Contemporary throwback at Karen Walker

New York: For autumn/winter 2015/16, Karen Walker continued to have a retro sensibility but with a modern edge. Models wore denim jumpsuits, polo dresses, and flare pant suits with rugged contrasting cleated sole boots, booties, and Mary Janes. The bold color palette of blues and greens paired back to black, brown, and gold for 70s aesthetic. Print mixing was modernized by mixing retro geos with dark grounded florals, or linear plaids with psychedelic swirls. -Jaclyn Jones

Theme: Contemporary throwback

Key Items: Sherpa vest / Aviator jacket / Topcoat / Cropped jacket / Blazer / Denim jacket / Longline cardigan / Polo / Turtleneck / Button-up blouse / Zip-front cardigan / Shirtdress / Polo dress / Denim dress / Shift / Boho dress / Wide leg cropped pants / Flare pants / Cuffed denim / Jumpsuit / Pant suit / Mini skirt / Full skirt / Pencil midi

Color: Brown / Cognac / Mustard / Gold // Rust / Black / Indigo / Sage / Hunter / Purple / Royal blue / Orchid / White

Materials and Trims: Tweed / Jacquard / Leather / Sherpa / jersey / Denim / Silk / Wool / Bouclé / Crepe / Chiffon

Print and Pattern: Retro geo / People print / Abstract clock pattern / Dark grounded florals / Psychedelic swirl pattern

Accessories and Footwear: Oversized plastic frame sunglasses / Handbag / Duffel bag / Cross-body / Knit beanie / Cleated sole Mary Janes / Cleated sole boots


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