A collection inspired by racers only has two ways to go: the right or the wrong. 3.1 Phillip Lim, a label known to do little of the latter, delivers a total reinvention of the racer, giving her sleek cuts, high gloss finishing, and a surprising palette of butterscotch browns, powder blues, and salmon pinks.
Leave it to Phillip Lim to create a “Cut Up” collection that is entirely, unbelievably put together. Already a fashion industry darling, the designer managed to attract even more love this season with a move towards a notably youthful street aesthetic. Phillip cites the 1920s Dada-ist art movement as his inspiration (as well as the [...]
Tapered outfits of black and white, bell shaped cloaks, plasticized belts, and oversized cardigans took over the Phillip Lim Showroom last Tuesday in New York. Lim’s inspiration for his Fall 2012 collection stemmed from the idea of a modern-day superhero. After seeing the collection, I would have to agree that wearing any of Lim’s ‘modern [...]
“It’s this idea of modern-day superheroes who are walking around us every day,” Phillip Lim said after his F/W 2012 show. But as any great designer the inspiration is really in the subtleties. It is not about reproducing a visual that already exists, but rather using it as a starting point to discover a new [...]
Phillip Lim has become king of retail separates. He always nails the street trend on top of the head, or maybe its that he sets it. That sounds more like it! When asked about his 3.1 Phillip Lim S/S 2012 collection Lim brought up childhood references like kites and spoke nostalgically about Jil Sander and [...]
Since I can remember 3.1 Phillip Lim has been for that girl that is urban and fashion forward, yet still polished and feminine. This latest Resort 2012 Collection is what that girl is wearing to Sunday brunch and a film festival in the park. The colors move between extremes. They are either sun burnt with [...]
I’ll keep my review to a minimum to avoid preying on my disappointment. NY Womens SS09 fashion week was just Blah. Of course the Classic masters, Ralph Lauren and Jill Stuart, delivered up to par, but no one really managed to inspire me. A bunch of no names exploited NY fashion week with little or nothing to say and nothing to remember…