Unraveling evening wear was the finale at Alexander Wang this weekend. In a show that was poking fun at decadence and luxury by moulding traditional lux pieces with his more traditional street pieces, there came a strange silhouette, but importantly ones that worked.
source:wwd photographer: john aquino
Last season his palette was unusually light and this season he returned to familiar dark tones but with an accent of the previous, a welcome compromise. The mink trimmed accessories are hit judging by the frenzy on social media networks, and I have no doubt they will filter onto the high street in some form.
Suno, a fair trade label in with Kenyan roots, presented a refreshingly eclectic mix of prints and textures in NY. I first saw them here in London at their uk press office BPCM and then again a few days later at Matches boutique press day and then everywhere I looked they popped up. I hope it keeps on like that.
source: courtesy of Suno
Almost polar opposite to that,with co ordinating coats to the dresses or tailored suit, was Philosophy. Candy coloured clothes for every look and even white tights to complete the swinging 60's vibe. It was very neat and precise. She wanted to go against the tide and that she did. As style.com says only time will tell...
source: wwd photography: Talaya Centeno