Archive for February 18th, 2011

Dark and Elaborate, Gilles Mendel Dances from Ballet-Influenced Look to a Menswear-Inspired Collection for J Mendel Fall/Winter 2011

J. Mendel

Replete with his own new line of shoes (including suede peep-toe embellished booties with skinny heels and fur boots), Gilles Mendel’s show featured such chic items as turtlenecks, tailored pants and three -quarter length coats. Gilles Mendel was inspired by tribal body art and the intricate ironwork of architect Jean Prouvé. Dripping in sumptuous materials [...]

Flowing Capes, Sleek Silhoettes and Luxurious Furs Capture Attention at Elie Tahari’s Fall/Winter 2011 Show

Elie Tahari

Rich burgandy was the main color utilized by Elie Tahari other than neutrals – camel, black, chocolate, white and beige. Slinky, glamorous, rich, detailed and sharply tailored, the line exuded grace and high style. A crisp white suit was shown with a white fur stole, and it was followed up with a white shirt bedecked [...]

Gwen Stefani Rocks it at the L.A.M.B. Fall/Winter 2011 Fashion Show

L.A.M.B.

L.A.M.B.’s Fall/Winter 2011 Collection spanned a wide range of looks. There were Soldier Girls, Rasta Ragga Muffins, London Girls, Buffalo Girls, Mod Girls, and Glamour Girls. It was obvious that these were all the looks Gwen has cycled through during her career. High energy and kinetic, the show included bold patterns, bright colors and made [...]

Sleek and Sparkling, Naeem Khan Takes Elegance to a Whole New Level

Naeem Khan

Dramatic smoky grey eyes, glossy black nails and sleek ballerina buns accented Naeem Khan’s Fall/Winter 2011 collection. The collection featured beaded gowns, luxurious patterns, vibrant colors and assymetrical cuts. Khan incorporated floral accents, sequins, metallics and body-conscious silhouettes. Unique additions included ostrich feathers and patent leather embellishments. Check out next season’s fashion trends with Naeem [...]

Dramatic Shoulders and Juxtaposition of Textures and Shapes Defines Alexandre Herchcovitch’s Collection for Fall/Winter 2011

Alexandre Herchcovitch

Using cashmere, lace, wool and chiffon, Alexandre Hercovitch stuck with only three colors for his show: a gray-blue, black, and a bright greenish-yellow. He termed it a “grieving widow” theme – wool dresses and hoods and barely any skin exposure. Edgy and daring, Herchcovitch included such fun touches as tight leather gloves that went up [...]

Tracy Reese Combines Edgy and Feminine with a Graceful Ease in her Fall/Winter 2011 collection

Tracy Reese

Flanked by celebrities such as Gabrielle Union, Julia Stiles, Veronica Webb and Natalie Morales, Tracy Reese excited her audience with metallics (copper, gold and silver), and glimpses of vivid colors like aqua and raspberry and amber. As Reese was quoted as saying: “Breating new life nto muted neutral tones of toffee, black, brown and gray”. [...]

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