For Pre-Fall 2012, Viktor&Rolf take inspiration from a modern vision of a Victorian woman. Silhouettes are either fluid or structured but always classical with a twist of modernity. The designers play with proportions, remaining loyal to their approach to elegance and sophistication. A draped silk satin shirt is paired with pleated trousers in washed silk; [...]
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There’s a distinct atmosphere of something softer and more romantically English country house–like around Christopher Bailey’s Pre-Fall Burberry collection. It’s not that he’s plunged completely into a vintage narrative, but there’s a feel of a thirties aristocratic house party in the long, slim, langorous crêpe evening dresses with their puffed sleeves, the smart tailored coats [...]
Another lovely, versatile and stylish Pre-Fall collection: Missoni. Angela Missoni focused on outerwear, showing wool tweed coats and cabans trimmed with knitted raschel in the house’s iconic patterns.
“It’s less of a bohemian look, more dreamlike and ethereal,” said Temperley, “there is more of an opulence, a femininity, and a flow to the collection.”
Donna Karan defined her Pre-Fall 2011 collection in one word — “Wo-Man” — noting: “We have to remember there is a man in every woman.” “Back to the beginning, and into the future, punctuating the masculine with the feminine, empowering her unique wo-manhood with ease and sophistication tailored to embrace the world.”