Reem Acra, for the Effortlessly Glamorous Oscar Nominee in You

New York Fashion week struts on! Yesterday, the Reem Acra fall 2014 collection was presented, and as you might expect from the Lebanese designer, it was beautiful, sparkly and glamourous. Body-skimming gold, inky feathers, whisper-light sheer lace. Stunning. You will be seeing these gowns on a red carpet near you. » 2/11/14 1:00pm 2/11/14 1:00pm

Reem Acra, for the Breathtaking Bond Villainess in You

Known primarily for her bridal designs, Reem Acra brought whatever the opposite of a white wedding is to fashion week. Floating down the runway in literal feathers, models donned a striking palette of red, cream, and black. Apparently the collection was inspired by a recent trip to Japan and photos from artist Daido… » 2/12/13 12:00am 2/12/13 12:00am

Fashion Week Diversity By The Numbers

In September of 2007, it was reported that of all the 101 shows that took place during New York fashion week, one third employed zero models of color. Since then, we've tried to track diversity on the runway every season. » 9/24/10 2:47pm 9/24/10 2:47pm

Reem Acra Bridal And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

There is something inherently creepy about the fact that this season's Reem Acra bridal collection was inspired by various children's characters like Alice in Wonderland, Raggedy Ann and Strawberry Shortcake. (Paging Dr. Freud!) And yet — thank goodness for Reem Acra, because, if not for her, we would all have been… » 4/21/08 4:00pm 4/21/08 4:00pm

Golden Globes Cancelled? Fashion Mockery Can Still Continue

As everyone knows by now, the Golden Globes, scheduled for Sunday evening, have been called off because of the writer's strike. Besides the entertainers who won't get to drunkenly hog the spotlight, and the designers, whose wares won't be worn, there is us — the common folk — who won't get a chance to referee the… » 1/11/08 5:00pm 1/11/08 5:00pm