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New York Fashion Week, Fall 2011: Day 1

It is here! New York Fashion Week officially kicked off yesterday! So, let’s begin our coverage! The first day of fashion week saw shows from BCBG Max Azria, Christian Siriano, Nicholas K, and Richard Chai LOVE.


New York Fashion Week, Fall 2011: Day 1

It is here! New York Fashion Week officially kicked off yesterday and, needless to say, we are beyond excited here at Mama’s A Rolling Stone. So, let’s begin our coverage! The first day of fashion week saw a slew of shows, including (from left to right): BCBG Max Azria, Christian Siriano, Nicholas K, and Richard Chai LOVE. While Christian Siriano surprised his audience with a toned-down show, the audience at Richard Chai Love was treated to a model with a shock of pink hair.

Of course, there were plenty of references to pay attention to. For example, Vena Cava designers Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai created a ‘zine in lieu of show notes. Cleverly called Zina Cava, it was filled with images inspired by the 1990s, from an old Calvin Klein fragrance ad to pictures of the “it” couples of the decade—think: Kate Moss and Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder and Johnny Depp. As for the Vena Cava show, it was, unsurprisingly, inspired by the early 1990s.

Up-and-coming labels such as Nicholas K and Wayne showed utilitarian outerwear in earthy colors. Similarly, Luca Luca designer Raul Melgoza referenced his childhood trips to Yosemite via desert colors and nature prints. At Richard Chai Love, spectators were treated to a lesson in layering—skirts over pants, vests over coats—while at BCBG Max Azria and Jenni Kayne, a minimalist approach was tangible.

Day 1 Shows

  • BCBG Max Azria
  • Christian Siriano
  • Duckie Brown
  • Jenni Kayne
  • Luca Luca
  • Lyn Devon
  • Nicholas K
  • Rachel Comey
  • Richard Chai LOVE
  • Steven Alan
  • Tim Hamilton
  • Vena Cava
  • Wayne
  • Wes Gordon

You can explore runway pictures and reviews from Fall 2011 on Style.com. Plus, don’t forget to keep up with New York Fashion Week via our NYFW Twitter list.

Photos: GoRunway.com

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