September 10th, 2007
Photo Credit: Dan Lecca for Mercedez Benz
Key Takeaways: An elegantly wearable collection perfect for the ladies who lunch. Key trends included: emphasis on the waistline, high-waisted pants, the buttoned-up-to-the-neck blouse, the knee-length skirt, dresses with pockets, and the long blazer.
Color Palette: Muted neutrals, accented by matte metallics and the occasional splash of bright color (reds and yellows).
Silhouettes: For the ladies who lunch, Peter Som showed a number of lunchworthy outfits. Sheaths paired with a blazer. High waisted pants worn with a blouse and a 3/4 length coat. Pants and shorts were high waisted, and skirts fell at or a touch above the knee. Falling in line with Spring 2008 trends, Peter Som showed belts at the waistline, dresses with pockets, and high-waisted pants. Also of note was Som’s horizontal stripes, his long hip-length blazers, and his buttoned-up-to-the-neck blouses.
Accessories Report: Dual strands of oversized beaded necklaces and brightly colored belts.
What’s Wearable: Just about everything, right down to the knee-length skirts (universally flattering).
What’s Not Wearable: Not applicable for this collection.