A Comprehensive Recap of Over 20 New York Fashion Week Shows and Events: NYFW 2024

The latest fashion week brought together top designers like Christian Siriano and Sergio Hudson, alongside A-list celebrities like Beyoncé, Rachel Brosnahan, and Danai Gurira in the front rows. The event, held at the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Chelsea, took attendees on a journey through the city, including a stop in Bushwick, despite the snowy weather.

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Anna Wintour and Janet Jackson grace the runway at the Thom Browne fashion show during New York Fashion Week.

While this season didn’t bring about any drastic changes or revolutions in the fashion world, designers focused on showcasing the beauty of clothing and sticking to what they do best. Instead of chasing trends for the sake of virality, they embraced classic elements like the return of the Big Belt, fur in various lengths and colors, and leather corsets and gloves in tulle and fuzzy textures.


Overall, the event featured 22 runway shows, events, showrooms, and installations, highlighting the talent and creativity of the fashion industry.


As social media buzzes with criticism over the rise of the “mob wife look,” L’Agence has surprisingly crafted a line perfect for the sleek style of organized crime: from chic cropped fur jackets to sultry floor-length slips, edgy deconstructed black tie ensembles, and embellished pieces dripping with sophistication.


On February 14, Danai Gurira and Rachel Brosnahan were spotted at the Thom Browne fashion show as part of New York Fashion Week.

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Janet Jackson and Queen Latifah were in attendance at the Thom Browne fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 14th.

 Christian Siriano led the charge with his bold and futuristic collection, featuring metallic lamé fabrics, exaggerated sleeves and hemlines, and striking pops of red. A-list celebrities such as Ashlee Simpson, J. Smith-Cameron, Melanie Lynskey, Busy Philipps, Sophia Bush, and longtime supporter Alicia Silverstone were spotted in the front row, ready to witness Siriano’s desert-inspired journey.


At The Plaza’s fashion show, Christian Siriano enlists the talents of Ashlee Simpson and a star from “Succession” for his NYFW showcase.


The Lunar New Year was celebrated in glamorous style at the Phillip Lim and Hennessy party, hosted at the chic Paradise Club in the Times Square Edition Hotel. Guests including Jeannie Mai, Awkwafina, and Aoki Lee Simmons, daughter of Kimora Lee Simmons, joined designer Phillip Lim himself for a night of festive cocktails. Hennessy served up unique twists on classic highball and sidecar drinks, ensuring a night of luxury and celebration for all in attendance.

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Sergio Hudson Fall 2024

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Christian Siriano Fall 2024

 In a futuristic world where Zenon and Michael Imperioli’s characters from “Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century” and “The Sopranos” had a fashionable lovechild, Custo Barcelona would be their brand of choice. With shimmering tracksuits, silver, purple, and teal foil dresses, and tinsel-topped separates, this collection pays homage to their unique heritage (though it’s unclear who would actually wear these eye-catching pieces).


At his New York store, Dennis Basso unveiled his latest collection catering to the woman with a taste for luxury and a desire to dress up once again. With a focus on uptown sensibilities, his designs were made for those with the means to indulge. One standout piece was a stunning champagne lamé gown paired with a cropped fur jacket, destined for the glamorous Oscars afterparty circuit.

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Cass Bird and Jenna Lyons

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Queen Latifah

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Seulgi and Havana Rose Liu

 At the “Intersections” installation by 3.1 Phillip Lim, a unique blend of clothing and accessories floated from the ceiling, perfectly complementing the diverse artwork of multigenerational AAPI artists. Among the star-studded guests like Stephanie Hsu, Tyler Cameron, Jeannie Mai, and Lauren Chan, a potential new It Bag caught my eye, boasting a sizable flap and luxurious gold hardware.


The Saturday morning Badgley Mischka show left attendees in awe, with a striking swan-inspired gown and a mesmerizing chocolate brown sequin pantsuit stealing the spotlight. The innovative use of a tiny robotic camera to capture the runway provided a glimpse into the fashion world’s future. Among the crowd was the delightful presence of “Gossip Girl” star Kelly Rutherford, who also graced the runways of Tommy Hilfiger and Pamella Roland.


The Black in Fashion Council’s Discovery Showcase is a hub of creativity and innovation. With each season comes a new wave of emerging talent, and this year’s lineup of small, independent Black designers is nothing short of exceptional.

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Havana Rose Liu and Christopher Abbott were spotted looking stunning as they attended the Thom Browne event

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Rachel Brosnahan

Throughout the week, Nigerian designer Muktar Onifade stole the show with his breathtaking designs for Gvds. Nia Thomas and Amari Carter wowed the crowd with their luxurious knitwear collections, while the dynamic duo behind BruceGlen brought their signature vibrance to the runway. And who could overlook the stunning Italian leather New Yorker bags from Silver and Riley, giving even the iconic Hermès Kelly bag a run for its money.


Lapointe brought excitement to the Lower East Side venue as a big yellow school bus pulled up and models strutted down the runway, leaving the girls in awe. The collection showcased vibrant colors and bold textures like sequins and fur, mixed with collegiate details for a fun and energetic vibe.


