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Earlier this month Fausto Puglisi held his first runway show for his own brand at the Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan. A unique vision of fashion with vividly opposing elements dominated the collection, a pairing of demure with daring in what Puglisi described as ‘Carolina Herrera meets Axl Rose’!
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez’s usually turn into travel for inspiring their collections. This season, however, the design duo found inspiration through “the warmth of domesticity”.
Unlike other designers who treat sheerness with some sort of vulgarity that make one feel exposed, Reed Krakoff references it in a way that is fluid and exudes lightness.
Marni’s collection for Fall/Winter 2013 was a hybrid of romance and austerity, a “new atmosphere” in the words of the house’s designer Consuelo Castiglioni. This antithesis was evident throughout the show’s monochromatic palette of strict, angular shapes softened by luxurious fur found anywhere from hemlines to stoles to gloves, bags and capelettes and boots.
Alexander Wang’s collection for Spring Summer 2014 was provocative, fun and witty and seemed more like a branding exercise for the designer. Wang was clearly highly influenced by his teenage years in the 90’s when the designers were all about logo-mania.
Victoria Beckham showed during New York Fashion Week one of her best collections thus far for Spring/Summer 2014. She described the collection as a boy-meets-girl affair which she embraced through the minimalist aesthetic of white shirts, camisole tops, dresses over pants and men's tailoring.
Alber Elbaz stated before the show that “proportion is fashion” and that pretty much summarized what Lucas Osendrijver and himself presented for Lanvin Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
Definitely a strong collection from Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren , the Dutch duo extraordinaire presented a black and white collection for Fall/Winter 2013 of less theatrical and more wearable creations.
Golden-girl of print Mary Katrantzou teamed with Moncler for the Moncler M collaboration.Together their creations are as gorgeously constructed to guard against the cold as they are compelling.
Penelope Cruz and her sister, Monica Cruz, have designed their debut lingerie line for Agent Provocateur addressed to even naughtier girls. The debut L'Argent collection features a selection of bra and brief sets, suspenders, basques and babydolls, in silk, satin, lace and Point d'esprit tulle.