The latest shows gave us a Moulin Rouge-themed extravaganza, sheer fishnet tops, and gauzy get-ups for the one percent. Plus, an unexpected cameo appearance by Mary Shelley.
Sarah Shears has worked as a costume designer and wardrobe stylist for many years and is in the thesis process of her MA in Fashion and Textile history and Theory at FIT. She currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and is raising two kids and two cats.
‘Next of Kin’ at NYFW was not only a retrospective of Ruth E. Carter's career, but also a history of black experience and how that experience has been presented on screen.
Pyer Moss’ show was meaningfully set in Weeksville, Brooklyn, and was an emphatic statement of black celebration and resistance.