Nine West FW2012 collection never fails to provide fashion forward looks that meet the individual style needs of fashion-savvy women, and has once again provided a fresh and diverse wardrobe for the season ahead. Offering polished on-trend looks that go from work to weekend with ease, the collection’s immensely wearable pieces are ideal for the independent modern woman.
Flaunting a subversive chic edge, the entire collection has an authenticity to it that celebrates a retro yet modern vibe, while the new streamlined urban uniform finds its roots in cool silhouettes with an androgynous twist. Authentic elements from the
The FW2012 footwear collection is showcasing five trends: <Eclipse> - The English Beat rolls on! Influenced by edgy British style, <Emotion> - The 20s roaring back.capturing the glamorous retro tone and hires a romantic refined lace as the key material to showcase the layering effect. <Garçonne> - The collection molds a mannish edge with womanly softness for making a statement in the realm of style and takes to a new level with sleek lines. <Authenticity and Fusion> - Filled with elegance, classic, sensation and style, the collection enables the women to be subversive chic for every occasion.
In a key look for the season, inspiration is drawn from Coco Chanel’s early ingénues and blended with the precision of British Savile Row tailoring. Other pieces demonstrate the new modern retro with a sexy, yet casual twist – the palette rich in warm, rusty tones with touches of spicy mustard and orange. In stark contrast are the edgy 60s- and 70s-inspired pieces rooted in moody darks, Yves Klein blue and inky blacks which include offbeat elements such as hints of acid lime, subtle Art Nouveau prints and punky plaids.
Then there are the pieces which draw inspiration from Northern and Eastern European origins, with references reworked and repurposed by digital technology. Exploded, pixilated, rescaled and tribal prints compete with a kaleidoscope of color with brights grounding greyed-out browns, saturated khakis and earthy neutrals. Melding futuristic technology with indigenous craftwork, the collection has strong visual impact with something for every taste.
Key design elements include bold Mondrian prints, blocked textures and fluid silhouettes, with high tech touches including slick surfaces, sleek shine and optical effects. Clean lines, tactile fabrics and graphic prints feature piping, blocking and mixed material details with a dusting of Deco references, while plaids are reworked in offbeat scales and colors then juxtaposed with the smoothest of satin finishes.