Month: December 2013

Tracy Reese

“This is always an interesting delivery,” said the retail-minded Tracy Reese at her Garment District studio. “Waiting to wear something is outmoded, so we try to make clothes that are attractive for now but can last through the fall as…

Ports 1961

Many labels take a “buy now, wear now” approach to Pre-Fall, but Ports 1961 has other plans. Designer Fiona Cibani whipped up a collection full of covetable outerwear and exotic furs, the sort she hopes her customer will buy when…

Nonoo

Misha Nonoo took several trips to New York as a child, frequently stopping off at the Guggenheim to take in the latest exhibit. Now that she’s a resident of the city, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building is an endless source…

Dsquared²

Count on Dean and Dan Caten to come up with a theme and really run with it—even during in-between seasons, when most designers are focusing on pumping out commercial hits. For Pre-Fall, the DSquared boys showed a swinging sixties lineup…

Rachel Zoe

Although there’s plenty to be said for signature silhouettes, in the case of Rachel Zoe, lean, seventies menswear à la Bianca Jagger has become less of a trademark and more of a lifeline. The über-stylist’s Pre-Fall offering gave the distinct…