Gilded Age wrote on their presentation “The goal was not to only go further than anyone had ever gone before, but as far as it was possible to go” and they sure did. It was a great colorful fashion show.

The inspiration was the early industrial revolution textile production techniques and the craftsmanship of old New York and the North East from the turn of the 20th century, predating the era of mass production. The Pan American Airways Flying clipper ships who traveled to Hawaii, Honolulu, Guam, Midway, Manila and Tahiti. The style of the fashion show was casual luxury, a mix of premium selvage jeans and sportswear. The designer and founder Stefan Miljanic created an amazing collection. We could feel the traveling spirit in the natural colors and the khaki blazers and shorts. We could see the new trends in the cool denim and the knit shirts. The breeze came from the beautiful and comfortable looking swim (cotton or nylon) in cool colors like navy blue with red string or red and grey or navy, apple green and khaki. We loved the colors and the festive Hawaii feel.

The location was beautiful, the Bowery Hotel is so chic but far, far away from Lincoln Center or Milk and MAC studios we almost missed the show but it was a fun fashion show and we enjoyed it.