J. Mendel Fall 2012

Giles Mendel presented a truly elegant collection for J. Mendel Fall 2012.

The show opened with four all-white looks including a sleeveless coat, a cashmere fur-collared coat, a wool two-tiered jacket and a long cashmere cardigan before moving on to looks in black, maroon, gold, saffron, khaki and beige.

For a fall collection, everything felt very light.

Models walked the runway wearing lighter-than-air chiffon dresses, fur coats, tailored coats and jersey dresses.

The young and elite clientele will love his mini dress with full skirts and daring cuts, as well as the hot black panelled alligator jacket which was paired with a matching dress.

J. Mendel’s signature luxurious outerwear included fur coats and vests that came in different style and colours.

Gowns had plunging necklines, fully embroidered sequins, gold lame inserts, cut-out details, draped details and beaded embellishments which said, “Hello Taylor Swift”.

Front Row: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen and Kelly Osbourne

Who I See Wearing This Collection: Blake Lively, Zoe Saldana, Taylor Swift, Amanda Seyfried, Gwyneth Paltrow, Solange Knowles, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Kate Beckinsale, Garcelle Beauvais, Leelee Sobieski, Jaimie Alexander, Jessica Alba, Michelle Williams, Rihanna and Lara Bingle

Front Row @ Michael Kors Fall 2012

Front Row @ Michael Kors Fall 2012

Jenna Dewan-Tatum's Alice + Olivia High Waist Wide Leg Pants

Jenna Dewan-Tatum’s Alice + Olivia High Waist Wide Leg Pants

10 Responses to J. Mendel Fall 2012

  1. R_L_W_T-Swift fan 27 April 26, 2012 at 04:08 #

    LOL Taylor Swift ended up wearing the white and gold hehe:)

  2. Shaina February 17, 2012 at 23:52 #

    Totally agree about the Kate Beckinsale gown, perfect for her!

    • Jones19 February 18, 2012 at 01:12 #

      Ditto, I would die if Kate wore that.

  3. Carrie February 16, 2012 at 20:57 #

    I think of Shailene Woodley now every time I see a strapless column gown! I think she’ll probably wear a similar dress to that yellow one at the Oscars, if she follows the pattern of the last few weeks.

  4. Stephanie Chapluk February 16, 2012 at 20:23 #

    Nailed it with the Taylor Swift prediction! Between the color, style and detail it screams her.

  5. molly February 16, 2012 at 16:45 #

    We have to make Taylor Swift in that yellow dress happen. Gilles Mendel never disapoints. He knows how to create a collection that appeals to so many different tastes and thats not something many designers can say.

  6. Rebecca Z February 16, 2012 at 16:37 #

    That white dress with the gold accents would also look fab on Angelina Jolie

  7. Alina February 16, 2012 at 15:42 #

    Yes, that dress for Kate Beckinsale!

  8. AW February 16, 2012 at 15:26 #

    Great collection, love the fur

  9. EmmaWoodhouse February 16, 2012 at 15:24 #

    2, 4, 30 and 43 were my favorites! I don’t like all of it but I do enjoy his effortlessly luxurious esthetic 😀

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