Then he did slender gowns in peacock blue or lilac with gently draped skirts.Michael Kors vanilla bag In New York, Karan shot color into her collection with citrine or garnet boucl coats over pants and sapphire satin jumpsuits. And Isaac Mizrahi, known for his color genius, went wild for the trend of color combos, like a tomato-red mohair coat, with peach satin shirt and gold velvet pants. Or hot pink satin pants with a long gold satin wrap coat. 3. Military looks: Military-inspired designs were a major theme in the European fall collections, and they showed up all over the American collections too. Look for uniform colors (muted browns, fatigue green) fabrics (cavalry twill, sturdy wools) and such details as epaulettes, pockets with flaps and buttons, and rows of gold buttons.
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Showing nostalgia for his youth, he came up with funky, leg-hugging trousers that flared over high-heeled platform boots, and slim shirts that unbuttoned to reveal the newest Gucci accessory, a shiny gold pendant. The ’70s caftan shapes were around at Alberta Ferretti and Missoni,Michael Kors vanilla bag and there were lots of furnishing upholstery prints, from Fifties chintzes at Dolce e Gabbana to bathroom tile geometric designs at Prada. In Paris, Christian Lacroix went with his take on the ’70s – ankle-length soft coats, chenille cardigans, fluid trousers for a long silhouette, chartreuse or aqua fake fur, velvet kimonos, shiny snakeskin jackets and shirts in psychedelic prints.