As Iconic Creative Director, Emma Hill, (who by the way helped give the House of Mulberry a name), departed Mulberry. The first collection without the designer at the brand gave Classic staples a Cute and Cozy twist. The importance of outerwear was shown, as puffy coats get a trench inspired silhouette and are finished off with a cute little bow. The bow, itself, seen a lot throughout the collection, as the bow is also seen on Pea Green draping silk tops, paired with a Classic black suit or pencil skirt. And even giving a blouse in a horiziontally striped print, usually seen on your traditional menswear button-down, a cute and feminine twist. While a tan jumpsuit with paisleys embroidered all over it; makes me reminscene the days when Emma Hill reigned at Mulberry.
It’s all about going back to the basics! Which was pretty much the motto throughout Gucci‘s Pre-Fall 2014 collection. In which Creative DirectorFrida Giannini focuses on sleek daywear staples, giving them an extra dazzle in bright hues such as: Tangerine, Hot Pink, Red, Daffodil, and Shades of Blue. Pairing them with black military inspired hats, similar to the ones sported by Aymeline Valade and Kasia Struss at Louis Vuitton‘s Fall 2011 show; for a more masculine feel. Giannini also incorporates your feminine staples, giving your average pleated dress seen in a Geometric print, while the fur coat gets paired with jeans and a geometric printed top.
As Rumors have been speculating these past few months, about Marc Jacobs leaving Louis Vuitton, and Nicolas Ghesquière taking the Louis Vuitton reign. I can confirm the rumors are true. As Marc Jacobs’ leaves a memorable Spring 2014 farewell show, … Continue reading →
Even though The Hotel de Salomon de Rothschild might’ve been an Old World Romantic hot spot, John Galliano‘s collection was nevertheless futuristic. As there were Sporty silhouettes, 3D cut visitors, and laser cut flowers. A trend seen at many shows over the past few years. John Galliano’s Bill Gaytten pairs each look with very futuristic Pumps, which really created and gave the collection sculpture. Gaytten a variety of hues from brights, to pastels, to neutrals. And mixing different prints together. All really giving the collection a lot of character.