New York Fashion Week: Victoria Beckham Autumn/Winter 15
“It’s about taking volume and structure and turning it on its head"
With the Beckham posse all snuggled up front row flanked by Vogue's Anna Wintour and Suzy Menkes, the guests at Victoria Beckham's Autumn/Winter 15 NYFW runway on Sunday were treated to hot cups of tea in glass cups to warm their cockles as New York's temperatures continue to drop.
Thankfully the catwalk sizzled too and the first look to walk the runway was a sexy but demure black dress – fitted like a glove, with a twist: A giant tulip-leaf-shaped pocket gaped on the right side, and two over-sized buttons sat proudly right beneath the torso.
“It’s about taking volume and structure and turning it on its head," – Beckham said backstage. Quite...
The silhouettes were body-conscious but not over-the-top, the colour palette was vibrant but wearable and the clever use of asymmetry made some pieces pop like art – such as a full-length skirt, which featured an extra drape of fabric that made it appear as if it were spilling on the floor.
For evening Beckham offered skirts appliqued with huge bow-shaped cutouts paired with an incredibly plain, but chic T-shirt noting: “It feels like modern evening,” she said. “I’m looking forward to wearing it.”
Asked what word she would use to describe the collection she offered up "Bounce." Adding, "By bounce, I mean fabrics that are young and fresh." Bounce, tea and subtle sexiness warmed up Cipriani Wall Street yesterday, despite it being the coldest New York City day in years...