introspection

Deborah Roberts, the visionary behind Silvae clothing, is nothing if not poetic. Take for instance her forthcoming S/S ’15 collection, called Inscaping. The word “inscape” refers to the “unique inner nature of a person or object as shown in a work of art,” which is an appropriate definition for Roberts’ work. Her pieces go beyond the functional by striving to exude the essence of not …

Design Innovation at Paul Andrew S/S15

The latest line of inspired shoes and accessories from the eponymous label

During this past New York Fashion Week, we had the opportunity to see the latest shoes from designer Paul Andrew. What we found was not only beautifully crafted and high quality, but also invoked an element of technical innovation that really set the collection apart. Inspired by the Greek Islands and the goddesses of ancient times, the line flourishes in balancing glamour with function. While …

Geometric, Provocative Attire at NYFW S/S15

Five designers keeping things structured, sexy and a little NSFW

Each fashion week, certain through-lines manifest across disparate designers. Whether it’s ready-to-wear or haute couture, wildly imaginative brands touch upon the times—and similarities in mood manifest. This season, a refreshing array of lines incorporated highly geometric, even architectural, styles and patterning—and they all happen to be sexy. There’s an element of futurism mixed in with the pin-up power of yesteryears. The following five designers have …