Too Bad She’s Bad
Miu Miu Spring 2015
Miuccia Prada embraced the simmering, scandalous gorgeousness and impossibly luxurious sensuality of Italy’s heart-breaking, breath-taking Minx- Sophia Loren- for Miu Miu’s all hot and bothered Spring ‘15 collection.
Birkin And Leggs
Louis Vuitton Spring 2015
Nicolas Ghesquière mixes up free-spirited ’70s romance with slim, borrowed-form-the-boys tailoring to create a cool, leggy, lanky, insouciant look that’s every bit Jane Birkin.
Patty Cake, Patty Cake
Valentino Spring 2015
Valentino bring’s back Patty Boyd’s rich and sugary brand of sophistication for Spring ‘15. The bright-eyed, big-haired Beatles girl always looked luxurious and impeccably chic in her fabulous mod coats and playful shifts and sweet footwear and Valentino perfectly captures her iconic sass with candy-colored dresses and indulgent outerwear.
Royale in The Rough
Paul & Joe Spring 2015
Paul & Joe’s warm and earthy 70’s-inspired Spring ‘15 collection gives off a lusty, luxurious vibe that brings to mind bohemian beauty and Bond girl Jaqueline Bisset’s naturally elegant, sun-kissed sex-appeal.
Lagerfeld’s Leaning In
Chanel Spring 2015
Karl Lagerfeld returned to his infamous ’80s roots for Spring ‘15. The Kaiser started at The House of Chanel in the early Eighties and created a potent power-suit silhouette that took the couture market by storm. For Spring, Karl revisited his potent ‘Working Girl’ formula with menswear-inspired power suits, grey with officious knits, technology-inspired bags and imposing collars.
Giambattista Valli Spring 2015
Giambattista Valli’s playfully mod Spring ‘15 collection channels ye ye singer Francoise Hardy’s sexy Swinging Sixties vibes.
Emanuel Ungaro Spring 2015
Emanuel Ungaro’s pring ‘15 collection may have been shown in Paris- but it felt like a British invasion. Dramatic sweeping silhouettes, bold patterns, an audacious color palette and eccentric headpieces channel the extravagant English editor with alien tastes; Isabella Blow.
She Left No Stone Unturned
Saint Laurent Spring 2015
Hedi Slimane has a way with rock; Anita Pallenberg had her way with almost every Stone. Saint Laurent’s Spring ‘15 collection achieves sartorial satisfaction, channeling the ultimate Rock n’ Roll muse in her diva-like dishabille, ’70s silhouettes and shaggadelic furs.
Dressing for Nine Lives and the After-Party
Givenchy Spring 2015
Givenchy’s haunting Spring ‘15 collection harnesses Julia Restoin-Roitfeld’s goth-meets-glam sex-appeal and flair for the dramatic. Corseted bodices with pouf-skirts, sheer lingerie-like dresses, leather, lace and strappy footwear all worn by models possessing Julia’s phantom-feline likeness. While a bit ghoulish, the darkly naughty collection still retains a soft femininity throughout and even indulges in a dash of sugary pink.
She’s Full of Surprises
Celine Spring 2015
Phoebe Philo paired her signature modernity with ladylike, ’50s-inspired underpinnings.Hints of mid-century glamour shape the monochromatic collection and très chic details- feather trim, fastenings, buttoned straps-add a flair of the unexpected to otherwise simple silhouettes. The look is classic yet coquettish; reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn’s unforgettable turn as Sabrina- the gamine-turned-goddess- in the 1954 romance.