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Peter Som

  1. fall 2009
    Who Is AWOL This Fashion Week?We compile a list of labels that aren’t showing. It’s more than a few.
  2. fall 2009
    Barbie Fashion-Show Designs RevealedSee sketches of Peter Som’s and more.
  3. fall 2009
    McDonald’s Helps Young Designers Survive the SeasonThe economy has brought young designers to unlikely sponsors.
  4. party lines
    Peter Som’s Plans Are Still Up in the AirThe designer may have had a rough time of late, but don’t count him out just yet.
  5. party lines
    Peter Som Open to Designing a Target or H&M LineHaving just lost his financial backer, anything’s possible.
  6. keep on survivin’
    Peter Som Will Show His Fall Collection, SomehowHe could really use a new financial backer.
  7. fashion tragedies
    Breaking: Peter Som Cancels Fashion Week ShowThe label has split from Creative Design Studios.
  8. blass watch
    Bill Blass Files for BankruptcyRumor has it that NexCen is selling the office furniture from the showroom.
  9. blass watch
    Bill Blass Couture Shall Live On!The label’s new owner, Peacock Holdings, plans to revive the line within a year.
  10. blass watch
    NexCen Sells Bill Blass for $10 MillionBut don’t expect it to return to its former runway glory anytime soon.
  11. shutterings
    Bill Blass Finally ClosesThe economy has brought the label’s last, tumultuous six months to a sad end.
  12. blass watch
    Bill Blass Is Pretty Much DoomedBill Blass New York is liquidating, and retailers aren’t buying Som’s spring 2009 line.
  13. first looks
    Peter Som Launches Children’s Capsule Collection TomorrowBest & Co. signed the designer to create a limited-edition holiday capsule collection for tots.
  14. blass watch
    Peter Som Finally Leaves Bill BlassNexCen was unable to financially support the line the way Som envisioned because they bought a cookie company.
  15. shoe porn
    Spring 2009’s Most Dangerous ShoesSee the shoes that made so many models stumble on the runway this season.
  16. the dark side of fashion
    Designers, Please Make Less-Scary ShoesThere have been more runway falls and stumbles this season than ever before, and we are speaking out.
  17. blass watch
    Bidding for NexCen’s Bill Blass BeginsBut will they save Peter Som’s ready-to-wear Bill Blass line?
  18. looks to love
    Our 25 Favorite Looks From New YorkWe pored through all the shows, nearly going blind from all that beige, to bring you our favorite 25 looks.
  19. three is a trend
    Welcome to the BeltwayLast season’s waist-cinching trend is back for spring. But instead of thin wisps, designers opted for obis.
  20. blass watch
    Bill Blass Ready-to-Wear in Danger of DemiseThe line designed by Peter Som loses over $1 million a year.
  21. runway reviews
    Mixed on Marc and Proenza, Charmed by Som and ThakoonThe critics are spitting out their reviews faster than you can read them; that’s where we come in.
  22. first looks
    More Nonstop Fashion!Seven new collections for your ogling pleasure!
  23. run through
    Nastia Liukin to Sit Front Row at Fashion Week, Design ClothesMaria Sharapova invited her to Peter Som, and she’s attending Isaac Mizrahi and Cole Haan.
  24. cult of personality
    Word Up: The One-Word Inspiration Behind the CollectionsWe asked designers for just one word to describe spring 2009. The results are comical, endearing, puzzling, and enlightening.
  25. show & tell
    Fashion Week’s Greatest MomentsA lot can happen in a week — but the past few years have been particularly spectacular. Here are our favorite moments.
  26. loose threads
    American Apparel Opens in China; Danity Kane to Design JeansAlso, checking into Fashion Week might not take so long this year, and Seven for All Mankind sweeps through Asia.
  27. run through
    Peter Som Stays On at Bill Blass, Even Though It Can’t Afford HimThe label can’t afford to produce the collection Som envisions. It also can’t afford to pay Som’s salary.
  28. run through
    Matthew Williamson Is Just About Done With Emilio PucciThe designer wants to leave his position as creative director of the label to focus on his expanding namesake line.
  29. run through
    Peter Som Might Be Out at Bill Blass (UPDATED)Rumor has it he’s done with Blass, but Nexcen wants to keep his name attached so they can sell the label.
  30. fashion library
    Fashion Likes to Do DrawingsWith a luscious new book, we can drool over fashion sketches courtesy of everyone from Karl Lagerfeld to Peter Som.
