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Viktor & Rolf Fall 2014 Couture

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Was it ironic for Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren to create an entire fall 2014 couture collection from red carpet, only to have their models strut on the crimson ceremonial rug? “It’s our idea of what the red carpet should be,” Snoeren said. The 22-look collection was sourced from synthetic, low-pile carpet from a factory in Holland, then wrapped, knotted …

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Giambattista Valli Fall 2014 Couture

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Italian designer Giambattista Valli delivered what I would like to call, ‘Tupac Chic‘ for his fall 2014 namesake couture collection. Although Valli described his collection as, “a late-sixties, early-seventies kind of freedom and eccentricity,” the Eazy-E dark shades and scarf wrap resemble that of the late-great rapper. The idea was, the Valli girl stumbled out of bed into her partner’s pajamas, …

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Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Fall 2014

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The Sonia by Sonia Rykiel fall 2014 collection was a delicious treat. A roundup of Japanese street-style fused with Rykiel’s signature flare included candy colors and pretty pastels. With a mix of tomboy elements and fuzzy materials, I would say this was one cheerful collection. It’s womenswear-meets-kidswear, if you will. Favorites include Rykiel’s striped obi belt, tri-colored scarf, and a plaid teddy …