Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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New York: Lunar eclipses were Jeremy Laing’s starting point for his Fall 2011 collection, and what could have turned into a space-age joke was instead a refreshingly earth-bound look to the heavens. Lunar references popped up throughout the collection in prints, crater-like polka dots, and half-moon shapes, but never overwhelmed the pieces themselves. The extreme volume of a pair of great slouchy wide leg pants with a skirt backing aptly encapsulated the collection, managing to be both a playful reference to the out-of-this-world inspiration and completely elegant. Above all, the clothes had a sophisticated worn-in look that is sure to be a hit with the cool crowd–looks like the next breed of downtown it-girls have found their maker.
Color: Shades of grey / moss green / brown / purple
Key Items: Chiffon maxi skirt / Long tissue-weight knit cardigan / Dress with circular cutouts / Voluminous brown shaggy coat / Printed tank maxi dress / Tissue jersey maxi dress with cape detail
Materials: Jersey / Chiffon / Faux-fur / Winter-weight cotton / Knits / Silk
Trim + Details: Half-moon pieceing / Lunar screen-prints / Circular cut-outs / Cape silhouettes
Accessories + Footwear: Open-toe booties / Platform ankle boots / Fingerless gloves
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