First Look at UNKNOWN New York Spring Collection

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Words// Gabriella Velez - AMCONYC

Unknown New York showcases Spring 2016 Collection during AMCONYC Fashion Week

NEW YORK (September 21, 2015) New York Fashion Week may be ruled by women’s wear; however that did not stop designers, Michael Yeung and Nicco Lapus from showcasing their exclusive UNKNOWN New York Spring 2016 Collection.

As you know, NYFW kicks off the most pivotal time of the year and on Saturday, September 12th the Unknown New York collection prioritized a surplus of ready-to-wear pieces sure to dominate the upcoming season. Exclusive outerwear alongside unique detailed stitching, distressed jogger sets, slim-fit linen, and a variety of bottoms represent elements of the 28-piece delivery. 

A selection of the industry’s top editors, bloggers, fashion icons and celebs filled the seats, at Punto Space NYC, where UNKNOWN New York showcased their spring 16’ presentation. Attendee’s including Recording artists Bridget Kelly and BJ The Chicago Kid (Motown Records), Celebrity Stylist's Kanayo Ebi and Darius Baptist, Mitsu Tsuchiya (Complex Magazine), Keino Benjamin (GQ Insider), Latasha Almos (Net-A-Porter), Eliezer Infante (Fashion Influencer), Twin Models Torey and Khorey McDonald, Sports Illustrated Model Elizabeth Pipko and many more left the show vividly impressed.

“This is by far the most exciting out of all the collections we’ve ever created. Every small detail, from the fabric to the stitching, was well thought out; I really hope this release will make this spring season an unforgettable one for our customers,” said Michael Yeung, Creative Director of UNKNOWN New York.

"Photography by BreedJuliano Riscala and Ashley Walker.

Styling was provided by Christa Melonae, UNKNOWN New York's in-house stylist alongside the



UNKNOWN New York’s latest collection will hit retail early next year.

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Crafted by leading manufacturers, a motivating factor for the Unknown New York line is to bridge the gap between street-wear and high fashion, retailed at a moderate price. Far removed from the mundaneness of today’s culture, Unknown New York introduces bold detailing and laser sharp cutting, building off of the strong characteristics of its premier collections.

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