Paul & Joe
By Joanna Manganaro

ISLAND TIME Paris: Relaxed and casual, Sophie Albou-Mechaly’s spring collection for Paul & Joe had all the right elements for a perfect vacation wardrobe. …

Oct 02, 2012
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Paul & Joe S/S 2013
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Paul & Joe S/S 2013

ISLAND TIME
Paris: Relaxed and casual, Sophie Albou-Mechaly’s spring collection for Paul & Joe had all the right elements for a perfect vacation wardrobe. Comfortable denim and cotton were made into roomy bottoms and easy button-ups, and eyelets added a touch of femininity. The highlights of the show were prints and patterns depicting Hawaiian hibiscus flowers and tropical birds. Created in soothing tones of mint, peach, baby blue and dove grey and mixed with classic stripes, the prints stood out without taking over. Color blocked sweaters, anoraks and boyfriend blazers rounded out this sweet offering, which is sure to appeal to the Juniors who follow the label. –Joanna Manganaro

Silhouette: Roomy / Long + languid

Color: White / Peach / Mint / Pale blue / Silver / Navy / Black / Cream / Bright yellow / Saturated orange

Key Items: Walking shorts / Tapered pants / Boyfriend blazers / Printed button-ups / Parrot intarsia sweater

Materials: Cotton shirtings / Denim / Cotton twill / Slick suitings / Metallic foil / Patterned cotton suitings / Nylon / Medium-gauge yarns for raschel knits / Lamé / Eyelet

Print + Pattern: Hibiscus / Parrots / Colorful squares / Swirling florals / Stripes / Dots / Color blocking / Placed florals

Details + Trim: Embroidery / Pleats / Utility details / High slits

Accessories + Footwear: Round sunglasses / Medium belts / Structured bags / Strappy sandals / Pointy-toe pumps

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i Think Fashion
Oct 03rd, 2012

This collection looks trendy and really looks like vacation wear.


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