Inspired by cutting, pasting, patchwork and the collages of Fred Free and Sigrid Sandström, Derek Lam 10 Crosby vice president of design Elizabeth Giardina showed skirts and tops cut at interesting angles, some with inserted pleating. A white knit tank top and a black dress version paired with an olive green military jacket were beautiful examples. Military references were seen throughout but the best of the bunch was a short olive green dress with buckles and belting details.
On a softer note, tunic knits were subtly adorned with gold hardware bars, while midiskirts and blouses featured an embroidered swirly motif.
This story first appeared in the September 3, 2014 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.