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Out of the six major trends offered by the fall / winter runways come well-loved styles that blew audiences away. Reviews burst with amazing feedback here and there. Here are the details for the best pieces, accents and accoutrements from fashion weeks in fashion capital of the world.
Retro Look for Fall 2012 by Dsquared
Retro Spin. Everyone knows that a fashion past enlivened once again is way cooler than the previous. Get ready to shine with the lights in bright hues that almost hurt the eyes plus playful prints that fool vision.
Space Doll. Star-light, star-bright are sequined and beaded dresses as well as suits and full-length frocks in glittered fabrics. Metallics take a great role with sheer tops that are edgy enough to wow a fashion crowd. Check out Thierry Mugler and Prada for the best out-of-the-planet vogue.
Thierry Mugler High Fashion Collection for Fall 2012 / Winter 2013
Miuccia Prada Collection fall 2012 / 2013
Op Art Fashion. To see is to believe, right? Right. So it’s amazing how we gaze at kaleidoscope prints in the collection of Cynthia Rowley.
Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley new collection 2012
Shift dresses. The Twiggy garb makes a comeback in a twist of artistic imagery in prints at Anna Sui and Giambattista Valli.
Top fashion Designer Anna Sui Gorgeous Collection 2012
Collection of Giambattista Valli for Fall 2012
Psychedelic Visuals. Still at Anna Sui, it’s easy to fall for prints that keep the eye busy, or rather busy playing with the eye.
New York Fashion Designer Anna Sui Colorful Collection for Winter 2013
Frocks and Skirts in electro-magnetic colors spark up in lemon, red, blue green and blue violet. See those groundbreaking shades at Dolce & Gabbana, Sass & Bide, Mulberry and Preen.
Dolce and Gabbana Sicilian Baroque inspiration for Fall 2012
Fashion Designers Sass & Bide collection 2012
Preen Collection 2013
Peephole Tease. Hippie styles have these sexy circular fissures that can be tied, bowed or clasped. Such slight skin revelations are found in Yves Saint Laurent, Diane Von Furstenberg and Chloe.
Paris Fashion Week Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2012
Furstenberg Fashion Designer Collection 2012
Vintage Edge. Substantiating the amusingly ‘modest’ women of the 60’s, in granny frocks complete with bib details and sinuous, bell-patterned sleeves. Just Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, and Chloe reminisce this ladylike fashion for fall / winter 2012-2013.
Just Cavalli gets wild for fall 2012
Vintage 60s Marc Jacobs collection
Geometric Designs. Vertical and horizontal lines, right angles, and cube figures ramp from Geometry class to high class runways particularly at Costume National, Guy Laroche and Balenciaga.
Guy Laroche F/W 2012-2013
Balenciaga fall 2012
Longer Hemlines. 70’s lengths influence the fall / winter catwalks as Christian Dior and Elie Saab lead the way.
Ellie Saab 70s style collection fall 2012
Dior Collection at paris Fashion Week 2012
Bell Sleeves. Evocating the 60’s styles of Mary Quant, are numbers in Carolina Herrera and Emporia Armani collections.
Fashion Designer Carolina Herrera Fall 2012 Collection
Armani 60s Style Collection 2012
Peter Pan Collars. Unlike the prankish boy who flies, the girls on Jean Charles de Castelbajac and Loewe runways look very grown-up and sophisticated.
Parisian Fashion Designer Jean Charles de Castelbajac 2012 collection
Spots. Diane Von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs and Collette Dinigan, share a flair for the trendy print, although not in animal hair.
Marc Jacobs Trendy Prints for Fall 2012
Strong Romance. Sexy power suits and lace are united. The style dominates Lanvin and Ingrid Vlasov runways.
Lanvin Elegant Collection for Fall 2012
Cutouts. These cuts don’t hurt at all. Balmain, Burberry Prorsum and Giles are bursting with skin.
London Fashion Week Burberry Prorsum Collection 2013
Junk Dressing. Search the deepest, untouched parts of the closet and perhaps you’ll find pieces that resemble outfits in Tsolo Munkh and Manuel Bolano.
Fashion Designer Manuel Bolano collection
Tuxedo Girls. Androgyny is still alive. Sexed up, yet structured styles break free, yet strictly serious in Haider Ackermann.
Haider Ackermann Runway Show 2012
Fru Trim. Who could resist fur, even a faux one! Get yourself into a fashionably furry situation with Donna Karan ensemble.
New York Fashion Week Donna Karan Fall 2012 Collection
Scarlet Fever. Temperature rises at fall / winter presentations of Lanvin and Ralph Lauren as bright reds and bloody ones come out to stun the public.
Lanvin Paris Fashion Week fall 2012
Leather Frocks. Best in black, the seasons new little black dress upgrades each woman’s look. Joseph Altuzarra and Givenchy did a swell job in their construction and design.
Givenchy Collection rtw Fall 2012 / Winter 2013
Draperies. Anyone can do wonders with draping as long as it’s done with style. Beautiful draped silhouettes come out in Bottega Veneta, and tough ones by Haider Ackermann.
Bottega Veneta Draperies
Onesies. Derek Lam featured functional onesies, unlike last season’s skin showing versions.
Puffers. The new chic is “shapeless, hefty, and plump.” Such chic is seen at Jean Paul Gaultier.
Jean Paul Gaultier fall 2012 / Winter 2013 runway show
Duster coats. With drama and snob-like fashion, Chanel and Christian Dior brought power dressing into the limelight.
Chanel Collection F/W 2012
Chevron. Inverted triangles are in. Balmain pushes non-inverted triangle patterns off the runway.
Embroidered looks. State-of-the-art needlework is emphasized in the range of Miu Miu.
Miu Miu Fall 2012 / Winter 2013 Runway show
Revolutionized Ponchos. Chloe presents a poncho with a pretty big bow. Gareth Pugh sports a metallic sheen. Bill Blass also grabs attention with an elegant black and white ensemble.
Paris Fashion Week Gareth Pugh Collection fall 2012
Origami. Last but not the least, this Japanese inspired fashion is constructed with the most innovative designs yet. Try Issey Miyake, Guy Laroche and Haider Ackermann.