Sunday, 12 September 2010

LOOKING FOR SPRING//


More from New York. The Alexander Wang collection was yesterday and it was amazing. No black- which is rare for Wang- with lots of white (even white paint in the models' hair), metallics and rose gold which was to represent duct tape.
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It again looks like a pencil box when I lay all the looks next to each other, which I rather like.
The fleece like jumper look super cosy but also really chic when paired with a leather and metallic long waistcoat.
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What I love here are all the different layers, proportions and fabrics which work harmoniously together in each outfit. Oh Alex, you do know how to do it.

JILL STUART
I randomly like the Jill Stuart collection. I say randomly because I normally find it too restricted and "grown up" but I think that feel almost fits with the season. I love the sheer fabrics and mix of satins and silk used, and the colour palette pleases me.
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The big cream silk shorts and the large velvet top with the long skirt are favourites.
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PHILOSOPHY DI ALBERTA FERRETTI

This collection was full of prints, and I like it on a totally biased account- so that I can now definitely wear my vintage print shirt I got the other day. Done.

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EDUN
This is another collection that I was surprised to like as Edun is an "eco" label which normally spells boring t shirts telling everyone how good I am to the earth. Edun, however (founded by Bono and his wife Ali Hewson) was a great collection, that fitted right in.
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White was the opening look (again!), that subtly moulded into grey prints and earthy colours. I approve.
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What I've noticed from these collection is that the feel of the season is being kept very classic- as it was last season- and that long skirts are still in, and if anything is short, then its shorts.
Over and Out.

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