HOME    ABOUT US    CONTACT US    ADVERTISE

September 18th, 2009 | Kate

Trend watch: Architectural silhouettes

This season, fashion brings a literal meaning to the phrase, City chic.

Metallic hardware, structured tailoring, and strong; exaggerated shoulders have been seen on the runways of Dolce and Gabanna, Max Azria, Alice+Olivia, and Givenchy- to name a few. The look has been all over Hollywood on stars like Rihanna, Cyndi Lauper, and Anne Hathaway.

The strong lines and metallic, textured leathers and fabrics resemble towering, buildings - only in the most stylish cities, of course. Ultra-short; leg-baring hemlines do well to elongate legs – especially when accentuated with platform ankle boots.

Not sure you can pull-off such an edgy look? Try structural silhouettes in lightweight fabrics, like this Alice+Olivia  blouse. Pairing flowy dresses and soft knits with studded, leather boots by Proenza Schouler to inject just the right amount of edginess into your wardrobe. 

Popularity: 1% [?]


Topics: Fashion Scoops, Radar, Shoes, Style, Trend watch

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments are closed.


RECENT STORIES

August 17th, 2010

MAC Upcoming Fall/Winter 2010 Collection

August 16th, 2010

Marcel Wanders for MAC collection (Winter 2010)

Your Ad Here

August 16th, 2010

Mac A Tartan Tale collection (October 2010)

August 16th, 2010

Mac Cham Pale collection (December 2010)

May 18th, 2010

Mac Cosmetics teams up with Disney for Venomous Villains collection

May 4th, 2010

Penélope Cruz is the New Face of Lancôme

Penélope Cruz is the New Face of Lancôme

September 18th, 2009

Strong shoulders are balanced by a slim fit and a sky-high hemline.

Trend watch: Architectural silhouettes

STATS