Catherine Malandrino MBFW AW13 “Le Normandie”

Inspired by the elegant lines of French Art Deco’s Ruhlmann, Catherine Malandrino presented clean and graphic shapes for Fall 2013. A soft, yet graphic celebration of geometric shapes and craftsmanship manifested throughout this luxurious and elegant collection. Elongated silhouettes were illustrated by funnel-neck collared coats, mid-calf pencil skirts and glove sleeves in a blend of leather, cashmere knits, rubberized wool and double silk satin crepe. Elegant and sophisticated, these were classically beautiful pieces that have become the staple of the Malandrino brand.

Absinthe funnel collar cape jacket, black box pleat wool skirt on model Sarah Dick

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WHIT’s Fall 2013 Collection inspired by romantic themes, emphasizes a young dreamy Marianne Faithfull. Following a bright and colorful Spring collection, Fall/Winter focuses more on darker palate with a refreshing play on plaids, paisleys and animal prints. Metallic coated wools and colored shearlings are paired with moodier hues of ruby, forest green and deep rich blues. The collection features calf-hair accessories and painterly prints by WHIT’s friend and muse, artist Jemme Aldridge.image1 Continue reading WHIT NY MBFW AW13