New York Fashion Week–Capes, ponchos, shrugs and vests took center stage at Gary Graham, where folkloric detailing like beading, fur trim and other lush detailing evokes the East meet West mood of the Silk Road.
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Italian cool-girl brand Marni, headed by Consuelo Castiglioni, showed its usual mix of muted colors with a touch of 70s print and pattern. From an accessories standpoint, she covered all the bases head to toe. Our favorites: the long vests, leather plaque belts and quirky patterned socks.
This collection runs the full inspirational gamut, from the boldest optical print to oversized florals in bold hues of purple and blue and bark prints in gray.
Thakoon Addition put a fresh spin on pre-fall outwear, featuring vests that wrapped, buttoned and closed at the top. Lengths were a mix, from long and lean to shorter and even asymmetrical. Pockets offered warmth, not to mention a place to stash a cell phone.
There were lots of shades of grey for Alberta Ferretti, who focused on a creative mashup of lush velvets, fur, touches of chain mail and satin. Accessories included weighty and embellished backpacks, fanny packs, chokers and more.
Dramatic plaids and paisleys were on the agenda for Mary Katrantzou, who has moved on from her signature photorealism prints but kept her aesthetic for bold print and pattern. Paisley appliques, shown over a plaid suit or as a lace embellishment offered variety.
Giambattista Valli is rockin’ the 60s/70s vibe that is running through fashion. Touches of animal print and snake accent painterly chevrons and florals on flare pants and dresses.
Starring 70s rock-n-roll platinum haired models, long and lean was the word at Costume National, where long skinny scarves tied once or twice around necks. Other accessories included fringed bags and a dramatic caged bucket.
The 70s were in full swing at Emanual Ungaro, where purples, olives and rust were patchworked, colorblocked and accented with fur, metallics and star motifs. Pleated pants and grommets gave hints of the 80s.
Perfectly tailored leathers (in rich reds and wines) cinched with corset belts and moto jackets tipped with fur collars and capes made this a dramatic collection.
Coldweather accessories got plenty of play at Markus Lupfer, accessories shift and party dresses. Look for beanies with bold embellishments, right neck rings and longer, cozy scarves that wrap and wrap.
Alexander Wang continues with his style of utilitarian chic, this time featuring oversized boxy satchels, hobos and backpacks, angled zippers on apparel, sleeveless blazers and winter white leather. Fishnets–both black and nude–add a touch of retro punk.
Grosgrain straps, utilitarian buckle clasps, patchwork lace, creative botanicals and and a preppy palette of kelly green, pink and yellow are the hallmarks of Christopher Kane’s pre-fall collection. Black leather adds edge in many instances.
Grommets made subtle and not-so-subtle appearances all over Mugler’s show, designed by David Koma. From a functional fastening element to a way to show some skin or a colored layer behind, this little circle packs a powerful punch.