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.
Styling for Joseph was clean and sharp, yet still cozy. From self-tie scarves and belts built right into the apparel, other accessories included striped fur, knit hats, long sweater vests and capes, all in ivory, rust and black.
Max Mara went into the woods this season, printing bobcats, owls and other woodland creates on fur and fabric. Fur sleeves, fur vests, fur hats with tiny ears carried the mood, all in browns and grays.
Kenzo takes a futuristic, post-apocalyptic approach with shocks or electric orange and blue, mixed with patchwork clothing and coldweather pieces that seem constructed from scraps of fabric. Fuzzy fur shows up in slippers and hoods.
Lisa Perry doesn’t shy away from bold color and this season was no exception. With her usual Mod/Preppy/Sporty twist, she captured the Athleisure trend with accent stripes, drawstrings, sweatshirt material and electric colors.
From black-and-white formal wear to cozier weekend wear, Givenchy offered a wide range of apparel and accessories. For evening, the long silk scarf and vintage brooch stole the show, while for day, matchy-matchy printed bags and furs warmed up the gray landscape.
Diminutive designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen love creating voluminous designs that seem to swallow up their wearers. The season’s oversized blanket wraps, hobo bags, satchels and folded totes are no exception, all balancing out slightly monastic-styled clothing for the row.
Jeremy Scott, the kitschy designer for Moschino who brought us candy wrapper and fast-food dresses, is now all about tailoring–perhaps to let out a few seams to accommodate our post-binge bods? Look for measuring tape belts, bags and shoes, scissor motifs, wire hanger accents, a moto jacket handbags and …
Beige, camel and tan never looked so perfect as it did at the Ralph Lauren show. Fringe gave a nod to Lauren’s love of The American West, while clean natural leathers and bold bangles added structure and dimension. Sweaters made it all super cozy.
With an earthy, 70s-inspired palette, not to mention Pantone’s Color of the Year Marsala, Sonia Rykiel classes up boho with structured capes, hand-held satchels and minibags. Oversized grommets are key, as are fur scarves, collars, vests and touches like animal tails clipped to belts.
Lubov Azria, who designs the Herve Leger by Max Azria line, still has some tricks up her sleeve in order to keep the brand fresh and still stay true to its bandage dress aesthetic. She did this with new takes on fringe, African prints and rick-rack embellishments. Color combos featured …
The Athleisure trend continues to surge, allowing women to seamlessly transition from gym/yoga studio to the rest of their day in style. Victoria Bartlett puts her spin on Athleisure with color blocked leggings, vests, wrap glasses, sneakers and even arm bands, all in retro orange, gray and olive. Loungewear never …
Rebecca Minkoff joined the military this season, with lots of olive green, burnished nail heads, rounded buttons and patches and emblems (even if the latter aren’t military in nature per se). Fan girl Minkettes are sure to follow in formation to snatch these up!
Outerwear makes a strong statement at Alice + Olivia, both in dramatic black-and-white combos and the occasional pop of Southwest color. Long and lean takes center stage with maxi vests, while blanket wraps, structured capes and shaggy vests show lots of options for the season.
Chloe went for a Russian peasant look with a boho twist, featuring lots of tapestry, long fur, blanket coats, peasant blouses, over-the-knee suede boots and more. A palette of reds, oranges, browns and blacks create a rich tapestry–minus the golden Czarist gilt.
Versace works all the angles this season, with optical patterns and bold X’s and dashes. Silver jewelry is all about X’s and bars, shown on collars, earrings, rings and bracelets. Shoes and bags and even apparel follow suit. When it comes to color, it’s all about cobalt blue accenting black …
Michael Kors continued his form of easy-breezy dressing, featuring classic red, white, blue and black done in new ways. Classics get reworked–stripes are done up in sequins or lace, polka dots are sheer or micro, and sneakers get accented with bows. Totes, satchels and clutches are roomy for the woman …
A little fringe, a little fur, some slip-through clutches, some fringed bags, a Navajo print and some bold printed scarves that matched jackets and cropped pants rounded out the eclectic yet sleek look at Osman.
Elizabeth and James is all about comfy, well-accessorized minimalism. For pre-fall, the Olsen Twins are all about belt bags, clutches and large hobos, all in sumptuous skins and (mostly) neutral tones.
Diane Von Furstenberg travels back to the 70s, with patterned dresses, printed pant suits, coats, blouses and matching sashes. Slim leather boots and small bags complete the look. Oranges and burgundies with pops of green and key colors.