Legs and flats

This is a theme that is developing amongst the runway shows and presentations so far in New York. Having just put my legs away for the winter and looking forward to the coverage of my sins by tights, it is slightly difficult to imagine them coming out again that soon. Scrolling through the pictures I see now I can't slack in the gym or indulge at Christmas as shorts are everywhere. With flats. Even Gisele will need help in that combo. Just when I see a dress and a beautiful blouse and breathe a sigh, then the realisation hits me...... Sheer = transparent = can be seen by all. I am hoping the commercial side kicks in and covers with a grace saving layer. Jason Wu sent out a beautiful collection of tailoring, which was clearly revered. He was also show casing his accessories line, shoes, bags and specs.  This by Hilary Alexander at the Telegraph on the main show:

"The show opened with white and beige organza blouses, with a wide pussycat-bow at the neck, worn with well-cut, flared trousers, emphasised at the waist with a narrow belt, or else with safari-look shorts and checked, mannish blazers.Carmen Miranda-style turbans, in cobalt-blue, added a sleek, retro note to cute, striped, skinny-rib sweaters, also worn with the tailored flares. The skinny-ribs took on more of a Carnival-in-Rio mood, in red and purple, with matching, swathed knee-skirts. Wu's love of a bit of a ruffle was evident in violet chiffon, tiered shell-tops,....."

source: elle.uk photographer: imaxtree

Doo.Ri stuck to the neutral palette seen earlier in first few show, and used the solid frame work of draping and shape to carry the show. Watch the show on the link below.

Doo.ri SS11

source: youtube

BCBG, again mirrored earlier feeling of fluid and simplicity with the looks coming down the runway. Inspired by travels and serene places - it made me want to go back to the beach and re live the summer.

source: style.com photographer: Monica Feudi / GoRunway.com

opening images source:style photgrapher: Monica Feudi / GoRunway.com