Joseph Altuzarra is one of those uncommon designers who consistently and instinctively knows what women want to wear, whether it’s shearling bomber jackets, celeb-favorite fringed hobo Ghianda bags, crinkled linen dresses, or racy laced knee-high boots. Personally, I like to attribute it to the stylish Chinese women he’s surrounded by - his mother, cousin Lily Kwang, and grandmother, who hails from Shanghai like mine. In addition to being superbly talented, Joseph is the most well-mannered boy.
My second day at NYFW started as any other day in my life, at Pure Barre. One of my goals at Fashion Week this season is to stay focused on the healthy lifestyle and habits I picked up a couple of months ago so I’m taking it easy this time around. Instead of my usual 50-plus-show grind, I’m attending a mere 38 shows (I know that's still a lot but it frees up much of my time!) and they’re strictly brands I’m interested in. I guess you could say my reviews are different from that of the average