“Every Year The Women Of New York leave the past behind and look forward for the future. This is known as FASHION WEEK.” -Carrie Bradshaw, Sex And The City
They say that New York is the city that never sleeps. I’d like to think of it as Fashion never sleeps, nothings stops Fashion. Thursday, February 9th marked the official start to NYFW. Even a blizzard, couldn’t stop NYFW— the show MUST go on! I mean, it’s all for the sake of Fashion, I mean am I right?!
Veronika Brusa, a Swiss interdisciplinary artist presented her RTW Fall ’17 Collection which consist of: bodysuits, jumpers, cardigans coats and leggings. Brusa is not only a designer but a painter as well. She set the stage with her abstract paintings along the walls and floors where 50 of her models both men and women stood wearing her designs. This was the first presentation I had attended for Berenik for NYFW FW17 . Something I’d never seen before at least in this kind of setting. The backdrop for this preview was definitely different to the more conventional, casual presentations and runway shows seen during NYFW.
The designers message and imagery made a statement that day for sure. Her designs worn by the models who were presumably dancers as well moved on the stage through dramatic choreographed dance, giving her clothing life and making it come alive. Brusa stated, “I love to see real people in my clothes,” she explained, but that choice may not have been what was best for the clothes. Bodysuits, leggings, jumpsuits and oversize sweaters were right at home here; shown in silk and rayon panne velvet or satin, some of the pieces were more than just functional.” (WWD) Veronica Brusa’s designs and vision is quite inpressive and her artistic talents were definitely seen throughout this entire presentation. After seeing this collection it’s apparent that “real people” can wear beautiful clothing.
Here are some of my favorite looks from her presentation:
3 Photos from WWD
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What are your favorites from this collection?
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