Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Fall Winter 07 Part One

Well I know I'm kind of late doing this, but since fall is just around the corner I thought it would be fun to give you my opinion of the hottest designers this fall.

3.1 Phillip Lim
One of my favorites designers. I really loved the layers and how the clothes were loose. The hats were very cool.

The plaids gave the outfits a preppy look. It reminded me of school uniforms, especially the skirt (left) and the jacket (right).

Tights will be big for winter. I really liked the blue ones (right), they gave the outfit a more interesting look, since gray is a bit neutral colour. Layering can sometimes get overwhelming, but in this case it's just right.

Alice Roi
Her inspiration for the collection was the children's book heroine Madeline, but I couldn't actually see how her inspiration reflected the clothes. Despite that the collection was okay. The main colours were black, white and beige with a hint of gray and plaids.
It's fun how she mixed styles. The pants are kind of sporty (left and center), the top+cardigan (left) was romantic and I found the shirt and blouse (center) geeky. The shoes were really unusal but I liked them.
I liked how the attention is on the skirt (left) and the top is pretty basic. In center the attention is more on the printed top and the skirt is more basic. The socks were popular on fall runways and they have this kind of a geeky vibe.

Badgley Mischka

The collection was a bit more casual then previous seasons with jeans and tweed, but the furs and gloves added some glamourus hint.
The blue skinnies are pretty basic - we've seen them before, but the gray ones (center) had a hint of metallic which gave them a rocker chic look. Then there's the high-waisted jeans (right), they will be big in fall - people just have to get them right. Let's be honest, they don't flatter every bodyshape.
The dress is layered over a turtleneck - perfect for winter. Then there's the boots, which reminded me of riding boots plus the pants/leggings (right) are kind of like riding pants. The jackets in gray tweed and in black are really cute.

The gowns were beautiful and really figure-flattering. They all had some glitter or metallics. I'm sure were going to see some of them on the red carpet.
BCBG Max Azria

"The BCBG Max Azria girl is Sienna Miller or Kate Moss" said Lubov Azria before the show. The collection was all about laid-back frocks, dresses, knitted-fur vests, coats and jackets.

Here we see the tights again, they make the dresses look more relaxed. I'm really looking forward to wearing tights, the leggings trend is all-over, just a bit tired I think. Look at the black and gold lace-ups, they're so stylish with the pointy toe and no heel.

The knit hat is so grunge, and i just love the dresses. Especially the one on the right with the pearls. I'll also be looking after similiar coat for the fall, it's a good change from the black ones.

Betsey Johnson

Oh I just loved the fun and uplifting colours and prints. Betsey said that "fall is more elegant, refined - more grown-up". Surely this collection was more mature than previous seasons, but there's still the same playfullness there.

The white tights are surprisingly stylish, they're neutral and don't take the attention of the dress. The prints on the dresses (left, center) are so fun and the shape is casual, yet figure-flattering. The dress on the right is so cute, the vest and the gold - perfect together. Plus I have to say I just love this sock trend.

Let's start with the fur, there were so many furs on the runways so be sure to get one for fall - fake or real - your choice. The vintage stores are a really great to find one-of-a-kind styles. Then there's, well I don't know what to call it, a tie or just a scarve (center, right) but it gives this cool tomboy look. The sunglasses in the show were amazing, and the shoes with the pom pom's - really grandma like. Oh and the high-waisted short-short-shorts (right) are so cool.

Diane von Furstenberg

It was mostly dresses that walked Diane von Furstenberg's runway this season. Black, red and blue were the main colours with some prints, gray and dark pink.

The red half-circle gives a big statement on the t-shirt shaped dress to the left. Also, the red in the dress in center brings some life to it - the cropped jacket is the perfect cover up. The red dress to the right is really feminine and brings out some curves.

Pairing a thin belt with a simple cardigan really brings out the waist as seen left. It can be fun to wear the belts in strong colours, especially if the cardigan is black or gray. I'm really loving the oversized knits know (right) it makes the dress a little bit more casual.


This collection was all about the city - tweed, gray, scarves, glitter and some strong colours. The beret's gave some Paris spirit to the show.

I normally don't like yellow, but in this case it's actually cool (left). I'm definitly going to get oversized, loose pants in gray like those in center for fall. This is great for winter - pair a cocktail mini dress over a t-shirt (right) or over black long-sleeved shirts as also seen in the show.

I really liked the purple/pink colour. It was not overwhelming, just gave the outfits something extra - like the printed scarve (center) and the print on the dress (right). The dress (left) has a simple shape but the glitz and the colour makes it interesting. I just love the trapeze shaped frocks like this one on right.


I loved the thight pants and cropped jackets with gloves. The fabrics were light and it was all wearable clothes with nice detailing.
I thought the navy and bordeaux were really great colours to mix with the dark gray. The fur west looked surprisingly good with the knee-length dress.
Jill Stuart
It was all black and bright blue this season at Jill Stuart's. I wasn't in love with the collection, she could have gotten better result with fewer looks as I found many of the the outfits too alike.
But there were also some positive notes, like the patent leather gloves and the blue colour. I really liked the dress with the bow (center) and the frock (left) - the buttons on both of these frocks gave it some tuxedo vibe.
Source: Style.com


alluretone said...

i loveee that first gray sweater from Badgley Mischka. love your blog also, i've linked you as well! btw, the header is great! you should update soon :)

Elle said...

DKNY suprised me soo great. and the 3.1 Phillip Lim coats im lovvving.

Anonymous said...

learn how to spell tight.

fashionista said...

omg i LOVED jill stuarts collection- great blog. dkny and DVF were fab as well. looove it.

jadorevogue said...

Anonymous: Excuse me but as I said in the first post English is not my first language and I only started learning English a few years ago. But thank you for the correction.