NYWF:: Rachel Roy RTW Fall 2014 Collection


Marking the 10th anniversary of her label, Rachel Roy revisited her early ethos. “I designed what I wanted and needed and what I thought would work,” she said. It was a step in the right direction, delivered with sophistication and subtle charm. Roy juxtaposed the relaxed with more elegant, tailored styles, often mixing materials to graphic effect. …

M Missoni Womenswear – Pre-Fall 2014 Collection


M Missoni may be Missoni’s younger diffusion line, but the overall attitude is plenty sophisticated. “This season’s mood is ethereal. It’s a game of contrasts,” said creative director Angela Missoni of the new Pre-Fall lineup. Per usual, she incorporated several of the house’s signature splashy prints, giving them an Art Deco spin. The kaleidoscopic motifs added …

Jean Paul Gaultier Womenswear – Pre-Fall 2014 Collection


The clear standout in Jean Paul Gaultier‘s new Pre-Fall collection was a white fur chubby featuring one of his caricature sketches. Given the success of the designer’s retrospective exhibition (still on display at the Brooklyn Museum), it was clever of JPG to showcase some of his own original art. In addition to that winning fur, the …