While I'm still on the fence about the Jil Sander spring 2011 collection, I am absolutely in love with the campaign images. An often unidentifiable Daria Strokous—who was shot by Willy Vanderperre—poses in this stark campaign that is saturated with bright hues and striking stripes. I like...

MILAN– Raf Simon ‘s cited 1950s couture, Diane Arbus' tunic dresses, furniture designer Jacques Adnet, and Louise Dahl-Wolfe–one of my favorite fashion photographers–as inspiration for his Fall 2011 Jil Sander collection. Those references are easy to spot, but my visceral reaction to the...

It was a day that would go down in fashion history, and an amazing (but bittersweet) experience–the last John Galliano show for what may well be a long time, following on the heels of his recent departure from Christian Dior. Susan and Bryanboy I'd heard in advance that this would be a...

In a collection that was about as different as night and day, Raf Simons channeled the viewpoint of photographer Diane Arbus for fall, elevating early-sixties fashion with Pop Art color. The results were a mesmerizing mix of interesting combinations: tulip tops with ski pants, stiff quilted...

I think I've adapted to the fact that Jil Sander is a minimalist brand but in this collection there was minimal and minimal opulence. Opulence being the overdone but beautiful ski sweaters, and the hooded ones too. Minimal because there was just a basic, beautiful, bold, black tailored pant...

Structured bags ruled supreme at Jil Sander, a noticeable juxtaposition to the deconstructed shapes and Warholian flashes of colors in the clothes. The bags and clutches, of which there were a smattering of, included stiff envelope handhelds and granny double-handled handbags that were in...

I see that Jil Sander has continued with the matte bright lip; this time with an orange-red over the watermelon pink. The touch of turquoise lid is fabulously bright. I like how the vibrant color still comes across controlled and not too overly done. This slideshow requires JavaScript.

. The label was known for its impeccable minimalism back when Sander was still with the company, and now that Raf Simons has taken the helm, he's continued the traditional of sometimes-stark modernism to great critical success. Jil Sander Spring 2011 was a watershed moment for modern trends,...

Jil Sander Fall Winter 2011 2012 ad campaign with models Daria Strokous and Guerrino Santulliana, photographed by Willy Vanderperre. The Winter-Oympic ready collection designed by Raf Simons looks like he is giving us a half human half mutant look which will be the favorite collection from...

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