Googie architecture. Ever heard of it? Probably not. But you’ve definitely seen it. The roadside architecture that defined the diners, hotels and motels of 1950s Americana was the jumping off point for the hotter than ever Proenza Schouler boys.
While the models walk the runway at the Betsey Johnson Fall 2011 fashion show during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week on Valentine’s Day our devoted crew was backstage, catching up with Betsey Johnson herself as well as documenting the general atmosphere.
The new reigning prince of downtown chic Alexander Wang did thing a bit differently this season.
Jason Wu might have just outdone himself. Inspired by the legendary photographer Robert Polidori’s three-volume set ‘Parcours Museologique Revisite’ – chronicling the 25 year restoration of Versailles, young designer sent down a collection that was all about sheer opulence.