Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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POLISHED + PUT-TOGETHER
New York: Donna Karan touched on many of her signature elements for her current collection. There were draped jersey pieces, a neutral color palette and of course her inimitable drapery. But a polished and put-together feeling set this showing apart; from perfect buns to strands of pearls to hourglass silhouettes, the look was all about sophistication. Bits of fur and glossy satins added a luxurious feeling, and attached chiffon hoods conjured a 50s Grace Kelly-ish glamour. Though perhaps not her most directional collection, Karan’s current offering was filled with appealing pieces that real women will want to wear.
Color: Taupe, camel and sandy browns / Silver / Dusty mauve / Plum / Champagne / Pale pink / Soft grey
Key Items: Draped dresses / Jersey trousers / Hourglass suits and jackets / Pencil Skirts
Materials: Jersey / Satin – both laundered and not / Silk crepe / Chiffon / Fur / Brushed angora / Bouclé / Lightweight wool suitings
Details + Trim: Draping / Fur trim / Attached hoods / Piecing / Gathering / Pleats for pants / Beading
Accessories + Footwear: Skinny belts / Pearl necklaces / Elbow-length fur-trimmed suede gloves / Headscarves / Ladylike frame bags / Platform round-toe pumps / Simple ankle boots
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