  31. run through
    New Resort Collections: Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, and Michael KorsMarc showed lots of hearts, Proenza showed satin pajama-esque wear, and Kors showed tie dye.
  32. party lines
    Peter Som Explains What the CFDA Really Does All DayPeter Som likens the CFDA to Hogwarts and says he wants his models to walk on the ceiling for his next fashion show. (He’s kidding, but this Q&A is still hilarious.)
  33. run through
    Pssst! Fur Fashion Week Is Going On Right NowFur Fashion Week is lying pretty low this year, but it takes place today and tomorrow. Chris Benz won an award for emerging fur designer, and Michael Kors, Isaac Mizrahi, and Peter Som will show.
  34. dress code
    Boyfriend Jackets Signify Girl PowerThe long, roomy style popped up on the runways of Diane Von Furstenberg, Lanvin, Nina Ricci, and Bill Blass. The shape, designers say, empowers women.
  35. party lines
    Peter Som Peddles to the ‘Mature’ CrowdPeter Som restaged his first collection for Bill Blass today. Quite smartly the designer brought his show to Saks, the ultimate ladies-who-lunch destination.
  36. ask a retailer
    Ann Watson of Henri Bendel Likes Tibi, Peter Som, and DVFThroughout the week, buyers from Bird, Henri Bendel, Intermix, and more will tell us which runway looks they plan on stocking. Today, Henri Bendel VP and fashion director Ann Watson reveals her current faves: hemlines from Tibi, the surprises at Peter Som, and everything at DVF.
  37. model tracker
    Irina Kulikova Is Monday’s Top ModelMonday was a mixed bag of no-brainer casting and compelling new faces. Runway veteran Anja Rubik lead the Oscar show. But Anna Gushina, who just debuted at Prada in September, generated significant buzz by winning Proenza Schouler’s coveted first spot.
  38. three is a trend
    Check MateIt seems plaid has finally grown out of its angry flannel phase — unlike your hipster boyfriend. This Fashion Week, grunge’s mainstay looks relaxed and fluid. Y-3 used the nineties pattern in bright orange and yellow from head to toe, while Peter Som belted his gray and black patterned coat. And Preen used it as an accent to otherwise sleek looks.
  39. ask a retailer
    Ann Watson of Henri Bendel Likes Nili Lotan, Anna Sui, and Peter SomThroughout the week, the buyers from Kirna Zabête, Henri Bendel, Intermix, and more will tell us which runway looks they plan on stocking. Today, Henri Bendel VP, fashion director Ann Watson reveals her current faves: sexy sophistication from Nili Lotan, menswear cuts from Anna Sui, and Peter Som’s reworked American classics.
  40. new york fugging city
    Fashion Week Eats Its YoungWe feel really bad for Taylor Momsen. The 14-year-old Gossip Girl star arrived at Peter Som too late for any photo ops and had to be ushered to a seat after the show had already started.
  41. show & tell
    The Best Fashion Week Invites: Passports Are In This Year Every Fashion Week, a few designers put a little extra effort into the design for their show invitations. Now that we’ve almost finished sorting through the mountain of invites here at Show & Talk HQ, here are six that stood out this year.
  42. harriet and amy
    Ten Things We Liked on WednesdayFrom left, Proenza Schouler, Y-3, Anna Sui.Photos: imaxtree.com 1. Avion Feminin — a small, quiet and brand new line showing by appointment only in the West Village. It’s exactly the pared-down cool that girls who really live and work in New York want. We’re crossing our fingers that some clever boutique will snap it up. 2. The exploded high-tops and collared hoodie at Y-3. 3. It was a little bit warmer today. We liked that.
  43. 21 questions
    Peter Som Spends Too Much on His Sheets Name: Peter Som Age: 36 Job: Clothing designer Neighborhood: West Village Who’s your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional? Laura Mars. What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in New York? Eleven Madison Park always does the trick. But lately I always find myself eating the fried artichokes followed by the polpettine alla siciliana at Gusto, which is in my neighborhood. In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? Try really hard to make pretty things.
  44. harriet and amy
    Ten Things We Loved at Fashion WeekThroughout the week, New York’s Harriet Mays Powell and Amy Larocca selected ten things they liked each day. Now, they share their ten Fashion Week favorites.
  45. harriet and amy
    Ten Things We Liked on WednesdayHarriet and Amy pick out new underwear and this spring’s morning-after outfit.
  46. ask a retailer
    What Kirna Zabête Is BuyingAt Kirna Zabête in the spring, look for Derek Lam, Peter Som, and Thakoon.