New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 is well underway and with it a correlation of art, minimalism and structure on a bed of modest aesthetic and reset appeal.
[ THE BRIEF ]
Lisa Perry a recently new member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) was one of the first to debut; her appeal combines art and her vintage affair on a white canvas of jumpsuits simulating brushed painted sleeves and necklines--raw and organic. BCBG Max Azria resets to the open space of white to build floor length airy pieces in a feminine watercolor pattern effect tied in an effortless manner at the waist; a natural apprehension of nature. While, Whit takes us on a tropical escapade of bold patterns, the ones that we all want and sooth the psychology of our minds during hot days. TSE (pronounced "say") follows suit with a palette for a taste of both worlds; light and darkness where red is the moderator in present side pleated details. What's Spring and Summer without the rays of the sun? Derek Lam 10 Crosby, a conservative al natural, highlights its structured fundamentals in metallic accessories. A distill blend of composure and practicality is what Hellesy articulates through its minimalist pieces on a urban contrast of white sneakers and opposites of white and black neutralized in stripes and grey. Clean lines and material composites of leather reign over the essence in Chadwick Bell's collection along with uncomplicated layering--a never enervarted conservative essential. A garden begins its bloom in Spring and this is what Honor's collection transpires; transparent innocence and sweetness of blooming aged patterns overlapping each other in free-minded elements of tier dresses and pants. This season New York has seen an increasing amount of new minds enter the creative scene accompany to the witnessing of some graduating to seasons. Kaelen Collection, a New York based brand diversifies her geometrical pattern of counter hues into fleshes of a greenery background, mixed practices of laser-cut and material fusion of linen and tweed fringes. Again, bringing her sacred lotus essence of fem(feminine) and mas(masculine) in audacious combinations. When Spring and Summer renew its vows each year they must be well dressed. Tadashi Shoji elevates the senses of the season in its soft atmospheric and lengthy pieces embraced in conservative lace patterns to reminisce during Autumn and Winter's dance.
Written by Mariana Allam, New York, modest style editor and founder of The Demureist who enjoys diversity in cultures, eateries, religions, styles and a good conversation over tea. "Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication" - Leonardo De Vinci [ Follow me on Instagram Google+ Twitter ]