After numerous SS11 shows at New York fashion week that were a sea of white, Diane von Furstenburg wowed us with her bold colors and prints for next season. A mix of rich hues like purple and rust, along with the classic preppy color combination of navy, green and white, Von Furstenburg made it clear that it’s a mixed bag and wearing what works for you this coming spring. There were dresses and separates, but what made the collection as a whole read so fresh was the slightly baggy silhouette.
Nearly every piece was roomy, yet gracefully skimming the figure for a finish that is modern and wearable. From slim, cropped tailored pants that were loose through the hips to the draped cocktail dresses in citrus brights, there was a luxurious ease throughout the collection. Von Furstenburg created this collection with the help of Yvan Mispelaere, who previously had stints at Gucci and Chloe (under the direction of Phoebe Philo). Together, von Furstenburg and Mispelaere did a fantastic job of retaining the youthful spirit DVF is known for while tailoring separates and creating dresses that move beyond the wrap.