First View New York Womenswear SS2014: Stark Modernism

September 13, 2013 by  
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This trend is the fastest way to chic ‘as whispered by the league of stylewriters’. Since New York means business, another range of easy wearables for us to Spot! Exercises in modern minimalism show clothes both sharply tailored and deconstructed. Ultra-chic black and white suits, sharply tailored jackets and relaxed trousers that can be worn day-to night. Crisp plains as well as bold artistic patterning – wild linear brushstrokes and scribbles, cut up checks and stripes, buy viagra new york bold blockings and some very smart and arty engineered optical patterns and panel prints.
Slouchy looks in loose trousers and floppy, sleeveless tops make sleek sophisticated outfits for the downtown crowd and ‘90s obsessed.
A two-tone multifaceted trend. Marc by Marc Jacobs connects to this ‘90s crowd with his baggy silhouettes and arty patterning. Robert Rodriguez goes for a prim, sexy silhouette as sharp as his pointed shoes. Rag & Bone drops waists and décolletées with sensual nonchalance. Where the Mulleavy sisters push Rodarte off the beaten tracks with some crafty tailoring and pretty playful details.
The great thing about black & white is that it fuses and joins almost any look in a magical way…

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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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First View New York Womenswear SS2014: Sharp & Short

September 10, 2013 by  
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This was a soft landing. No shock or revelations. This very first Stylespot of the Spring 2014 Runways is kicking off with a series of upbeat, fresh and wearable urban sportswear. Updating a rich sports and college legacy, celebrating icons of American sportswear and futurizing these into simple, spontaneous, upbeat and easy to wear styles.
Flirty dresses, relaxed polo’s, unbuttoned button-down masculine shirts, kicky skirts and boxy jackets. Energetic, nostalgic and overall quiet relaxed. Alexander Wang acts out of nostalgia, longing for cialis +2 free viagra a time where fashion was fun, full of wit and humor and not that serious. The outlines simple, he added edgy details and embedded his logos in many playful ways. The Lacoste brand sticks to its sporty credentials – remakes of the classic tennis dress, fresh updates of the clichéd polo and entering the lines on the court as trims and piping’s in racy polo’s and cropped, square cut jackets. Victoria Beckham matches this crispness perfectly well and continues her quest to be perfect and prim. Where Peter Som focuses on the après-sports – loosening up in easy to wear pieces.
Ok here we are, landed on the fast track, ready to start from here …

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