Spring/Summer 2016 Rochas

Collections|July 24, 2016

Shimmer, so far in Paris, is having a moment – and Alessandro Dell’ Acqua wants his Rochas customer to shine brighter than most for spring/summer 2016. Metallic jacquards in acidic hues, glossy patent leathers and magpie-worthy lapel decoration were found on swinging Sixties cuts, while intricately embroidered beading sprawled across shifts in giraffe motifs (a […]

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Spring/Summer 2016 Proenza Schouler

Collections|July 8, 2016

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez remain in pole position as New York fashion’s golden boys.  In a city where often the strength of a collection is in its wearable desirability, Proenza Schouler are relied upon to provide a dash of excitement, the fizz of the new. And they did not let their fans down this […]

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Spring/Summer 2016 Mary Katrantzou

Collections|June 28, 2016

In what was surely one of Mary Katrantzou’s most directly wearable collections yet, the designer returned to cosmology and the world as a starting point – we saw elements of it two seasons ago to spectacular couture-like effect, before last season’s beef-up when it came to size, texture, proportion and play. But the designer has […]

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Spring/Summer 2016 Lanvin

Collections|June 13, 2016

With hot-pink, heart-shaped cookies and fizzing raspberry champagne enthusiastically and generously handed out to show-goers, this Lanvin show was a party-slash-love-in. What started as a buttoned-up, pleated skirt uniform affair in a series of frayed tweeds (the staples that Alber Elbaz believes to be essential in a woman’s wardrobe), quickly morphed into dresses possessing some of […]

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