Fashion Week Friday kicked off early with two stellar shows at Milk Studios. First, I caught the NAHM show, designed by Nary Manivong and Ally Hilfiger—Tommy Hilfiger’s daughter. The legendary Mr. Hilfiger was there, too, and genuinely beaming like a proud father at his daughter’s school recital. But this collection wasn’t child’s play by any means—in fact, it just might be NAHM’s best range yet. All-over egyptian and floral prints had the cult capacity of a Prada collection, and the matching wallpaper was a genius touch.
Next, I swung by the Pamela Love presentation, which featured four models decked out in unbuttoned overalls (a welcomed throwback) and drenched in more of the designer’s luxurious armor. While the collection definitely included Love’s signature tribal edge, the show’s fog-fueled setting and the subtle futuristic touches in the jewelry felt very steampunk, in the best way possible. Highlights included the stone-set chokers and geometric bibs: