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Topic - Cynthia Rowley
The big names at New York Fashion Week who are watched for trends include Marc Jacobs and Proenza Schouler. But now, Jacobs and Proenza designers Jack McCollugh and Lazaro Hernandez have more on their minds than mere creativity and innovation.
Fashion designers, retailers, editors and stylists settled into their routines Thursday for eight days of previews at New York Fashion Week with barely a blink at all the photographers' flashes: a sign of business-as-usual stability.
Well, now we know how she does it: With lots of YouTube breaks and double-brewed coffee. In this so-much-information era, designer Cynthia Rowley spilled her work habits to the audience gathered Thursday night for the runway preview of her fall collection during New York Fashion Week.
Bursts of sunny, sultry citrus and sexy violet met up with muted sea tones on runways filled with flowers, both literal and reinvented, at New York Fashion Week's spring previews as Day 3 kicked in Saturday.
In the flash of a shoe or burnished honeycombs of copper and gold, the fashion industry put a metallic shine on glamour for fall.
There's been plenty of talk about day-to-night dressing in these frugal times. Next season, you might try night-to-day instead.
Now you see fashion, now you don't.
If fashion is any guide, better days may be ahead.
As cliches go, designer Prabal Gurung is the first to say he's living the American dream: Kid from Nepal is now dressing first lady Michelle Obama on a regular basis.
Cynthia Rowley says her fall collection was inspired by "mechanics, cobblers and leathermen.
"What inspired the collection: Mechanics, cobblers and leathermen. Welding, oil slicks. Women artists making big, strong work," Rowley wrote.