New York Fashion Week is officially back, and there are several major American brands like Thom Browne, Altuzarra, and Gabriela Hearst returning from Paris to take part in the IRL festivities. Starry names aside, one of the distinct joys of NYFW is always uncovering all the new and emerging talent also on the docket—and for spring 2022, there’s a lot to take in.
Thankfully, in the age of social media, brand discovery is easier than ever, which means that if you keep up with the style set on Instagram, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with the newer names making appearances. Fashionable A-listers like Hailey Bieber have been wearing Kim Shui’s sexy, party-ready designs. We can also thank the likes of Kim Kardashian for introducing us to former Yeezy designer Maisie Wilen’s second-skin dresses with ’80s-inspired prints.
Hinting toward a more expansive talent roster, the schedule also