Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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LADIES OF THE NIGHT
London: Like many British designers this season, things went decidedly dark for Christopher Kane. Gone were the spunky neons, lace and elegant origami brocade and in place, Kane showed a characteristically tongue-in-cheek take on the modern day bad girl vamp full of leather, cutouts and blackened animal prints. The color story was simultaneously restrained and statement-making, with a bright candy apple red emerging in lineup of inky black, and dark amethyst. From the smart cutout dresses to a very chic long puffer and a cleverly constructed wire woven sweater, Kane is sure to please his legion of fashion forward fans. —Shannon Davenport
Silhouette: Fitted / Boxy / Relaxed / A-line
Color: Oxblood / Candy apple red / Lavender / Magenta / Black / Electric blue
Key Items: Mesh shift dress / Tailored a-line dress / Fur waistcoat / Boxy jacket / Relaxed knee-length coat / Tailored trench coat / Wired sweater / Tapered trouser / Paper bag pant / Turtleneck / Cap sleeve blouse / Collared top / Front zipper top / Structured pencil skirt / Leather wrapped skirt
Materials: Velvet / Tulle mesh / Leather / Cashmere / Fur / Silk / Moiré
Print + Pattern: Floral / Leopard / Pinstripe / Python / Leopard / Vertical striping
Details + Trim: Cording / Embroidery / Applique / Wire threading / Cut-outs / Quilting
Accessories + Footwear: Thick ankle-strap heel / Cut-out bootie / Clutch
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