Alber Elbaz took to extremes as he undertook work on the Lanvin Fall 2014 collection. “We used to work with intuition,” he said during a preview. “We were a dream factory. I want to go back to that dream factory that fashion was
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Peter Copping introduced his idea of off-duty, at-home luxury for the Nina Ricci Fall 2014 collection, opening with a slate gray cashmere blanket coat over a python-printed lilac satin dress, a strong color combination on a look meant to suggest rela... READ MORE
Goga Ashkenazi experimented with cotton poplin shirts wrapped in tulle plissé last season, she and her team ventured further afield from the Vionnet fluid signatures for the Fall 2014 collection, using valenki felt, a material used for traditional bo... READ MORE
"Wild beauty" was Sarah Burton's inspiration behind the Alexander McQueen Fall 2014 collection. She insisted she was over construction, corseting, control. "I wanted to see the woman's face again," she said. "Free her a bit, touch her, feel her." Her... READ MORE
The inspiration for the Mary Katrantzou Fall 2014 collection can be found everywhere: the symbolic exchange of a stop sign, the meaning of color, heraldic insignia, the symbolic charge of a rose, uniforms, uniformity, all remixed through a lexicon of... READ MORE
The Sass & Bide Fall 2014 collection featured a variety of minidresses, shorts, and jumpsuits, sometimes all at the same time. These looks played with lengths and layers, and backstage before the show Creative Director Heidi Middleton herself wor... READ MORE
For the Maison Margiela Fall 2014 collection, the team took up British tweeds, filtering the codes of the male wardrobe through more feminine fare. A dress in striped suit lining became an underpinning for a lace-trimmed silk slip with a tweed back.... READ MORE
This season, the Anna Sui Fall 2014 collection is inspired by Serge Luten’s photographs for Shiseido, fashion illustrations from La Gazette du Bon Ton, Biba, art deco jewelry, the interiors of Rose Cummings, and chinoiserie rooms and pavilions from E... READ MORE
As Alessandro Dell'Acqua made his debut at the fashion house, the Rochas Fall 2014 collection featured strong connections between his predecessor Marco Zanini's recent collections and Dell'Acqua's first, both in terms of silhouette (full, voluminous)... READ MORE
For the Moncler Gamme Rouge Fall 2014 collection designed by Giambattista Valli is providing a couture reinterpretation of urban style. Exquisite materials appear alongside hi-tech fibres, contrasting luminous stripes become priceless details, and gr... READ MORE
The Etro Fall 2014 collection featured layering of textures, patterns, colors, and embroideries, and chock-full of Fall trends like blanket dressing and shearling.
Veronica Etro has long had a knack for sussing out which direction fashion is heading... READ MORE
The Chloé Fall 2014 collection was an injection of a new element: something wild. The coherence and boyish discipline, together with the pretty-prettiness of the brand, was given an additional jolt with the wild and woolly.
Fabrics and textures are ... READ MORE