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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 2

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 2

At first glance you might mistake the Vionnet fall RTW collection as colloquial in its simplicity but these pieces are anything but. While there was very little layering, each individual outfit had so many special touches you needed more time to really relish each piece. Contrasting colors and/or fabrics added dimension and depth, the best

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 1

Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 1

A collection literally coming apart at the seams, Yang Li’s fall 2016 show at Paris Fashion Week featured RTW with an edge. Mr. Li set out to prove his tailoring skills through a range of treatments and gimmicks that added a surprising twist to every look.  Inverted seams, raw folds and unfinished hem lines gave

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Paris Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 1
Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 5 Part 2

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 5 Part 2

Dandy, dapper and perfect for a day in the country – get your ascot and riding boots and let’s set out for a fashion hunt. Trussardi’s fall RTW 2016 collection was a field of corduroy, suede, and tweed. Pantsuits with vests, capes, corset jackets and chapeaux gave a sophisticated air. Meanwhile, girls in London town

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Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 5 Part 1

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 5 Part 1

A crop top for the more mature woman?  Impossible you say? Marni has figured out how to incorporate modern trends and a buoyant energy to create sophisticated, polished looks. This was not a collection for the demure.  Consuelo Castiglione experimented with dramatic proportions, executing them with bright colors, bold prints, and big details. Wool, cashmere,

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Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 4 Part 1

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 4 Part 1

Here in Milan outerwear remains a strong component of the collections with plenty of extraordinary statement coats and jackets that complete the designers’vision. Bring on the freeze for next winter! We’ll be ready!

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Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 3 Part 2

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 3 Part 2

It’s getting towards mid-week in Milan and we’re seeing a turn toward classicism. Perhaps this is Milan’s nod to retail concerns. Brands hold close to the core of their DNA so as not so cause consternation among their clients.

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Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 3 Part 1
Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 2

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 2

Break out the Prosecco! Milan fashion is celebrating with a focus on luxury and creativity. Trends that began to emerge in New York and London are taking shape here in exciting and innovative adaptations. Fantastico!

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Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 1

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 1

When it comes to pure artistry, whether it be painting and sculpture, architecture and design or cuisine, the Italians have proven time and again that they are the true masters. Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 , even in it’s first few days, has skillfully shown the true art form of exquisite design and craftsmanship.

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Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 1 Part 1

Milan Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 1 Part 1

The Italians take their fashion seriously. They have a healthy respect for the exceptional luxury fabrics, leathers and furs that have become their trademark and they handle them with the utmost care and skill. It’s Milan Fashion Week’s turn to put its stamp on AW 2016.

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London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 5 Final

London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 5 Final

Thank you London Fashion Week!  You awakened our spirit, renewed our energy and reminded us just how much fun fashion can be.  You built upon key trends that began in New York and established new directions as well.  From sophisticated elegance to rock glam to pop fun, you’ve given us lots to dream about, with

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London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 4 Part 2

London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 4 Part 2

While we may not always love the particulars of a collection, we do appreciate creativity and experimentation, even eccentricity. These are the trademarks of the London fashion scene and we’ve been pleased that designers here are taking the kinds of chances that help to redefine what fashion is from season to season.

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London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 4 Part 1
London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 3 Part 1
London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 2

London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 2 Part 2

As expected we are starting to see more daring design creativity as London Fashion Week rolls on. Colors, patterns and exaggerated constructions showcase the originality that has become a trademark of London Fashion Week.

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London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 1

London Fashion Week Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 1

There is always a special excitement at the dawn of London Fashion Week. It is born of anticipation, that “anything can happen here” feeling. The London fashion scene is renowned for its eccentricities and unabashed creativity.

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NYFW Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 8 FINAL

NYFW Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 8 FINAL

Amidst the background of the new “buy now wear now” consumerism many of the collections presented this week at the NYFW Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 shows have felt safe if not derivative.

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NYFW Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 6 Part 2

NYFW Fall 2016 – Winter 2017 Collection Reviews Day 6 Part 2

As NYFW 2016 moves into its final days the calendar is filled with the big names and big talents that dominate the fashion landscape here. It is our favorite part of the week. The buzz grows to a crescendo and the A-listers come out in force to fill the front rows.

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