Ralph Lauren showed once again on Thursday (18), at the end of fashion week in New York, you can dress the women: a look dandy English for the day and another very glamorous and feminine with skirts that seem made of liquid gold for the night.
Dressed in black, the actress Sienna Miller was the guest of honor, sitting next to the high priestess of fashion, the editor of American Vogue, Anna Wintour, and Lauren family, in what is traditionally the most anticipated parade of fashion week.
The self-taught designer of 76 years, which helped to define the modern American chic style, chose a masculine look to the day. The catwalk was full of autumnal tones: greys, Browns, Greens and bordos.
In your autumn/winter 2016, used a lot of tweed, Scottish chess and their classics heavy fabrics to create pantaloons, blazers and raincoats accompanied by classic men’s ties. To show the formal tone of the suits were also used delicate fabrics of cashmere, pantaloons pleated and silk shirts.
Ralph Lauren completed the look dandy English countryside with intrinsic American style details such as belts, boots and jeans with cowboy airs. Their looks for night going in the other direction, with an elegance of Victorian influence: turtlenecks, lace, black velvet, or pleated, in addition to Prussian collars (high and bent down as in uniforms) and a coat that looked like a mantle of the romantic era.
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A large velvet dress, ‘ve been doing it by top American Karlie Kloss, drew attention with their white pleated details on collar and cuffs big.
Another striking look was a black cocktail dress with ruffled cuffs and collar pleated leather that defied gravity, giving a sculptural piece.
The big news of the parade was a series of wide skirts, so typical of the designer, and a dress mikado (with silk blend and heavier than the pure silk) of resplendent Golden fabric that gave the impression of being made of liquid gold.
Ralph Lifshitz, your real name, was born in the Bronx, in New York, to Jewish immigrant parents poor and started your career as a self-taught designer of neckties. I never graduated from a fashion school. Got fame and success thanks to your typical polo shirt with the symbol of a polo player with your horse, the unofficial uniform of the upper class in many countries.
The Ralph Lauren runway collections embody a polished look with aspirations of European aristocracy, but with your simple elegance, created a unique American.