Spring 2007 Fashion Week Notebook | Araks

September 15th, 2006

 Araks Spring 2007
Photo Credit:
Omiru: Style for All

Key Takeaways:  Is it Spring yet?  Araks’ designer Arak Yeramyan brought a lovely Spring-on-the-Farm sensibility to this season’s set of shows.  Soft fabrics, light touches of flowery patterns, and billowy shirts and dresses translated into a collection that looked utterly wearable and formed the perfect accompaniment for the prarie music in the background of the show.  Hanging out backstage, Omiru took this picture of one of the models in an adorable lavender-brown cap-sleeved puff dress layered over a sleek cotton tank.  C’est mignon!

Color Palette:  The colors in this collection remind us of the pale colored mints grandma used to stock in the parlor: white, lavender, mint, brown-lavender and a delicate grey.

Silhouettes:  
It gets cold on the Great Plains!  We spotted a number of thin crewneck tanks and long sleeved tees layered under sweatshirts and dresses for a definitely youth-centric dressing sensibility.  The slim cut tops were combined with blousant dresses and wraps that obscured the models’ figures and showcased their long legs.  Poufs were seen in most outfits, and the occasional outfit featured undergarments from Araks’ lingerie line. 

Accessories Report:  A definite lack of showy jewelry and plain black ballerina flats on all of the models helped keep the focus on the rather romantic line of clothing.
 
What’s Wearable:  We absolutely fell head-over-heels for "Look 20" in the show–a soft white cotton pique shirt jacket with pleats layered over a rainbow oatmeal sweatshirt top, finished off with brown high waisted flat front trousers with just the right amount of flare.  We imagine strolling down the street in this outfit with oversized shades and our favorite Hermès bag in the crook of our arm.

What’s Not Wearable:   Hipster panties underneath a see-through lavender ‘forget-me-not’ cotton-silk print dress are too be avoided unless you are right about to get some swanky sleep in.

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  • 1. Omiru.com: Style for All&hellip  |  September 22nd, 2006 at 3:29 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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