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PREFALL 2011: The Drape

Models(from left): Yulia Terentieva, unknown, Katie Fogarty, and Hanne Gaby Odiele
Labels(from left): Doo.Ri, Nicole Miller, Ports 1961, and Rag & Bone

I actually didn’t think that finding trends would be this difficult. I find myself going back from show to show observing and comparing, observing and comparing in ways that I never have before. Usually it’s very click, click, click, bam, I have it. Now I have to really look at the shows and find things that are not only going to be apparent to me but apparent to you as well and in an attempt to include as many shows as possible, I really have to be paying attention. But enough of that, let’s finally actually speak to this draping trend that seems to be happening.

Doo. Ri and Rag & Bone happen to be old time faves of mine, Doo. Ri happening to be more recent a fave than Rag & Bone. With the pre-fall collection Doo. Ri seems to stray a little from what she presented for the Spring in color, palette. She stays very true to her technical skill, creating garments that are seemingly molded onto Yulia’s body, as Ports 1961 did on Katie. Rag & Bone on the other hand gave Hanne Gaby Odiele a little more room to move in a sexy, draped cocktail dress that was arguably the most dressed up piece presented in their pre-fall collection. The collection seemed to evoke a Brooklyn girl, comfortable with long nights and late mornings. This contrasted greatly with the architectually dressed, artsy girl wearing Nicole Miller. With a wide legged pant and mostly dark wardrobe the muse seems to be a mix between Rad Hourani and Christopher Kane.


RESORT: Rag & Bone 2011

Marc Jacobs isn’t the only one manufacturing cool behind closed doors. Two other Superlative winners, Marcus Wainwright and David Neville(they won best Menswear at the CFDA), the duo behind Rag and Bone, are creating their own type of coolness. One that comes complete with leather, short skirts, and a dark color palette. Oh and I can’t forget to mention those heel-less high heeled boots. They, along with all the other pieces from the 17 look collection, are GORGE! It is evident though that the Rag & Bone crowd isn’t one for St. Barths. It seems more UES circa one Jenny Humphries/Taylor Momsen. Soo look out girls, I believe your new uniforms have arrived.

See the rest of the collection below the clip

Model: Teyane Leao