alexandermcqueenprefall Alexander McQueen Pre Fall 2011

The pre-fall 2011 collection from Alexander McQueen has us standing at attention with its military inspired pieces perfect for the battlefied that is fashion. McQueen designer Sarah Burton stayed with a restrained color palette of navy, black and red hues along with metal details which we also saw in the spring season. Luxe jackets and tailored bottoms were accompanied by above the knee dresses, offsetting the masculine influence with a feminine edge.

valentinoprefall Valentino Pre Fall 2011: Caroline Brasch Nielsen

Valentino offers a ruffle filled sequel to its spring line for pre-fall 2011. Worn by Caroline Brasch Nielsen who also starred in the label’s recent spring campaign, the collection features a floor length gowns and flirty skirts for the autumn season. Along with lace work and even a touch of animal print, the Valentino woman is emboldened for pre-fall.