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“It’s about dressing up,” he said. “It’s about looking beautiful while feeling good and being happy.”
Sophie Theallet’s fall collection sizzled with sexiness even with the high necklines, long lengths and layering. It’s because she knows how to cut clothes so they hit the wearer in all the right places, said stylist June Ambrose from her front-row seat at the MAC & Milk studio.
“See everything here? It’s simple, sexy and drapes the body _ and she knows how to cut something on the bias,” Ambrose explained.
It was the bias-cut silhouettes and the multiple uses of satin that gave the clothes a lingerie feel, but not in a structured, corseted way. Theallet favored the wrap robe that almost becomes undone, or the slip that no one else was supposed to see.
There was a Bonnie and Clyde theme to the raw-edge pantsuits and scarf-neck shirtdresses, emphasized by the berets worn on the models’ heads.
She concentrated on layered silhouettes because key pieces in a modern, working woman’s wardrobe are what she’s always reaching for.
“The collection started _ inspiration-wise _ from an eclectic mix of layering _ layering of textures, prints and saturation of color,” she explained. “I’m trying to show a woman for fall-winter to work with different pieces that I’m suggesting or what’s already in her closet.”
Michelle Obama has been wearing Roy’s clothes quite a bit lately, including the State of the Union address last month. The first lady might consider further evolving her belted cardigan look with the short midnight-blue kimono jacket.
Layering and luxury are a strong presence, but one look at the pieced-together coats and dresses with exposed seams and structured silhouettes, and it couldn’t belong to anyone else.
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