New York Fashion Week for Fall 2012 has officially wrapped up last Wednesday. All this time I've been endlessly staring at my computer screen mesmerized by the runway looks and styling. I'm always wondering what is behind those collections, what inspires creators of fine cloth to go into a specific direction. I was looking for clues what inspired those hundreds of most coveted and highly-curated designs. Well, I found some interesting themes, and tonight I'll share some of my findings with you.
3.1 Phillip Lim was inspired primarily by " modern-day superheroes who are walking around us every day". Minimal parade of sleek jackets, deconstructed sturdy ribbed knits, sharply creased trousers, and great tailored coats was simply this: strong clothes for strong women.
BCBG Max Azria cited the geometric architectural style the Bauhaus, with a twisted look of 70s American sportswear. There were belted trenches, languid wide-leg jersey trousers, and loads of midi-length color-blocked and paneled dresses, either flaring with pleats.
To be continued...
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