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Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Prada’s Patchwork

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Milan Fashion Week–Prada went for a wonderful visual mash-up with leather patchwork boots, mismatched panels, color- and pattern-blocked knee-socks (Miuccia loves herself an attention-getting knee-socks) and patchwork brocade coats and dresses featuring 30 different 19th century antique reproduction fabrics. Nail head clogs and groovy boots reflected a 70s vibe but …

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Fashion Week Breaking Trends Fall 2014: Arts & Crafts

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London and Milan Fashion Weeks–Designers went back to art school in a huge way this season. Runway looks incorporated everything from splatter paint prints (often in squeezed-from-the-tube saturated colors) to bold Calder-esque collages. Final touches included Abstract Expressionist-inspired painted leather, or appliqués that looked glued on a la a kid’s …