The soundtrack to New York Fashion Week’s A/W 2014 womenswear shows

The soundtrack to New York Fashion Week’s A/W 2014 womenswear shows
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Fashion week, nowadays, is about much more than just the collections. Showmanship is the name of game, and in the meticulously executed sartorial extravaganzas, the sound space is an element that no producer or designer can afford to overlook. Music royalty - past, present and future - is enlisted to ensure a full assault on the senses. Here, we bring you New York Fashion Week's catwalk mega mix from the A/W 2014 womenswear collections.

FRIDAY 07/02

Jason Wu

'Lessons' by Sohn; 'Lessons (Instrumental)' by Sohn; 'Hammers' by Nils Frahm; 'Les Fleurs du Mai' by Guy Chambers & Sophie Hunter; 'Amorphous Romance' by Max Cooper and Tome Hodge
Music production: Javier Peral

Rag & Bone
'Wang Dang Doodle' by Koko Taylor
Music production: Martyn, with sound mixing by Kris Bones



'The Goose Is Loose' by Nmesh; 'Destinations' by Gesaffelstein; 'It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me' by Barry White; 'Hellifornia' by Gesaffelstein
Music production: Michel Gaubert

Alexander Wang
'Gwely Mernans' by Aphex Twin; 'Pulse (Xs Version)' by Alva Noto; 'Mobbin (Feat. Hedspin)' by Grand Theft; 'Aunt (Nora)' by Cntrl; 'Kytkenta (Connexion)' by Mika Vainio; 'Aerosol Can feat. Pharrell Williams' by Major Lazer; 'Vaihe (Fon)' by Pan Sonic; 'Onko Parts 1-11 (Is It)' by Mika Vainio; 'Red Queen' by Coil
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Moncler Grenoble
Switzerland's acapella voice orchestra 'Pendulum Choir' sung in Latin, with the lyrics derived from a montage of poets including Horace and Ovid

'Papa Was A Rolling Stone' by The Temptations; 'Baby's On Fire' by The Venus in Furs
Music production: Sebastien Perrin

SUNDAY 09/02

Victoria Beckham

'Ooh I Love It (Love Break)' by Salsoul Orchestra; 'Guilty' by Barbra Streisand; 'Deep In Vogue' by Malcolm McLaren & The Bootzilla
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

'Nibelungen' by Nico; 'Lola' by Pearson Sound; 'Turn It Up C2 mix' by Factory Floor; 'Oi Dirty feat Scratcha DVA' by Cooly G; 'Starburst' by Pearson Sound; 'Adventurer of the Family' by Julianna Barwick; 'Butterfly' by Cueshe; 'Steel Drummer' by Rocket Number Nine; 'These Days' by Nico
Music production: Steve Mackey and John Gosling

Opening Ceremony
'Settling Ambience' by L-Vis 1990; 'Pump Up The Jam (New Beat Mix)' by L-Vis 1990; 'Walk Men' by L-Vis 1990; 'Chocolate Acid' by L-Vis 1990 and Night Feelings; 'Arp Hell' by L-Vis 1990; 'Hard Walk' by L-Vis 1990; 'Chocolate Acid (Reprise)' by L-Vis 1990;  'Clap-A-lude' by L-Vis 1990

MONDAY 10/02

Tommy Hilfiger

'Cinnamon Girl' by Neil Young; 'Hurricane' by Bob Dylan; 'Howlin' for You' by The Black Keys; 'Molly's Chambers' by Kings of Leon; 'Tonight, Tonight' by Smashing Pumpkins
Music production: Steve Mackey and John Gosling



'Wild Mountains Honey' by The Steve Miller Band; 'Cue' by YMO; Video Life; 'Superstar' by Sonic Youth
Music production: Michel Gaubert

Diesel Black Gold
'Plastic Dreams' by Jaydee; 'Revolution 909' by Daft Punk; 'I feel Space' by Lindstrom; '20 Hz' by Capricorn
Music production: Michel Gaubert

Marc by Marc Jacobs
'Alice's Theme' by Danny Elfman; 'Kaneda' by Geinoh Yamashirogumi; 'Requiem' by Geinoh Yamashirogumi; 'Children's Corner: N4' by Snowflakes are Dancing; 'Once Were Leaves (Caribou remix)' by Pick a Piper
Music production: Steve Mackey

Narciso Rodriguez
'Menace' by Logos; 'Wolf Spider (Epoch Soundboy Demolition Mix)' by Rabbit; 'Do Ya (Carl Craig Remix)' by KMS; 'Pulse Incomplete' by Shifted
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


Michael Kors

'California Dreamin' (Orchestral Version)' by Jose Feliciano; 'Harvest Moon' by Neil Young; 'Ventura Highway' by America; 'Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song)' by Oscar Isaac and Marcus Mumford; 'California Dreamin' by Jose Feliciano
Music production: Michel Gaubert

Hugo Boss
'Happiness Does not Wait' by Olafur Arnalds; 'Resolve' by Hodge; 'Scene 4' by Michael Galasso; 'Silo (Kobosil Remix)' by Barker & Baumecker; 'Venn' by Steve Hauschildt; 'Radar (Michael Mayer Remix)' by Hauschka; 'Lamusetwa' by Michael Mayer; 'Happiness Does not Wait (reprise)' by Olafur Arnalds
Music production: Steve Mackey and John Gosling

Reed Krakoff
'The Rendez-vous' by Alexandre Desplat; 'Ete' by Philippe Rombi; 'Cadastral Survey' by Ryan Teague; 'Prime Movers' by Ryan Teague
Music production: Michel Gaubert

Proenza Schouler
'Paul's Theme' by Giorgio Moroder; 'The Apartment' by Giorgio Moroder; 'Tony's Theme' by Giorgio Moroder


Ralph Lauren

'Quatre Nuages' by Laurent Voulzy; 'La Belle Dame Sans Regrets' by Chris Botti; 'Temptation, Pt 2' by Andrew Hale and Simon Hale

Calvin Klein Collection
'Solar Motel Part I' by Chris Forsyth; 'Solar Motel Part II' by Chris Forsyth
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez
Marc Jacobs
'Happy Days Are Here Again' by Jessica Lange

Fashion Features Editor

Jack Moss is the Fashion Features Editor at Wallpaper*, joining the team in 2022. Having previously been the digital features editor at AnOther and digital editor at 10 and 10 Men magazines, he has also contributed to titles including i-D, Dazed, 10 Magazine, Mr Porter’s The Journal and more, while also featuring in Dazed: 32 Years Confused: The Covers, published by Rizzoli. He is particularly interested in the moments when fashion intersects with other creative disciplines – notably art and design – as well as championing a new generation of international talent and reporting from international fashion weeks. Across his career, he has interviewed the fashion industry’s leading figures, including Rick Owens, Pieter Mulier, Jonathan Anderson, Grace Wales Bonner, Christian Lacroix, Kate Moss and Manolo Blahnik.