Rag & Bone
By Lizzy Bowring

PUNJAB PATCHWORK 
New York: David Neville and Marcus Wainwright combined a variety of Indian and British influences for their F/W 12 Rag & Bone …

Feb 11, 2012
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PUNJAB PATCHWORK


New York: David Neville and Marcus Wainwright combined a variety of Indian and British influences for their F/W 12 Rag & Bone collection. A patchwork of pattern and material lent intense dimension to the piled on layers the designers are known for, while slim tailored pieces offered a sharp alternative. Cutaway jackets in blanket stripe wool felt more sophisticated than rustic, while riding pants with button-up cuff details gained an urban vibe with contrast panels.  Leather piecing played an important role, appearing on sleeves, pockets, and most uniquely as zigzag stripes knit into a crochet dress. The freshness came from surprisingly light items like chiffon pants and slinky skirts, which gained warmth from multiple layers of leggings, vests and blazers — all in mixed patterns, of course.  —Anna Jane Davis

Silhouette: Tailored + Layered

Color:  Black / White / Grey / Red / Army green / Cobalt blue / Tan

Key Items:  Button-cuff pants / Wrap Skirt / Sweater dress / Cutaway jacket

Materials: Chiffon / Lustrous + wool suitings / Blanket woolens / Crochet knits / Leather / Fur

Print + Pattern: Herringbone / Zigzags / Wallpaper floral / Blanket stripes

Details + Trim: Toggle + strap closures / Leather panels / Nehru collars / Contrast piecing

Accessories + Footwear: Ankle boots/ Military-style belts / Leather gloves

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