Monday, February 11, 2013

Wake Me Up Next Spring

Oooh... nothing about the Fall 2013 shows so far have given me a reason to look forward to next winter. It's been a rehash of everything we've seen before, only more somber and covered in fur. The twists and turns of master drapers are looking tortured (Donna Karan, Zac Posen). The once esoteric Ralph Rucci is skewing very commercial (if you can afford him). Betsy Johnson is back. Did she leave? The unknown designers are unknown— for a reason. The runways look as if they are trying to please everyone, and you know what happens then.

Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs and all yet to come:
Thrill me.
Delight me.
Surprise me.
Please me.

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