3.1 Phillip Lim signals a return to slouchy, unstructured bag silhouettes for spring/summer 2015

Loop-through straps and bracelet handles exaggerate soft silhouettes; updating the classic hobo for spring/summer 2015.
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City Sartorial at Ovadia and Sons -

New York: Ovadia and Sons continued their love for houndstooth, printing it on everything from trench coats and bomber jackets to 2SB suits and pleated short shorts. The designers also added a sportier element with cotton, nylon zip sweaters over button-down shirts worn underneath suiting looks. Perhaps this is due to their activewear line, Ovadia+, launching for the spring/summer 2015 season. ...
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Midnight in Paris at Reem Acra -

New York: Inspired by mid-20th century couturiers, ultimate glamour and sophistication ensued at Reem Acra’s spring/summer 2015 show. Sheer fabrics evolved into an opalescent tone in pale silvers, pinks, and aqua while decorated by embroidery, sequins, and crystals to achieve soft shine. Silhouettes were molded onto the body with thoughtful placements and risqué undertones. The collection was less demure this ...
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Diesel Living with Seletti at Maison & Objet

After previewing a capsule collection at Milan Design Week in April, Italian design brands Diesel Living and Seletti presented their new interiors collaboration at Maison & Objet in Paris. The industrial-inspired tableware and accessories line - which forms part of the broader Diesel Living collection - includes the Cosmic Dinner dishes, DIY cutlery and Transmission candlesticks. The project perfectly fuses Diesel’s lifestyle with ...
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Donna Karan “paints the town with urban chic” -

New York: For Spring 2015, Donna Karan wrote in her show notes – she wanted to “paint the town with urban chic." As a result, she presented a collection that was full of vibrant energy. Drawing inspiration from the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring she employed such prints and patterns similar to graffiti brush strokes, color splashes and random scribbles. ...
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Carolina Herrera showcased statement hair looks with sculpted styling -

Inspired by origami, models paraded down the runway with folded ponytails slicked with gel for a structured, polished look.
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Sneaky peak Alexander Wang x H&M

Just ahead of his SS15 collection at #NYFW, we finally got a sneak preview of the highly anticipated Alexander Wang and H&M collaboration. Featured in British GQ's 'Man of the Year' issue, the collection is modelled by Tyler Maher and photographed by Cameron McNee.  Drawing heavily on the sport of boxing for inspiration, the collection reinforces Wang's signature sporty aesthetic. Black ...
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Decorative Designs: Fornasetti Profumi’s New Home Fragrance Products

Fornasetti Profumi has released new designs in their home fragrance lines as well as updated motifs for existing classics. The Fior di Bacio Candle is part of Fornasetti’s fourth olfactory family, Flora di Fornasetti, created by perfumer Emmanuel Philip. It is a white floral that contains top notes of ivy, lily of the valley and white rose, complemented by middle notes ...
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Quiet and elegant serenity at The Row -

New York: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen of The Row presented their Spring 2015 collection in a fifth-floor warehouse space with filtered sun casting soft shards of light through skylights – one could imagine being transported back in time into the cloisters of an old monastery. The surroundings set the scene for a lineup that was as pure in silhouette as was ...
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Ian Snow at Autumn Fair 2014

The bright and beautiful display by Ian Snow at Autumn Fair is one of the highlights of the Birmingham-based interiors fair this year. This fair trade brand has an organic and bohemian style, a trend that was prominent throughout the fair. Woven decorative accessories, bright ceramics and rustic wood finishes decorated the area alongside a bed of cushions, a vintage bicycle and a ...
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Sentiment and nostalgia at Zero + Maria Cornejo -

New York: Nostalgic memories of moments spent abroad sparked Maria Cornejo's imagination for Spring 2015. "Romance" and "optimism" were visible in the graceful curves, louche shapes and lightness of each piece. Sumptuous summerweight materials washed in faded colours embodied sophistication and ease. -Deirdre Pérez Silhouette: Asymmetry / Relaxed ease Key items: Cropped jackets / Cropped tops / Relaxed trousers / Tunics / Jumpsuits / Rompers ...
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Vibrant active-inspired looks with minimalist restraint at Milly -

New York: Michelle Smith, creative director of contemporary brand Milly, tapped into this season's trends sending out a youthful array of ensembles for Spring 2014. The lineup was mostly done in contrasting black and white, lending a minimal contrast to the fun brights at the heart of the collection. Must-have bombers stood out in rigid mesh organza with a sheer quality, ...
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A lesson in sculpture at 3.1 Phillip Lim -

New York: Deconstructed and reconstructed details with 3D sculptural effects graced the runway at 3.1 Phillip Lim. With an influence from interiors, heavy damask was blocked with lighter silks and textured organza, raw edges, and accented by thick piping. The balance between delicate and structured caused a unique juxtaposition with curved hemlines and soft gathering. -Jaclyn Jones Silhouette: Slim and sculpted Key ...
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Hanako Maeda of Adeam delivers her take on the new sport -

New York: Creative director of Adeam, Hanako Maeda, presented a collection that exuded a sporty influence for Spring 2015. Elongated layers, asymmetric hemlines, athletic stripes, exposed shoulders, and bold material-blocking combined with a mix of refined and techno materials produced an of-the-moment look. The colour palette was kept clean with neutrals dominating and pops of orange and blue defining style ...
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English country gardener at Karen Walker -

New York: This season Karen Walker was influenced by Britain’s gardens post WWII through the 70’s. The mixture between pattern and utility was transparent within the collection with botanical florals, smocks, dungarees, and headscarves layered below oversized straw hats. Scarves and accessory patterns matched the apparel, bringing a whole new meaning to matching sets.-Jaclyn Jones Silhouette: Relaxed and boxy Key items: Boxy jacket ...
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