First View New York Womenswear SS2014: Sweeteners

September 12, 2013 by  
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Joseph Altuzarra comments on his Spring 2014 collection –‘ I wanted something that felt easy, something that women would want to wear in summer’. No reason to complicate things where the matter is as straightforward as this. Let’s make pretty clothes to please the girls. From tailored retro sportswear in impeccable neoprene’s, to diaphanous slip dresses layering translucence over opaque. Modern remakes of classic suits, pretty frocks, elegant dresses in sun kissed pales as icy aquas, cool mints and fresh breezy corals and pinks. Ravishing prettiness, without becoming too sweet, all minutely tailored, pristine, smart and silken.

DKNY showed pastel-hued tailoring, pretty parkas, lean bodysuits and racy track pants. Easy pieces in pleasing pastels. Prabal Gurung hailed the muse of fifties sweetness – Marilyn Monroe. He celebrates the elegant women, whom he thinks is endangered. Alexander Wang proves fashion to bying viagra online cheap us be entertainment and Altuzarra displays gracefulness, subtlety, restraint and quietness.

As Prabal Gurung proclaims  – ‘This is about the preservation of elegance’.

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