Vivienne Westwood has designed a collection of romantic costumes for the Vienna State Ballet that will be worn by dancers during a New Year’s concert. The Dame has proven her adeptness in creating lavish, impeccably draped feminine frocks and gowns, ... READ MORE
The Escada Pre-Fall 2014 collection is a study in light. Inspired from the renowned artist James Turrell, the Escada collection draws its colors and moods from his light installations.
The famed artist's plays on light and hues were a fitting refere... READ MORE
Mulberry launched an adorable Holiday 2013 collection features an array of bright colored accessories perfect with the woodsy backdrop. The bags were shot alongside doe-eyed furry foxes, baby deer and owls. The campaign was designed by Shona Heath an... READ MORE
For the Ports 1961 Pre-Fall 2014 collection, designer Fiona Cibani whipped up a collection full of covetable outerwear and exotic furs. Among the highlights in the former category were an oversize red topcoat cut from nubby Casentino wool as well as ... READ MORE
While working with the same material season after season is bound to be creatively constricting at times, designers Max and Lubov Azria continue to push things forward by ramping up the label's separates and exploring different fabrication techniques... READ MORE
The Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2014 collection featured tomboy glamour. He opened with a double-breasted camel coat, an oversize blue shirt, and slouchy yet tailored gray pants, worn with crocodile sneakers, a first for the label. Menswear vibe establishe... READ MORE
Dean and Dan Caten were inspired by swinging London for the Dsquared² Pre-Fall 2014 collection. Designing the lineup for a contemporary Twiggy, the duo cut skirts and dresses dangerously short, while long-sleeved turtlenecks and overcoats added a coz... READ MORE
For Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2014 collection, the inspiration points were just as varied: some shapes borrowed from Japanese fashion; vivid colors from Zurbarán, the great Spanish Golden Age painter.
The collection featured bright, bold tailoring—... READ MORE
For the Helmut Lang Pre-Fall 2014 collection, layering was so central to designers Nicole and Michael Colovos this season that they created short dresses with multiple hems to produce a trompe l'oeil effect. Other times, the designers piled as many a... READ MORE
Inspired by Nigel Shafran's 1990s photographs of English council-estate kids, their smart new Rag & Bone Pre-Fall 2014 collection is a reminder of their UK roots. Like Shafran's pictures, R&B's clothes this season are graphic black-and-white,... READ MORE
The Missoni Pre-Fall 2014 collection featured bell-bottoms, minis, knit blouses with glam ruffled collars. One of the interesting things about this lineup was its emphasis on knit pattern outside the usual Missoni ken—there was a token amount of the ... READ MORE
For the Zac Posen Pre-Fall 2014 collection, the bodice of a cocktail number in an over-embroidered black organza was engineered from what could've been dozens of pieces of fabric. A long strapless dress in amber duchesse satin, meanwhile, was constru... READ MORE