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Lafayette 148 New York

Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2019

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Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2019

Creative director Emily Smith’s formula for pre-fall was a little bit American southwest mixed with the work of light and space artist James Turrell.

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Lafayette 148 RTW Spring 2019

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Lafayette 148 RTW Spring 2019

Smith hit a sweet spot with feminine, updated takes on wardrobe staples that featured an overall sense of ease and relaxation.

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Lafayette 148 New York Resort 2019

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Lafayette 148 Resort 2019

Emily Smith has injected the brand with a sense of polished ease, balancing staples against approachable fashion-driven statements.

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Lafayette 148 New York RTW Fall 2018

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Lafayette 148 New York RTW Fall 2018

There was a bigger embrace of pattern play and loosely cut silhouettes.

clock February 7, 2018Andrew Shang

Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2018

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Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2018

Vienna Secession and the Bauhaus School informed the collection’s balance of graphic prints, linear lines and overall relaxed undertone.

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Lafayette 148 Resort 2018

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Lafayette 148 Resort 2018

The fashion message was black-and-white gingham.

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Lafayette 148 New York RTW Fall 2017

Lafayette 148 RTW Fall 2017

A rich, autumn palette and textural fabrics was the ideal formula for fall at Lafayette 148.

clock February 8, 2017Mayte Allende

Lafayette 148 New York Pre-Fall 2017

Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2017

The collection was a mix of cold weather and tropical fare.

clock December 15, 2016Andrew Shang

Lafayette 148 RTW Spring 2017

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Lafayette 148 New York RTW Spring 2017

Tropical motifs and airy fabrics took the collection on a trip to Fifties Cuba.

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Lafayette 148 Resort 2017

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Lafayette 148 Resort 2017

The collection had a sense of ease and fluidity, making it an ideal fit for a global traveler.

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Lafayette RTW Fall 2016

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Lafayette 148 RTW Fall 2016

To mark its 20th year in business, Lafayette 148 harked back to its Nineties roots.

clock February 9, 2016Kristi Garced

Lafayette 148 RTW Spring 2016

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Lafayette 148 RTW Spring 2016

Lafayette 148’s spring 2016 collection was all about tranquility, rendered in a palette of mostly white and natural colors.

clock September 23, 2015Mayte Allende

Lafayette 148 Resort 2016

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Lafayette 148 Resort 2016

Almost 20 years after their debut as a New York-based indy start-up, the label continues to offer effortless style for busy, well-traveled women.

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Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2015

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Lafayette 148 Pre-Fall 2015

Asia was the main focus, so there were asymmetrical hems on blouses as well as origami and stitching details on dresses and belts.

clock December 11, 2014Mayte Allende

Lafayette 148 Resort 2015

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Lafayette 148 Resort 2015

Soft pastel silk pieces were the highlight at the brand’s resort lineup.

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