Rodarte news and archive
New York Fashion Week returns
After two seasons of virtual shows, New York Fashion Week returns at a time when the pandemic has reached new fever pitch, a surge in new cases and deaths, with higher numbers reported in comparison to last summer, when the CFDA cancelled the event. With European buyers and press facing quarantine and government restrictions on return from...
Sep 6, 2021
Rodarte's Fall / Winter 2020 Runway Show
Rodarte's Fall/Winter 2020 runway show at NYFW was hosted in a church with plant and candle accents, where the models descended from the alter. The collection featured gothic designs, bright accent colors and floral prints. Video source: NYFW: The Shows, via Youtube.
Feb 14, 2020
Dreamers and Dracula as New York Fashion Week draws to a close
From Michael Kors' snug knitwear to Rodarte's nod to Count Dracula, AFP wraps up the latest highlights from New York Fashion Week, which ends on Wednesday. Chic wool Michael Kors reminded everyone to stay warm during the winter months with a "cozy glamor" 2020 collection on Wednesday that mixed comfort with chic. Thick knitted sweaters, cashmere...
Feb 13, 2020
Cole Haan teams up with Rodarte for exclusive collaboration
American lifestyle brand and retailer Cole Haan is teaming up with Rodarte for its latest collaboration. In this collaboration, Laura and Kate Mulleavy—the sister duo behind the whimsical high fashion brand—have put their signature touch on shoes and handbags in Cole Haan’s Grand Ambition collection. “The ethos of Cole Haan speaks to everything...
Sep 9, 2019
Rodarte debuts exclusive artist collaboration with Mastercard for Fred Segal
Designer-sister duo Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the creative directors behind Rodarte, presented an‘80s-themed capsule collection in partnership with MADE, a fashion discovery platform through IMG, and Mastercard. For the limited-edition collection, which is available exclusively at Fred Segal, fashion label worked with artist and painter Mari...
Aug 2, 2019
Rodarte launches size-inclusive collection
Luxury fashion house Rodarte has teamed up with Universal Standard on a size-inclusive ready-to-wear collection for women in US sizes 00-40, bridging the gap between high fashion and elevated essentials for women of all sizes. The capsule collection combines Universal Standard’s commitment to fit and quality with Rodarte’s imaginative, dramatic,...
Apr 10, 2019
Rodarte to show in Los Angeles
After the official New York Fashion Week schedule was released, Rodarte was noticeably absent. However, the brand has announced it will be taking its talents to Los Angeles to debut the fall/winter 2019 collection. Although the brand has yet to confirm a date, its show is expected to happen prior to New York Fashion Week sometime in late January...
Dec 19, 2018
Rodarte honored by exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts
The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C., is celebrating its 30th anniversary in style -- literally. Tomorrow, the museum unveils its first-ever fashion exhibition, dedicated to the work of sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, who founded the fashion house Rodarte in 2005. Featuring more than 90 complete looks from 18...
Nov 9, 2018
Rodarte coming back to New York Fashion Week in September
Rodarte is coming back home. New York Fashion Week seems to havelost a bit of its lusterrecently, after several relocations and a number of brands choosing to showcase their collections overseas instead.Rodarte was one of the first labels to jump ship, having switched from New York to Paris three seasons ago. In January, the American fashion...
Jul 26, 2018
Altuzarra is the latest US brand to make the move to Paris
Joseph Altuzarra has accepted an offer from La Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode to show his US namesake label Altuzarra at Paris Fashion Week, this September. Joining fellow US fashion houses Proenza Schouler and Rodarte, who presented their couture collections at this year’s Paris Couture Week as part of their transition to the...
Jul 13, 2017
Paris superiors show why they are still on top of the fashion tree
Christian Dior, Schiaparelli and Iris Van Herpen conjured up some thrilling clothes on Monday’s catwalks. Marrying daring and traditional, the day after two new American designers made their debuts in the French capital. While the US newcomers, Rodarte and Proenza Schouler made solid Paris debuts, Monday showed why haute couture with its decades...
Jul 4, 2017
Paris Couture Week to debut US labels
Two high-end American labels will make their Paris haute couture debuts Sunday in a week when the French capital pays tribute to two of fashion's legends. New York-based Proenza Schouler and Californian house Rodarte -- who normally present their collections at New York fashion week -- have been invited into the elite haute couture fold, which...
Jul 3, 2017