February 13, 2013

Mara Hoffman Fall 2013

Mara Hoffman without a doubt is my soul sister. Being in the Stage tent in Lincoln Center and watching her line go down the runway made me forget about the slushy snow that waited outside, which was funny since this was a fall line. Sticking to her own aesthetic and her consumers' appreciations, the Fall 2013 collection was full of beautiful tribal prints, vibrant colors and flowing dresses. This season Hoffman played off the idea of a traveling circus of "Gypsies, Tramps, & Thieves," which can be seen in playful prints like the "evil eye" and the Caravan print (which intertwines elephants and peacocks).

 all above photos taken by me (see more on my facebook page)

I can't help but love Mara Hoffman and her style. She is a designer set in her ways and her own aesthetic. I loved that she mixed in funky ponchos, tribal print sweaters, and houndstooth printed coats with her beachy dresses and bohemian tops. I appreciate that her collection is always fun and playful, that she doesn't take her clothing to serious. Her collection of course is amongst my favorite that I've seen this season, even if her pieces in a New York winter would have to be worn with layers...lots and lots of layers. I also need to get my hands on the Pamela Love earring/head-wrap pieces. Her jewelry was the cherry on top for this collection.

What do you think of Mara Hoffman's Spring 2013 Collection?

6 comments so far

  1. Love Mara Hoffman too! I'm really loving that black sheer dress. So cool that you got to attend!


  2. love mara hoffman!!


  3. love the black dress! looks like an amazing show! -xo.melody

  4. Looks like a fab show! Loving the prints + sheer fabrics, but like you said, it doesn't feel very Fall. Still gorgeous though!


  5. I've been loving all of your NYFW updates on Instagram! This show looks beyond stunning - love the prints.

    Alexandra xo


  6. Is that Rumi Neely in the front row with the white beenie? IF so... take the beenie off! lol I always enjoy her shows, like you said she has her own aesthetic and her clothes are playful. I love the evil eye - so fun!

    P.S. Thanks for always being like the first person to comment on my posts hehe :)


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