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New York Fashion Week S/S 2016: A Tropical Rave Travelogue (Complete with Video) at Isa Arfen

I couldn’t resist saying it to Isa Arfen designer Serafina Sama inside her presentation at the Standard Hotel: “You do love a ruffle.”

“I do!” she conceded happily in her lovely Italian clip. (And, of course, all of fashion does right now.)


Isa Arfen designer Serafina Sama; all images and video by Jessa Carter

But more than a ruffle, Sama loves a journey. Lots of designers take fantastic trips for the spring season, but as the Londoner shared with us, hers had a few especially thoughtful and nuanced layovers. And a really good soundtrack.

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Three Images & Three Sentences from Carolina Herrera, Paul Andrew, Alice + Olivia, Maria Cornejo, Veronica Beard … and! Our Favorite FW DJs

Fashion Week Journal for Monday, February 16

Monday looks a little different at New York Fashion Week—especially so in freezing temperatures and amid the combo Valentine’s Day/Presidents’ Day long/short weekend.

As we filed into the grandest tent in all of Lincoln Center to see one of the most beloved American eveningwear designers, we sensed everyone had a bit of an adrenaline hangover. Bill, Anna, Grace, Edward, Stefano, et al—and us, too, so we decided to put some framework around today’s post. After all, three is the magic number. Here we go: a trio of sentences and images from all five shows we saw yesterday.


Images by Jessica Carter

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