Cesar Galindo Fall 2016 Live Lookbook Presentation
Cesar Galindo– New York-based designer, by way of Houston- decided to do something different when presenting his Fall 2016 collection to a small group of fashion insiders one sunny day recently. Instead of a typical runway presentation, he decided to do a live lookbook photoshoot for his “Starry Starry Nights!” collection.
He did not show this past season of New York Fashion Week, however he did build a collection; as he is focusing on the business aspect of his company. The collection harkens back to what he started out doing- clothing for the ‘after five’ market. He joked that him being born on New Year’s was the root of his love of that time of day.
The glitzy collection featured laser-cut fringe crepe dresses, repurposed mink jacket, tank and apron halter top, a fuchsia/silver glittered canvas coat and silver sequined caftan-style dress (that I’m still going gaga over), fluid jumpsuits, t-shirt dresses and layering pieces. He incorporated stretch leather arm accessories that were “like spanx for your arms.” He added sporty touches to a couple of the dresses, which included foiled and active mesh sleeve and hem details. He wanted the silhouettes to be relaxed, yet have a “Walk of Shame glam” feel.
I enjoyed seeing this concept in action and in an intimate setting. The models came out one at a time and lined up, while Cesar adjusted and re-styled the garment to his liking. Once on the platform, the the photographer and model seemed to work in tandem, as the shooting and posing went so fast; but also went effortlessly seamless. And of course, the CLOTHES… I could see several of the pieces in my closet.
Huge thanks: BLINC by Bambi Lynn (for the invite and helping to flawlessly put on a great show), Select Studios (venue), Page Parkes (models), Metromorphis Design, Jane Hruska Accessories, Tre Spa Salon, Arched Beauty Architechs and Avalon Diner (yummy treats and lite bites).
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What a neat concept, and I love the sleek beauty and femininity of the designs!
What a unique, fun experience!!! I’m jealous haha. Thanks for sharing 🙂
Really neat concept and so glad you got to experience this firsthand 🙂
Wow these look amazing, the fashion 🙂
This sounds like such a fun thing to get to see. I loved getting to hear the reasons behind the pieces and their concepts!
So cool! Gorgeous!
How fun! Love how it was so intimate and a photoshoot. Loving all the sequins!
I like that he found a specific niche. Gorgeous clothes!
Super jealous! Love the beautiful idea and awesome clothes!
What a cool idea! Sounds like a fun event to attend!
So fun, love the edgy designs!
FUN!! I’m loving his work!
I love these designs!!!! Black is my go to!