The new Hakan Akkaya fall collection presented during NYFW A/W 2019 at Spring Studios showcased the designer’s admiration for 1970’s Glam Rock. This is the third collection by the Istanbul designer, and those present agreed that this is a fashion home run for the for him.
The palette of colors for both the Women’s & Men’s collection consisted of white, black and metallic silver, with a hint of metallic pinks. The audience was captivated by each look that walked down the runway, with the different looks in black with silver studs and spikes proving to be the audience favorites. The collection also featured a range of powerful body-con dresses, some with spectacular sleeves, and shoulder details. The bold-striped faux furs used throughout the line up also had the audience’s close attention.
Attended by an audience dressed to impressed, the show culminated with the classic designer’s walk down the runway. But instead of walking, he ran, smiling and blowing kisses to an adoring audience, just like a rock-&-roll superstar. – GM