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VPL RTW Fall 2015

Art, in one form or another, is always part of Victoria Bartlett’s conceit. This time she photographed her VPL collection in the converted church in Harlem in which painter-sculptor Ugo Rondinone lives and works.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Spring 2015

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Spring 2015

Held in the VPL boutique Victoria Bartlett’s spring presentation was stunning, and, as usual, it included more than clothes.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Fall 2014

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Fall 2014

Activewear is now a fashionista favorite for urban street gear, and for fall, the designer continued to give the niche new vitality.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Spring 2014

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Spring 2014

Bartlett melded activewear and sportswear for her “Fashion Active” collection.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Fall 2013

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Fall 2013

The collection featured ample layers, fabric mixes, and numerous split levels, delivered with edgy eccentricity.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett Pre-Fall 2013

VPL by Victoria Bartlett Pre-Fall 2013

The designer got in an elegant mood for pre-fall.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Spring 2013

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Spring 2013

Victoria Bartlett drew inspiration from this summer’s Olympic Games and cited a contrast between restriction and exertion.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett Resort 2013

VPL by Victoria Bartlett Resort 2013

“Cubism, color blocks and movement, shifting shapes,” said the designer of her inspiration.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Fall 2012

VPL by Victoria Bartlett RTW Fall 2012

Bartlett’s way with clothes is always eccentric and still eminently wearable for those whose imaginations match that of the designer.

VPL by Victoria Bartlett Pre-Fall 2012

VPL by Victoria Bartlett Pre-Fall 2012

The designer kept it light and airy — even her oversize sweaters were done in a very open knit alpaca for a look she described as “gentle but bulky.”