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Stella’s Urban Treasures

London: “It's about looking at those staples, the pieces we all turn to as women, but I want more out of them, I want to say something with my clothes.” explained McCartney. She did just that: breathing new life into a wardrobe of essentials: ribbed turtlenecks with a scatter of delicate brass buttons, elegant coats cut in modern lines, updated with ...
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Stella Mc Cartney

Katrantzou’s Twist on a Classic

London: For her first ever Pre collection, Katrantzou paid homage to British heritage textiles: “It’s looking at the most popular tessellations that you find in fabric — the paisley, the houndstooth, the check,” said the designer. Never without a twist, each received an injection of Katrantzou’s signature explorative handwriting – paisley motifs were constructed from a pictorial playground of typewriter ...
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Mary Katrantzou

Unfussy fragility at Véronique Leroy

Paris: Véronique Leroy joked that her silhouettes for Pre-Fall were less A-line, more “Tour Eiffel”. With this reference in mind, Leroy seems to have assimilated the architecture of clothing keeping her shapes elongated and layered, with a plethora of signature honeycomb bordered knits, creating a mesh like structure not dissimilar with the aforementioned landmark. Matching oversized scarfs were wrapped and ...
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Cool, classic, sexy with a rugged edge at Max Mara

Milan: Max Mara presented a cohesive Pre-Fall collection that not only took in it's artistic surroundings, but also pre-empted it's collaboration with the opening of the Whitney Museum of Art in May. The surroundings of the museum is prolific in artistic memoir: the 'vivacious' culture of the period, including 'Roxy' music and the art of the 80's. Consequently, the foundation of ...
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Max Mara

E. Tautz Channel Luxury Tomboy Style For Spring/Summer 2015 -

Revived heritage menswear brand E. Tautz takes its first tentative dip into womenswear with a tomboy take on the men’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection. E. Tautz creative director Patrick Grant hit the right note for contemporary denim back in June last year when he presented his Spring/Summer 2015 menswear collection of concept-cut denims. Showcased at London Collections: Men, Grant sent a brigade of ...
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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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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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Thom Browne

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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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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Structured sophistication at Giorgio Armani Pre Fall 2015

Milan Structured architectural silhouettes with thoughtfully placed seams, darts, and pleats allowed for true integrity within the Giorgio Armani Pre Fall 2015 collection. An elegant colour palette of black, grey, and ivory were highlighted by dusty and soft blues, teals, and purples to create a softer aesthetic to the otherwise angular silhouettes. Geometric cut pony hair transformed a teal collarless ...
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Giorgio Armani Pre Fall 2015

Chic meets urban at Emporio Armani Pre Fall 2015

Milan Sleek and understated comes to mind with the Pre Fall 2015 Emporio Armani collection. Known for elevated fabrics, fine tailoring, and an emphasis on fit, this collection truly embodies the sophisticated and timeless woman. The pops of cherry red and cerulean blue liven the otherwise neutral colours, while a bold ikat print brings a youthful feel. Favorite looks from the ...
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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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Michael Kors

Snuggle – up in fabulous fur coats at Burberry Prorsum – Pre-fall 2015

London: Christopher Bailey presented a Pre-Fall collection of varying textures, new lengths and a shorter, feminine, structured silhouette. Coats were the focus point with closely shaved leopard printed sheepskins, prestige Highland shaggy fur, calfskin jackets with huge horn buttons and, a trench in suede with a multi-coloured beaded yoke and collar.  The statement for the season was not only about coats, ...
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Top 3 looks from October New York streets

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