As the famed heroine of Sex & the City once declared:
“Every year the women of New York leave the past behind and look forward to the future…
this is known as Fashion Week.”
While we may not all have the glamorous life of Carrie Bradshaw, it’s hard to deny the buzz of excitement taking over Manhattan this week for all things fresh and new!
New York City has held prominent hold over the fashion world since 1943, when reporters were not able to travel to Paris for the shows due to the War.
A shot from the first annual New York Fashion Week, 1943
What once started as a humble attempt to showcase a handful of American designers has grown to include over 250 designers.
In honor of the rich history of NYFW, we are showcasing our favorite fashion related posters. Perfect for a living room, bedroom, or even a fabulous walk-in closet!
Andy Warhol began his career in design by illustrating and designing footwear long before he went on to fame and fortune.
Bally commissioned legendary artist Villemot to show off the company’s elegant and sophisticated leather shoes.
The figure is executed in shadow so that we imagine her shape without it being clearly visible.
At a time that home sewing of clothing was popular the Omnia Company was one of the most prominent in France. The little girl is sewing the red, white, and blue of the French flag.
A fabulous advertisement for famed French fabric dye house Henault-Morel by Dupin, 1936.
Mossant was a famous brand of hat manufactured in France and well-known in the United States for most of the twentieth century. This exceptional original vintage poster from 1938 is by none other than the famed poster artist, Leonetto Cappiello