2013 Fall New York Fashion Week: 4 Things We Learned on Day 4
The Hook's editor Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. was out on the town in NYC yesterday (Feb. 10), scoping out the latest NYFW fall runway looks and taking celeb notes along the way.
ASAP Rocky Modeled at Fashion Week
A$AP Rocky closed the HOOD BY AIR fashion show yesterday during the designer's first ever New York Fashion Week showing. The label has been on the scene since early 2007 with a strong underground following. Designer Shayne Oliver created a lux streetwear collection of urban “ghetto gothic” looks. "I want to push people,” Oliver said in a statement. “I want them to have new standards of what is classic and what is formal. If they don't get it at first, I’m okay with it."
As a laser light collection took to the runway the show’s front row was flanked by notables like rapper Theophilus London and stylist Nicolas Formichetti. The excitement continued with Boy Child strutting down the catwalk in the new collection followed by emerging rapper A$AP Rocky closing out the presentation. The “Goldie” rapper rocked a neoprene zip-up top and drop-crotch pants as he made his modeling debut.
The Cardigans Performed at Rodebjer's Fall 2013 Presentation
The Swedish label from Urban Outfitters’ Around the World collection had a lux take on streetwear for fall with embellished dresses and fur covered looks. The modern collection featured sharp separates in black and navy and fun splashes of color paired with playful prints.
When it came to the music Carin Rodebjer's stuck with her roots by selecting Swedish singer Nina Persson of the Cardigans to perform. Acting as a perfect backdrop for this whimsical collection, she performed musician Jan Johansson's traditional Swedish folk jazz. Fellow band mate and husband Nathan Larson added current touches to the mix in the form of the sparkling computer sounds.
A$AP Rocky & A$AP Bari Were in Disguise at Y-3
As a punky collection of geometric prints and neon trimmed looks hit the runway at the Y-3 show, A$AP Rocky & A$AP Bari looked on from behind facemasks. The rappers sported an all black look made up of an oversized black leather jacket, matching trousers, and a black ski mask. Masks are certainly trending right now in the music scene. Kanye West was also recently scene rocking a red knit mask in Paris and a Maison Martin Margiela mask in Atlantic City during a perfomance.
Eve Rocks Fur at The DSQUARED2 x Interview Party
Eve hit up the The DSQUARED2 x Interview Party last night rocking a baller silver fox fur jacket over a leather jacket paired with a black figure-hugging cocktail dress, a matching leather cap and black strappy heels. Inside the party, the rapper ditched the fur and flashed her trademark chest paw print tattoos in her black dress with a plunging neckline.