It wouldn't be as much fun without you. Stay wild, my friends.
von Ruhm Posts
Son Jung Wan's Spring/Summer 2020 collection tells the story of splendor meets retro with color, the collection highlighted the glamour of vintage wear in a modern twist. The collection features embroidered dresses full of different layers of iridescent fabrics; a rose gold gown entwined with floral print, array of electric blue gowns, and a neon mint dress that screams splendor.
Leanne Marshall takes up the mantle of sustainability in her Fall/Winter 2018 designs through her utilization of fabric scraps and other manufacturing by products.
Pamella Roland's lux jewel of a collection was inspired by Prague. Longtime fans Vanessa Williams and Nigel Barker share their passion for the designer.
80s Extreme is the name of Son Jung Wan's Fall/Winter 2018 collection, emphasizing volume and high impact fabrics in vibrant colors. Kelly Rutherford and Alex Lundqvist showed their affection for the Korean artist.
Colovos - designer couple Nicole and Michael - celebrate matriarchy with their Fall/Winter 2018 collection offerings and keep an eye firmly on our children's future.
Ladies and gents,
October marks the second anniversary of von Ruhm - or as I refer to it: Happy birthday, baby!
Thank y'all so much for your support, love, hugs, high fives, the pre-show coffees and the post-show wines.
When three feminists come together, they create more than a collection. Alysia Reiner, Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and Claudine DeSola are on a mission - making the world a better place, one garment at a time. The creative activists talk to us about their vision and why it's time to change the entire fashion industry.
For their Spring/Summer collection 2018 designers and sisters Chloé and Parris Gordon - Beaufille - work with the idea of perception and the relationship between materials and technique. They approach common fabrics like shirting in more precious way – dressing them down with techniques that are classically suited for silks, chiffons and satins like carefully placed seaming, tailoring, gathering and ruffles.
Calvin Luo brought his Spring/Summer 2018 collection inspired by movies like The Virgin Suicides and Marie Antoinette to New York Fashion Week. The young designer showed his athletic and elegant designs at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
One of Katie Gallagher’s biggest inspirations is New York City. For her 17th collection “Rain” she features breezy layers and sheer effects that contrast with the collection's overall icy, dark feel. The Rhode Island school of design alumni explores the moods and energies that emerge as seasons shift.
Son Jung Wan takes us on an exclusive trip to Saint-Tropez for her Spring/Summer 2018 collection. The bold looks include a playful mix of vivid colors, floral prints, and feminine silhouettes. Actresses Kelly Rutherford (with her adorable puppy Cappuccina) and Mary-Charles Jones as well as author Kelly Bensimon and actor Eric West share their views of the Cote D’Azur.
Pamella Roland was definitely one of our highlights this season. Inspired by the opulence of Monaco and the joie de vivre a la France, her collection is colorful and the definition of elegance.
Miguel Vieira has been creating luxury garments and elegant designs for over 25 years. He has shown his creations in Milan, Paris and, for the second time this season, New York. The Portuguese designer talks to us about his new line and what he loves about New York Fashion Week.
The 80s inspired the Korean designer Son Jung Wan – namely shoulder pads and metallic fabrics. It’s a decade her show attendees Eric West, Kelly Bensimon, Caila Quinn, Kelly Rutherford and Alex Lundqvist should remember well.
Lanyu was founded in 2005 and combines Chinese embroidery with western modernity. CEO Nicole Zhao explains the current collection and the woman who wears it.
Desigual is known for its young and fresh designs. For many years the Spanish label has not only been successful in Europe, but also in the US.
Brand Communications Director Daniel Pérez talks to us about the new collection as well as the brand's DNA.
Vivienne Tam reinvents herself again and again, searching for inspiration and extraordinary ideas everywhere. She created her latest collection in collaboration with NASA after spending time in Houston. Mike Waterman - president of The Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau - brought the designer together with the governmental institution and NASA even approved use of their logo.
Her new collection brought out model Carol Alt, singer Christina Milian and actor Eric West to celebrate the designer.
Few Korean designers make it to the New York fashion scene. One of them is Son Jung Wan. Born and raised in South Korea, Son Jung Wan has shown her collections during New York Fashion Week for years. The Spring/Summer 2017 line is inspired by the 70s and tells of a colorful spring to come. Her clients include Kelly Killoren Bensimon and actress Kelly Rutherford.
Donna Karan is far more than a fashion designer. In the mid 80s she created an empire which still enjoys worldwide success today. Karan is one of American fashion history’s most important designers.
When in 2001 her husband Stephan Weiss died of cancer, Karan reinvented herself. She turned Weiss’ studio in Manhattan's West Village into a showroom and founded her Urban Zen Foundation Initiative in 2007. The Foundation is committed to alternative treatments for cancer patients which includes yoga as part of these therapies.
The philanthropist spoke to us about her foundation and why fashion students should not get a job right after graduating.
Custo Barcelona, one of Europe‘s most successful designers, has been showing in New York for over 20 years and built a large following. His latest collection celebrates progress and technical innovations. Typical of Custo Barcelona, the cohesive and well-executed show was a celebration of color.
Also present were Jaimie Hilfiger, Violett Beane and Fatima Ptacek.
Leanne Marshall, a winner of the successful show Project Runway, started her career in 2008 in New York. She has shown her collection during New York Fashion Week ever since. While the young designer is best known for her bridal wear, her pieces are often seen on the red carpet.
Marshall talks to us about her new collection and the woman she designs for.
Pamella Roland has long been one of New York’s most successful designers. For 14 years, the New Yorker has been designing for her customers who especially appreciate her gowns.
Her new collection, inspired by an Italian seaside visit, brought out actress Victoria Justice and stylist Phillip Bloch to celebrate the designer.
Caroline Lagerfeld's decision to become an actress took her parents by surprise, to say the least. New York would soon become her new home on her path to Broadway.
The charismatic Swede talks to us about her childhood as the daughter of an ambassador, her beginnings as an actress and her political activism.
The Korean designers Yohanix and Jarret present their Fall/Winter collections 2016 at New York Fashion Week in cooperation with Concept Korea.
Yohanix found inspiration in "Generation Maybe" - people who were born in the 80s and grew up in the 90s and turned it into "Generation Multi".
Jarret's line is inspired by Vampires and their relationship with people.
Andrew Warren presents his first collection “Just Drew” during New York fashion week. He talks to us about his line and inspiration. His friends Abigail Breslin, Nicole Miller, Tiffany Trump and her mother Marla Maples show their support.
Kip Berman founded "The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart" along with Alex Naidus, Kurt Feldman and Peggy Wang in 2007. With numerous tours through the States and Europe and three albums under his belt, Kip talks to us about his position in the band, with whom he'd like to perform with and the problem with today's semi-emotional communication on the internet.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer is not only a well-known sex therapist but also a successful author. We met the 87-year old Dr. Ruth to talk about her latest book, dating and the smartphone generation.
Elias Meister was born in Munich and is a Jazz Musician in contemporary, traditional and chamber settings, playing in the engaging Rock band Mon Khmer, the Elektro-Pop Collective Bowmont, with different singer/songwriter projects. Elias talks to us about home, the New York music scene and why he has no regrets.
Style Fashion Week in association with the Eleanor Lambert Foundation made their debut to kick off New York Fashion Week on September 10-12, presenting over 25 amazing designer runway shows and presentations in the beautiful and iconic venue, Gotham Hall.
Malan Breton presents his Spring/Summer 2016 collection at Style Fashion Week in New York and talks to us about his documentary “A Journey To Taiwan” and the inspiration for this season's collection. Many friends came out to support and celebrate him.