Jasper Conran
By Joanna Manganaro

AMERICAN SPIRIT London: British designer Jasper Conran looked across the pond for inspiration for his spring collection. Conran put denim on the runway for …

Sep 17, 2012
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Jasper Conran S/S 2013

AMERICAN SPIRIT
London: British designer Jasper Conran looked across the pond for inspiration for his spring collection. Conran put denim on the runway for the first time, embellishing it with appliqués whose shapes borrowed from the designs found on cowboy boots. Quilted dresses (including the final look, a striking strapless gown) were a nod to American folk art. The designer also referenced Las Vegas casinos with images of playing cards and double cherries. The models walked barefoot on the lush, grass-covered runway, evoking yet another American tradition, the backyard barbeque. –Joanna Manganaro

Silhouette: Hourglass / Boxy / Fit-and-flare

Color: White / Navy / Black / Fiery red / Orange / Deep pink / Mustard / Sage / Chartreuse / Mint

Key Items: Quilted gown / Printed shifts / Denim separates / Tailored pantsuits

Materials: Denim / Jersey / Fine-gauge cotton yarns / Fur / Shiny suitings / Crochet / Leather / Eyelet / Felted wool / Crisp cotton shirtings / Chiffon / Suede

Print + Pattern: Cowboy boot motifs / Cherries / Playing cards / Wide stripes / Grids / Romantic florals

Details + Trim: Sequins / Cowboy boot design, flower and bird appliques / Quilting / Fabric self-belts / Contrast trim

Accessories + Footwear: Duffle bags / Bucket bags / Canvas totes / Wide leather belts

View in RUNWAY: QUICK LOOK


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