Christopher Kane -

PSYCHEDELIA New York: Christopher Kane took inspiration for resort from the lace and neon creations he designed for his Central Saint Martins M.A. graduate show. It was full of psychedelic-looking guipure fabric that he dubbed his “decades lace " – brassieres on dresses were trimmed in neon lace flowers as were the knee patches on oversized boy pants. The collection showed in colors of ...
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Giles -

COLOR PLAY New York: Giles Deacon produced a vibrant and playful collection for Cruise 2015. Whimsical flamingos, acid-bright pansies, and tie-dye brought the casual lineup of T-shapes, flared pants and flirty dresses to life. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: T-shapes / Flared pants / Relaxed summer coats / Tank tops / Tunic dresses / Tank dresses / Fit-and-flare dresses / Matched sets / Bomber jacket ...
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Tangerine Dream

A range of sun-kissed oranges, in succulent shades of marigold to mandarin, make a bold impact when worn as a color splash or as a head-to-toe statement.
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The Row -

ELEGANT SIMPLICITY New York: At The Row, Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen put together a luxurious collection of hand-knitted cashmere sweaters, Mohair and mink belted coats, soft double faced wool jackets and feminine organza skirts. Although the mood was classic in essence, it was the emphasis on elegant simplicity and the artisanal touches that provided an overall sense of handcrafted luxury. – Lizzy ...
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Joseph -

LUXE, CLEAN + NONCHALANT  London: Louise Trotter grounded her Resort collection for Joseph in ornate paisley. A sophisticated combination of luxurious jacquard, precise tailoring and masculine silhouettes created an alluring aesthetic that was both clean and nonchalant. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Masculine top coats / Pajama sets / Cigarette pants / Button-front blouses and shirts / Tailored jackets / A-line skirts / Matched sets ...
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Optical Illusion

London menswear designers play with bold optical motifs for S/S 15. Layered stripes travel in different directions, while trompe l’oeil prints have powerful psychedelic effects. Abstract geometrics look playful and fresh in a striking color palette.
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Piazza Sempione -

MIDCENTURY SIMPLICITY New York: Piazza Sempione presented a collection full of elegant tailoring and polished looks for Cruise. Painterly brushtrokes in black and gold stood out lending an artistic element to classic pieces. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Shirtdresses / T-shapes / Crisp suits / Leather jackets / Cigarette pants / Full skirts / Button-front shirts / Collarless coat / Short-sleeved sweater Color: White / Beige / ...
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Josh Goot -

STREAMLINED PERFECTION London: Josh Goot put together an easy, sporty collection for Cruise in a sharp palette of black, white and grey, with bold patterning of checks and grids. Silhouettes reflected the sharp and streamlined styling with origami folds and cutouts that were both relaxed and flirty. Goot also took inspiration from the artist Robert Morris and translated that into gridded column-silhouette dresses ...
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No. 21 -

TOMBOY FEMME New York: Alessandro Dell’Acqua delivered an effortlessly chic collection for No. 21 Cruise. There were juxtapositions in styling that rendered a masculine vibe but overall, this was a feminine lineup with sweet crêpe de chine dresses with hand painted abstract florals, embroidered organzas, ruffles and embellished pieces with sequined swallows. – Lizzy Bowring Key Items: Biker jacket / Pajama shirt / ...
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Nasir Mazhar

ELEVATED ACTIVEWEAR London: Nasir Mazhar presented a mashup of tailored menswear and activewear. Sporty items like warm-up suits and boxing shorts were cut in silky, metallic materials, while classic fleece sweatpants paired with crisp dressshirts for a high-low juxtaposition.  — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Pieced button-front / Boxing shorts / Sweatshirt / Silky warm-up suit / Lightweight parka Color: White / Black / Heather grey ...
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Italian Riviera

London menswear designers draw inspiration from the Riviera lifestyle of the ‘50s and ‘60s and translate this into contemporary looks. Casual tailoring, relaxed chinos, silk scarfs and lightweight knits in bright blues, pale yellows and soft pastels define the trend and bring a mid-century retro flavour to contemporary Riviera looks.
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Elie Saab -

EXQUISITE ELEGANCE New York: For Cruise 2015, Elie Saab pulled his sweet color palette from Impressionist paintings. Simple silhouettes were updated through of-the-moment dimensional origami folds, intricate embellishment and lacy insets. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Suits and sets / Track suit / Silky blouses / Elongated skirts / Cocktail dresses / Luxe evening gowns / Fur jackets / Evening jumpsuits / Perfecto jacket / ...
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Veronique Branquinho -

MASCULINE UTILITY New York: Masculine tailoring was the focus of Veronique Branquinho's latest collection for Resort 2015. Utilitarian patch pockets and traditional patterns drawn in pen gave a casual, unique and whimsical spirit to the lineup. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Masculine tailored suits / Button-front shirts / A-line skirts / Halter dresses / Shirt dresses / Bomber jackets / Wrap sweater / Trench coats ...
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Lord Of The Flies -

London designers deliver collections inspired by modern excursionists and Boy Scouts. Runways are packed with darker, yet sophisticated outdoors-inspired looks that evoke urban explorers seeking fashion innovations.
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Burberry Prorsum -

TONAL PROGRESSION London: An undulating succession of saturated tones lent a subtly romantic feel to Christopher Bailey's collection. Moody shades of inky blue, deep turquoise and firey orange elvated casual items like denim trucker jackets and fisherman's cardigans.  — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Graphic tee / Cardigan / Velveteen trousers / Double-breasted suit / Denim trucker jacket / Safari jacket / Trench coat Color: White / ...
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