Posts Tagged ‘prints’

Life Is A Circus

January 24, 2013

Designers showed wildly patterned clothing this season, creating the image of a fashionable circus. Bold prints were mixed and mismatched in bright colors.

Aquilano Rimondi featured black and white geometrics with bright shots of color for short dresses.

Aquilano_Rimondi RTW Spring Summer 2013 Milan Fashion Week September 2012

Harlequins at Balmain:

Balmain RTW Spring Summer 2013 Paris Fashion Week September 2012Peter Pilotto’s signature print mixes in black and white with circus brights:

Peter_Pilotto RTW Spring Summer 2013 London Fashion Week September 2012

Hermes mixes it up for the big top, in colorful geometric designs:

Hermes RTW Spring Summer 2013 Paris Fashion Week September 2012

The Match Game

July 4, 2012

As the men’s fashion shows come to a close across Europe, some new trends are emerging for Spring 2013.

One of the most prevalent themes is matching, in a much more literal way than we’ve previously seen.

Here are just a few of the ways designers are playing the Match Game:

Riccardo Tisci is tickled pink to cut his impeccably tailored pieces in all one hue at Givenchy:

Artful layers are completely aligned, also at Givenchy:

Acne takes a directional approach to stripes:

Henry Guillaume cuts his checks on the bias for a short suit, matching shirt and shoes at Carven:

Roberto Cavalli likes head to toe aqua:


Salvatore Ferragamo matches the shirt,sweater and jacket, but chooses a contrasting tone for the pants:

Monochromatic dressing took the catwalks by a storm this season. All we can say is, “Game, set MATCH!”


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