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New York Fashion Week - Anna Sui Fall 2012

Inspiration: the new Alexander Girard book by Todd Oldham and the new Charles and Ray Eames documentary, The Architect and the Painter. Also, I was looking at the charming illustrations of Walter and Naiad Einsel, and John Alcorn from the same period.”

Accessories: Jerry Schwartz jewelry, Anna Sui x Coach handbags

Color Palette: fuchsia, orange, turquoise and lime

New York Fashion Week - Michael Kors Fall 2012
Inspiration: Rugged Elegance
“A mix of cozy textures. Warm tones of saddle, chocolate and camel. A balance between hard and soft.”

New York Fashion Week - Michael Kors Fall 2012

Inspiration: Rugged Elegance

A mix of cozy textures. Warm tones of saddle, chocolate and camel. A balance between hard and soft.”

New York Fashion Week - Milly NY Fall 2012
Inspiration: bold and modern
“My Fall 2012 collection is bold and  modern: innovative technical fabrics merge with traditional couture  techniques, and vibrant pops of color excite a base palette of black and  white.”

New York Fashion Week - Milly NY Fall 2012

Inspiration: bold and modern

My Fall 2012 collection is bold and modern: innovative technical fabrics merge with traditional couture techniques, and vibrant pops of color excite a base palette of black and white.

Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2012 Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2012

New York Fashion Week - Narciso Rodriguez Fall 2012

Inspiration: Art

Lynn Chadwick’s blocky Walking Couple sculpture and Polish filmmaker Zbigniew Rybczynski

New York Fashion Week - Badgley Mischaka Fall 2012
Inspiration: Metropolis

New York Fashion Week - Badgley Mischaka Fall 2012

Inspiration: Metropolis

New York Fashion Week - Tory Burch Fall 2012
Inspiration: Naivete

New York Fashion Week - Tory Burch Fall 2012

Inspiration: Naivete

New York Fashion Week - Jenny Packham Fall 2012
Inspiration: Film noir

New York Fashion Week - Jenny Packham Fall 2012

Inspiration: Film noir

Rachel Roy Fall 2012 Preview Rachel Roy Fall 2012

New York Fashion Week - Rachel Roy Fall 2012

Inspiration: Modern landscape

Strong, linear architectural silhouettes balanced with natural elements.”

New York Fashion Week - Thakoon Fall 2012
Inspiration: Old-school elegance of New York

New York Fashion Week - Thakoon Fall 2012

Inspiration: Old-school elegance of New York

New York Fashion Week - Tracy Reese Fall 2012
Inspiration: Optimism and confidence

New York Fashion Week - Tracy Reese Fall 2012

Inspiration: Optimism and confidence

New York Fashion Week - DKNY Fall 2012
Inspiration: Gloss

New York Fashion Week - DKNY Fall 2012

Inspiration: Gloss

Alexander Wang Fall 2012 Preview Alexander Wang Fall 2012 Preview

New York Fashion Week - Alexander Wang Fall 2012

Inspiration: A surrealist approach to fabric manipulation.”

I’m fascinated with packaging and how we preserve things.”

New York Fashion Week - Hervé Léger Fall 2012
Inspiration: Restraint, seduction and control

New York Fashion Week - Hervé Léger Fall 2012

Inspiration: Restraint, seduction and control

Prabal Gurung Fall 2012 Preview Prabal Gurung Accessories Prabal Gurung Fall 12 Preview

New York Fashion Week - Prabal Gurung Fall 2012

Shoes: Nicholas Kirkwood for Prabal Gurung

Inspiration: Uncursed

I was inspired by the process of creating something new. Part of it was the uncursing of the rose and part of it was spiritual.”