May 17, 2022

LaQuan Smith Takes His Label to New Heights With Spring 2022 Runway Show at the Empire State Building

Designs strutted the runway in 55 appearances that take you from preparing yourself in design to the actual night out with the ultimate evening ensembles. Bringing his usual edgy elegant sexiness to the table, garments accentuated the female figure with flirty details like cutouts, NSFW see-through pieces, cheeky bottoms, and plunging necklines.

While numerous appearances followed a rather neutral color design, the designer did make usage of popping colors such as red and blue in addition to a sophisticated black and white print to further add to the boldness of the looks at hand.

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On the scene, stars and fashion figures filled the top of the New York high-rise building. Lined with the markets “it” girls, City Girls, Ciara, and Lala were spied in the front row. Business Owner Kylie Jenner, stylist Law Roach, media character Bevy Smith, rap artist Flo Milli, and more were also seen at the legendary LaQuan Smith show.

The label also provided 2 new colorways of the popular Spring 2021 motor pants as seen on Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, and Rihanna. Other notable pieces consisted of the cream self-tie belted gown and rompers that take on the appearance of bath robes, showing fans how to stylishly make or prep “the prep” work as the actual look.

LaQuan Smith made history with his Spring 2022 program as he ended up being the first designer ever to host a runway show at the popular Empire State Structure. With such a flawless place matched with skyline views, the designer did not disappoint with its Spring/Summer 2022 collection which had us ready to get cute and head out again.

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Pictures: Filippo Fior/ Tomas Herold