It has been so hectic for me these past few days. In order to really cover New York Fashion Week, you truly have to have the time to attend all the shows, go to the after parties and be completely absorbed in the week of Fashion activities. This has always been a bit difficult for me, since I am a Mummy of a five year old and have responsibilities. I always try to find the right balance, and also be true to who I am, as well as what my readers want to see. I have decided to cover only the shows of designers I like, as well as what fits in with my very active schedule. Last night I was invited by Leather Queen, Sam Jones of http://themodaoperandi.blogspot.com/ to the Cynthia Rowley Fall 2011 Ready To Wear Collection at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park.
The art world came out in full force to see Cynthia Rowley’s collaboration with artist Ryan McNamara — including Richard Phillips, Kalup Linzy, Rashid Johnson, Tom Sachs and Tim Barber. Even Cynthia Rowley got on the ‘70s band-wagon. Known for her short party dresses, this season the silhouette and scale of her collection continued in the loose, flowy direction she’d embraced for spring. The designer sent out flowing jumpsuits and long-sleeved maxi-dresses — all still appropriate for dancing, just more disco diva than ballerina.
A collection composed of fluid shapes, long lengths, rich fabrications such as chevron and silk charmeuse, and a palette largely of mauve, emerald, navy and teal, the collection celebrated this easy glamour with just the right amount of shine, whether from a velvet inset, paillette applique, or chunky metallic heel.
I am learning how to use one of the kit lens for my Olympus Pen camera, it has some zoom capabilities, so I apologize for the fuzzy photographs, It took me a while to figure it all out, hope you enjoy my photo diary.