Many references from Spring moved forward on the Fall catwalk—great color, interesting fabrics, florals, volumes. It had retro aprés-ski and Nordic elements, including a navy jumpsuit styled after a ski suit, and a stirrup pant detail that strapped through an opening in the wedge bootie.
R Lounge in the Renaissance Times Square Hotel is surprisingly intimate for its super-commercial surroundings, and may offer the best view of the New Year’s Eve ball drop. In fact, if you’d like to reserve it for that occasion, you should probably book it now.
As the collaboration between Gant and Michael Bastian gains steam, Bastian has been spending more and more time in Stockholm, where Gant (of all-American, Ivy League roots) is now based. The Fall collection was inspired by Nordic woods as well as the street style of Stockholm, Bastian said. This little film, made by Gant, features the Fall presentation and the designer’s reflections.
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Bold and bright at Blumarine, where the shock of color, re-embroidered lace and a nod to the Mod defined the Fall collection. A bevy of models opened the show in black and beige looks with a Sixties attitude, all looks worn with over-the-knee black boots. These boots were made for catwalking.
The tempestuous relationship between artists and their wives—like Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner—lent inspiration for Erdem’s Fall collection. Carrying on the trend towards knee length hemlines and ladylike polish, but this time with a couture touch to the lace overlays, embroidery and painterly prints. Erdem’s poetic prints took on darker brush strokes for Fall, straying from the florals he did for spring to create a sophisticated digital collage that gave a vibrant watercolor effect to the rich colors bleeding into each other.