amNewYork caught up with celebrity stylist turned reality star turned womenswear designer Rachel Zoe to get the scoop on her fall 2013 collection.
What was your inspiration for fall? I drew inspiration from the 1970s equestrian lifestyle. I wanted to incorporate romantic menswear elements and intricate baroque detailing with something tougher and edgier in a nod to... » more
Tom Mora of J.Crew gave amNewYork the dish on the retailer's women's collection for fall 2013.
How would you describe the collection in one word? Embellishments.
What's the biggest difference between spring 2013 and fall 2013? The color is deeper and richer.
What was your inspiration for fall? A trip I took to Marrakech after our last presentation. There were so many inspiring... » more
Ashlee Simpson can’t wait to be an aunt for the second time.
“It’s amazing, it’s incredible,” the starlet said of older sister Jessica Simpson and fiance
Eric Johnson having a second child on the way. “We’re very blessed.” Ashlee’s favorite thing to do with Jess’ 9-month-old daughter, Maxwell Drew?
“Just watching her and my son [Bronx] play,” said Ashlee, who we caught up with... » more
amNewYork caught up with designer Monika Chiang to get the scoop on her fall 2013 collection.
How would you describe your collection in one word? Powerful.
What was your inspiration for fall? Flight. I have the recurring dream in which I am running and running until I take off into flight. I think that was the initial inspiration, and then I visited this exhibition at MoMA that had all... » more
How would you describe your collection in a few words? Androgynous glamour.
What was your inspiration for fall? '70s-era Bianca Jagger, '90s supermodels and horse-riding wardrobes.
What types of pieces will we see? Tailored sportswear pieces: blazers, tuxedo jackets and suiting. Our signature leopard and then a bold block of absinthe yellow.
What does your Fashion Week diet consist... » more
What's your Fashion Week motto? Keep calm and listen to Bowie.
How would you describe your collection in one word? Architectural-femme.
What's most notably new this season? We are using more modern materials for embellishments, such as chain mail mesh and mylar.
Heels or flats during Fashion Week? Heels are a must! Although I did cheat last season and wear our snakeskin wedge sneakers.
What's... » more
What is your Fashion Week motto? Keep truckin'. It all works out in the end, and you just have to keep moving forward.
What was your inspiration for fall? Brothers Grimm fairy tales - they are dark and magical.
In general where do you find inspiration? I bike all over NYC and find that I am always discovering something new. This city is filled with constant inspiration.
What does... » more
How would you describe your collection in one word? Desire.
What types of pieces will we see? Trapeze funnel neck coats and draped hooded jersey dresses.
What does your Fashion Week diet consist of? I always have orange juice, sushi and, at the end of the day, a glass of Champagne.
What's the most unfashionable thing you've ever witnessed during Fashion Week? Fashion men dressed... » more
Finding the perfect sexy little something for your significant other just got easier.
Victoria's Secret beauties Candice Swanepoel and Lily Aldridge - who are used to wearing the sexiest styles out there gave us their oh-so-sexy, oh-so-simple Valentine's Day shopping tips during a trip to the Herald Square store Wednesday.
-- Struggling to figure out exactly what she likes? Start with... » more
What was your inspiration for fall? I studied animals and insects with natural defense mechanisms and found inspiration in the intricacies of their innate built-in protection systems.
What's most notably new this season? An evolution into vibrant colors and prints.
Which models do you have your eye on? Bug-like looking ones.
Heels or flats during Fashion Week? Flats because I'm... » more