Isabel Marant Fall / Winter 2011 Women’s Ready-To-Wear Collection by Isabel Marant.
Though Isabel Marant may be a true Parisian, the designer seemed to draw on classical Americana for her Fall 2011 collection. A strong Native American focus mixed with Cowboy-era sturdy denim, came together to form a tribute to the wild, wild west. Every ensemble paraded down the runway matched with fringe-trimmed suede boots, which either stretched high up on the thigh or hit just above or below the knee, and swished with the models every movement.

The dominant use of feathers was carried out on everything from watercolor-like prints on casual basics like slouchy tops and sweatshirts, to a short silk cocktail dress draped from the top and cinched at the waist, to necklaces that cascaded down from the neck with long strands of suede fringe and detailed with a single black feather at their ends. Each unique rendering of the feather variations was chic and gave a hip, nature-inspired feel to the collection. The native theme continued with multiple Navajo embroidered sweaters, designed to appear inside out due to the colorful threads trailing down from the woven pattern, thrown casually over a short feather print dress adding a casual slouch to the playful short dress or worn loosely above a pair of distressed white patched skinny jeans.

Denim in everything from vests, to shirts, to jeans played a large role in the collection and was seen in various different washes and unique patchwork designs. An oversized dark denim jacket lined in thick white Mongolian sheepskin was worn over a short Navajo print dress and paired with the below-the-knee style white fringed boots to create a tomboy look that was rugged, yet feminine beneath the heavy layers. Contrastingly, the casual feel of button-down blouses, made up of patchworks of various shades of denim and tucked into a pair of belted skinny indigo jeans that cuffed at the top of the staple fringed boot, gave into both this season’s trend of color-blocking, as well as, feminine takes on standard menswear. -Marisa Witter

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Models: Anja Rubik, Emily Baker, Sasha Pivovarova, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Constance Jablonski, Joan Smalls, Dewi Driegen, Anne Vyalitsyna, Tati Cotliar, Anabela Belikova, Snejana Onopka, Aline Weber, Maryna Linchuk, Carmen Kass, Karolina Kurkova, Hye Park, Elena Melnik, Isabeli Fontana, Candice Swanepoel, Emily Baker, Daria Pleggenkuhle, Joan Smalls, Anja Rubik, Sasha Pivovarova, Constance Jablonski, Anne Vyalitsyna, Snejana Onopka, Dewi Driegen, Tati Cotliar, Carmen Kass, Anabela Belikova, Aline Weber, Karolina Kurkova, Isabeli Fontana, Elena Melnik, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Anja Rubik, Emily Baker, Joan Smalls, Hye Park, Maryna Linchuk, Sasha Pivovarova
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Giorgio Armani Fall / Winter 2011 Women’s Ready-To-Wear Collection by Giorgio Armani.

Giorgio Armani is the master of understated elegance, creating clothes that make women look and feel beautiful, while exuding a tranquil brilliance, which one cannot acquire, but is rather born with. His fall 2011 collection, Boudoir, consisted of a pale palette of blush, rose, nude and camel tones, which represented renewal, before descending into somber grays and blacks, which symbolized eluding from the darkness.
The show began with a blush, bell-shaped riding coat with a chenille effect hovered above the ankle and opened from the waist down, revealing a sensuous satin dress. This was just a taste for what was to come, as he exaggerated and experimented with this silhouette throughout the collection. The fullness of the bell-shaped skirt was amplified for daywear, as a textured, black dresscoat swayed down the runway. Transitioning to eveningwear, the silhouette was accentuated in heavily beaded fabrics, fringe trim, and sequined floral embellishments.
Armani’s classic jacket was offered in two versions — a nipped waist jacket that flared out into a peplum, or an elongated slim blazer, which rested smoothly over the hip. His trousers for fall were relaxed, cropped and cuffed slightly above the ankle. Most were featured with tunic dresses, representing his signature long, lean silhouette.
Accessories included fringed shawls, clutches, stacked bangles, and capelets rendered in fur or layered with delicate organza petals that resembled seashells. The extravagant necklaces, chandelier earrings and vintage brooches were opulent and richly captivating. Lace was overlaid on pumps and boots for day, while crystals illuminated the Elizabethan inspired kitten heels for evening. Schuyler Hames.

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Jean Paul Gaultier Fall / Winter 2011 Men’s Ready-To-Wear Collection by Jean Paul Gaultier.
JPG’s James Bond themed show was all about the tuxedo in its many variations, some were paired with hot pants, fishnets and long buttoned skirts. Sleek versions included neoprene jackets and wet suits. The show featured the most mystifying male model on the planet, Andrej Pejic who walked the runway in a tuxedo of sorts with his shirt unbuttoned down to his navel, wearing stiletto heels and Veronica Lake platinum blond hair.

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Chanel Fall / Winter 2011 Women’s Runway Show Ready-To-Wear Collection by designer Karl Lagerfeld.

Karl Lagerfeld’s fall 2011 collection for Chanel was full of classic mainstays inflected with a masculine “nouveau grunge” twist. The palette was stark and somber as blacks, grays, and whites dominated the collection, aside from the occasional flash of red or forest green rendered in a heavy knit cape or a double-breasted coats with pleats. The looks were not of the typical Chanel aesthetic, as the majority evoked a tough masculine edge that gave a sense of ease to the high-end fashions. Shrunken versions of the iconic Chanel tweed cardigan layered over long boyfriend blazers were paired with loose fitting, slightly pleated trousers or distressed denim leggings. Masculine short leather boots added a touch of tenacity to the looks when accessorized by slouchy thick knitted legwarmers that hung around the ankles. The feminine knit tunics paired with the roughed up denim leggings gave into this season’s trend of mixed proportions and had a sense of rebellion to the femininity of the designs. Lagerfeld played on textures throughout the collection, as well. Jumpsuits done in thick tweeds, quilted leathers, and full beading offered a variety of looks to the simple onesie design. The sheer bead embellished jumpsuits that came finished with touches of leather detail on large lapels, oversized pockets, and cuffs around the cropped pant hem offered a unique look of varying fabrications.

The ruffled necklines of Victorian blouses were visible under sparkly black tweed jackets with cropped satin-cuffed trousers adding a touch of femininity to the trouser suits. The dresses continued Lagerfeld’s play on textures- with long empire-waist dresses that had skirts of sheer organza or shredded black tulle. Shorter black chiffon dresses appeared to be heavier on top due to the rounded shoulders and high necklines done in a black fur material. Long evening gowns also stuck to the “nouveau grunge” feel, shown in heavy knits of black, white, gray, and faint red, and accessorized with long finger-less gloves.

The collection was high-street style, yet relaxed incorporating all the right touches of classic Chanel throughout every design. Marisa Witter.

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A couple months ago, I walked out of a record store having inherited the better part of someone’s Depeche Mode collection. It was a good day.

Background music is “Halo,” “Enjoy the Silence,” and “Clean” from Depeche Mode’s ‘Violator’ album. Sadly, that excellent album was NOT in this bunch.