“More and more, each season is starting with the textiles,” said 10 Crosby Derek Lam design director Elizabeth Giardina. “It’s what really differentiates us at this price point.” Pre-fall’s roots were in minimalism, in keeping with the Palm Springs midcentury modern architecture that inspired the lineup. There was some great soft-shoulder suiting, mannish pants and crisp cotton blouses, but the wow factor came via the imagined interiors of those houses. A boxy, wool lace top and the leather fringe dresses and midi skirts, for example, were a nod to wall tapestries, while a mohair fur topcoat harkened a shaggy rug. The patchwork details offered a strong visual throughout, be it on the leg of a pair of sweatpants or the vamp of a Moroccan-style slipper.

“More and more, each season is starting with the textiles,” said 10 Crosby Derek Lam design director Elizabeth Giardina. “It’s what really differentiates us at this price point.” Pre-fall’s roots were in minimalism, in keeping with the Palm Springs midcentury modern architecture that inspired the lineup. There was some great soft-shoulder suiting, mannish pants and crisp cotton blouses, but the wow factor came via the imagined interiors of those houses. A boxy, wool lace top and the leather fringe dresses and midi skirts, for example, were a nod to wall tapestries, while a mohair fur topcoat harkened a shaggy rug. The patchwork details offered a strong visual throughout, be it on the leg of a pair of sweatpants or the vamp of a Moroccan-style slipper.

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