We11done Fall 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection

It’s time for a reintroduction at We11done. For fall, the Seoul-based label decided to embrace flux while in search of a new identity. “It’s been a very chaotic time for us,” Youngjin Kim, brand manager and art director, said during a Zoom preview with the We11done team. “We’ve had changes in our team and our … Read more

Academy of Art University Fall 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection

“In my beginning is my end,” wrote T. S. Eliot in Four Quartets. It’s a line that came to me when I saw the final look in the Academy of Art University’s graduation show. It was a wired metallic construction from Keer Ivy Chen’s couture-inspired lineup reminiscent of Paul Poiret’s lampshade dresses, and the circularity … Read more

Priscavera Fall 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Last season, Prisca Vera Franchetti shot her lookbook on the streets of New York in voyeuristic, paparazzi-gaze style. Models were shot in action in the label’s saucy looks: flirty dresses, mini skirts, and strappy tanks. Franchetti continued to explore this beauty-in-the-banal theme for fall 2022, capturing her frisky clothes on models doing the mundane. “We … Read more

Pratt Institute Fall 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection

It’s been an uphill battle for the Class of 2022, whose studies were disrupted by the pandemic. But the conditions had improved enough for Pratt Institute’s 22 fashion design students to present their graduate collections at the Brooklyn Navy Yard last week. There were, of course, vestiges of lockdown and the pandemic in the students’ … Read more

Paria Farzaneh Fall 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection

To parlay with Paria Farzaneh is to grapple with big issues—“nothing has really changed and this constant need for new is still not sustainable, in my opinion,” she says—while also nudging for smaller answers: “The collection? In part it’s about dressing up character.” Front-of-stage roleplay props here included the ten-gallon hats, big-buckle belts, and finely-worked … Read more

Romance Was Born Fall 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Since last May’s foray at Sydney Fashion Week Romance Was Born’s co-founders Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett have spent the last few seasons focusing on building their digital retail operation. Now, with Australia’s toughest tangle with COVID hopefully behind them, they’re returning to the wholesale carousel with this collection. Popping a tray of Anzac biscuits … Read more