>> Brush-stroke prints, watercolor swirls, and architectural layers made up Carolina Herrera's artist-studio-inspired Fall 2012 collection. The designer's signature nipped-at-the-waist gowns were done up in bursts of red, plum, and baby blue, with black and gray providing graphic contrast throughout.
Posts for February 13th 2012
>> Timo Weiland and Alan Eckstein took a post-punk trip to '90s-era New York for Fall 2012. There were slip dresses, super-long skirts, halter necks, chokers, and — for added authenticity — velvets and plaids. But it wasn't just straight redux. The duo managed to keep it looking modern — and quite appealing — with sleek leather, vibrant florals, and a smattering of fur.
>> Last night's Grammys were certainly full of memorable moments. There was Gwyneth Paltrow in dramatic Stella McCartney, Taylor Swift in shining Zuhair Murad, and a pregnant Lily Aldridge in lushly-printed Gucci. But perhaps the most charming look of the night was Adele's. The current Vogue cover girl not only took home the most awards, she also channeled Old Hollywood glamour in shimmering custom-made Giorgio Armani Privé, blond waves, and red lipstick. See all those looks — plus Jennifer Hudson's understated Alexander McQueen — here in our top 5 slideshow.
>> These are the words that come to mind when describing Jeremy Laing Fall 2012: boxy, clean, and monochromatic. While there were plenty of super-slim silhouettes to be found, the designer also injected a bit of controlled volume in to the mix. Long hemlines dominated the runway, as did looks that were done in a palete of either all-black or all-white. It all made for a slightly off-kilter, edgy vibe.