When a designer has his models drape jackets over their shoulders, you know it's going to be a superchic collection. Marcel Marongiu sent down sexy and strong looks like crop tops balanced by loose-fitting trousers, fitted dresses with plunging necklines, and all-white sporty tees with knee-length shorts. Navy, soft pink, teal, and aqua were also dominant colors on the catwalk, and a handful of printed pieces added variety among a sea of solids. Demure hemlines were the perfect counterbalance to all the sexy bodices for Spring 2013.
>> Marcel Morongiu focused on a sort of understated sexiness for Fall 2012 Guy Laroche. Though the silhouettes were modest — high-neck blouses, below-the-knee skirts, slouchy pants — the fabrics were not; billowing charmeuse, whisper-light chiffon, and superslick leather all offered a sense of underlying sultriness. Combined with some strategic textural elements — against-the-grain sequins, chunky knits, and high-pile furs — it made for a very intriguing offering indeed. "It’s so easy to take everything off," Morongiu explained. “Being covered and sexy, now, that’s the tricky part."
The Sugar network is revving up for the Oscars this week and I'm going to bring you a special Fashion 101 series dedicated to the fabulous red carpets of Oscars past. Be sure to tune in all week long for a different red carpet trivia question every day. The answers will be revealed on Saturday! Let the party begin!
What leading lady wore this infamous navy plunging back Guy Laroche gown on the red carpet just a couple of years ago?