New York is still reeling from this year's Spring/summer Fashion week, and rightly so. From Linda Evangelista’s return to the runway for The Iconic Fendi Baguette’s 25th Anniversary show, to emerging designers like Luar, Nor Sesso and Who Decides War carving up a space in the oh-so- fashionable table, this year’s presentations left their mark on the season.
The Shop Zetu office closely followed the runway coverage so here are a few of our staff picks.
"Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim's Ready to Wear Spring 2033 Collection was super edgy!” - Cedella , Customer service.
“I really saw myself in Serena’s designs. I feel like her pieces are immediately wearable and that’s not something you see a lot on runways.” -Eva, Vendor Accounts Manager.
Serena Williams announced her retirement from tennis during the US Opens in order to explore her other pursuits, the latest being fashion. She officially launched her eponymous collection during this year's New York fashion Season on the IMG rooftop, on a tennis court-themed runway. Her designs which she described as ‘Right and tight’ featured ruched fabrics with silhouette-hugging cuts.
“ Out of the whole collection, I loved the silk cut-out crop top and peplum pencil skirt black set.” - Sharon, Marketing Manager.
Inspired by his much-needed escape to California, the bright electric hues, and rung-looking fabrics all pay homage to the Sunshine state. Maxwell set out to create pieces that were wearable and uncomplicated in their design at first glance whilst still possessing elements that would warrant a closer look to appreciate the work and artistry that went into the pieces.
“ The lace concepts, the prints, and the loose designs were channeling a vibe and I was into it.” - Emily, Marketing Assistant.
Altuzarra took classic preppy concepts like cable knits, striped shirts, and boxy blazers to create his 2023 Spring/Summer collection and reimagined them with tie-dyes and bead embellishments. A conscious effort was made to forgo buttons and zip-ups for laces. The overall pieces were a psychedelic revelation.
“This collection immediately felt powerful to me. I toned down colors and designs were understated but dynamic ” - Caroline, Website Intern.
Having dressed Michelle Obama for two Inaugural Balls, Jason Wu became immediately sought after for his couture craftsmanship. Jason Wu’s collection evoked softness with its lingerie reminiscent design including sheer inserts, and thin straps. He collaborated with Italian contemporary artist, Leonardo Pucci and explored the art of Japanese bondage to highlight the juxtaposition of fragility and strength; two feelings that came through his collection