Posts Tagged ‘Spring 2012’

Orange is Spring’s Colour du Jour

Jason Wu Spring 2012 Look

Spring 2012 is exploding with red-hot colors–as tangerine, coral, peach and orange burst on to the scene with fresh, eye-catching and eye-catching results. The catwalk was filled with flame-colored looks and everyone from Jason Wu to Chris Benz featured models flaunting stop-in-your-tracks red-orange lips. Colorful make-up and beauty products can complement bright looks for Spring–bringing [...]

Spring 2012 Accessories Have a New Look

Alexander McQueen platforms

In addition to the florals and pastels that typify Spring, designers showcased tribal touches, futuristic elements, statement earrings, and totally out-there sunglasses. Spring 2012 runway shows were rife with tribal bags, shoes, belts and jewelry. To make this trend your own look for accessories with natural textures like wood, clay, and bone, earthy tones like [...]

Art Deco Accentuates Style for Spring 2012

For Spring 2012 Art Deco makes its mark on runways and even accessories–with bold architectural shapes, strong angular forms and bold lines–as well as metallic golds and silvers.  

BCBG’s Swag In Motion

BCBG Max Azria-Max & Lubov Azria changed directions this season, with outerwear over flirty-girly dresses, color-blocking  in day-glow colors with contrasting piping.  Channeling the bright lights of Spring-Summer 2012 seems easy for the Azrias.

Palm Springs Makes Unlikely Setting for Derek Lam Spring 2012 Show

California native Derek Lam returned home for Spring-Summer 2012. A Palm Springs, Richard Neutra and “Rat Pack” themed collection really brought out the sunshine and desert colors of California–brightness and lightness abounded. Sportswear was tip-top with homage to lightness and airiness and joie de vivre. The architect in Lam kept it all in perspective, with [...]

Victoria Beckham, Debuts New Line and Post Baby Bod for NYC Fashion Week!

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Victoria Beckham, in her first full show at the New York public library-and pencil-thin-just weeks after giving birth-was in great form professionally as well. Her looks appeal to the cosmopolitan, modern woman with a twist of retro London vibes by loosening her fitted silhouette to a sassy one, Mod in some cases, and then layering her slimmer silhouettes, and choosing [...]

DVF Updates Classic Wrap Dress

Diane von Furstenberg’s collection, entitled, “The Beginning” , which focused on light and white, brings the audience a new wrap sleeveless dress in cotton. True to her global sensibilities, the dress was inspired by Africa of today, but constructed to celebrate America. Creative director Yvan Mispelaere brought it all together with an inspired mélange of [...]

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