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Pared-down and understated nude nails dominated on the New York and London Catwalks -

Nude nails are a key trend on the S/S15 catwalks, seen in glossy and matte finishes. Marina Sandoval for Bourjois created a “shiny nude nail” at Orla Kiely. Sandoval applied two thick coats of So Laque Ultra Shine Nail Enamel in Rose Lounge and one coat of clear 1 Seconde Nail Enamel on the fingertips for a super glossy finish. For Hemyca, ...
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Trend Alert – Knit Dresses -

Elongated form-fitting shapes and sheer materials update knit dresses for S/S 15. Active elements and refined stitch techniques create refreshing surface interest.
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Stripes continue to trend for women’s spring/summer 2015 accessories

The humble stripe is updated with multi-guages this season, a trend that works across the accessories and jewellery product categories.
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Trend Alert Catwalk – The Wrap Silhouette -

Wraparound details are vital for this new silhouette, enveloping shoulders, placing focus on the waist or wrapping around the body for sexy summer dressing.  
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Casual surf hits at Elizabeth and James -

New York: Casual surf hits at Elizabeth and James with palm prints, bandeau and bikini styling, and sheer layers. Tunics were layered over sheer skirts, pullover cagoule and anoraks were paired with culottes and skirts, and jumpsuits and dungarees were sleek and streamlined. Accessories included wayfarer sunglasses, fine gold chain Y-necklaces, and flat sandals for the ultimate sophisticated beach ensemble.-Jaclyn ...
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Delpozo plays with volume and 3-D proportions -

New York: Another season and yet another exquisite collection from Creative Director Josep Font. Clean lines and sculptural interest dominated the play on 3-D  volume and proportions. The craftsmanship was superb – the embellishment, inspired by the 19th-century glass creations of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka appeared on exaggerated silhouettes - a long flowing tunic and top.  Wide red culottes were paired with ...
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A modern twist on sportswear at Proenza Schouler -

New York: Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez said of their new Proenza Schouler collection that it was, "Our version of American sportswear." If that's the case, sportswear has reached a new level. There were rifs on the classics: parkas in laser-cut and color-blocked leather, hand knitted polos with inset leather panels and two-tone leather pants, a deconstructed argyle sweater, not ...
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White emerges as a key nail colour at NYFW -

Designers showcased several ways of wearing white nails on the New York catwalks. At Kye, a bold matte finish on shortened stiletto shapes kept a mix of white and patterned nails looking bright and fresh. In contrast models at Custo Barcelona displayed simple whitewashed nails with a milky texture. Subtle detailing was the focus at Nonoo, featuring nails with a thin, ...
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A new approach to uniform dressing at Marc Jacobs -

New York: Marc Jacobs closed fashion week with a refreshing line-up of looks with a strong military influence. Belted waists and voluminous constructions resulted in extreme hourglass shapes. Cargo pants featuring oversized patch pockets were the core of the collection, and complemented by relaxed variations on schoolgirl dresses. In place of Girl Scout-inspired patches were large resin and button appliqués, creating tactile surface ...
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Modern elegance reigns supreme at Calvin Klein Collection -

New York: Francisco Costa's signature clean lines produced an organically sleek and polished look for S/S 15. White, ivory, indigo, burgundy and shades of black generated stark contrasts that enhanced slender body-skimming silhouettes. Metallic silver yarns created luxe shimmering surfaces taking ensembles from day to night. Brighter primary colours were pulled from Andy Warhol's portraits of Mao Zedong. All in all, ...
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Dancing in the garden with Michael Kors -

New York: Michael Kors created another stunning collection of true American Sportswear that was feminine yet functional. Inspired by the attitude of dance choreographer Agnes de Mille and photographer, Louise Dahl-Wolfe’s nature infused colour palette, forms took on structure yet femininity with a casual elegance. Most notable were the details and embellishments which included chiffon cut petals with beaded leaves, ...
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Patrik Ervell Makes Tech Futurism Modern -

New York: This season Patrik Ervell was inspired by interiors and the persistence, durability, and functionality of trends within this space. This concept was most influential in the designer’s material choice with performance driven textiles like vinyl, polyurethane, and technical jersey used for parkas, anoraks, and simple mockneck shirts. The result was a futuristic look that still seems applicable today. –Matt ...
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Craig Kauffman inspires molded plastics for MBMJ accessories

Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley cited a group of artists at the Ferus gallery in L.A as a major point of reference for their second catwalk collection at MBMJ. Renowned for his work with vacum-formed plastics and acrylics, the specific influence Craig Kauffman had on the spring/summer 15 bags at MBMJ was clear to see; from the molded constructions and lozenge ...
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Backstage at Jenny Packham: Hair, Make-up & Nails -

We take a look behind-the-scenes at Jenny Packham as it prepares for the spring/summer 2015 show. Marilyn Monroe was the inspiration behind Jenny Packham’s collection this season and this was reflected in the hair, make-up and nails. Make-up artist Talia Shobrook for Laura Mercier created a fresh face with radiant highlights on the eyes paired with natural coloured lips. Over at hair, ...
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Summer pursuits at Thom Browne -

New York: Although Thom Browne has a happy knack of creating an extraordinary performance, he always manages to infuse his masterful tailoring skills in to the drama. This Spring 2015 was no exception. The scene was set in a scented, box-hedged lawn surrounded by quintessential summer pursuits and so ensued the procession of exquisitely cut silhouettes. Browne employed master milliner Stephen ...
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