ALIVE On The Scene: Our First Exclusive Look At New York Fashion Week

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

We have made it through the first half of New York Fashion Week events with a fresh spring/summer 2016 vibe on our brains and a lot of excellent NYC coffee in our bellies.

While we were able to catch up with friends new and old, another stellar highlight has been to experience the venue changes head on. Whereas last year, fashionistas from across the globe bombarded Lincoln Center in numbers, this season has brought about several new locales (and many more presentation formats) for editors and industry pros alike to enjoy. Although you can catch our full, day-to-day content at the hashtag #ALIVEatNYFW, here’s a roundup of a few of our favorite moments that have taken place so far. On to part two (and some much needed shopping in Brooklyn…)!

Minimalism with a touch of interior design inspiration at Tess Giberson. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

Minimalism with a touch of interior design inspiration at Tess Giberson. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

Day 1 outside of Tess Giberson, wearing a blouse from Parsimonia VIntage. Photo by Elizabeth Tucker.

Day 1 outside of Tess Giberson, wearing a blouse front of Parsimonia Vintage. Photo by Elizabeth Tucker.

 

One of the more unique presentation formats for Joseph Singh. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

One of the more unique presentation formats for Joseph Singh. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

Elizabeth Tucker wearing STL designer Q Liu at Joseph SIngh. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

Elizabeth Tucker wearing STL designer Q Liu at Joseph Singh. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

ALIVE fashion intern Jeremy Gatzert loved the Katya Leonovich presentation. Photo by Jeremy Gatzert.

ALIVE fashion intern Jeremy Gatzert loved the Katya Leonovich presentation. Photo by Jeremy Gatzert.

 

While Elizabeth and I were at Novis, Marisa Lather covered our spot at STLFW vet Yigal Azrouel's show at the Skylight. Photo by Marisa Lather.

While Elizabeth and I were at Novis, Marisa Lather covered our spot at STLFW vet Yigal Azrouel’s show at the Skylight. Photo by Marisa Lather.

 

The colors were bold and beautiful at Novis. Poto by Sarah Stallman.

The colors were bold and beautiful at Novis. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

Sheer details, amazing embroidery--also at Novis. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

Sheer details, amazing embroidery–also at Novis. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

Elizabeth and I were so happy to congradulate Wash U alum Jordana Warmflash on a beautiful presentation for her line, Novis. See her at STLFW as part of the Caleres Emerging Design Awards! Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

Elizabeth and I were so happy to congratulate Wash U alum Jordana Warmflash on a beautiful presentation for her line, Novis. See her at STLFW as part of the Caleres Emerging Design Awards! Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

When your interns get to come to New York, it makes for a fab experience. Kayla Meyers, myself and Jeremy Gatzert. Photo by Elizabeth Tucker.

When your interns get to come to New York, it makes for a fab experience. Kayla Meyers, myself (wearing Retro 101) and Jeremy Gatzert. Photo by Elizabeth Tucker.

 

We loved the unique take on simplicity at Karigam (and even ran into native St. Louisan and model Devon Windsor just outside the show!). Photo by Kayla Meyers.

We loved the unique take on simplicity at Karigam (and even ran into native St. Louisan and model Devon Windsor just outside the show!). Photo by Kayla Meyers.

 

More from Karigam. Photo by Kayla Meyers.

More from Karigam. Photo by Kayla Meyers.

 

Elizabeth Tucker in Madison Square Park, wearing Q Liu and Grace Kubilius. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

Elizabeth Tucker in Madison Square Park, wearing Q Liu and Grace Kubilius. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

The ladies from Caleres Inc. were too kind to give us a tour of the New York offices, where we previews the SS16 collections and met (the super sweet and humble) designer Franco Sarto.

The ladies from Caleres were too kind to give us a tour of the New York offices, where we previews the SS16 collections and met (the super sweet and humble) designer Franco Sarto.

 

Julie and Jason, also Caleres Emerging Designer Award finalists for their line Haus Alkire came out to support Novis and chat with us about their newest collection. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

Julie and Jason, also Caleres Emerging Designer Award finalists for their line Haus Alkire, came out to support Novis and chat with us about their newest collection. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

The vibe was dark and cool for the Skingraft presentation at The Dock. Photo y Sarah Stallmann.

The vibe was dark and cool for the Skingraft presentation at The Dock. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

More from Skingraft. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

More from Skingraft. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

A photo-op that had to happen in from of the most beautiful old church that a passerby shared was the location of Edith Warden's wedding many years ago. Photo by Elizabeth Tucker.

A photo-op that had to happen in from of the most beautiful old church that a passerby shared was the location of Edith Warden’s wedding many years ago. Photo by Elizabeth Tucker.

 

Preppy gets a stylish upgrade at the Timo Weiland for Banana Republic presentation. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

Preppy gets a stylish upgrade at the Timo Weiland for Banana Republic presentation. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

We love catching up with Timo! Photo by Marisa Lather.

We love catching up with Timo! Photo by Marisa Lather.

 

More from Timo Weiland for Banana Republic. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

More from Timo Weiland for Banana Republic. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

 

Saturday night ended with a bang: attended the Franki B show as special guests of Fern Mallis and enjoyed a 4-course dinner after with the designers of the newly re-vamped LA -based line. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

Saturday night ended with a bang: attended the Frankie B show as special guests of Fern Mallis and enjoyed a 4-course dinner after the show with the designers of the newly re-vamped LA -based line. Photo by Sarah Stallmann.

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