Rad by Rad Hourani F/W 2012

It’s always a pleasant surprise when talent returns to show in the city after spending years presenting in other cities. For F/W 2012, Rad Hourani, the Montreal-raised designer showed his unisex – and...

Joeffer Caoc F/W 2012

Sometimes the creations seen on the runway aren’t made for daily life. A show is great, but people eventually have to wear real clothes. That’s where Joeffer Caoc comes into play. Known as one of...

Travis Taddeo F/W 2012

Described in the liner notes as the “Doomed Generation,” Travis Taddeo claimed to be inspired by turmoil and social chaos for F/W 2012. Although that seemed like a heavy concept, the collection was...

Lucian Matis F/W 2012

Designer Lucian Matis is known as a showman. There isn’t a bague or bobble that he doesn’t like to embellish his pieces with. At times, his visions can feel theatrical (in a good way), so presenting his...

Arthur Mendonca F/W 2012

There are designers who have a clear and descriptive vision when creating their collections and are easily described when seen on the runway. For FW 2012, Arthur Mendonca made the audience guess. Yet,...

Ashtiani and Caitlin Power F/W 2012

Fashion week will always have it's mainstays, presenting season after season, yet it's also a great way to discover (and support) up and comers, especially if they show promise. This is the case with two...

Korhani F/W 2012

On the hit reality show, Project Runway, contestants are often required to design/produce a fashion look with obscure materials. They can be a challenge, to say the least. Think it’s nearly impossible to...

Label F/W 2012

Fashion can be a mindf**k at times and it’s a surprise more designers don’t use it as a form of progressive therapy. Interestingly enough, the designers behind Label, Shawna Robinson and Natalie...

T. Rains at Knoxville Fashion Week

T. Rains was invited to show this year at the inaugural Knoxville Fashion Week. The eye-popping show was held at Club NV and produced by Kristi Lannon of Rogue Runway. Silver and black dominated the runway...

Basch and Lovas by Wesley Badanjak F/W 2012

It’s never easy to replace one designer at a fashion house with another. When designer Wesley Badanjak took over the creative reins of Basch, he had to maintain a balance of old and new; never an easy...