September 15th, 2011
Fashion Show, Show Review
Show Review: Nanette Lepore Spring 2012
By The Fashion Bomb Staff

Who better than ultra-feminine designer Nanette Lepore to capture the visceral cheerfulness of spring? This year, she envisions classic ladylike silhouettes where edginess abounds. Retro cuts, clean a-line and pencil hems are prim yet full of sex appeal. Looks are updated with electric neons, pastels, and deep royal blue. Cheeky crop tops on high waistlines and cutout swimsuits compromise any potential wholesomeness. Lace and crochets anchored by pops of bare skin have modest silhouettes: the perfect foil.

The color palette cooperates interdependently, with muted pastels moderating intense neons, and hi-lighter hues buttressing pale tones.

Purple lips make another runway appearance this season alongside wet slickbacks and sunkissed skin. Shoes range from strappy platforms to flirty flat sandals. Bright baubles constructed from strips of material on see through bags obscure their contents, beautifully tying looks together.

I adore this collection, it’s just my taste! I am all about playful colors and prints with feminine cuts for spring. What do you think?

~Jihan

 

Images via NY Mag

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16 Responses to “Show Review: Nanette Lepore Spring 2012”

  1. Englishvers says:

    I’m smitten with the swimming costume;-)

  2. Anonymous says:

    This looks amazing and Im loving the make up!

  3. ladyshawann says:

    Yes

  4. Anonymous says:

    Jihan- absolutely loved your use of language in this post. A pleasure to read and of course, the line is stunning. Great work!

  5. Sing says:

    Such fun vibrant colors.

  6. Savage says:

    Great colours, fabulous silouhettes..I mean this is splendid!

  7. Tam says:

    Love all the vibrant colors except for that blinding neon yellow (instant headache after looking at it)

  8. Kinah LaSha says:

    YAAAASSSSSSs! It will be one for real this spring! I love it!

  9. have to agree says:

    @jihan i have to agree your writing style is very colorful, your caption fit the theme of the line to a T!!

  10. dyhnic says:

    color blocking continue ;)

  11. KlosetLover says:

    Im in love :)

  12. SnapSnap says:

    ABSOLUTELY SMITTEN with the all blue lace collared top and skirt outfit. Nice collection over all.

  13. Absolutely one of my fave shows of the season! Def in my top 5! I cannot wait for Spring… this is right up my alley and just my style!

  14. Love!
    And what beautiful dark models!

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