Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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London: In honor of her business’ ten-year anniversary, Alice Temperley brought her show back to London after many seasons in New York. The designer seemed to mark this special occasion with a more dressed-up collection, setting a celebratory mood. Rather than her signature boho aesthetic, the collection had a 1920s feel, with Art Deco motifs, dropped waists and satiny pajama-inspired pieces. A trim tuxedo would have appealed to Marlene Dietrich. Intricate broderie anglaise tops were sweet and prim, and va-va-voom cocktail dresses were a highlight – in particular, a curve-hugging red sheath with flounces festooning one shoulder. This sophisticated new direction for Temperley was a successful one, and the grown-up offerings are sure to appeal to long-time fans of the label.
Color: Cream / Caramel / Red / Black / White / Silver
Key Items: Tuxedo / Red cocktail dress / Broderie Anglaise tops / Satin pajamas
Materials: Satin / Taffeta / Broderie Anglaise / Chiffon / Organza
Details + Trim: Crystal beading / Encrusted sequins / Star-shaped appliqués / Tassel fringe / Flounces / Lace appliqués
Accessories + Footwear: Opera-length leather gloves / Belts with hardware / Polka dot hosiery / Platform ankle boots / Platform pumps
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