Zac Posen Resort 2012 >> The idea behind Zac Posen's Resort 2011 collection? American Royalty. "It's about how to be dressed up and poised, but still cool; Patti Smith in a gown and Penelope Tree in a trench," says Posen. The way Posen plays with silhouettes is a study in contrasts: a soft,...

Jenni Kayne Resort 2012 >> Everyday staples meet vacation ease in Jenni Kayne's Resort 2012 collection. Gauzy shirtdresses, full-cut pants, boxy jackets and breezy skirts are softly tailored, while barely-there pastels in filmy fabrics are grounded by hearty pops of coral, yellow, and...

1 Phillip Lim Resort 2012 >> Resortcollections are usually synonymous with escapist inspirations, but Phillip Lim is going "against nature" for his Resort 2012 collection, sticking with what he knows best — an urban environment. "The idea of going away is essentially artificial for me....

's Resort 2012 collection — which Stefano Pilati hopped the pond to show yesterday at Haunch of Venison art gallery in New York — started with a poppy motif pulled from a 1971 Saint Laurent collection. "There was a shoe with a poppy on the ankle," Pilati explained. "I've always been kind of...

PreviousNext Suno Resort 2012 >> Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty sourced Hawaii and its tourists for the beach scenes and florals that graced their heavily-printed Suno Resort 2012 collection. "Resort is always less about artistic expression and more about having fun," Beatty said. "After...

Michael Kors Resort 2012 >> Sydney, Australiaand its carefree beachside city lifestyle are the inspirations behind Michael Kors 2012 Resort collection — rife with tank dresses cut to look like wetsuits, scuba-style utilty belts, and eveningwear with swimwear style cutouts. "James Bondi...

McQ Resort 2012 >> Summer's obsession with neon brights doesn't seem to be fading before Resort season, based onthe collections that have previewed so far. Scuba, too, seems to have taken an early lead — we hear scuba plays a part in Alexander Wang's Resort 2012 collection; Michael Kors just...

Erdem Resort 2012 turned to the leading ladies of Hitchcockand the late actress Romy Schneider for a Resort 2012 collection with a vaguely 1950s sensibility. Refined, yes, but the devil is in the details. Lady-like silhouettes — collarless jackets, sheath dresses, capri pants — get a bit...

PreviousNext The Row Resort 2012 >> Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen sourced white '40s suiting and the pervasive mariniere stripes of The Row's Resort 2012 collection from the Luchino Visconti film Death in Venice. "We included a lot of cotton," added Ashley, "because we wanted things to feel...

PreviousNext Louis Vuitton Resort 2012 >> Sofia Coppola has collaborated with Louis Vuitton on a capsule collection of shoes and bags in the past, but for the brand's Resort 2012 collection, her sphere of influence was taken a bit further. Coppolachose the venue for the presentation — the...

 

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