Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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New York: Timo Weiland’s creative schoolgirl came wrapped in rich materials for F/W 13, from slick leathers patchworked with velvet to felted wool stadium coats lined in shearling. But these grown-up raw materials were treated with a thoroughly youthful hand, as the designer smartly paired fit-and-flare dresses and pleated a-line miniskirts with slouchy sweatshirt tops or layered sheer blouses over lace-trimmed camisoles. Even Weiland’s heavier jacquards and tapestry fabrics looked spunky and wearable as snap-front jackets or asymmetric cocktail frocks, while off-kilter accessories like baseball caps and thigh-high suede spats heightened the charm of this appealingly artistic collection.—Nina Stotler
Silhouette: Long & lean / Fit & flare
Color: Black / Navy / Cream / Charcoal / Cherry red / Burgundy / Chambray blue / Olive / White / Plum / Metallic blues
Key Items: Tailored suiting / Oversized stadium coats / Pleated miniskirts / Motorcycle jackets / Stovepipe trousers / Lace-trim camisoles / Sheer blouses / Leather jackets / Sweatshirt tops
Materials: Jacquard / Tapestries / Satin / Felted wools / Tweed / Leather / Brocade / Lace / Jersey / Fleece / Velvet / Shearling / Fur / Mesh / Denim
Print + Pattern: Windowpane check / Stripes / Geometric repeats / Abstract swirls
Details + Trim: Quilting / Fur trim / Contrast collars & panels / Snap closures / Pleating
Accessories + Footwear: Heeled loafers / Minimal baseball caps / Fringed earrings / Thigh-high suede spats
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