While New York Fashion Week is the stage for the world’s best designers to showcase their latest work, some of the more exciting moments come from discovering emerging talent in the fashion industry.
We’ve been taking notice of up and coming fashion designer Ann Yee — check her out in Steve Madden’s “Meet the Makers” video series.
For more information about Ann Yee’s collection, please visit her site.
Check out the Steve Madden x Ann Yee video below the cut!
Wrapping up New York Fashion Week a couple weeks ago, we thought we’d do a round-up of the Asian models that made the most appearance on the runway this season. According to a news report, Asian models walked in more big shows this season than ever before. “It’s just in their DNA. They’re beautiful, so elegant. Beautiful on the runway, beautiful walkers, beautiful body types — it’s a dream to see them in our clothes,” states Mark Badgley of Badgley Mischka. Among the models that have walked the most shows, we have both familiar and new faces. Familiar faces include Liu Wen, Ming Xi, Shu Pei and So Young Kang. For new and upcoming models, we have Lina Zhang, Sung Hee, Sui He, Tian Yi and Xiao Wen.
Once again, Liu Wen is the Asian model to walk the most shows at NYFW – most of them for big names too, such as Alexander Wang, Anna Sui, Diane Von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, Tory Burch, Oscar de la Renta, Victoria Beckham, and the list goes on.
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With over 450 guests, NAMI was one of the highest attended shows for Concept Fashion Week this season. Sarah Nami Ahn’s debut runway show in Los Angeles surely attracted a lot of attention and it’s not surprising to see why. Her collection encompasses the current and forthcoming trends while incorporating her own unique taste, making her one of the top emerging designers.
Anna Sui, known for her femininity and sophistication, collaborates with Hush Puppies, known for its comfort and casual style, to create a new line of footwear. Their styles seemingly conflict but when put together comes a collection that is retro and authentic as Anna describes it. Hush Puppies footwear brings a new touch of color and texture into Anna’s ultra-feminine, eccentric style. We first saw the collection back in February during New York Fashion Week FW11 and now it is finally available for purchase! See and purchase the full collection here.