May 10, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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New York: Altuzarra continues to build on cementing his brand DNA by sending out a another stellar collection. For Spring 2015, he opened with a vignette of covert and sexy gingham silhouettes – a slim skirtsuit featured a provocative, high middle slit as did the button through skirts, shirtdress and shirts that were unbuttoned just enough to tantalize! Altuzarra said his inspiration came from Rosemary’s Baby and Barry Lyndon – “Both movies are so beautiful,” Altuzarra said, “but it’s an ill-fated, sinister beauty. Which I liked.” There was a little bit of the ‘hard’ element in this collection and a juxtaposition in part – the articulated leather grids were not as innocent. To close the show, Altuzarra sent forth five beautiful, billowing silk gowns – diaphanous, and so sexy. – Lizzy Bowring
Key items: Shirtdress / High waisted tapered pants / Assymetric wrap dresses and skirts / Billowy full lenth gowns / Slim transparent sheaths / Slim suit / Button through skirts / Gridded leather gilet / Sleeveless tuxedo jacket
Colour: Pink / Sky blue / Beige / Ochre / Black
Print & Pattern: Gingham / Moroccan stripes / Ikat / Oversized florals / Berber stripes
Materials & knits: Silk crepe de chine / Leather / Sheer silk georgette / Metallics / Pearls / Ribbons
Footwear: Ankle strapped high heels
Accessories: Dropped pearl and heraldic earings
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