Carolina Herrera SS 18

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Venezuelan powerhouse, Carolina Herrera, presented her latest collection this past Monday, September 11th at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. This was the very first time, the institution has allowed a fashion presentation and what better way to step outside of their box than with Herrera’s designs. As with every season, the designer did not disappoint and presented a collection filled with class, feminism and Herrera’s signature tailoring.

The color palette had a mix of soft colors that included lavenders, off-whites, and light grays, along with vibrant ones hues like canary yellow, orange, and blues, all perfect for the upcoming Spring/Summer season. Small size gingham, polka dots, and stripes were the selected prints for the garments; as belle sleeves and ruffles took over the silhouettes.

Happiness emanated from each look that went on the runway as it opened with a gingham series and rapidly translated into big shoulders, small waists and heavy movements in the skirts. Each of the looks was dynamic, fresh, clean and embodied women nowadays.

Reuters got the chance to interview the designer who described her SS2018 collection as “A celebration of color because color is very powerful and color is in art, in fashion, everywhere” She recreated her signature prints using vivid color combinations and hand painted mirrored buttons.

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