|From left: Marc Jacobs, Vera Wang, J. Mendel, Matthew Williamson, Peter Som.|
(1.) You’ll Get Reacquainted With Velvet.
The fabric of your childhood dressy-dress was everywhere. It has Anne Rice tendencies at Peter Som, but Vera Wang brings it safely to sunrise with a chaste olive suit.
|From left: Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Proenza Schouler, Doo.Ri, Zac Posen.|
Borrow From the Boys.
And think about Savile Row. At Ralph Lauren, the menswear trend meant gray; it meant pinstripes; it meant three not-so-easy pieces. For something less literal, throw a tweed jacket over Proenza Schouler’s mod, Paco Rabanne-y chain-mail tunics.