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2016 Spring Menswear Collections Review Part 5

2016 Spring Menswear Collections Review Part 5

The overriding message that designers seem to be delivering to men this season is to have fun. Bold prints and patterns, easy, wearable styles and relaxed silhouettes offer plenty of comfortable, versatile wardrobe options with a touch of whimsy and daring. But make no mistake, there is a wealth of very sophisticated sportswear looks here too.

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Spring 2016 Menswear Collections Review Part 4

Spring 2016 Menswear Collections Review Part 4

It’s nice to see a bit of machismo creeping back into the Spring 2016 menswear collections. More designers seem to be reaching beyond the lowest hanging “trend of the season” and trying to add a splash of originality to the core of what makes menswear so appealing– the way it conforms and enhances the male form. Bold prints with rich colors are being used liberally.

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Spring 2016 Menswear Collections Review Part 3

Spring 2016 Menswear Collections Review Part 3

Far East cultural influences ruled the runways for this next grouping of shows within the Spring 2016 Menswear collections. The use of luxurious silks, and more relaxed herringbone and check prints were pleasant and refreshing elements that set the collections apart. Heavy usage of Batik and Asian references, mixed soft pastel shades of salmon pink and powder blue, converged with sartorial tailored nuances to create a commanding presence in many of the more relaxed pieces.

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Spring 2016 Menswear Collections Review Part 2

Spring 2016 Menswear Collections Review Part 2

Men’s fashion is in a clinical trial phase. Gender lines in fashion are seriously being pushed and blurred with the Spring 2016 Menswear Collections. Gone is the strict adherence to certain color stories and an avoidance of softer more traditionally feminine prints.

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Spring 2016 Menswear Collections Review Part 1

Spring 2016 Menswear Collections Review Part 1

Bermuda shorts, sporty attire, oversized tops, rompers and jumpsuits were trending in the Spring and Fall 2015 menswear collections. Floral prints and sandals that were on also on display in the last two menswear collections could also find their way into the current Spring 2016 Menswear collections that got underway in London this past week.

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 6

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 6

No matter what your style barometer, the 2016 Resort Collections have something for you! Refined and relaxed tailored elements collide to create beautiful wearable pieces of art. Not unlike a painter’s canvas, we found that the Resort lineup exuded confident style and committed to the designers’ sartorial vision.

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 5

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 5

Perhaps the one unifying element we love about the 2016 Resort collections is that they highlight and celebrate the femininity of being a woman! Flirty, light, colorful, polished and sexy brought together with exquisite attention to sartorial editing and lines that make being a woman, and womanly dressing, fun.

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 4
2016 Resort Collections Review Part 3

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 3

Keeping pace with the 2016 Resort collections can turn anyone into a fashion Olympian. Like with the Fall 2015 – Winter 2016 collections we are seeing designer still holding on to their love of the 70s reinterpreted vibe and delivering pieces that are reminiscent, but refreshed and we love it!

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 2

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 2

And, the fashion beat drums on for the 2016 Resort Collections! A heavy showing of dramatic and prominent prints are dominating the fashion landscape for the upcoming cruise season. Electric colors and the strategic use of brightly colored fur drives home the message that Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall; fur fashion travels well!

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2016 Resort Collections Review Part 1

2016 Resort Collections Review Part 1

A pre-season or mid-season lineup of colorful and festive-inspired pieces the 2016 Resort Collections are here! Typically, designers let their more playful and whimsical creative juices flow with these collections and deliver looks for the relaxed, and polished sophisticate who loves to look good while playing hard.

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TONY AWARDS 2015: BEST COSTUME DESIGN

TONY AWARDS 2015: BEST COSTUME DESIGN

The American Theatre Wing and Broadway League handed out its’ Tony Awards this past Sunday at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall saluting excellence on the Broadway stage in front of a star-studded, A-list crowd that included theater, fashion and film royalty. And, the visual heart of it all is the award for Best Costume Design.

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Fall 2015 Trends Alert: Volume Speaks

Fall 2015 Trends Alert: Volume Speaks

Fall 2015 Trends Alert: Volume Speaks loud and clear to any fashion lovers who are listening! We’ve seen a number of dramatic coats and jackets down the runway this past season and we love what we’ve seen! Stripes, chevron, multicolored, animal print…we love it all.

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2015 Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards (CFDA) Winners

2015 Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards (CFDA) Winners

The 2015 Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards (CFDA) was a star-studded spectacle last night with hoards of gorgeously chic fashionistas and Hollywood icons floating down the red-carpet to honor some of the most highly acclaimed fashion designers and icons of the year.

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Fashion Edit: 2015’s New Creative Direction For Luxe Brands

Fashion Edit: 2015’s New Creative Direction For Luxe Brands

The creative end of high-end fashion has certainly hit the “refresh” button. 2015’s new creative direction for luxe brands, and we’re not even half way through the year yet, has caused a world-wind in the high-fashion sector.

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