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Stella McCartney S/S 2012

Stella McCartney got it down pat when she described her collection with one word: “Summer!” As the official creative designer for the British Olympic Team in the 2012 games, her new collection for the year was definitely inspired by fitness, but had its share of breezy, lazy pieces, as well. The season’s tighter, curvier lines…

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Comme des Garçons S/S 2012

Leave it to Rei Kawakubo to design a line that’s almost completely monochrome from start to finish. And not in the monotonous way, either.  Going with the theme “White Drama”. The Comme des Garçons founder and designer was said to have focused on moments that makes you happy or sad in life

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Kenzo S/S 2012

With new designers Humberto Leon and Carol Lim stepping up to the plate at Kenzo, the S/S 2012 collection was bound to shake things up a bit. The Franco-Japanese label itself, founded by Kenzo Takada, already brings an East meets West aesthetic. But thanks to the two new creative directors—known to be the curators of…

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Céline S/S 2012

Leave it to Céline to draw in crowds that are raring to see the show, yet still manage to maintain their poise and elegance. Of course, what else would you expect from a label whose loyal following includes top fashion editors and trendsetters? Since Phoebe Philo took over the helm two years ago, Céline has…

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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 line—famous for its quirky, off-kilter take on sportswear—was just bought by South Korean company EXR, with big plans of opening 30 new stores in 2012, as well as a third line called Ligne that…

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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 take-your-breath-away fashion runway feeling. But this S/S 2012, she added a little of that dark edge we’ve been missing back to the line. The outfits, showcasing exquisite craftsmanship in a spectrum of nudes, corals,…

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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 and Maria Grazia Chiuri got off to a rough start as designers at the illustrious label, their past seasons have found them back on track, with this S/S 2012 being their best yet. Inspired by…