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Preen by Thornton Bregazzi -

FEMININE + SPORT London: Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi put together a Cruise collection that continued along the same parallel lines as previous collections – a reason why this brand is so compelling. Diaphanous materials, fractured patterns and feminine silhouettes – all with active wear references – were given minute attention to detail; even the ladylike shapes had sporty pops of color, ...
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Richard Nicoll -

DELIBERATELY AIRY London: Richard Nicoll's lovely presentation of airy summer separates included a lightweight sense of craft - special touches came via coated tie-dye stamping, flashes of silver foil and deliberate patch pockets. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Papery t-shirts / Relaxed cotton trousers / Trucker jackets / Ringer sweaters / Bomber jackets / Cargo shorts / Woven suiting  Color: Silver / White / Light chambray blue / ...
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Topman Design -

MEN OF LEISURE London: Spread-collar 70s shirting and print layering set the tone at Topman, kicking off an optimistic exploration of retro leisurewear cut with groovy flared denim, pastel suiting and youthful message t-shirts. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Flared trousers / Suiting / Slim intarsia knits / Short sleeve shirting / Message t-shirts / Trucker jackets Color: Black / White / Vibrant yellow / Khaki / ...
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Lou Dalton -

GENTLE SPORT London: Lou Dalton took a gentle approach to active-inspired looks, mixing soft, sporty bomber jackets with cotton baseball shirts, walking shorts and cropped trousers for a charmingly boyish yet modern effect. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Lightweight bomber jackets / Trench coats / Cropped trousers / Schoolboy shorts / Summer sweaters / Cotton baseball t-shirts  Color: White / Pumice / Peach / Cobalt / Black / ...
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Sonia Rykiel -

FEMME MOTORCYCLIST New York: Geraldo Da Conceicao offered a variety of boyish silhouettes and bright intarsia knits for his final collection at Sonia Rykiel. Metallic lurex and satin balanced the masculine vibes, while charming motorcycle motifs providing a charming accent. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Culottes / Double-breasted suit / Skirt suit / Tennis sweaters / T-shirt dresses / Rib-knit dresses / Pullover ...
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Kenzo -

FUN FRENCH CHIC New York: Humberto Leon and Carol Lim in their collection for Resort, explained, that inspiration came from tourist attractions such as the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty – motifs which appeared as souvenir brass buttons . The clothes took on a graphic sensibility with a take on French marinière stripes and oversized polka dots, playfully reinterpreting ...
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Mugler -

REFRESHING + MODERN New York: For Pre-Collection 2015, designer David Koma unveiled a 'bold, coherent vision for the new Mugler woman, transforming the house codes into a refreshed and vibrant wardrobe'. Inspired by the mid-century art movement of Lyrical Abstraction, Koma put forward a strong, tailored silhouette in a palette grounded in graphic monochrome contrasts. The origami folds and graphic ‘zig-zag’ embellishment provided ...
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Peter Pilotto -

VIVID COLOR London: Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos put together a strong and vibrantly colorful collection for Cruise/Resort. Although known for their compelling prints, the duo placed a strong emphasis on knitted intarsias with a circle design that was carried throughout. As for the prints, here they used various floral and marble-like motifs and gave them ripped or torn edges ...
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Richard Chai Love -

OPPOSITES ATTRACT New York: Richard Chai Love explained that the main goal for his Cruise collection was to keep the "sense of texture from his Fall 2014 collection while stripping away the weight". The texture came in materials like a chevron jacquard juxtaposed against a lightweight flat technical fabric that allowed for drape and volume. Opposites attract in this lineup of architectural ...
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Rochas -

GARDEN FLORALS New York:  Alessandro Dell’Acqua pulled inspiration from lush garden landscapes for a collection that was fresh and feminine. A vibrant, floral-inspired color palette infused energy on the soft, ruffled silhouettes that fell gently away from the body. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Shirtdress / Relaxed sweater / Full knee-length skirts / Drop-ruffle dress / Tent dress / Robe coat / ...
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Antonio Marras -

SIXTIES RESORT New York: Johnny Moncada's photos of Veruschka on the Italian island of Sardinia sparked Antonio Marras' creativity for his Resort 2015 collection. Sixties silhouettes, of-the-moment accessories and a combination of graphic black and white, soft pastels and vivid brights genereated modern results. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Relaxed car coats / Culottes / Trapeze shapes / Mini shift dresses / Skirt sets / ...
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Prabal Gurung -

ALL OCCASIONS New York: Prabal Gurung designed a perfect Cruise collection that would be a "one-stop shop from morning to evening." — from tees and sweatshirts to floor-length gala dresses, there was something special for everyone. Inspired by a show of the British artist Matthew Stone's work, there were prints that evoked Stone's brushstrokes in vivid shades of blue and red, while color-blocking also ...
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Nonoo -

LIGHT + FEMININE New York: Misha Nonoo looked to the artists Robert Motherwell and Wade Guyton for inspiration resulting in a light and feminine collection for Cruise. Guyton's broken lines were used for the uneven insets on hems while pastel color was softly juxtaposed against the dark navy. "It's about softness" she said, "but still composed." Each piece was carefully detailed from ...
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BOLD MINIMALISM New York: Hanako Maeda’s inspiration for her Cruise/Resort collection came from the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi, which, summarized means “perfection and symmetry versus irregularity.” This was evident in her approach to the cuts, slashes, insets and layering in each silhouette. For instance, a structured black skirt featured pleated chiffon side panels and fitted shifts came with asymmetrical cutout overlays. There ...
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Fausto Puglisi -

GLADIATOR SPIRIT New York: Fausto Puglisi had a plethora of inspiration at his fingertips when he designed his latest Cruise collection. Among the sources that sparked the designer's creativity were the iconic Jackie Kennedy in Valentino, tennis champion Andre Agassi in the '90s, colorful Miami and the music festival Coachella. Gladiator gear (spawned from the tennis concept) was re-interpreted into fresh motifs ...
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