CLOSE

Yesterday we got the chance to head to Gotham Hall in NYC to check out the Moncler Grenoble presentation for Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week.

Upon entering Gotham Hall, there was a small circular tent in the middle of the room.  Slowly but surely a large group of the night’s attendees got ushered into the tent to see the models, but this was no small assembly of models – it was more like a small army! Moncler assembled about 300 models  all dressed in their Fall/Winter 2013 collection and had them standing in a complete circle around an elevated area presentation area. 

PHOTOS: FRONT ROW: Moncler Grenoble Takes It To The Rink For Their Fall 2012 Fashion Show

In all honesty it looked like an evil empire much like Darth Vader’s assembly of Storm Troopers in Star Wars – it also didn’t help that the “Empire” theme from Star Warswas blaring from the sound system. 

The collection seemed to consist of mainly olive greens, black greys and navy blues with a hint of fur on a few pieces but because of the lighting and how the presentation was set up, it was a bit difficult to pay attention to individual pieces. 

PHOTOS: NYFW: Duckie Brown Is Sleek & Oversized For Their Fall ’13 Collection

Seeing 300 models all at one time was a bit of a sensory overload and the music made it feel like a ride at Universal Studios but upon further inspection there were a lot of really great pieces, especially if you are an avid skiier.  You can check out some of the photos from the collection above.

Trends spotted: Dark Greens, Fur Piecing

Faces in the front row: Patrick McDonald, James Goldstein

Our rating: It was a great presentation.  Because of the lighting and amount of looks it was a bit hard to see everything but we liked what we saw, especially if you are into winter sports

Our favorite look: Olive green jacket with off center zipper and fur collar with arm warmer cuffs.

Follow GlobalGrind’s @CoolTableJay for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week updates.

GlobalGrind Radio

Our staff has picked their favorite stations, take a listen...

You May Also Like