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EKH8KO;HI7H; H;7:O<EHJ>;?H 9BEI;#KF Fashionistas... have no fear! Our hip & happening buyers Lauren Perez and Angela Pieretti are out scouring all the fashion capitals... Milan, Paris, New York... to bring you the most exciting and sought-after new looks, just off the runway! Fresh off of their pre-fall buying jaunt, here we ask the magic question... What’s hot?
evergreens, haunting sea blues & fine wines
Let’s start with COLOR. What should we look for this Fall? Color is very rich and saturated. Think Evergreens, Sea Blues and Wines... the palettes are truly exquisite! Lauren Perez Think your favorite bottle of burgundy!
Linda Mitchell When in doubt, go blue! This has become a family motto:)
“Pre-collections are the fashion industry’s latest obsession, almost surpassing runway collections in importance and a statement to what a brand is about. It started and exploded with Resort.” — Lauren
Are leggings still in? What kind of leg or waistline is in for pants? We all have leggings in our closet. They’re comfortable and versatile... the trick is making them look fresh & sophisticated. Make ’em leather or suede! Anything goes for pants... slim, wide, cropped, whatever!
What about “ladylike”? We’re seeing both ends of the spectrum... super ladylike details AND lots of menswearinspired... a juxtaposition of feminine vs. masculine.
Any ‘must have’ trends in Outerwear? Ellen Finlayson Pared-down military.
Lauren Perez Leathers, feathers, fur required! Fabulous leathers... braided, woven, perforated. Angela Pieretti Mixing very contemporary styling with designer sophistication and fabric.
“ You gotta have what I’ve dubbed the ‘jacardigan’... a cross between your favorite sweater and jacket... all cozy! They’re like warm milk to me!” — Angela
Alexander McQueen was founded in 1992 by the late fashion icon, Lee Alexander McQueen, who gained recognition and countless awards for his innovative designs and dramatic runway shows.
“Sarah’s brilliant— I loved her last collection... She worked with Lee for so long so she knows what to do. She’s not Lee, but I think he’d be happy with her doing it. She learnt from him.”
Sarah Burton joined Alexander McQueen in 1996 while still in school and was named Creative Director in 2010. As Lee’s close collaborator for many years, Sarah truly understands his ethos and vision. Sarah gained international acclaim when commissioned to design Kate Middleton’s wedding dress for the Royal Wedding.
Daphne Guinness British Vogue
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