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Pre-Fall Winners

Pre-Fall Winners

The Pre-Fall collections are in full swing, and might I add there are some pret-tay swingin collections. At first I thought this season was on a big fat “Meh” streak…that was until I saw Phillip Lim’s collection and all was right in the world once again. Sparks flew, Taylor Swift style, my soul was awakened, Mumford & Sons style, and I cried (just a little), Bingo Players style.

This is a designer who just brings it season after season. He creates collections that make me wish I had a superpower that allowed me to zap the clothes right off the edgy models on my computer screen and implant them onto my bodeh instantaneously. BAM. Zap Woman is born. I think it’s time we had a new superhero in town don’tchya think? Hey Phil, create a comic book part deux about Zap Woman wouldjya? (For part one see the 3.1 Phillip Lim Pre-Fall collection from last year. KA-POW!) Couldjya tell I’m a product of the generation of instant gratification? Couldjya? Couldjya?

Let’s get to the good part shall we? (All photos via Style.com, collagified by moi.)

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The clothes (and accessories) speak for themselves but I do love this snippet from Style.com’s Matthew Schneier’s review of the collection:  “I’m really into vintage Harley-Davidson,” Lim said, though he went on to clarify that he didn’t mean it in the cliché black-leather-jacket way—he had in mind a subtler sort of hog worship. Holding up Lim’s own plaid trousers was a vintage Harley belt buckle; peeking out of the neck of his neat, tucked-in sweater was the top of his elaborate tattoo. Even when his girl’s being bad, the designer explained, “the inner bourgeoisie always comes through.”

Here are a few other collections that made me want to transform into Zap Woman:

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I’ve been dreaming about that Thakoon Addition sweatsuit ever since I laid eyes on it.

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There is something so coolified about her silhouettes in this collection. Brava RC!

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Please see upper left corner and tell me the Tin Man isn’t back. I dare you. Thanks Prabal for having my back. Youda youda best.

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That plaid. Those trousers. That hair. It’s like a scottish punk rock star got together with a spiffy debonair gentleman and had this perfectly imperfect baby. Sigh.

I LOVE FASHION. The end.

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