Regardless of this year’s relatively mild winter, extralong formal topcoats are a key trend for fall. The season’s outerwear features a sharp contrast between strong tailored shoulder construction and flowy elongated — even at times capelike — silhouettes that ensure a dramatic, head-turning fashion statement.
This story first appeared in the March 22, 2012 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
MODELS: PETE B. @ VNY AND JIRI K. @ NY MODELS; HAIR BY MICHIKO BOORBERG; MAKEUP BY COLLEEN RUNNE; FASHION ASSISTANT: LUIS CAMPUZANO; FASHION INTERNS: OBI ANYANWU AND QUENTIN RUCKER