Oxford Fashion Studio | NYFW FW 2019
Oxford Fashion Studio presented 14 designers over the course of two shows at Pier 59 Studios. The collections ranged from eveningwear to street-style, including both mens and womens. The goal for the fashion group is to highlight independent fashion designers from all over the world, giving them a platform to showcase their work. Oxford Fashion Studio has worked with nearly 700 designers, from over 70 different countries, over the past 10 years. This year, the designers showcased their work to a full-house on the NYFW runway.
Chaahat Thakker presented her collection, DEPLICO, exploring
Poli & Jo was born out of East End of London, Spitalfileds – the birth seed of effortless edginess and cool creativity. The Defender collection is Poli & Jo’s take on the cotton bag trend. Made with the same high–quality material Land Rover uses for its convertibles, these pieces provide the ultimate longevity and sustainability while staying classically stylish.
Farah Naz designs are inspired by nature, specifically the Lotus; a delicate flower with many layered petals arrayed around a strong core. Rooted in the mud, the lotus rises to blossom clean and bright, symbolizing purity and resurrection. Hand embroidered with Swarovski crystals, rhinestones, crystals beads, pearls, sequins, silk threads adorning each look; the collection began with cobalt blues and carmine reds;
Designer, Ron Ramos, connected his aesthetic of luxury and tailoring by playing with the idea of soft and hard. The collection used an opposition of heavy and light textiles from leather to georgette to crepe
Using cruelty-free silks, naturally dyed fabrics, and recycled materials, Seray Sacan
The collection of Jisu Lim is conceptual; reflecting the designer’s own interpretation of every object within a concept with modern, edgy and trendy aesthetic. “My collection is inspired by the ‘Post No Bill’ sign around construction area. This sign is the most familiar thing that I am exposed to in my daily life, as a New Yorker.” says the designer. “The phrase refers to many cities’ laws which forbid the posting of handbills, or any type of advertisement on the construction walls in order to keep the walls clean. However, I always think it is such an irony that the construction walls itself ruin the beauty of this city.” Jisu Lim’s collection is about recreation, circulation, and the beauty inside of the ugliness.
The NC by Charly Nzogang collection showcased an eclectic, pragmatic, and ecological view of the industry. Each piece from the collection metamorphosizes
Jyu Ri Ri’s FW19 collection is titled “EGO-FRIENDLY”. Overcoming