Mercedes-Benz New York's Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 highlights!
FEMALE FASHION SPRING/SUMMER 2013
New York's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is the must-attend event of editors, celebs and designers, bloggers, and fashion lover from around the world. One of the most higly anticipated event of the global fashion industry, the Mercedes-Benz fashion week is said to be where designers are entrenched at the helm of the fashion industry and trends discovered. Fashion week in itself, is a fashion industry event, lasting approximately one week, which allows fashion designers, brands or "houses" to display their latest collections in runway shows and buyers and the media to take a look at the latest trends. Most importantly, these events let the industry know what's "in" and what's "out" for the season. From runway to high street, Fashion Week is instrumental in setting trends and influencing our wardrobes. This year the designer took the niche a bit higher by going overboard with amazing designs guaranteed to delight the fashion lovers heart.
Marc Jacobs went big on vertical stripes and bold checks in Op-Art patterns for Spring 2013. Featured also in his collections were tailored jackets cut short at the rib cage while pencil skirts or pants were slung low on the hips to expose bare midriffs .Calvin Klein showed off “seductive lines” in hues of black and white in sensual details while Juicy Couture choose to ignore the black and white hues trend, by going strong, in vivid colours showcasing playful sets, flirty skirts, stripes and tracksuits.
Jill Stuart’s spring is based on the various shades of nude, with a strong 20s to 50s slant in her designs. Beige, apricot, black and sea foam were her colours of choice. Tea-length dresses were styled with cage-net ones, a crop-bustier was worn under a stunning trench coat, and Stuart’s feminine styles were very obvious in a magnificent A-line skirt or a dress with flutter sleeves. In a colourful pattern and texture-filled ode to the 70s, To Custo Barcelona Spring was a colourful pattern and texture-filled ode to the 70s tinged with a hint of Africa/Spanish. His collection featured many geometric shapes, fringes, neon bright, layers, hot shorts, bustier and tinted sunglasses.