Posts Tagged ‘fall 2013 fashion’

Photo Finish

February 27, 2013

Photographic prints in black and white are taking the Fall runways by a storm this season. From street scenes to faces, these photo-realistic scenes provide the perfect landscape for sculpted dresses, shapely skirts and fluid blouses.

 

Marni’s forest print, with a criss-crossed fur neck piece :

Marni

Marni

Ports 1961 mixed tweed with photo-real flowers for a turtleneck dress:

Ports 1961

Ports 1961

Mary Kataranzou’s street scenes lent themselves beautifully to her modernist dresses:

Mary Kataranzou

Mary Kataranzou

Silhouettes of trees on a sheer white blouse at Maria Grachvogel:

Maria Grachvogel

Maria Grachvogel

A collage of head shots adorn a pencil skirt at Frankie Morello:

Frankie Morello

Frankie Morello

Antonio Marras masterfully blends flower gardens with modern art, for a tromp l’oeil effect:

Antonio Marras

Antonio Marras

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Artsy Fartsy

February 13, 2013

New York Fashion Week is in full swing, proving even a blizzard can’t keep a good fashionista down.

In a season of very somber, mostly solid clothes, a modern art sensibility is emerging from the depths of darkness. Designers seem to be channelling contemporary artists, using prints influenced by their work to complement their own. Below, see how life imitates art for Fall 2013 .

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Kate Spade

Jean Miro

Jean Miro

Concept Korea

Concept Korea

Banksy

Banksy

VPL by Victoria Bartlet

VPL by Victoria Bartlet

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

Tess Giberson

Tess Giberson

Otto Freundlich

Otto Freundlich

A Birdseye View of Things to Come

June 9, 2012

I am heading off to Scandinavia to be a presenter at a series of trend seminars. The first is in Gothenburg, Sweden, followed by Stockholm and Copenhagen.I hope to be posting from each city offering you a little insider’s view of Fall 2013 fashion and color trends, as well as a peek at the local culture and street style.

Stay tuned for updates from my trip and a little glimpse of things to come!


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