Osman
By Anna Glassman

FLATLY OPTIMISTIC London: Osman Yousefzada’s work is always precise and this season his sharply cut sheath dresses and tunic tops remained clean but were …

Sep 18, 2012
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FLATLY OPTIMISTIC
London: Osman Yousefzada’s work is always precise and this season his sharply cut sheath dresses and tunic tops remained clean but were infused with a pleasantly optimistic mood. The change in tone was mostly due to a linear heart repeat embroidered onto many of the pieces, a playful addition to elongated peplum tops and matching slim trousers. These quirky looks were juxtaposed with sexy skirts slit nearly to the hip and bondage-inspired leather tops cut open to the navel. More impressive were Osman’s origami folded wraps pulled around the shoulders with a stiff geometry, or his boxy cape tops which recalled the flat construction of Rei Kawakubo’s show stopping F/W 12 collection for Comme des Garçons.—Nina Stotler

Silhouette: Boxy / A-line / Long & lean / Wrapped / Draped

Color: Fuchsia / Turquoise / Black / Pearl finish pastel pink / Chartreuse / Black

Key Items: Asymmetric petal shorts / Wide sleeve tunic tops / Peplum jackets / Deep v-neck blouses / Skinny cropped trousers / Modern three quarter coats / Matched sets / Peplum blouses

Materials: Leather / Chiffon / Cotton / Sateen / Brocade

Print + Pattern: Linear heart patterns / Starbursts

Details + Trim: Embroidery / Asymmetry / Tails / Deep v-necks / Ruffles / Draping / Straps

Accessories + Footwear: Sharp ankle strap pumps / Rope bracelets and chokers

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