Reed Krakoff

WHAT LIES BENEATH New York: In his masterful Spring collection, Reed Krakoff used sheers to reveal the inner workings of his garments and elegant …


Reed Krakoff S/S 2013

WHAT LIES BENEATH
New York: In his masterful Spring collection, Reed Krakoff used sheers to reveal the inner workings of his garments and elegant foundation pieces. A layer of sheer chiffon or fine mesh was either placed over or pieced into at least one item in every look. While the tops were lovely, the technique looked freshest for boxer shorts, the sleeves of coats, and pants. Color-blocked camisoles and minimalist bras were visible beneath, and contrast seam bindings showed through. In typical Krakoff fashion, the overall effect was a sensual version of minimalism. Tees, tank dresses, polos, and pencil skirts were the building blocks, and Krakoff also introduced a handful of covetable cutaway jackets. Luxurious silver or colorful snakeskin added luxury without pretension, and an on-trend color palette of warm browns and poppy tones kept it ultra-chic. –Sharon Graubard

Silhouette: Slim / Relaxed

Color: Warm browns / Beige / Cream / Silver / Off-black / Poppy

Key Items:  Cutaway jackets / Layered sheer tees / Snakeskin skirts / Tank dresses

Materials: Chiffon / Mesh / Fine silk jersey / Snakeskin / Satin / Perforated leather

Print + Pattern: Snakeskin

Details + Trim: Layered sheers / Piecing / Polo collars / Contrast binding / Feather appliqués

Accessories + Footwear: Fold-over tote bags / Ankle strap pointy toe pumps / Sheer open-toe ankle boots

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