Thanks for all the posts in the past few weeks — I can’t wait to go to C. Wonder in Soho on my next NY trip. Seems Tory and Christopher are both masters of marketing. As you know, I was on a short trip to London and Paris the first week in November. I’ve been dying to tell you all the fashion statements I saw on the city streets. The trends for Fall 2012 could not have been interpreted more differently city to city.
First up – LONDON! The fashion story in London is COLOR and lots of it. I was struck by the number of people — both men and women — I saw unabashedly wearing bold, bright hues. Here is one of the first gentlemen we spotted on the street outside Claridge’s as we ventured out for the day:
He was so very confident in his pinkish pants and blueberry sweater. I wondered where he might be heading…Next thing I spotted – brightly colored tights!
By the time I snapped this shot, I had seen several young women out and about wearing bright tights with ballet flats.
Color was everywhere. In the stores on the models:
To the streets on college students studying abroad:
My niece, Amelie, embracing the red-of-the-season back to the tres au courant polka dots and boots.
Quite honestly, I didn’t notice any other trends we’ve been writing about for the past few months circulating around except from the some of the boutique windows along the way:
Paris was tout a fait anotre chose! More on Thursday about Fall ’11 Fashion in the City of Lights–