Posts Tagged ‘modern’

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.

 

Take a Shine to It

July 10, 2012

Metallic fabrics turned up on the runway this season, adding an unexpected sparkle to men’s fashion for Spring 2013.

Lanvin chose a classic platinum for their head to toe sportswear  looks.

Burberry took a shine to outerwear and shirts in colored metallic.

Neil Barrett paired a metallic leather jacket with easy khaki shorts.

Roberto Cavalli mixed matte and shine in monochromatic shades of lilac.

Cavalli also used silver pants as a foil to a classic white peacoat.

Futuristic fabrics add a modern and unexpected edge to familiar pieces. Are you ready to shine?

photos: style.com


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