Reem Acra Fall 2013

Reem Acra Fall 2013

Reem Acra’s Fall 2013 collection was inspired by a recent trip to Japan and a meeting with artist Daido Moriyama.

The influence was hinted at in the silhouettes and the lavish floral appliqués and embroideries, which were simply breathtaking.

I love how the designer played with volumes and shapes. We saw everything, from the luxuriously oversized to lean and sculpted, ranging from traditional kimonos to streamlined column gowns on a colour palette of mostly black, white and red.

I was quite taken by the tweed kimono coat worn over the ink-dot blouse with a houndstooth skirt for daywear, but it was the gowns I was most delighted to see.

The Lebanese designer, who is a hit with A-listers, served up gorgeous gowns ranging from beaded, embroidered, and figure-hugging to elaborate ball gowns, which should take pride of place on the red carpet at the Nokia Theatre in LA at some point… hopefully very soon.

Front Row: Katherine Heigl, Tinsley Mortimer and Jennifer Creel

Who I See Wearing This Collection: Zhang Ziyi, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Krysten Ritter, Abbie Cornish, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Lopez and Nina Dobrev

Favourites: Look 35, Look 24 and Look 17

Credit: Style.com

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12 Responses to Reem Acra Fall 2013

  1. Nat39 February 13, 2013 at 21:28 #

    Gorgeous, look 35 is a show-stopper. My favourite looks are 31 and 24.

  2. Yeliz February 13, 2013 at 21:31 #

    It’s a gorgeous collection, but overall not my favourite Reem Acra collection.

  3. Joan February 13, 2013 at 22:24 #

    Look 35 is incredible.
    Hoping to see this one at the oscars night!!

  4. Moxie February 13, 2013 at 22:49 #

    My favorite is Look 31. 35 is beautiful too.

  5. Isadora February 13, 2013 at 23:04 #

    27 and 33 are beautiful too

  6. E February 13, 2013 at 23:33 #

    I’d love to see look 35 on Eva Green.

  7. EmmaWoodhouse February 14, 2013 at 00:51 #

    Love: the exquisite Japanese influence in kimono silhouettes, obi belts and embroidery, the drama and the opulence.
    Not feeling: sheerness and plunging necklines.

  8. Ella February 14, 2013 at 07:40 #

    Normally I love Reem Acra more. Only feeling Looks 1, 30, and 33

  9. TL February 14, 2013 at 08:55 #

    Look 11, 14, 26, 27, 30 are my favorites.

  10. dee February 14, 2013 at 15:39 #

    Love the black and white gown featured in the last picture here. Gorgeous collection.

  11. TeaAtTwo February 14, 2013 at 20:37 #

    Quite a few I’d to see for a photocall or chat show appearance. The was modern Hitchcock woman vibe going on. I love the drama and embroidery of the look 35 gown above.

    • TeaAtTwo February 15, 2013 at 00:13 #

      I know it’s not her style but I’d love to see Rooney Mara in the look 35 gown.

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