Alice + Olivia drew a crowd with their cute and stylish clothes, despite the long wait to get in. The brand has managed to stay true to its original aesthetic while adapting to new trends and the challenges of the fashion industry, creating wearable and beautiful looks that stand out in the ever-changing market.

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Saasha Burns

National Geographic dazzled audiences with a regal display in their “Fit for a Queen” showcase. Animal holograms strutted down the runway, adorned in stunning designs by JêBlanc, Sergio Hudson, Bohn Jsell, anOnlyChild, Head of State, Theophilio, Studio 189, Bed on Water, Almasika, and L’Enchanteur. Despite some organizational hiccups, the showcase was a brief but impactful celebration of nature and fashion.


The audience was left in awe as a talented violinist and graceful Black Swan ballerinas took center stage at PatBO’s show. The collection beautifully showcased the contrast between light and dark, featuring stunning deep teal gowns. Despite the chaos behind the scenes, the show was a dream come true, and the afterparty was a hit thanks to the amazing DJ. In the crowd, the famous “Pookie” couple stole the show with their viral TikTok videos.

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Beyoncé was seen sitting in the front row at the Luar fashion show, adorned in a dazzling silver outfit that included a shimmering silver cowboy hat and coordinating attire.

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Beyoncé and her mother took on the roles of proud aunt and grandma as they supported Solange Knowles' son, Daniel "Julez" Smith Jr., during his debut at New York Fashion Week on February 13th.

 The newest line from Kallmeyer was a hit with all who attended, leaving a sense of contentment tinged with a touch of ambiguity. Sophia Bush commended the sophistication of the pieces as she made her entrance, embodying the essence of minimalism flawlessly. AnnaSophia Robb and Whitney Port were also present, demonstrating their solidarity with designer Daniella Kallmeyer.


After being mesmerized by the captivating colors of wine, chocolate brown, bronze, and gold during a trip to Belgium, Pamella Roland channeled her inspiration into her latest collection. Featuring elaborate gemstones, delicate appliqué, and luxurious feather detailing, her designs stayed true to her signature style. The runway show also included a surprise reunion of “America’s Next Top Model” alumni, with Eva Marcille, Nigel Barker, and Jay Manuel making a special appearance.


Entering the Markarian showroom was like stepping into a serene oasis away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. A stunning buttercream gown, embellished with shimmering jewels, held everyone spellbound, casting a spell of magic and allure over the room. The beauty of the bridal collection lingered in the minds of all who visited, leaving behind a memory of grace and refinement that was impossible to forget.

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Dascha Polanco was seen at the Luar fashion show on February 13th.

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Julia Fox was spotted at the Wiederhoeft fashion show on February 13, 2024.

Retrofête threw a lavish ’80s themed party, where opulence and extravagance were the order of the day. The show was a riot of bold colors that are set to dominate the fashion scene this fall – think bright reds, deep cranberries, rich navies, and vibrant pink-purples. It’s the kind of style that Margot Robbie’s characters in “The Wolf of Wall Street” and “Barbie” would rock on different occasions.


Sergio Hudson’s show was a celebration of music, movement, and fashion. The collection was a feast for the eyes, with a mix of colors, textures, and an abundance of stylish coats. Front row seats were filled with powerful women like Rachel Brosnahan, Janelle James, Karen Pittman, Hoda Kotb, Jenna Bush Hager, Danai Gurira, and Sunny Hostin, showcasing Hudson’s talent for dressing boss women in style.


Bibhu Mohapatra, the creative genius, reimagined aspects of film noir, expressionist cinema, S&M, and surrealism to create a mesmerizing collection. Fashion icon June Ambrose and “Real Housewives of New York” rookie Jessel Taank were spellbound in the VIP section, watching in awe as Mohapatra’s groundbreaking designs graced the catwalk.

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Lapointe NYFW Fall 2024

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Alice + Olivia NYFW Fall 2024

LoveShack Fancy brought their signature frilly and feminine style to a nightclub for their latest collection, adding a touch of burlesque flair. Guests were treated to bubbly drinks and decadent donuts, all complemented by a much-needed Dunkin’ truck serving up delicious coffee.


In a stunning turn of events, Beyoncé, Solange, and Ms. Tina Knowles made a surprise appearance at Raul Lopez’s Luar show. Even Beyoncé’s nephew Jules strutted his stuff on the runway. The collection featured edgy designs with bold shoulders, jeweled cuffs, and a preview of a new line of wardrobe essentials. Beyoncé’s presence brought an extra level of excitement to the show, cementing Luar’s reputation as a major player in the fashion world.


Brandon Maxwell truly made Valentine’s Day special with a touch of sweetness, using bars of chocolate as unique seat cards. The all-white backdrop created an ethereal and dreamlike atmosphere, heightened even more as the first model glided down the runway in a flowing cream gown. Each piece seemed to embrace the body, showcasing the designer’s unparalleled skill in creating effortless elegance.


Laraque’s new collection transported guests to a whimsical world of dollhouses, where a contemporary spin on classic styles was on display. Blending shades of pink and brown with touches of tulle and fur, the delicate sets and dresses were a modern take on vintage elegance.