Talk of the Tents
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BloggersAnne Bratskeir Joseph V. Amodio Nina Ruggiero Barbara Schuler Greg Emerson
Inspiration: “Optimistic chic” said program notes, and as Michael Kors explained to The Associated Press, “It’s a crazy world right now; you know, we look at the headlines, and it’s pretty tough out there. And I think that spring time ... it’s a time that people do feel more optimistic and I think that if you put something on that kind of has some charm to it, I think it changes your spirits.”
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Inspiration: “Big Sur, Big City,” said program notes — the notion being an easy, breezy Cali casual melded with the polish and sophistication that is Kors’ calling card. The vibe: Antennae were up for this big day show at Spring Studios set on Varick Street near the Holland Tunnel. Kors has been an anchor at the tents for many years and his defection to the downtown...Read more »
Seems that Michael Kors, of razor-sharp tailoring and whippet slim silhouettes, wants us to relax just a bit for Spring 2014. At his show at Lincoln Center there was a distinctive ease. Sure there were some of those famously sharp lines – the perfect coat, the shapely blazer – but there was nary a restrictive, body-clinging pencil skirt in sight. This moment was more about fluidity and slouch –...Read more »
Primary colors, graphic stripes and slim silhouettes were the hallmarks of Michael Kors' runway at his Wednesday show, where A-list stars such Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones watched, rapt, while Kors delivered his spring message: Pare it down, keep it sharp and make it sexy. And just how pared down are we talking? A '60s mod sort — with an upbeat vibe. Think a black-and-white-striped...Read more »