John Richmond
By Joanna Manganaro

SUBDUED GLAMOUR Milan: John Richmond is a fan of all things gilded, embellished, short, and tight, but this season, he surprised his followers with …

Feb 25, 2013
/

John Richmond F/W 2013
Like

John Richmond F/W 2013

SUBDUED GLAMOUR
Milan: John Richmond is a fan of all things gilded, embellished, short, and tight, but this season, he surprised his followers with a relatively subdued collection. Like Prada before him, Richmond opened his show with grey flannel. White tape highlighted the coat’s clean lines, and the same tape also decorated the tailored skirt suit and slim pants that followed. The uncomplicated tailored pieces appeared throughout the show, though Richmond also included plenty of the more seductive fare that his clients crave. Short leather skirts, body-con dresses, and fur chubbies captured the label’s typical sexy vibe. Richmond added a darker element with a mirror-image floral that featured the disfigured face of a geisha. Though a few of his evening gowns had the same pared-down vibe of the opening looks, Richmond ended his show with three skinny mini-dresses with allover embellishments that were glamorous with a capital G. –Joanna Manganaro

Silhouette: Body-con / A-line / Hourglass / Shrunken / Tapered

Color: Heather grey / Black / White / Fiery red / Cobalt / Yellow / Pink / Magenta / Silvery grey

Key Items: Grey A-line coat / Leather mini skirts / Embellished body-con dresses / Tapered pants

Materials: Flannel / Matte suitings / Slick leather / Luxe furs / Jacquard knits / Nylon / Chiffon / Crisp cotton shirtings / Stretch satin / Haircalf

Print + Pattern: Mirror-image floral with geisha / Geometrics / Biker-inspired graphics

Details + Trim: White tape / Fur panels / Embroidery / Beading / Appliqués / Weaving / Piecing / Bow necklines / Jewel embellishments / Cutouts / Fringe

Accessories + Footwear: Leather or suede gloves / Square sunglasses / Ankle-strap heels / Pointy-toe pumps / Knee-high platform boots / Over-the-knee boots / Cap-toe ankle boots

View in RUNWAY: QUICK LOOK


John Richmond
1 comment

Name
Please enter a valid name
Please enter a valid name
Email
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter a valid email address
Website
Please enter a valid website
Please enter a valid website
Add a comment...
Please enter a valid comment

a6Za
Jul 22nd, 2013

975285 424613Um, consider adding pictures or much more spacing to your weblog entries to break up their chunky look. 444172


Subscribe to WGSN

blog_ad4
Request a demo to experience WGSN.

Related stories

Christian Dior Raf Simons
4 min
What Raf Simons' possible Calvin Klein appointment means for menswear

New York's Other Festival proves that the future is female

Designer Ryan Lo presents his 'romantic fantasy' retrospective catwalk show

3 photos
Milan Design Week offers up amazing interior design ideas for kids rooms

7 photos
U.S. Woolmark Prize Winners Rochambeau on putting NY menswear on the Map