Hello, Jenny Shimizu, you’re looking very Mad Max today.
The spread features an assortment of creative types — from models like Shimizu to actresses, designers and musicians.
Each woman also talks a bit about her masculine tendencies.
Tuesday at New York Fashion Week saw glam rockers from Rodarte, a Vera Wang version of minimalism, a garden party at Coach, a say-it-with-flowers collection from Peter Copping at Oscar de la Renta, and another satisfyingly rich show from Narciso Rodriguez, among many other highlights.
But I’d like to focus today’s diary post on Sophie Theallet, a designer born in France who moved to New York a decade ago.
She has had several successful moments here, but not the kind that is overnight, which can be both a blessing and a curse for any designer.
She has plotted her own steady course, standing up for the kind of designs and shows she believes in, culminating in this moment on the rooftop of a body shop in midtown that was one of the best of the season.
RELATED: Superb Shows at Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger, and More Wake Us Up at #NYFW Theallet’s collection had an African theme, an influence used both lightly and literally, with a live drum performance and feathered trims on skirts and shoes that in fashion-speak are described as tribal.