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IN SOLID FORM Paris: Dior Homme shows a series of monochromatic looks in a rich palette of wine, regal blue, slate and black. The Belgian designer employs Mondrian-like blocking to suit sets, the collection full of short suit sets.
ATHLETIC BONDAGE – Paris: Jun Takahashi’s experimental Undercover collection filtered sports and bondage references patent leathers and strap embellishments to his spring collection.
Parke and Ronen ALL ABOARD New York: The swimwear experts incorporate their seaside appeal into ensembles for a strong nautical vibe.
RUNWAY WARRIOR Paris: Replacing traditional runway models with a step dance troupe, Rick Owens’ Spring 2014 collection was an aggressive outing of sporty, street-ready looks comprised of athletic shorts topped by crisp tunics and leather-trimmed vests for a modern warrior effect.
ACROSS AMERICA Paris: Vuitton collection derives inspiration from a road trip across the heartland of North America. Varsity, gas station, motorcycle, and Boy Scout jackets represent the simplicity of Midwestern culture, and are given the Louis Vuitton luxury touch. I’ll take 3 please !
DRAMATIC ASYMMETRY London: Fendi pre-fall collection, Karl Lagerfeld infused asymmetric graphics and color blocking in to his silhouettes embellished with juxtaposed polyurethane stripes to create geometric patterns. The man can do no wrong!
AMERICAN ENGLISHMEN New York: Established American sportswear designer Tommy Hilfiger, continued his American heritage aesthetic for with a collection featuring an East Coast prepy meets British tradition.
LADY MARY London: Burberry Prorsum 2014 was full of texture and rich color, from luxurious outerwear coats, horse blankets with contrasting geometric patterns and city map patterns all very luxe and romantic. I guess its what they do best.