Escada got a jump on the spring season, showing its new collection on Tuesday. Inspired by the Serengeti, the design team looked to a desert-chic theme with, for day, a suede safari jacket, silk anoraks and blouses printed in an abstract desert pattern. As for evening, the focus kept a relaxed vibe with a wide-leg pantsuit, an asymmetric color-blocked dress and a few signature gowns in sandy color schemes.
This story first appeared in the August 24, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.