• David Koma RTW Spring 2023

    16 days ago - By WWD

    The David Koma brand is growing - once upon a time only eveningwear dresses could be found on his runways, but now there's a plethora of items to choose from, including tailoring, knitwear, handbags and footwear.
    Koma took to the streets - literally and sartorially - staging his show outside in Shoreditch in East London, a walk away from his design studio.
    “I felt like this time it was really about the streets,” he said backstage, explaining that it felt like the correct season to expand his collection after the huge success of his brand as the pandemic softened its blow.
    It's clear that...
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  • Halpern RTW Spring 2023

    16 days ago - By WWD

    Weary of Barbiecore? Michael Halpern certainly isn't, opting to pay tribute to the 60th anniversary of the fashion doll's Dreamhouse with his spring collection, and with only a dash of pink.
    “I grew up very, very liberal in New York. It was never like girls play with this and boys play with that,” the American-born designer related backstage. “It's allowing people to have a bit of fantasy and escapism at a time of darkness.”
    The Barbie segment, demarcated by models in wild, candy-floss-colored hairdos, was a hoot. The capsule won't be commercialized, even though it was an official...
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