On Camera :: Recap of NYFW

Earlier today, I was on Fox45 to talk about Spring 2015 New York Fashion Week.  The TV segments always go by quickly and today was no different.  There were four key elements from Fashion Week that I wanted to touch on, but we ended up cutting the fourth, which was wearable tech.  In tomorrow's post, I'll recap the last bit from our show today. Read on to see the video:

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Super Bowl: The Big Game

New York City is literally the city that never sleeps and always brimming with tourists and locals alike, so I'm interested to see how this year's Super Bowl will play out in the Big Apple. According to an economic impact study conducted by the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee, the XLVIII Super Bowl and celebratory events that surround it are expected to draw 400,000 visitors and bring in $500 - $600 million in revenue to the New York and New Jersey region.  In comparison, the NYC Economic Development Corp found the impact of New York Fashion Week, in both February and September of 2012, was $865 million.

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Fall/Winter 2013-14 Trends

Some pieces you see on the runway are completely conceptual, meaning they most likely won't get picket up by a store or boutique for customers to purchase.  These are usually over-the-top ideas, conceptualized by the designer and brought to life for a one-time only appearance during Fashion Week.  And then there are the wearable pieces.  The shows where elegant dresses and beautiful shoes take their turn, and you leave with a feeling of "I'm happy to be a woman."  With New York Fashion week officially wrapped and London Fashion Week taking place as I type, there were a few trends that I noticed on the runways last week. 1) AccessoriesHats and Elbow Length Gloves: From baseball-style caps at Herve Leger to fedoras at Nicole Miller, hats were one of the top accessories on the runway. Approximately half of the shows I attended in New York showcased elbow length leather gloves.  Most were long and sleek as seen at J. Crew, but a few had an edge such as the ones seen at Kenneth Cole, reminiscent of a fisherman.

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NYFW Day Two in Photos

The second day of New York Fashion Week kicked off and show goers were not deterred by the snow.  Check out some photos from the shows and around New York City on days 1 and 2. 

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