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Isabel Marant Spring 2012

‘Sportswear meets rock and roll with plenty of Parisian flair’ is the perfect way to sum up Isabel Marant’s Spring 2012 collection.

On a colour palette of red, dark pink, lemon, sky blue, orange, purple and black, leggy supermodels took to the runway wearing American-football-inspired tops with slouchy sweat pants, denim jeans or shorts with a patchwork or tie-dye treatment.

Whilst feeling for the models in the hot venue, I did love the chunky knits. They were presented as oversized grandpa cardigans, racerback dresses, long-sleeve dresses with hoodies, and classic cable knit sweaters. These pieces are perfect for keeping you warm on those mid-summer nights when the temperatures drop.

We also saw tie-dye jumpsuits, oversized shirts, tie-dye mini dresses, lurex mini dresses, rompers, cropped textured pants, oversized jackets and slouchy tie-dye pants. The crochet dresses and tops would make for perfect beach cover-ups.

There was a selection of Rajasthani embroideries pieces which included vests and mini dresses; they added something exotic to this free-spirited collection.

Models walked the runway in sexy ankle chain strappy sandals, which will be snapped up by many celebrities next season.

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Favourites: Tie-dye jumpsuit and Fringed sweater with snake-skin pants

Who I See Wearing This Collection: Every French Vogue editor, models off-duty, Kate Moss, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Miranda Kerr, Kate Bosworth, Elle MacPherson, Rachel Bilson, Victoria Beckham, Zoe Saldana, Diane Kruger, Sienna Miller, Thandie Newton, Alexa Chung and Megan Fox

Credit: Style.com & cropped images belong to Red Carpet Fashion Awards

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4 Responses to Isabel Marant Spring 2012

  1. Gilda October 1, 2011 at 17:41 #

    doesn’t look that wearable. Can’t see those big sweaters in the summer, but who knows? On another note, are you still updating shpp her closet?

    • Fashion Critic October 1, 2011 at 18:31 #

      Will do tomorrow. Sorry it’s been neglected

  2. maria October 1, 2011 at 22:45 #

    i like this a lot. between the chunky sweaters that look like amours and the patchwork, the tie dye and the lace, it’s adorable.

  3. pipsqueak October 2, 2011 at 03:23 #

    “Sportswear meets rock and roll with plenty of Parisian flair” … couldn’t agree more! I just LOVE this collection and love every French Vogue editor’s style. Those strappy sandals are to die for!

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