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Artisanal craftsmanship at Suno

New York: After giving birth to her first child, Erin Beatty and her partner Max Osterweis presented an artisanal manufactured collection. As a continuation of last seasons collection there was a noticeable emphasis on craftwork. There’s a lot of original fabric development that’s one-of-a-kind to us, and we wanted it to feel as if it had been hand-painted or hand-sewn ...
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Gentle breaking of waves at The Row for Pre-Fall

New York: Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen presented The Row’s Pre-Fall collection acknowledging references to California surf wear but with a pared-back, soft attitude – "Our last Pre-Fall was dark and heavy, and it was 110 degrees when we opened the store. This season, it was important for us to explore weight and color in the right way." Ashley said. Although ...
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Classic shapes with meticulous attention to detail at Thom Browne

New York: Thom Browne manages to get just the right blend of masculine tailoring in to his womenswear collections and Pre-Fall was no exception. Feminine shapes took the guise in new masculine silhouettes – either unstructured and loose or nipped to the waist. This was all about uniforms but not uniforms in the expected sense but a wardrobe of ready ...
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Modern gaucho uniforms with a feminine twist at Tibi

New York: Over the past few years, Tibi has been offering a clean and minimalistic approach with a twist, and for Pre-Fall the designer, Amy Smilovic continued her global journey by turning to the Argentinian gaucho for reference and inspiration. The coziness and warmth of the gaucho uniform was referenced throughout the collection – textural knits paired with asymmetrical wool skirts ...
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Pared-back luxe encapsulated in pajama-style dressing at Rag & Bone

New York: The designer duo David Neville and Marcus Wainwright referenced their English roots and captured a pared-back English gentleman's luxe pajama-style dressing for their Pre-Fall collection. Inspired by tie and pocket square prints in deep indigo hues, burgundy and white, the pieces were crafted in fluid lightweight silk jacquard. Paneled silk dresses, pajama suits and relaxed silk blazer jackets ...
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‘Boyish’ shapes with a delicate bohemian sensibility at Thakoon

New York: Last year marked the tenth anniversary of Thankoon Panichgul’s eponymous label. A picture of Mia Farrow from an old issue of Permanent Food magazine was the visual inspiration behind the designer’s lineup for pre-fall. The overall message was “a bohemian quality with a moodiness” - as stated by the designer – where the label’s signature hybrids and American sportswear ...
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New York Fashion Week forced to leave Lincoln Center

New York Fashion Week has been turfed out of the Lincoln Center. Its February edition will be its last in the venue. Organisers IMG have yet to announce a location for September’s event, reports state it is making plans to move into several locations. New York Fashion Week caused issues with locals who objected to it and other events held in Damrosch ...
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Classic American sportswear with a chic Seventies touch at Derek Lam

New York: For his Pre-fall inspiration, Derek Lam mentioned an exhibit that had been in his mind for some time: Malevich and the American Legacy, a retrospective of the Russian artist at the Gagosian gallery. The show delved into minimalist Kazemir Malevich’s influence on American art of the Seventies. Lam's lineup consisted of an array of unfussy urbane separates in clean ...
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Androgyny blends with feminine silhouettes at Yigal Azrouël

New York: For Pre-fall 2015, Yigal Azrouël took us on a captivating journey where androgyny blends with feminine silhouettes in distinctive materials. The designer’s outing was sexy and urbane, where engineered constructions, sharp tailoring and astute pairing fused together. The main focus of the collection was on texture and fabric – braided leather, delicate jacquards and a basket weave material made ...
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A glamorous girl with a rebellious spirit at Diane Von Furstenberg

New York: For Pre-fall, Diane Von Furstenberg’s artistic director Michael Herz presented a balanced collection of city-ready attire that fitted perfectly with the “hippie” influence that was seen on the S/S 15 catwalks. The sense of girly-ness was present throughout the lineup and expanded DVF’s brand codes – standout was a beautiful denim-collared lace shirtdress and a tweed coat blocked with ...
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A weekend in the country with Altuzarra

New York: Continuing on from the Spring Military influences that pervaded last season’s collections, Altuzarra’s Pre-Fall presentation continued on in the same vein. Inspiration was drawn from traditional British uniforms  with a nod to classic scenes of country living and pursuits – hunting and hiking high on the agenda. The main focus was to build a complete wardrobe that was "functional, ...
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Functionality and an appealing feminine aesthetic at 3.1 Phillip Lim

New York: Phillip Lim has been almost 10 years making beautiful everyday classics accented with a sense of uniqueness. For his Pre-Fall 15 outing, the designer revisited his signature pieces, giving them an appealing feminine aesthetic. There were a few terrific pieces with charming details that embodied a youthful elegance throughout the collection.  Exquisite suits, sport-inspired bomber jackets and coats were ...
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Sidewalk Sophistication at 10 Crosby by Derek Lam

New York: For Pre Fall 2015, vice president of design, Liz Giardina was inspired by a Brazilian artist who specialized in wood prints in the 1950s and 60s, which you can see translated throughout the collection in the bold oversized geometric patterns. The designs evoked a slightly 70’s feel with belted coats, jackets, and playsuits, with slinky slip dresses that ...
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A fun, youthful and graphic transseasonal collection from Kors

New York: Michael Kors described his Pre-Fall collection – "from bikinis to boots" and mentioned three women – Baby Jane Holzer, Winona Ryder, and Taylor Swift as his muses. Raison d’etre one would think, but therein lies the answer, Kors cleverly blended the seasons and decades! Following on from his iconic Fall collection, there was indeed a riff on the sixties and ...
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Laid-back sophistication at Tomas Maier

New York: For Pre-Fall, Tomas Maier continued with his laid-back sophisticated appeal with a collection that was infused with his signature sporty vibe. Minimal and simply preppy, there were classic weekend pieces to compliment any youthful wardrobe. The trick with Maier is his use of the special details that set his designs apart from being average. Everything is as streamlined as ...
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