Marking a departure from the pop and the jazzy, Lisa Perry–known mainly for her color-splashed, mod-meets-Madison Avenue silhouettes–streamlined her palette for Spring/Summer 2014. In fact, each and every one of her 24 looks appeared in optic or just-off white–but her spirit, which so effortlessly blends vintage and contemporary, wasn’t lost in the washout.
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M.Patmos showed a lust-inducing collection of luxe knits, Lisa Perry‘s collection was a mod masterpiece, and Organic by John Patrick introduced “teddy fur” fabric on warm and cozy sweaters. (Perfect for the upcoming NYC blizzard, no?)
For a relatively young brand Lisa Perry certainly has a firm grip on its signature aesthetic: Minimalist, graphic and very mod. And of course the brand’s fall 2013 collection was right on the mark.
The Clothes: Bold colors and graphic patterns made a serious impact juxtaposed with the collection’s clean and minimal lines. The vibe was very 1960s mod, almost reminiscent of André Courrèges, but with brighter, more pop-art-inspired colors. Perry always uses an artist’s work as the jumping off point for all her collections. This time it was Read more →
Diane von Furstenberg is one popular lady when it comes to the CFDA: The organization announced today that the designer will continue her reign as their president until at least 2014, WWD is reporting, making this her fourth term as president since her election in 2006 (the elections are held every two years) and the second time the board has extended her tenure. In other words, DVF is doing a kickass job and they want her to keep chugging along.
“Diane has done an excellent job as CFDA president,” Steven Kolb, CFDA chief creative officer, told the trade. “The time and resources she gives and the vision she has created is a huge benefit for our organization and industry.”