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Resort and Cruise Collections 2010

The latest looks from the ongoing season.

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Vionnet Cruise 2010

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Stella McCartney Cruise 2010

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Rebecca Taylor Resort 2010

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PHI: Andreas Melbostad showed a collection that mixed edgy, modern silhouettes with a touch of escapist whimsy.

 

PORTS 1961:  Tia Cibani tapped the offbeat Art Nouveau sensibilities of industrial designer Charles Mackintosh and his artist wife Margaret MacDonald for resort.

 

PRADA: Surf’s up in the city, and it looks great. For her resort collection, Miuccia Prada infused high style with a beachy attitude.

 

PROENZA SCHOULER: In Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez's latest collection, chic little skirts are teamed with superbare, slip or halter tops with draping and cutout details.

 

 

RACHEL ROY: “Scuba Pop” is how Rachel Roy describes her resort lineup of tropical looks inspired by underwater exploration.

 

RAG & BONE: David Neville and Marcus Wainwright stayed true to the Rag & Bone essentials of tailoring, layering, boyish fits and cool wearable pieces.

 

REBECCA TAYLOR: Rebecca Taylor kept things true to her signature bohemian style by offering classic hippie tops and dresses updated with suede leggings and novelty knitwear with metallic details.

 

REEM ACRA: Reem Acra’s collection is a celebration of color: red, lapis, yellow and turquoise in silk (dupioni, chiffon, taffeta and satin).

 

RENA LANGE: René Gruau’s illustrations served as inspiration for Rena Lange’s playful yet elegant resort collection.


RICHARD CHAI: According to Richard Chai, his girl is “never too lady,” and he strikes the perfect balance, infusing lighthearted prints with a tough edge.

 

ROBERTO CAVALLI: Cavalli channeled an Eighties French Riviera joie de vivre with easy-to-mix pieces, which included slouchy cargo pants, breezy layered dresses and sexy shorts.

 

ROKSANDA ILINCIC:"I was inspired by the idea of transforming cocktail and evening dresses into something more approachable in terms of fabric," said Roksanda Ilincic.

 

SALVATORE FERRAGAMO: Inspired by Fifties couture, creative director Christina Ortiz showcased a tight capsule of seven feminine looks.


 

SONIA RYKIEL: Going back to her roots, Sonia Rykiel created a cruise collection that was a fun throwback to her Eighties classics.

 

ST. JOHN: A collection filled with flirty floral blouses, colorful tweeds, pretty color-blocked dresses and even a knit boyfriend blazer — a modern take on the house’s signature knit jackets.

 

STELLA MCCARTNEY: The designer mixed the whimsical and the sophisticated and toyed with volume and shape: Scribble-print cotton organza trenches morphed into dresses when belted at the waist, and blouses dropped down to the knees thanks to invisible snaps.

 

TEMPERLEY LONDON: Alice Temperley showed a decidedly contemporary collection with drops of Greco-Egyptian vernacular, such as draping, braiding and ethnic prints.

 

THAKOON: The buzzword for Thakoon Panichgul this resort season? Texture.

 

TORY BURCH: Inspired by Iris Apfel, the designer mixed a variety of global themes, primarily South African, in a chic, bohemian way.

 

TULEH: Bryan Bradley was inspired by the music of Nina Simone, resulting in a lineup of beautiful silk flirty dresses in dreamy floral prints. 

 

VENA CAVA: Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock turned to South Africa’s Ndebele tribe as inspiration for their tight resort collection.

 

VERA WANG: Vera Wang, who’s known for her dark, artistic looks, opted for pops of color and new textures and proportions in a light, airy collection of separates.

 

VERSACE: Vibrant colors, flashes of metal, color blocks and Polynesian floral motifs are just a few of the elements Donatella Versace tossed into the mix for Versace cruise.

 

VIKTOR & ROLF: Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren took a softer, more languid tone with their signature masculine-feminine theme.

 

VIONNET: After researching Madeleine Vionnet’s draped world, newly minted creative director Rodolfo Paglialunga set out to offer his own take for the comeback of the storied house.

 

VPL BY VICTORIA BARTLETT: Victoria Bartlett put the focus on liquid, layered silhouettes in her resort collection, underscoring the all-about-ease mentality at the core of her VPL line.

 

YEOHLEE: Yeohlee Teng’s challenge right now is to define “the new meaning of ‘must haves.’” Accordingly, this collection is about clothes for “everywhere, anytime.

 

YIGAL AZROUEL: Yigal Azrouël turned out a collection filled with intricate embroidery and abstract ethnic prints, but it was far from bohemian.

 

YVES SAINT LAURENT: For cruise, Stefano Pilati reflected the heritage of the house’s late founder.

 

ZAC POSEN: Posen went wild with exploding bows on evening gowns, three-dimensional polkadot skirts and plenty of flirty florals.

 

ZERO + MARIA CORNEJO: Maria Cornejo likes contradictions, especially mixing a little structure or strong shoulders with relaxed elements.

 

Plus: see resort accessories from Jimmy Choo>>

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