Angel Sanchez founded his namesake label in Caracas, Venezuela, after a short stint as an architect in the late 1980s. Maintaining this structural aesthetic for the past 25 years, Angel’s label has become synonymous with fresh, architectural eveningwear.
Sanchez presented his SS13 collection, titled “Flowers & Satellites,” in the Box at Lincoln Center on Monday 9/10. His seasonal direction was inspired by artist and fellow Venezuelan, Rafael Barrios, recently recognized for his trippy Op Art sculptures that debuted on Park Avenue early this year.
Boldly experimenting with color and shape, both artists have found success in transforming two-dimensional materials into gravity-defying designs. In a collaboration that seemed natural, if not vital, Sanchez teamed with Barrios to create geometrical accessories for his 25th anniversary collection.
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Flurries were falling as guests accumulated inside the Elsinore for Andrew Buckler’s presentation Tuesday evening. Belvedere gimlet in hand, we made our rounds, quietly wondering where the models would find sufficient space to pose for photographs inside the well-attended menswear event.
In a knit beanie and dark attire, Buckler hoisted himself up above to crowd to say a few words. He announced the presentation would actually take the form of a video installation. The collection, which was inspired by riots and public discontent, was reflected in the short film that played on loop for the remainder of the event.
After Buckler, we made our way west for the VICE Style party. Pulling a ‘Wintour’, we stayed for a short bit – two drinks to be exact – before heading back to prepare for the week ahead. So yes, we did miss the puppy-BDSM fashion show…
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Thanks to the beautiful marriage of fashion and nightlife, “Don’t feed the models” and “Thanks, It’s Vintage” are not just overused Fashion Week phrases – they’re cocktails.
This season, The Empire Hotel will be celebrating the one-year anniversary of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center with aptly named elixers and a stylish makeover. Moises de la Renta, son of Oscar, created a signature dress for the hotel’s Fashion Week Ambassadors. In turn, The Lobby Bar of The Empire Hotel will be serving up “Moises’ Fashion Fix,” an enticing rum conconction.
For the entire month of September, you'll be due for some fashion-themed booze.
"Well, don't just stand there. Get me a drink!"
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