There are some bright spots during New York Fashion Week, offering runway shows that are innovative and interesting,
There is a lounge and this season, Sasha Cosmetics from Trinidad displayed their cosmetics, inviting guests to touch up their makeup or have it touched up by a makeup artist.
Most importantly, the designers are exciting and fresh.
Fashion is more than big ticket ball gowns that are aspirational, but not attainable offering clothing that wouldn’t fit a normal sized woman.
The two AMCONYC shows I attended: Maj Designs and Bradelis New York Lingerie offered fashion you might actually be able to wear!
How many little girls like designer Jamie Johnson create different looks for their Barbies? That’s how Jamie began learning her craft. er co-partner Tara
Her co-partner Tara Perez joined the Maj team five years ago as an assistant before being promoted to the creative team.
Together, they create affordable fashion that’s a bit different.
There were cropped tops and slim pants and also flattering dresses. Evening gowns that get their head-turning looks from flowing chiffon, sparkles, and flouncy skirts.
I could hear editors and bloggers talking quietly during the show picking out favorites that they’d love to wear. I have my favorites, too (see below):
For more information visit http://www.maj-designs.com/
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Bradelis New York
A lingerie show can be very exciting or fall into the trap of “kitchy” or “trampy.”
Not so, Bradelis New York!
The creator of Bradelis New York, Akiyo Hirakubo designs lingerie that not only looks beautiful but also offers support where women need it.
Hirakubo uses Japanese designs and sewing techniques, expert fitting methods, and feedback from their customers to create this lingerie.
Bradelis has It has 16 stores in Japan, 3 in NYC, and 1 in Taiwan. Products are also sold through its online store and TV shopping (QVC).
Lingerie shows always draw a crowd and this show was no exception.
The man sitting next to me kept murmuring “wow.” If he was thinking about getting some for his girlfriend he should know that these are not inexpensive pieces, but the cost is in line with other luxury lingerie brands.
For a female editor like me, it was a chance to see some really beautiful lingerie up close and personal on actual women, not just in stock photos.
While not every woman is a tall leggy model with a perfect body, this lingerie would make any woman feel more confident.
For more information on Bradelis visit: https://bradelisnewyork.com/