Photographed by Meah Denee This year marks Houston native, Chinaza Moses’ first collection shown during NYFW. The origami inspired capsule collection was shown at The Holy Apostles Ballroom in Chelsea. Seven years design experience under her belt, the FIT graduate has worked for many prominent companies including both Alice & Olivia and Elle 360. Eclectic and chic, Chinaza successfully manages to emit a sweet simplicity in such complex pieces. Moses’ collection was a wearable work of true art. Each piece was white, delicately designed with soft structured fabric origami pieces, sheer accents, and paper origami headpieces. The designer mixed elements of both couture and streetstyle, pairing the elegant garments with origami adorned white sneakers.
Photo courtesy of Anna Hieronymus This NYFW Hieronymus launched its A/W 2015 collection by designer, Anna Hieronymus. The namesake label, is a NYC and Berlin based contemporary sportswear and accessories brand. Inspired by elements of art, music, philosophy and science, Hieronymus alludes to futurism while maintaining strong streetwear roots. I was able to steal a few moments with Anna to get a first hand look into her debut line. With the turnout for the Hieronymus NYFW launch party, it was hard to believe this was the first collection. The venue was sort of like an underground club that you could only enter after you said the secret password to the bouncer guy hiding behind a large door and a tiny sliding peep hole. It was pretty amazing. Turning down the urge to shake a tail feather we passed the DJ and headed straight to the next room for the Hieronymus installation. Soft neoprene structured sweatshirts hung from the ceiling surrounded by reflective mirror panels, turning out to be a pretty popular impromptu photo booth. Waves of stitching ran through each garment, which Anna explained, imitated the unseen digital waves (wifi, cellular, etc.) intersecting, surrounding, and passing through us. The capsule collection […]