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Balmain -

GRAPHIC SEVENTIES Paris: After a recent trip to Los Angeles, creative director Olivier Rousteing was enamored by the carefree lifestyle of its citizens. As a result, a strong '70s influence pervaded his latest Cruise collection for Balmain. Graphic Navajo-inspired patterns and vibrant color juxtaposed with stark black-and-white made a bold statement.  – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Boxy tailored jackets / Updated ponchos / High-waisted flared pants ...
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Antonio Berardi -

BRIGHT + SUMPTUOUS New York: Antonio Berardi looked to the icons of the late '60s and early '70s, incorporating bright color and sumptuous materials, for Cruise 2015. Slim-cut suits with nipped waists and flared pants, mini hemlines and trapeze shapes were drawn directly from the era and given a modern twist. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Slim-cut suits / Trapeze dresses + coats / Fit-and-flare ...
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MSGM -

COLOR PLAY Milan: MSGM's Massimo Giorgetti created a vibrant collection featuring exotic prints drawn from Giò Ponti's ceramics, as well as, playful cacti and pineapple graphics. A combination of smooth and rough textures added depth and tactile surface interest. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Button-front shirts / Mini skirts / Boyfriend jeans / T-shapes / Fit-and-flare dresses / Shirt dresses / Mini shifts / Windbreakers ...
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Ports 1961 -

CRISP UTILITY Milan: Ports 1961 presented a collection of crisp looks with a modern twist. Cruise 2015 meant utility details, flirty elements in the form of voluminous fit-and-flare dresses and of-the-moment asymmetry. A neutral palette leant a sophisticated touch to fresh silhouettes. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Body skimming dresses / Flirty fit-and-flare dresses / Crisp cotton shirts / Jodhpur pants / T-shapes / Tailored ...
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Jonathan Saunders -

THE MEMPHIS EFFECT London:  For C/R 15 Jonathan Saunders was inspired by Ettore Sottsass and the Memphis movement. The definitive style echoed throughout the structured silhouettes and muted color scheme, while asymmetrical hems and wrapped details kept the looks fresh and modern. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Rounded knit mesh sweaters / Slim asymmetrical fit and flare dresses / Relaxed trench / ...
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Marni -

SPORT LUXURY Milan:  For C/R 15 Consuelo Castiglioni took active wear classics, such as color-blocked polos and relaxed track pants, and reinterpreted them with luxurious flourish. Supple leathers, artistic prints and whimsical color combinations blended together seamlessly for a beautiful and feminine take on sport.  — Marissa Stuart  Key Items:  Color-blocked mini shirts / Zippered polos / Mini skirts / Mid-calf coat ...
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Alexander McQueen -

EXQUISITE CRAFTSMANSHIP London: Sarah Burton designed a beautiful collection for Cruise. Using references from Matisse, traditional vintage kimonos and men’s wear fabrics, she crafted streamlined silhouettes – some with exaggerated hips.  A vignette of menswear suits and dresses with embroidered flowers at the hemlines heralded the highlight of the lineup – embellishment – colored Perspex flower petals sewn around the necklines of ...
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Alberta Ferretti -

BRIGHT + OPTIMISTIC  New York: Alberta Ferretti showcased a colorful collection full of bright jewel tones for Cruise 2015. American artist, Mark Rothko, inspired painterly color-blocked motifs that were intricately crafted into silk intarsia. '60s and early '70s silhouettes kept it feminine with a touch of bohemian-chic. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Summer coats / Cocktail dresses / Floor-sweeping dresses / Suits + sets Color: Fuchsia / ...
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Emilio Pucci -

EXQUISITE SIXTIES Milan: The '60s were in full swing at Emilio Pucci for Cruise 2015. Creative director, Peter Dundas, sent forth a series of mini ensembles with boxy silhouettes cut close to the body. Luxurious craftsmanship was displayed through exquisite embroidery and cutwork. Breton stripes and Sardinian carpet-inspired embroidery delivered a seaside feel to the collection. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Tunics / T-shapes / ...
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Ter et Bantine -

EASTERN INFLUENCE New York: Manuela Arcari of Ter et Bantine created a modern look with athletic-inspired details and Eastern-influenced silhouettes for Cruise 2015. Contrasting panels, innovative materials and a keen attention to detail resulted in a striking series of statement pieces. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Tent dresses / Tank dresses / Wide-leg trousers / Boxy sets / Asymmetrical skirts / Pencil skirts / Windbreakers ...
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Trademark -

CLASSIC LINES New York: Trademark presented an array of crisp sportswear looks with an emphasis on clean lines. A mix of brights and mid-tones produced depth and dimension. Abstract graphics and texture play added a unique twist to an overall minimal aesthetic. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Summer coats / Boxy jackets / Cropped trousers / Sweater knits / Matched sets / Pleated skirts / ...
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Mary Katrantzou -

A TO Z London: Mary Katrantzou moved into C/R 15 with a shift from her signature, hyper-realistic prints to an artistic medley of decorative embellishments. Citing the alphabet as the source of her inspiration, modern updates to A-line and S-Bend silhouettes set the stage for elaborate lace lettering and cursive embroidery. — Marissa Stuart Key Items: High-waist tap pants / Slim net dresses / ...
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Richard Nicoll -

POLISHED + NONCHALANT London: Richard Nicoll created a polished-yet-beachy feeling for Cruise 2015 by employing a combination of simple silhouettes and slightly crinkled materials. Each look was cut with just the right amount of ease.  – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: T-shapes / Relaxed summer coats / Tailored jackets / Button-front shirts and dresses / Sleeveless jackets / A-line skirts / Knit sweaters / Cigarette pants ...
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Markus Lupfer -

COOL + FUN New York: For Cruise 2015, Markus Lupfer wanted to create something a 'bit more grown-up and unique'. He achieved this with new silhouettes and creative materials – an orange and indigo fil coupé, layered over bright cottons produced a patterned motif while prints emulated a 'cool' appeal. Although this was a 'grown up' collection, there was still plenty of ...
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Karen Walker -

RELAXED COMFORT New York: For Cruise 2015, Karen Walker put together a collection with comfort and relaxation in mind. It was a combination of both ease and relaxation – utility pieces were made in cottons and linens including a mix of ruffles, pleating, dobby spots, smocking, chambray and cotton voile in a palette of ivory, grey and navy – a perfect combination for ...
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