Back in NYC

I left it quite abruptly, my apologies, London Fashion Week rather took over..back to the East and Ralph Lauren. The designer took a trip to the Orient, 20's style with the AW collection, the opposite to the western themes of seasons past. Red and black dominated the palette, with hints of white and green to lighten the mood. The fabrics were luscious velvets, slinky silks, and beaded chiffons all tailored into lean suits, flowing gowns and evening dress.

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Lessons of Luxury

64 looks - that's a big show, but what we have come to expect from the veterans of the runway. Michael Kors launched his ladies (and men) against a green textured backdrop - much like grass I suppose. They floated down the runway confident in the clean lines. Not a heel in sight, ok a slight wedge but nothing to the usual sky-scraping heels that the girls usually have to trot in. No wonder they looked at ease. The slightly beaten hair gave super relaxed summer vibe.

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