So we reach the end of that endless, astounding, not well characterized ladies casual and bridal fashion‘ wear season that is known as prespring — or very nearly the end, to be completely faultless; there are a couple of more shows spilling out after the men’s wear spring 2015 accumulations start in London this weekend. In any case you need to draw a line some place. what precisely?
Some pleasant, non-difficult garments, a string of nautical-meets-1970s and an industrywide personality emergency.
It started a month back with a huge explosion when Christian Dior went to the Brooklyn Navy Yard with its show of silk scarf dresses and New Look Bar coats, shaved fur garments and fancy gowns. It arrived back in New York a week ago with a whirlwind of more diminutive presentations and smaller than expected runway shows from American and European brands (however not all European brands).
A percentage of the presentations occurred in displays, some occurred in showrooms, some occurred in stores, and some incorporated an up-close-and-particular planner portrayal. Also some were not called prespring at everything except, contingent upon the brand, “journey” or “resort” or essentially “precollection” or —
“It’s called, ‘Everybody is befuddled!’ ” Ralph Lauren published after his smaller than expected show of hard altered naval force and-white polka-speck and striped classics with eye-poppingly shameless stresses of gold, held in his Madison Avenue leader. “Voyage means sunny shore, and “premeans you can dispatch early. As a retailer, I like that, however as a planner, I think that it troubles