"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." - Coco Chanel

Thursday, 11 November 2010

SS11: Sand & Tan

Burnt sienna, caramel tans and subtle sands each featured highly in the catwalk shows for next season, with complimenary details such as fringing and softest leather.

First off, a few images from the earlier Chanel Saint Tropez collection:

A wild-west vibe here!

Opulent gold matched beautifully with printed oranges and browns. Here the shirt is shown in more detail, the glitter running though adds more magic to the outfit:

We are transported to Spain this year in the Hermes collection:

Gucci channels the chic explorer:

Sand and fringing make me think of holidays on the Amalfi Coast:

Seventies flares on the Pucci catwalk:

A Pucci-print cut-out pool costume:

Opulent golds with mosaic touches ruled at Rodarte, and I could not resist adding these amazing blue and white dresses that I associate with porcelain china, which together with the gold evoke images of an egyptian palace: