Grunge Cleans Up

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After seasons of neon hues, peplums, and other eighties' vestiges, the nineties have been steadily making their return. For spring, the look is a bit more calculated, with artfully mussed hair offset by a dose of plaid. At 3.1 Phillip Lim, the brand's signature tie-front skirts gave the illusion of a flannel tied at the hips and were paired with tough creeperlike sandals. In London, Henry Holland threw a checked slip dress over similarly patterned trousers and finished off the look with metallic boots. And today at Dries van Noten, it was grunge gone luxe — think plaid layered with diaphanous chiffon and matching pumps.

See the complete Dries van Noten spring 2013 collection here.
See the complete House of Holland spring 2013 collection here.
See the complete 3.1 Phillip Lim spring 2013 collection here.