Derek Lam Catwalk Fashion Show New York Womenswear FW2014
A striking sense of color fueled Derek Lam’s fall runway. From the opening look, a lavender bouclé jacket, forest green turtleneck and rich caramel calf hair skirt, he used unusual pairings of a modernist palette to invigorate his minimally driven sportswear.
The chalky pink and green necklines were powerful accents on neutral color-blocked crepe dresses, and the bright cuffs and collar of a black cashmere turtleneck gave a graphic verve to a simple sweater-and-skirt pairing. The lineup was stocked with individual pieces such as the easy dresses, cut from panels of crepe satin that were connected by gold beads, and the leathers — a mosaic patchwork skirt, for example — that underscored the collection’s attitude of sporty luxury.