Spring 2007 Fashion Week Notebook | John Bartlett

September 10th, 2006

 John Bartlett
 Photo Credit: Coutorture

Key Takeaways:  The brighter side of the Hamptons Gentleman – strategically placed lines and very soft characterstics that still stay masculine.

Color Palette: Bartlett turns the volume knob of autumnal colors up one decibel higher with tans, olives, grays as well as citrus yellows and oranges.

Silhouettes: A nice contrast of bottoms: loose-fit slacks and fitted shorts are very spring friendly. Complementing tops and savvy blazers broaden shoulders and torsos effortlessly.

Accessories Report: Leather travel duffels and Top-sider shoes are the perfect touch to this yachting gentleman charm.

What’s Wearable: Everything in this collection is fresh.  The separates make it realistic enough to translate from the runway to an everyday wardrobe for the man.  It’s casual, chic and most of all perfect for spring.

What’s Not Wearable: Two complaints – for one, we saw a baggy windbreaker reminiscent of that of the Members Only club.  I know the eighties have been coming back into style, but there is a line that needs to be drawn.  Also, the rolled up pants paired with blazers wasn’t necessarily appealing.  Unless you’re having a business meeting on a beach, we wouldn’t recommend.

Entry Filed under: Men, Runway Reviews, Runway Reviews, Trend

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  • 1. Omiru.com: Style for All&hellip  |  September 22nd, 2006 at 3:30 am

    [...] Spring 2007 is all about pieces–and about continuing, not departing from, the big trend from Fall 2006: volume.  Bubble silhouettes, trapeze shapes, and puff sleeves all graced the runway.  Neutral colors continue their run as well as designers combine shades of black, white, and grey with accent colors from royal blue to fire engine red.  SILHOUETTESControlled VolumeAshleigh Verrier, Carolina Herrera, Marc Jacobs, Y & Kei, Proenza SchoulerHigh Waisted StylesDerek Lam, Cynthia Steffe, Zac PosenDrop Waist StylesMarc by Marc Jacobs, Doo Ri, Ports 1961Babydoll ShapesJay McCarroll, Derek Lam, Peter Som, Cynthia Steffe, Ports 1961, Atil KutogluBubble SilhouettesMarc Jacobs, Ports 1961, Sass & Bide, Tuleh,  Oscar de la Renta, AraksTrapeze ShapesReem Acra, BCBG, Peter Som, Ports 1961Tulip SilhouettesPeter Som, Ports 1961, Atil Kutoglu, Y & KeiDouble Breasted StylesY & Kei, Proenza Schouler, Zac Posen, Marc by Marc JacobsDETAILINGRufflesPorts 1961, Betsey Johnson, Zac Posen, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Y & KeiCuffed StylesZac Posen, Manuel, Trovata, Kai Kühne, Jay McCarroll, Peter SomTops with PeplumsAshleigh Verrier, Tocca, Carolina HerreraTuxedo DetailingDoo Ri, Oscar de la Renta, Marc by Marc JacobsWide StrapsAshleigh Verrier, Reem Acra, Sass & Bide, Proenza Schouler, Peter Som, Narciso RodriguezDresses with PocketsSass & Bide, Derek LamPuff SleevesReem Acra, Tuleh, Y & Kei, Peter Som, Doo Ri, Marc by Marc JacobsNautical Ashleigh Verrier, Trovata, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Cynthia SteffeEyeletCarolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta, Jenni KayneOversized CollarsCarolina Herrera, Jenni Kayne Grecian DrapingCarolina Herrera, Doo Ri,  Zac PosenBlack and White ColorsAraks, Carolina Herrera, TulehAccent Color: RedCostello Tagliapietra, Reem Acra, Atil Kutoglu, Zac PosenFlutter SleevesBCBG, Narciso Rodriguez, Atil Kutoglu, Jenni Kayne, Zac PosenKimono SleevesBaby Phat, Proenza Schouler, Derek Lam, Ports 1961Off the Shoulder SleevesCarolina Herrera, Calvin Klein, Ports 1961, Proenza Schouler, Y & KeiDotsMarc by Marc Jacobs, Zac Posen, Jay McCarrollWild GraphicsDiane von Furstenberg, Alexandre Herchcovitch, Tocca, Oscar de la Renta, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Jay McCarrollKnits & CrochetDerek Lam, Ports 1961, Marc by Marc JacobsStripesJohn Bartlett, Ashleigh Verrier, Peter Som, Atil Kutoglu, Zac Posen, Jay McCarrollChevron StripesJay McCarroll, J. MendelGARMENT CLASSIFICATIONSShortsJohn Bartlett, Tocca, Carolina Herrera, Ports 1961, Atil Kutoglu, Y & KeiSkinny PantsDoo Ri, Atil Kutoglu, Proenza Schouler, Y & Kei, Zac Posen, Jay McCarrollCapes/CapeletsAlexandre Herchcovitch, Ports 1961, Atil Kutoglu, Zac PosenWrap DressesCostello Tagliapietra, Diane von FurstenbergOverallsJay McCarroll, Proenza SchoulerTunicsPorts 1961, Atil KutogluACCESSORIESTie-Front BeltsNarciso Rodriguez, Zac PosenBowsZac Posen, Carolina Herrera, Peter Som, Ports 1961, Doo Ri, Oscar de la Renta, Jenni Kayne, Y & Kei [...]

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