The Fashion runways reviewed by Trendland

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Jean-Charles de Castelbajac S/S 2012

This season is looking bright for Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, and not just because his collection has been getting rave reviews. The lin…

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Alexander McQueen S/S 2012

Already on her third show carrying the Alexander McQueen label, Creative Director Sarah Burton has definitely been able to deliver that t…

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Valentino S/S 2012

The sheer amount of florals, lace, chiffon, and ruffles would have made Valentino himself proud. Although designers Pier Paolo Piccioli a…

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Balenciaga S/S 2012

A lot of surprises popped up during the Balenciaga S/S 2012 show. For one, the benched seating broke beneath the svelte fashion crowd, fo…

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Lanvin S/S 2012

Alber Elbaz’s perfectly exaggerated silhouettes for Lanvin’s S/S 2012 collection made even the most simple of dresses look st…

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Carven S/S 2012

It’s not hard to see yourself in Carven’s S/S 2012 collection, and I don’t mean in a dreamy, “if only…̶…

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Mugler S/S 2012

Just take Lady Gaga’s word for it, and “Don’t f*** with a Mugler Woman”. Mugler women—as seen in the line’s…

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Rick Owens S/S 2012

To label Rick Owens’ style as a goth or grunge would be a huge mistake. Admittedly, the California-born, Paris-based designer has a…

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Neil Barret S/S 2012

Neil Barret’s S/S 2012 was wearable everyday-chic infused with the perfect dose of rock n roll. The collection was totally unpreten…

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Manish Arora S/S 2012

Manish Arora decided to go more subdued this season, designing what he calls easy and believable clothes. Of course, as it usually goes i…

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Balmain S/S 2012

Olivier Rousteing had some pretty big shoes to fill this season, as the new 25-year-old designer stepped in with the sudden departure of …

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Hussein Chalayan S/S 2012

I always love to see what designer Hussein Chalayan has to say for the upcoming season with his designs. There are few designers that ach…

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Limi Feu S/S 2012

As the daughter of Yohji Yamamoto, Limi Feu—the designer’s assumed name—can’t help but be compared to her famous father. Asym…

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Gareth Pugh S/S 2012

What piece in Gareth Pugh’s new collection didn’t take your breath away? With a renowned flair for drama, the designer first …

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Pedro Lourenco S/S 2012

Though not a single print was in sight, Pedro Lourenço’s S/S 2012 collection was still as detailed and intricate as any other. The …

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Felipe Oliveira Baptista S/S 2012

You just can’t miss the zippers at Felipe Oliveira Baptista’s latest SS 2012 collection—they’re literally in every outf…

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Damir Doma S/S 2012

This S/S 2012 marks the first year since Damir Doma stepped into the womenswear game, with the designer debuting a well-received premiere…

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Dries Van Noten S/S 2012

If prints were the first thing you noticed about Dries van Noten’s S/S 2012 collection, then you know where the designer’s co…

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Versus S/S 2012

Keeping in line with Versace’s ice-cream color palette for S/S 2012 Christopher Kane and Donatella Versace showed off a range of fl…

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Marni S/S 2012

Marni’s S/S 2012 collection is said to be its strongest to date, if only for the fact that it stood against the tide of frills and …

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Emporio Armani S/S 2012

Neodesign isn’t exactly what comes to mind when you think of Emporio Armani, but as the collection title given by Giorgio himself, …

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Versace S/S 2012

“I was thinking of sirens and mermaids, their hot sexuality. And everything I like, and Gianni liked,” says Donatella Versace of her last…

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Gabriele Colangelo S/S 2012

Designer Gabriele Colangelo usually looks to artists for inspiration. And for this S/S 2012 Collection, he has the work of Gerhard Richte…

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Aquilano e Rimondi S/S 2012

The best ones never really like to show all they got. Just like Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi, the two designers behind their epon…

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Jil Sander S/S 2012

There’s a reason Jil Sander is known for its sophistication and tailoring. Actually, a lot of reasons, and they can all be seen on …

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Emilio Pucci S/S 2012

Fashion lovers actually got a sneak peek at Emilio Pucci’s S/S 2012 collection a few weeks ago, when Gwyneth Paltrow wowed everyone…

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Prada S/S 2012

New collections are always said to be the designer’s “most personal one to date”, but in the case of Prada’s S/S …

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Fendi S/S 2012

Showing a different side of Italian style—less sexpot, more studious—Karl Lagerfeld mainly stuck to daywear demure this S/S 2012. With th…

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