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Friends, colleagues, designers and more join Rachna Shah in toasting 25 years
Last night, KCD Partner and Managing Director of PR and Digital, Rachna Shah took a moment to commemorate her impressive 25-year tenure at the agency. Ahead of a busy New York Fashion Week, the industry vet was joined by colleagues old and new, as well as notable designers such as Anna Sui and Prabal Gurung, and other key players from the world of the fashion. Shah, who joined the agency as her first job out of college, was flanked by KCD President Julie Mannion and two of KCD’s top partners, Marty Griffeth and Renee Barletta, with whom she has been working for more than 20 years. Of her career so far, Shah said: “The past 25 years have been filled with so many amazing moments, working with the most talented designers and brands and being part of some of fashion’s most memorable events, I couldn’t have imagined it when I walked into my first day at KCD But the most rewarding part was those relationships within the walls of KCD and last night spending time with so many of our team members past and present cemented that. See inside the celebration, below:
Fashion insiders celebrate FRAME
Mid-week cocktails? Ok, twist our arm. FRAME raised its glass to the launch of the Fall 2022 Menswear campaign while nodding at the start of its second Modern Man project, a coffee table book dating campaign shot by co-founder Erik Torstensson that features 33 athletes, actors, models, and friends of the brand. Guests gathered at the new restaurant The Noortwyck to sample light bites from former Eleven Madison Park chef Andrew Quinn, wine from sommelier Cedric Nicaise and aptly named cocktails called Tall and Handsome (our kind of drink!!) while Ruby Aldridge played a DJ Positioner. Those in attendance included FRAME’s Fall 22 campaign stars Yvesmark Chery, Demit Omphroy, Jody Rome, London Wilmot and Fernando Casablancas as well as Pat Cleveland, Jacquelyn Jablonski, Kevin Woo, Julius Randle, Megan Williams and Rod Thill.
Images: Zev Starr-Tambor
Tommy Hilfiger presents the Fall ’22 TH Monogram collection
It’s almost time for Tommy’s return to NYFW, but to whet our appetites, the new Tommy Hilfiger monogram debuted today. Created in collaboration with British illustrator and graphic designer Fergus Purcell, it’s billed as the centerpiece of the Fall 2022 collection, for which we’re also set to see a star-studded campaign rollout ahead of NYFW. According to the brand, the new interpretation sees the classic codes of the all-American brand reimagined in a bold new guise for all genders and ages. “Since 1985, the ‘TH’ monogram has stood for authentic prep style, reinvented in a way that is fun for everyone,” Hilfiger said in a statement. “Fergus Purcell has been a truly inspiring collaborator. Its elevated approach and connection to street culture is unique. It was a joy to reinvent our monogram with him – for 2022 and beyond. Take a look, below.
Dundas x REVOLVE lands, with a little help from Luna
Does he have only It’s been a year since Peter Dundas filled a reflective runway full of models during NYFW to launch his collaboration with REVOLVE? ! It seems so, but luckily the grassroots partnership continued. Today, Dundas x REVOLVE unveiled a pre-fall offering, with no shortage of sexy pieces that we’ll be sure to see once everyone returns from galloping around Europe and hitting the dance floors of New York again. York. Serving us plenty of sizzling inspiration, Dundas enlisted Dutch glamazon Luna Bijl to star in the campaign and showcase fringed minis, skinny denim, cut-out pieces and cargo sets to perfection. Buy it while it’s hot!