Monday, June 25, 2012

resort '13 wrap up

I feel like the resort collections this season show a lot of relevance to melbourne winter. it is not often that melbourne weather patterns, in all their waves of shivery/warming glory coincide with what the models are wearing on the catwalks half way around the world.

So, the fact that we winter dwellers can draw inspiration direct from the european, american and british design houses is quite a novelty, and well, quite frankly damn exciting. 

 Here is a wrap-up of my favourite collections (I am becoming more and more of a fan of the resort collections for their absolute wearability) and the key themes and ideas I will be drawing upon for inspiration when dressing this winter.

3.1 phillip lim
white hair, triangular shapes, paper-bag brown, sky-blue, black and white, tailoring, short hems

box-like shaping, dropped hemlines, 'long and lean' accentuated by limp hair-dos, pale blue, cream and white

insipid colour palettes, dark lip colour, parted hair, black vs. ballet tones, wearing colours that 'don't suit'

leopand, leather, white matched with off-white, crisp folds, dropped hemlines, emerald green and navy blue, zips

louis vuitton
wide legged pants, accentuated waist lines, crew necks, pink, textured knits 

stella mccartney
leopard, lace, fringing, box shapes, hollographics, monochromatic layering, limp wavy hair, sheep skin fur 

t by alexander wang
v shapes, androgyny, bomber jackets, tailored vs. loose fitting, black with grey, hoodies, meshed fabrics, hints of sheer

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