ADAM LIPPES SPRING 2015 RTW COLLECTION

ADAM LIPPES SPRING 2015 RTW COLLECTION

For the Spring 2015 season, designer Adam Lippes looked toward Africa for gestures both large ...

September 9, 2014

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For the Spring 2015 season, designer Adam Lippes looked toward Africa for gestures both large and small, incorporating time-honored shapes — the caftan, Berber pants — as well as interesting textile motifs into his clothes. The latter turned up in an abstracted black-and-white pattern and a silk-thread fringe embroidery he employed as an innovative way to shush up a coat, calling it “summer fur.” And speaking of shushing, Lippes took bold liberty with the humble tank dress, giving it a long skirt made of 20 tightly pleated yards of silk plissé. It radiated  extravagance and ease in equal measure, says WWD.

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