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Silk is the new black at SILK NY

Spring/Summer ’18 ready-to-wear collection on SILKNY.com. The new collection is designed for the modern woman and addresses the need for versatile clothing options, using high quality fabrics and a range of new patterns. SILKNY is also introduced a new silk-tencel fabric blend to select styles in the SS’18 collection. The fabric is crafted using a non-traditional weaving technique that enhances the texture and strength. SILKNY’s creation was inspired by the luxurious look and feel of silk and silk blends and the brand sources their high-quality fabrics from all over the world, including France, Italy, and China, a top silk manufacturer for centuries. With a vision that continuously merges contemporary style with timeless elegance, the new collection includes silk-tencel off the shoulder blouses and high-low tops, silk-linen trousers and jackets, flowing silk dresses and more. SILKNY’s head designer, Michele Lee, began her career working for some of the biggest names in fashion including Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, and, Armani before transitioning into a career in manufacturing. Now, with over 10 years of manufacturing and high-end design experience, she’s taken the opportunity to design and produce her own brand. Regarding her inspiration for SS’18, Lee says “I was very inspired by everyday […]

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February 26, 2018 by Carlos Diaz Brands, Spring Summer, Video 0

How the Paola Agopian foulard dress is born

For Paola Agopian, love is a scarf. Wrapped on the hair or tied around the wrist, in a thousand different ways. The scarf is an ancient art, a true masterpiece. The imagination and creativity of Paola Agopian are now joined by the need of the modern woman to invent elegant yet practical solutions to move from leisure to an elegant meeting, to the tasks of urban life. The young designer has designed and created for her clients an absolutely unique and innovative fashion collection, reinventing the iconic silk square to create a new garment, the foulard dress. Hand drawn and edged by hand, a foulard dress is made by women for women. It takes more than 1200 hours of work to create a foulard dress, because the brand Paola Agopian enhances the quality of time, and time of quality, because love and care take time. The foulard dress by Paola Agopian, made of pure silk, is always and forever. It is a timeless product, made with artisanal techniques, and entirely made in Italy.   Come nasce l’abito foulard di Paola Agopian Per Paola Agopian l’amore è un foulard. Avvolto sui capelli o annodato intorno al polso, in mille svariati modi. […]

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