|Where do the ideas come from?|
Ever see a look go down the runway and think, “How did Designer X come up with that?!” Well, wonder no more. This is what the designers said about their Spring 2012 inspirations:
A modern take on the evocativeness of the Twenties, the demure detailing of the Victorian era, combined with the denim patchworkings from the restless grunge decade.
— Charlotte Ronson
You will see more maxidresses, more tuxedo looks, cropped pants, safari-inspired silhouettes, colored denim, maxiskirts and jumpsuits — I’m obsessed.
— Rachel Zoe
I envisioned a girl on a trip to a deserted house designed by Mexican architect Luis Barragan, discovering trunks of sun-drenched clothing.
— Rebecca Minkoff
This may be hard to imagine, but this season is a mishmash of everything I love. You could describe it as the Rat Pack going to India on the Soul Train.
— Gwen Stefani of L.A.M.B.
It’s called Beginnings, it is all about light and luminosity, hope and happiness…it celebrates a nomadic vitality, strength and resilience in an infinity of variations.
— Diane von Furstenberg
We designed while watching movies from the 1940s in a hotel room in Vietnam. Those films, along with traditional Vietnamese craft, informed our collection.
— Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock of Vena Cava
Seventies surfing, gypsies, parachutes, cholos and a Herzog & de Meuron building in Munich. Enough said.
— Marcus Wainwright and David Neville of Rag & Bone
Sports in black, white and gold.
— Cynthia Rowley
♥AUTHOR: CLAIRE, Fashion Week Fashionista