There is a certain charm about Balenciaga’s pre-fall 2011 collection which serves as the luxe successor to the spring 2011 show. Somewhat tough with structured silhouettes and tough plaid; any harshness is offset by luxurious jewel tones and furs accented by a wallpaper-esque backdrop.
Emilio Pucci brings color and print to its pre-fall 2011 line. In looks worn by Patricia van der Vliet, Pucci showcases a story of perfect draping and pattern play. Among a collection of billowing dresses and fitted gowns appears tailored separates with pants and blouses for a season of boldness.
The youthfully relaxed aesthetic of Alexander Wang’s pre-fall line is contrasted by a no fuss nature in the form of a monochromatic color palette and severe shapes. Edgy yet sleek, the Wang woman looks ready to take on the urban jungle for pre-fall.
Playing with prints and colors, the pre-fall 2011 collection from Proenza Schouler offers asymmetrical silhouettes. Juxtaposing the masculine and the feminine, Julia Stegner wears the label’s relaxed shapes and cool patterns for the new season.
Zac Posen gets a bevy of dark haired beauties to sport his pre-fall 2011 collection. Worn by Hilary Rhoda, Ruby Aldridge and others, the pre-fall line features skin-tight silhouettes, dynamic patterns and luxurious jackets for the perfect fall cover-up.
J. Mendel pairs its signature dress work with heavy jackets and vests for the pre-fall collection. Finding inspiration in the autumn hues of green, brown and black, elegance is key for the new season. Asymmetrical drapes and sheer fabrics combine for a story of sophisticated beauty.
Burberry pumps up the volume and color for its pre-fall 2011 collection. Featuring luxurious trenches cinched at the middle and puffy silhouettes, the latest pieces from the British label bring to the floor-length dresses and patterned pants to the forefront.
Rich autumn colors of orange, brown and red hues dominate the pre-fall collection from Diane von Furstenberg. Experimenting with color and proportion the clothing features the designer’s signature pattern work and wrap dresses with above the knee cuts.
Heavily layered loose-fitting silhouettes dominate the pre-fall 2011 collection from Donna Karan. A story of rich brown and neutral hues, below the knee cuts and belted jackets are in for the new season. Experimenting with length and proportion, the Donna Karan woman is concerned with sophistication on the go.
Jason Wu offers a muted color palette for the pre-fall season. With twenty-seven looks worn by Ming Xi and Julia Saner, the collection features elegant separates with shades of 60s and 70s fashion. Lace and sheer fabrics also make an appearance for an overall strong showing.