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CREEP by Hiroshi Awai Autumn Winter 2012 Lookbook

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Canadian-based Japanese designer Hiroshi Awai unveils his 2012 fall/winter collection. Taking into consideration themes of workwear with subtle changes in detailing and construction, CREEP by Hiroshi Awai offers a refreshing take on utilitarian and traditional fashion. Utilizing neutral tones interspersed with more bold colors like red and green.

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Balmain Autumn Winter 2012 Collection

Today I had the pleasure of buying Balmain’s AW12 collection and for the second season running it blew me away. Filling the shoes of a previously successful designer is never an easy task. For Balmain, having Christophe Decarnin at the reins vastly improved and invigorated the French label who saw a transition at the hands of Olivier Rousteing. Entering his sophomore showing for Balmain, military garb inspired by Russian Imperial Army uniforms yielded some smartly tailored pieces that was set alongside some of Balmain’s more signature pieces including of course the leather division.

Dries Van Noten Autumn Winter 2012 Collection

Always the first Runway show I check it is Dries, this Autumn Winter 2012 Collection makes for a profound balance between interesting patterns and block colors, each defined the clean and minimal critique the Belgian designer is renowned for. The patterns are bold and vibrant with jungle and floral themes while cuts are timeless with coats and jackets well tailored providing a great contrast for each other.