26 Feb '15, 3pm

Jasper Conran Offers a Literal Interpretation of Fall With a Leaf-Swept Ruwnay

Jasper Conran Offers a Literal Interpretation of Fall With a Leaf-Swept Ruwnay

Although Conran’s girls were demure and feminine, the strict geometric patterns on specific pieces gave the collection some boldness and attitude. For his Autumn/Winter collection, he looked to 19th century ukiyo-e prints from the Japanese artist Kunisada, known for his distinctive patterns and color. Emblazoned with graphic, geometric designs and flowery prints, sexy silk shirts spiced up the collection with their bold and graphic looks that were eye-catching and vivid. Broken, bright green stripes gave some depth to a long, fitted, black dress and printed, lilac flowers gave a silk shirt and skirt combo a kimono-style feel. It was nice to see the predominantly dark palette broken up with bursts of brighter shades.

Full article: http://www.justluxe.com/fine-living/fashion/feature-19586...

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