Fashion Week Journal for Thursday February 12
Color of the day: White—but, thankfully, just the threat of it. New York Fashion Week Day 1 began with predictions of snowfall, and the huddled conversations outside every show were of the “Here we go again order,” but the resigned tone referred to the weather, not the week’s schedule.
But yesterday ended with dry sidewalks, though, so, the score thus far:
THE ELEMENTS: 0, NYFW: 1
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Editors, bloggers, actors, models—the front row at Fashion Week always turns up a bevy of familiar faces. We found some of our favorites at a few of the season’s top shows.
Christina Ricci and Rashida Jones at Thakoon (See our backstage coverage at the show)
T style director Kate Lanphear and brand consultant Michelle Harper at Thakoon
Fashion consultant Yasmin Sewell at Thakoon
Kyle Anderson of Marie Claire at Thakoon
Bloggers Natalie Joos and Bryanboy at Rebecca Minkoff (See our runway coverage of the show)
Miroslava Duma of Buro 24/7 and blogger Leandra Medine at 3.1 Phillip Lim (See our photos from the show)
Blogger Rumi Neely at Yigal Azrouël (See our photos from the show)
Model/blogger Hanneli Mustaparta at 3.1 Phillip Lim
We spotted some familiar faces in the front row at Helmut Lang yesterday.
(See also: our Helmut Lang spring 2014 runway photos)
Laura Brown and Joanna Hillman of Harper’s Bazaar
Caroline Issa of Tank magazine and Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist
Actress Taylor Momsen
Style Bubble blogger Susie Lau and Street Peeper’s Phil Oh
Zanna Roberts Rassi of Marie Claire
Tales of Endearment blogger and casting director Natalie Joos
Nicole Phelps of Style.com
It was a cold, windy Saturday in New York City. The snow finally stopped falling, but the drifts caused by plows made navigating the streets treacherous, especially for stiletto-wearing fashionistas!
I ventured away from Lincoln Center today for some of the uber-hip shows, like Band of Outsiders and Alexander Wang, and was rewarded with a veritable who’s who list of the industry’s elite. From Joanna Hillman to Leandra Medine, everyone braved the wind and snow for a glimpse at next year’s fashion.
Somehow, the crowds and traffic and hectic show schedule only make Fashion Week more fun. It’s so inspiring to be here, right in the middle of the craziness, and I wouldn’t change a thing! Well, maybe less snow, but we can’t have it all. 🙂
Mary O’Regan, Nordstrom Senior Features writer
Scott Schuman and Garance Doré
Annie Georgia Greenberg
It’s the end of Paris Fashion Week (we’re a little sad!). Here’s our final roundup of the scene on the streets shot by our street style guru, Crystal.
Casting agent and fashion stylist Natalie Joos.
Former model Hanneli Mustaparta and Tamu McPherson of All the Pretty Birds in Valentino pumps and cropped boots.
Leandra Medine of Man Repeller.
This gorgeous Parisienne is a dead ringer for Audrey Hepburn in a floral statement necklace and oversized cat’s-eye glasses.
A chic Peony Lim in vintage-inspired frames and a sheer black top.
Vogue Italia Editor-in-Chief Franca Sozzani looking fresh in a red lace dress.
Tank Fashion Director Caroline Issa in oxblood smoking flats and leather-detail dress.
Drapey metallic top.
Tatler Fashion Director Anya Ziourova in exaggerated, structured details and a printed skirt.
Taylor Tomasi Hill accentuating her beautiful locks in a floral print dress.
Graphic animal print on a leather jacket back.
Vogue Japan Editor-at-Large Anna Dello Russo and freelance fashion editor and burgeoning fashion icon, Miroslava Duma.