Recent Articles in Fashion

Williamsburg Fashion Weekend: the Good, the Anarchic, the Freewheeling Spectacle

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I’ve experienced Williamsburg Fashion Weekend since its inaugural unveiling in the ‘hood in 2006, and with the event now in its tenth season and back at Glasslands Gallery, the shows have become longer and more involved.

24 Feb 2012 | More

Mandy Coon, Billy Reid, Antonio Azzuolo, Daryl K and Preen at NY Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012

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James Murphy was one of the first working Mandy Coon’s crowd as they were seated, appearing as a proud, nervous dad-to-be while the rest of us were zenning out to his intro music, which sounded like an undulating, futuristic heartbeat, building to its apex just as the show started.

14 Sep 2011 | 3 comments | More


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Santos Party Haus on Saturday “SUPERMOON” night, March 19th.

Salem is headlining what will prove to be the most historic lineup in the history of music with:
Lil Ugly Mane, Black Hearted Diamond Boy, GHXST, Gospel, Food Stamps, Blissed Out, Becka Diamond, XMOFOXX, Cool Hand Luke MDMA Arthur.

12 Mar 2011 | 6 comments | More

Gary Graham, Imitation, Suzanne Rae: Ukrainian Shepherd to Veronica Lake at NYC Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011

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The first sinewy beats of “See Birds” by Balam Acab brought models donned in Greasers rock and roll/high rococo black wigs through the off-kilter door and down the wooden plank runway in Graham’s Franklin Street boutique.

21 Feb 2011 | More

Mick Rock “Exposed” at Morrison Hotel Gallery Opens to Thirsty Hordes of Rock Fans and Adam Green Performs

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Mick Rock’s show of photographs, “Exposed”, and book launch, presented by Creem Magazine with Russian Standard Vodka, opened this week …Read the Rest

28 Oct 2010 | More

Inspirations from Jellyfish to Kerouac for Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Week Kickoff at Milk

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The silent majesty of the jellyfish has to be the one of the most striking of inspirations we came across in the first round of spring/summer 2011 fashion presentations today at Milk Studios. Mandy Coon’s models, with faces radiating an underwater, luminous glow…

10 Sep 2010 | More

Michael Monroe of Hanoi Rocks at the John Varvatos Store, NYC, 05.06.10

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My second glam-rock show of the year, and who other than Michael Monroe, once the Hanoi Rocks frontman, as the perfect entertainer to grace the toy-sized stage at John Varvatos? Yes, the John Varvatos store on Bowery, which makes sense in a way, since the space was once home to the famed CBGBs.

8 May 2010 | 1 comment | More

Slow Fashion and Eco Chic: A Night at Scandinavia House

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Opening at New York’s Scandinavia House on May 5 is the Swedish Institute’s fashion-centered exhibition, Eco Chic: Towards Sustainable Fashion. This traveling exhibition (stops so far have included Berlin, Kiev and Istanbul) aims to raise awareness of the destructiveness of the current textile industry while educating consumers on more eco-friendly alternatives.

5 May 2010 | More

My Valentine’s Day With Ms. Wintour

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On the Sunday of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2010, I stood in line like Anna Wintour, yet unlike her, I kept standing in line and my line was for the standing room, so I was just standing to stand. I couldn’t stand it anymore.

23 Feb 2010 | More

Mercedes-Benz New York City Fashion Week, September 2009: One Madman’s Musings After a First Time in the Tents

The past week I was tardy because it was Fashion Week, the week before it was Rock Week, the one before I got a girlfriend, and the one prior I joined Tau Zeta Kappa. The models outside of the shows have all been posing, for me I thought, until I realized that they in fact were not and instead were flashing their tights for middle-aged photographers, though not from the middle ages, and these girls/photogs were too professional to be of an age.

28 Sep 2009 | More