The Blonds End New York Fashion Week With Sex Capes and Brides Gone Bad

The Blonds

The final show of New York Fashion Week rightly went to the loud, flashy party monarchs, The Blonds—emphatically bringing the curtain down on a week of in-person shows, a return of street style mania, an unresolved answer to mask-wearing or not, and tonight a demand for proof of booster shots (which sent many down a panicky gmail rabbit-hole searching for “Walgreens”). On the runway it was sex, a bit more sex, showgirls, and vampires—with capes fitted and flowing, sheer, sheeny bodysuits, everything glitzed up to the max, and exposed flesh adorned with jewelry—with a finale featuring three raunched-up brides in billowing and contoured shrouds of red, black, and white. It was perfect, but there should have been a collective bouquet toss. Tim Teeman

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Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast


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New York Fashion Week sees a slew of chic fetes

Fashion Week may be a bit quieter this season — but, don’t worry, it’s still a starry affair.

Susan Sarandon, Drew Barrymore and Danielle Brooks sat front row at Christian Siriano’s show at the Empire State Building before guests headed to Angie Mar’s upscale West Village eatery, Les Trois Chevaux.

We hear Alicia Silverstone, “Ted Lasso” star Hannah Waddingham, and models Karen Elson and Coco Rocha — who both walked the runway — dined on dover sole and roast pheasant at the popular restaurant where Siriano designed the uniforms.

Guests then headed to the Blond to party, we hear.

Designer Sergio Hudson, who has dressed Vice President Kamala Harris and Michelle Obama, also held his afterparty at the Blond. We’re told Stephanie Mills, who played Dorothy in the Broadway run of “The Wiz,” flew in just for the occasion and serenaded the designer.

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The Glory and Chaos of Street Style Returned to New York

Tina Leung swanned at the entrance to the Jason Wu show wearing the designer’s bronze-tone jumpsuit and a gem-encrusted Bulgari choker. Pandemic or no, she was looking forward to the fashion week show and, not incidentally, to plugging her personal brand, one she summed up in a meme-worthy phrase: “I style, I influence, I’m fabulous.”

She was one in a crowd scattered like confetti as people made their way to Mr. Wu’s spring 2022 show, held on Sept. 10. Dripping statement jewelry and plenty of attitude, most were poised to make a statement. They trotted out the fashion equivalent of their Sunday best, showing off violently colorful florals, flanged shoulders and fringe and, among the men, a striking profusion of pearls.

“I’ve definitely been determined to wear my clothes,” said Charlese Antoinette, the costume designer for “Judas and the Black Messiah.”

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The Street Style Crowd Embraced Maximalism on Day 3 of New York Fashion Week

From puffed-to-perfection sleeves to patchwork leather dresses.

On the street at New York Fashion Week Spring 2022. <p>Photos: Imaxtree</p>
On the street at New York Fashion Week Spring 2022.

Photos: Imaxtree

Even for fashion people, there’s something comforting about fading into anonymity when wearing head-to-toe black. But the return of New York Fashion Week after its 18-month slumber has proven to be as extra as we’d hoped it would be: From puffed-to-perfection sleeves to patchwork leather dresses, showgoers embraced maximalism on day three of shows in the Big Apple.

It was a day of rain and back-to-back events, but attendees didn’t let dreary weather affect their outfits or moods. Cheery florals and voluminous silhouettes covered the streets, helping spread sartorial sunshine all over the city. Other than bold prints and in your-face-embellishments, highlights included a T-shirt with the statement “More dogs, less people,” rainbow Crocs and giant pearls.

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