Herve Leger’s Sexy Heroines – Herve Leger by Max Azria’s resort 2013 collection strikes a balance between pop art and super hero chic with a mix of vibrant colors and body-conscious silhouettes. The label’s signature bandage dresses are front and center in an explosion of patterns and graphic prints. The resort line also offers swimwear with asymmetrical cuts and bandeau bikinis. Shades of metallic and leather accents bring a hint armored warrior to the Herve Leger woman’s wardrobe.
Desert Chic – For resort 2013, BCBG Max Azria offered up its traditional color blocking with a hint of Middle Eastern inspired cuts and patterns. Floor-length dresses matched with boxy blazers set the tone for the season in shades of electric blue, canary yellow and vibrant turquoise. Billowing kaftans in long and short lengths offer a sexy twist to the elegant staple. Accessorized with aviator sunglasses and a colorful shoe, the Max Azria woman looks ready for a laid-back outing come resort time.
Tailored Resort – Nadja Bender is casually elegant for the resort 2013 lookbook from British label Burberry. Featuring a wardrobe of tailored jackets, pajama style shorts and fitted pants, the resort outing has a sophisticated ease. For evening wear, Burberry offers gowns in metallic shades matched with high slits and lingerie-inspired tops.
Chanel’s Punk Marie Antoinette – For Chanel’s cruise 2013 collection, designer Karl Lagerfeld offered a mash-up of eighteenth century French aristocracy and modern punk style. Models wore Easter egg dyed bobs and ruffled skirts in the show’s opulent setting of the Château de Versailles which featured three fountains, sixty-six models and sixteen tents. Despite the elaborate setting, the overall tone of the clothes were lighthearted with an outing of voluminous skirts, modified creepers and cotton-candy colored detailing. For accessories, Lagerfeld showcased fingerless gloves, oversize sun hats and embroidered bags for a royal twist to the youthful ensembles.
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