Here’s a peek of my favorite designers from Day 4 at Fall 2011 New York Fashion Week.
DESIGNER: Donna Karan
INSPIRATION: Modernists in New York City
TOP LOOKS: colorblocked sweaters and dresses, menswear-inspired pieces, wide leg trousers, skinny pencil skirts, coats embellished with leather sleeve accents, fur
TOP COLORS: red pink, orange, black, neutrals, gray, navy
ACCESSORIES: Mary-janes, ladylike bags adorned with tassels, tri color satchels
MY THOUGHTS: Modern day street-style. Looks perfect for any city girl!
DESIGNER: Thakoon Panichgul
INSPIRATION: Fashions from Versailles and tribal prints from Africa
TOP LOOKS: African paisley print, red and blue plaid tops, skirts and dresses, puffer jackets, asymmetrical dresses, peplum
TOP COLORS: red, blue, yellow, black, prints
ACCESSORIES: pointy toe boots
MY THOUGHTS: Taking cultural with a sporty twist. What a refreshing collection.
DESIGNER: Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi
INSPIRATION: Constructed menswear touched with feminine elements
TOP LOOKS: geometric floral motifs, tulip skirts, long slit skirts, high collars, crystal embellishments on sheer shirts
TOP COLORS: navy, gray, purple, orange, bright color prints
ACCESSORIES: orange and gray flats, ankle booties
MY THOUGHTS: A collection with undeniable sophistication.
Diane von Furstenberg
DESIGNER: Diane von Furstenberg and Yvan Mispelaere
INSPIRATION: “American Legends”; Explorations of “rodeo, editor in chief, and society lady.”
TOP LOOKS: mixed prints, liquid sequins gowns, print pajama suits, leather cropped jackets, wrap dresses, 70’s inspired dresses
TOP COLORS: red, black, gold, teal, purple, blue, mauve
ACCESSORIES: knee-high boots, western hats, fringe clutches, sunglasses
MY THOUGHTS: A collection only for the strong and confident.