A Thought for Fashion

A Blog for all Your Fashion Thoughts by George Fracasse

Tag: parisfashionweekfall2014

The 100 Word Review: Lanvin Fall 2014

Texture, movement, darkness. These are the themes that resonated in Lanvin’s Fall 2014 collection. Alber Elbaz played with an alluring militant theme that wasn’t entirely obvious, but incredibly important.

 Hats adorned with marabou feathers were paired with ruffled skirts and frayed tweed jackets. This season, the tweed was oversized and nubby, shown in many sophisticated incarnations.

12

3

 That feeling echoed throughout strong leather dresses, lax silk dresses, luxurious fur jackets, and skirts with enough flounce for even the danciest of wearers.

46

57

The ending contrasted the staunchness of the beginning: fluid, poetic fringe dresses offered a cool factor.

89

 The takeaway: darkened glamour.

Advertisements

The 100 Word Review: Anthony Vaccarello Fall 2014

Anthony Vaccarello unabashedly celebrates the female form. Known for sexy, sometimes unwearable cocktail hour approved frocks, his Fall 2014 collection offered a menswear inspired break that retained the brands energetic sex appeal.

1

Often shown in gray and black, pants laid low on the hip and worn with fur bomber jackets offered a wearable approach to Vaccarello’s appeal.

23

A patent Twizzler red bomber jacket worn with a matching turtleneck and mini dress was easily the freshest update to Vacerollo’s muse.

4

Equally covetable, mini dresses adorned with triangular cutouts on the bust often exploded with silver metallic ruffles.

56

The takeaway: sexual sophistication.