Thursday, March 31, 2016

LACOSTE FALL 2016 RTW Sporty Chic Part 2

Nautical Allure-French Flair Separates

So how does a heritage brand keep it fresh-year after year?


Lacoste polos...worldwide collar shirt=fit for modern times (and bodies)...iconic and last forever,
By...establishing seasonal themes-trends-story-boards that make sense for its rich history in the active world...delivering fresh color waves and patterns-every few months- mix in a few new fabrics- with traditional natural fibers and conjure up wearable silhouettes for a global customer base.
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crisp button downs -sleeves rolled up or down..a style that endures.




















For earlier "Fall 2016" deliveries...Lacoste's media preview-showed invitees a winning collection of "...shades of blue ...and...striking color blocks..." referencing the 1990s (like the graphics on some of the runway pieces -prior post Part One)...with a design motifs from yachting-nautical endeavors.

Flattering tones on any skin tone...the collection ranged from casual wear to interchangeable work-play separates. Accessories and shoes (a later post)...accented the apparel -perfectly...fyi.
classic l/s button down shirt-s interpreted in a dress,,,is a wardrobe staple. Mannequin is flanked by modern take on  French Breton navy/white stripe top under a slim fitting dark navy blazer...Lacoste also showed off more denim this go round---in various washes. Naturellment-since denim is at least partially, a French invention. 
A pretty blue...almost a sun faded cobalt...with hems get nice stripes in other neutral colors-logo croc makes an appearance near the hem....


color bloc polo---


pattern of time checks

rugby short style...

active wear---sport pieces...golf and tennis in particular-techy fabrics that stretch and are moisture wicking....

FRENCH FLAIR-group featured colors delivering deeper autumnal tones...and included many cold weather jackets and coats, cute pleated skirts, "...traditional stripes...elegant and understated..."

box pleat skirt-flatteirng-balanced with snug l/s knit top



Made in France collection continues with premium, polos and long sleeve sweaters....broad stripes and embroidered crocs- provide visual interest to these traditional winners



men's pieces...



loved this long sleeve knit sweater...buttery soft and year round option...



later Fall months...warm cable knit sweaters, sweet pleated knits, and tailored coats...
on the mannequin...collar neck -silhouette fitting knit-with knife pleats...one of our fav looks for gals...
men darker greens and grays...dominate the color palette...