New York Fashion Week – Jason Wu Fall 2012

After a charmingly soft and feminine collection presented for Spring 2012, designer Jason Wu found his fall inspiration way back East, by embracing his roots, and by finding a new way of reflecting the Chinese history, into his aesthetics.

What I loved most about this Fall 2012 collection : the entire feel I got from the models walking the runway, with that “Who run the world ? Girls !” sort of vibe; the fresh take on the green army uniforms; all the beautiful gold-beaded embroidery; the always perfect tailoring; the way that the glamorous and delicate accents, played against the hardness of the conservative silhouettes. You must love those magic moments, when clothes really tell a story.

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You can easily spot a few trends by taking a closer look at the Fall 2012 collections, in this case, we spot floral prints for fall, fur accents, tailored military jackets, and the first two stars of the future season : the coatdress and the relaxed pair of leather pants.

My favorite looks of the Jason Wu collection, were the black tailored jacket with a fur collar, worn over a black shirt and paired with floral print pants (second look above) and the dramatic evening gown with high-slit, worn under the glamorous military inspired jacket, with gold-beaded embroidery. I don’t know why is it, but I’m easily drawn to this sort of hard/soft looks.

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Sleek high ponytails and accessories like round glasses, black and gold studded sandals, studded gloves, leather clutches and wide belts, together with tassel earrings, styled this delightful Jason Wu collection. I wonder, who’s going to try it first. Happy Sunday everybody !

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