Friday, February 13, 2015

NYFW Fall 2015: Charles Youssef's Tectonic

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On Wednesday afternoon, I kicked off Fashion Week a bit early with a presentation of Charles Youssef's Fall 2015 collection. This is his third collection after launching his Resort 2015 line. Youssef was inspired this season by the artist David Batchelor's "Magic Hour" light installation and architect Tadao Ando's concrete staircase. These inspirations were seen throughout the collection through his use of zigzag appliques, smooth matte silk, sheer and cracks inspired by the earth's plate tectonics.

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This collection was uniquely beautiful. I love the structure shoulders of his wool cashmere blend origami boucle top and black origami dress shirt. These strong structures remind me of a bold strong New York woman. The black sheer silk organza wrap dress and wool crepe dress with multi-layer silk organza layers helped give the collection a softer feminine feel. I could see taste makers (or myself) rocking the black sheer dress with wide brim hats and cowboy boots at concert halls and downtown bars.

What do you think of Charles Youssef Fall 2015 collection?

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