Posts Tagged ‘Fall 2013’

Coming Full Circle

March 11, 2013

Femininity abounds next fall, with soft swingy skirts taking center stage. Full, voluminous circle skirts made their appearance from some of the most sophisticated and influential designers. Retro insprired, yet modern, this silhouette is a must for next year.

Rochas showed full cut skirts hitting just below the knee in rich burgundy wool.

Rochas

Rochas

Prada went full circle in red leather.

Prada

Prada

Nina Ricci’s knee skimming skating skirt is paired with a fur trimmed top.

Nina Ricci

Nina Ricci

Elie Saab’s fitted bodice and full skirted dress in rich turquoise is tailored, yet feminine.

Elie Saab

Elie Saab

Ports tweed ensemble pairs a circle skirt with a fitted coat.

Ports

Ports

Chanel kept it short and flirty for their hot pink suit.

Chanel

Chanel

Lanvin’s dress has retro flair. Giant insects optional.

Lanvin

Lanvin

Tie One On

March 8, 2013

From the modernist to the retro-couture inspired, scarf tied necklines made a statement on the catwalks this season. Wide swaths of fabric draped and wrapped the necklines of coats of jackets, framing the faces of some the world’s most beautiful women.

Nina Ricci

Nina Ricci

Nina Ricci’s couture-inspired suiting with an off the shoulder tie at the neckline.

Dior

Dior

Dior’s swing jacket is pretty in pale pink.

Dior

Dior

Dior cuts a scarlet great coat with a scarf tied closure.

Hussein Chalayan

Hussein Chalayan

Hussein Chalayan’s slim coat with architectural folds has a tossed scarf in lieu of a collar.

Gucci

Gucci

Gucci’s smart tailoring with leopard trimmed sleeves boasts a self tied neckline.

Celine

Celine

Celine’s Phoebe Philo is fit to be tied with her tongue in cheek take on the cape.

 

Purple Reign

February 16, 2013

In a sea of black and grey, one color seems to be emerging for Fall 2013. Shades ranging  from bright orchid to inky purples are entering the fashion scene with rich fabrics and eclectic color mixes.

Rag & Bone merges orchid boucle with olive, black and a hint of royal blue:

Rag & Bone

Rag & Bone

Catherine Malandrino works a deep orchid blouse with olive green trousers:

Malandrino

Malandrino

Marc by Marc Jacobs merges shades of cool purples for a pencil skirt and top:

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Regal satins with an urban edge at Rag & Bone:

rag & bone

rag & bone

Raf Simons’ hot magenta anorak:

Raf Simons

Raf Simons

Siki Im adds a colored wrap to his slouchy menswear look:

Siki Im

Siki Im

Olive and ink with a shot of orchid at 3:1 Phillip Lim:

Phillip Lim

Phillip Lim

Narcisso Rodriguez mixes magenta and rust for a modernist top:

Narcisso Rodriguez

Narcisso Rodriguez

Victoria Beckham adds a pop of purple to tailored menswear fabric for a sexy dress:

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham


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