OFS Presents Fifteen Independent Labels to Celebrate Creative Artistry at NYFW Spam x

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New York, NY

September 8, 2018

Today, Oxford Fashion Studio took over Pier 59 Studios presenting Spring/Summer 2019 collections from 15 independent fashion designers from all over the globe.  

 

Oxford Fashion Studio held three runway shows throughout the day with the goal of promoting independent fashion designers for the good of creativity. 

Oxford Fashion Studio serves as a platform to guide brands to the next level with their group runway show concept 

 

“We began Oxford Fashion Studio with a love of supporting independent design talent. Going all out for individuals we believe in; for the good of independence, originality and integrity. 9 years on we are responsible for continuing to strengthen over 639 independent, quality designers, ranging from over 70 countries, to give them a platform in the four fashion capitals during fashion week. The talents we scout have often been undiscovered in the fashion capitals and we’re incredibly proud to be the ones to bring them to the front line of the industry.” says Runway Director, Tiffany Saunders 

 

 This season attracted some of the best designers Oxford Fashion Studio has seen over the past nine years. 

See below for highlights from each of the designers. 

Atalanka

C Est D by Doyeon Yoni Yu

Daykeyla

 

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Why Mary

Crystal Maze 

Inspired by the 60’s and 70’s rebellious fashion while reflecting on current global social and political movements, the colour palette is created from a bold kaleidoscopic of floral print simulating confusion and change. 

Jessture

Light 

It wraps you and exposes you; it penetrates you and placates you; it shepherds and it sways; it glitters and it awakes. Eternity dwells in it, it waltzing at your fingertip. Don’t hide from the night. Go to the wild, chase the light from the sky. The darker the night is, the brighter the stars shine. 

 

Dr Zwack 

Bold as Love 

Bold as Love was inspired by the venerable Jimi Hendrix song and album “Bold as Love.” Working with the vibration of color, Dr Zwack will present a dress in every color of the rainbow just as Jimi sings of in his lyrics. It is the designer’s aspiration to ennoble the spirit of Jimi Hendrix by channeling his song into a collection imbued with his music and present it to the world. 

Spring into Joy  

Spring into Joy pushed the boundaries of how to incorporate dynamic silhouettes and unique fabric choices. The designer has two extremely juxtaposing sources of inspiration: Game of Thrones, and retro 90’s fashion. Military style layered clothing and layered gowns parallel the various layers Game of Thrones itself brings in. Layers and layering, as well as adding tactical components like large jackets and straps are key to the collection.  

Geoj  Official 

 

N & Mil 

Geoj Official showed a two part collection this NYFW that may shock current clientele. N was bold and in your face, while the Mil portion encompassed softer more muted tones. N & Mil are quite different than any of Geoj Official’s previous work, including the collection shown at NZFW last year. 

Caroline  Perlino 

Op. Symphony Nº 0000 

Gathering inspiration from the vibrant palette of colors of different galaxies around our Observable Universe, CAROLINE PERINO’s Spring/Summer 2019 fashion collection is deeply inspired in the stars, the abstract shapes cloudy like shaped in the pictures of galaxies, and mainly, the concept of time, travel and space.

Lesunja

Megan Cannings

Meticulously Eccentric

Viktoria Tisza

 

 


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