Known for the iconic bandage dress and every season they try to bring something new to the design. This season was based from a trip taken last September to Antoni Gaudí’s famed La Sagrada Família cathedral in Barcelona. the inspiration drives from every detail, color, form, bird, frog, and leaf of theArt Nouveau artist creation. Sequins, grommets, and laces re-created intricate patterns, Picture taken on the trip were digitized and turned into body binding knit jacquards and cathedral models Gaudí built were painstakingly translated into sandy colored strap-and-clasp dresses. Oversize bombers or shearling matador jackets were a few cool piece and even with some of the bandage dresses have long sleeves t-shirts beneath them.
Inspired by a dream trip to the Congo rain forest, Christian Siriano took us on a fashion safari with an array of looks from animal and jungle prints. The lineup showed sleeveless sheath dress in tiger cashmere, the were a few numbers in zebra print, fuzzy alpaca in wine-red and camel, turtleneck dresses and topcoats. for his evening wear he had the traditional ball gown silhouettes in floral taffetas and ombré chevron, and pieces decorated with black and white ostrich feathers. This collection is sure to bring out your wild side.
Since joining Banana Republic last year Marissa Webb has brought new life and energy to this brand. For this season she the brand’s style direction further than what it is use to. She mixed feminine and masculine vibe togehter using neutral grounding palette with pops of unexpected colors. For the women, some looks read boyish chic with oversize boyfriend coat in camel layered and matching sweater with printed dress, and great flared cropped jeans worn with a gray boyfriend blazer. Others were more on the girly side with long-sleeve T-shirts and swing-skirt sets, burgundy suit with skinny pants, and leather shell to top off the lineup.
Karl host a dinner party on the 83rd floor of One57 apartment in Manhattan. There was a toast to the opening of Fendi’s flagship on Madison Avenue with a pre-dinner cocktail held at the store then there was the VIP group — Hailey Baldwin, Hailee Steinfeld, Rosario Dawson, Naomi Campbell the made there way to the palace. Then there was the VIP of the VIP Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jourdan Dunn, and a couple other who were selected to design a bag for charity (the 3Baguette initiative) in which they customized their own baguette bag to be auctioned off. Their design choices for there bags consist of a little bit Moroccan, a little bit Indian” for Medine, and Rastafarian pop for Dunn. After all was said and done they intimate group adjourned to a side bedroom for privacy!