Over at Fendi's Fall 2011 show, models strutted down the runway in ladylike ensembles — complete with oversized ruffled fronts — accented by Crayola-colored and ribbed tights. Luxurious patterned furs, leather, and sequins provided delicious textural intrigue, while the occasional plaid blouse, color-blocked coat, or contrast-piping skirt offered a further layer of sartorial complexity. To see all the lovely looks, watch our complete runway coverage now!
For Fall 2011, Gucci pulled out all the deliciously opulent stops. Think fur coats and stoles, python-print leather, two-tone wide-brim hats, ruffles, feathers, and polka dots all in eye-opening jewel tones and with a nod toward the '70s vibe. Highlights included everything from sexy high-slit chiffon dresses to lavish ladylike looks. To see all the fantastic ensembles, watch our full runway coverage now!
For Fall 2011 Christopher Kane gave himself the challenge of finding a textile that was completely new, leading him to his collection filled with intriguing, otherworldly dresses made from liquid-filled plastic that metamorphosed and bubbled when worn. These colorful touches served as vibrant, unexpected trim to a slew of sexy black dresses as well as scale-like sequin frocks. To see the whole collection, watch our complete coverage now!
Painterly pieces made a splash at Erdem’s Fall 2011 runway, which was filled with models turned out in ladylike dresses awash in impressionistic prints in a moody palette. Highlights included a dramatic floor-length fitted frock with shoes “painted” to match and a delicate and lovely A-line number in sheer black lace — a go-to fabric for Erdem. Watch the runway now!
For Fall 2011, designer Alice Temperley turned out models in cocktail and evening frocks and suits in a chic black, white, and red palette, often finalized with swiss-dot tights and long leather evening gloves. Sheer lace detailing and Art Deco prints rendered ensembles even more swoon-worthy, while polished beauty looks provided the perfect after-hours finish. To see all the black tie optional looks, watch our complete runway coverage now!
Backstage at L.A.M.B.'s 2011 Fall runway show, Gwen Stefani reveals her 6-part show structure, offers her own definition of "fashion", and sounds a call to arms for all tweeters! To see this—and get a glimpse of all the lovely models prepping backstage—watch the interview coverage now!
For Burberry Prorsum’s Fall 2011 show, designer Christopher Bailey went with a swinging '60s vibe. Inspired by Jean Shrimpton, the collection included covetable coats in an array of bright colors and often featuring military details or luxe fur-trim. Vibrant plaid prints also made a cameo, as did this season’s answer to the iconic trench. To see the full collection, watch our full runway coverage now!
For Proenza Schouler's Fall 2011 runway show, designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez continued in the vein of their pre-Fall American Southwest-inspired collection and churned out slouchy jacquard pants, asymmetric peplum jackets, and slender sheath dresses all in a modern, geometric tribal motif. To see all the edgy, graphic prints, watch our complete coverage now!
Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. show at Lincoln Center's Theater, highlighting her Fall collection, was divided into six themes. With punches of bright colors like orange and red and her signature plaids weaved into military and rasta-inspired ensembles, the looks were a sight to see. Watch the full runway footage now!
For Fall 2011, Calvin Klein stuck with the minimalist trend and offered a wide range of unfussy–borderline sterile—pieces including pantsuits, skirt suits, shift dresses, and architectural coats in monochromatic, neutral tones. Luxe additions like a fur-trim here or a satin sheen there offered textural intrigue, while the occasional play on proportions served to mix it up as well. As for footwear, well, it was strictly relegated to platform loafers or wedges with a dyed-to-match vibe. To check out all the streamlined ensembles watch out our runway coverage now!