Simone Rocha tapped into a rugged, yet regal, vein with her beautifulfall collection. “Elizabethan” and “rebellious” were influences thatthe designer cited in her spare show notes, and those ideas emerged indresses with poufy knee-length skirts that nodded to crinolines. Rochaworked them in both black wool and a shiny khaki snakeskin-printedleather, adding rows of chunky amber-bead embroidery sometimes at thehip, other times at the neck.

Cocooning outerwear looked great. One navy wool coat had rufflesat the elbows and neck, while a shaggy sheepskin coat was adorned with aharness of heavy crystal beads.

To access this article, click here to subscribe or to log in.

To Read the Full Article

Tap into our Global Network

Of Industry Leaders and Designers

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus