Surviving Fashion Week ( day five ) + recap

Concept Korea

  • Concept Korea showcases 3 designers collections
  • Each year they select different design talent to be a part of the show
  • Concept Korea is a collaborative project to promote Korean fashion designers
  • Began showing at NYFW in 2010

Tommy Hilfiger

  • Opened first store in 1969
  • The line focuses on preppy clothing while adding a bit of a fashionable twist
  • In addition to RTW they also have menswear, accessories and a home collection
  • In 2012 at CFDA won the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award

Lela Rose

  • Lela graduated from Parsons
    • Born and raised in Texas
  • Launched in 1998
  • The line is known for providing a whimsy look while giving special attention to detail.
  • Fall 2006 debuted the brands first bridal and bridesmaid collections.

Jeremy Scott

  • Founded in 1997
  • Showed his first collection in Paris
  • The line uses pop art as an inspiration, most of the designs are loud, bold and colorful
  • Scott became the Moschino’s creative director in 2013

Taoray Wang

  • Founded by Taoray Wang
    • board member of Shanghai Ribo Fashion Group
  • One of the most successful brands in the Chinese market
  • Debuted at NYFWfor the first time Spring 2015

Reem Acra

  • Acra attended American University of Beirut
    • Began by making gowns out of scrap material around her home like a table cloth
    • Later went on to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and in Paris École supérieure des arts et techniques de la mode (ESMOD)
  • Launched in 1997 with a bridal collection
  • Has a RTW and bridal line
  • The line is known for glamor and elegance 


  • Designer Johnson Hartig
  • Launched in 2000
  • Known for eco friendly fashion
  • Created a line for target

Vivienne Tam

  • Vivienne Tam born in China
    • Graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • In 1994 debuted first collection
  • In 1995 introduced MAO collection that merged art and fashion
  • The Andy Warhol Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Museum at FIT all house pieces from Tam