Last Resort: What Not To Wear This Summer

10trend-barsamian-tmagArticle11trend-barsamian-tmagArticleMaybe it’s the styling or the skinny. awkwardly lanky models,  but sensual is not the word that describes these trends. Sad and sexless is more on point and if any of the big names had done work like this on Project Runway or Fashion Star they would be given a one-way ticket home.

Via New York Times:

“This resort season, designers have been creating unfussy yet sensual holiday ensembles by pairing a midriff-baring knit top with a relaxed, below-the-knee skirt. Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs presented monochromatic looks, offsetting the sexiness of their models’ toned abs with weighty crisscross sandals. Jason Wu, meanwhile, offered a study in neutrals, adding a heel for more of an evening look.”–NY Times

Not surprising, the look is Screen+shot+2010-09-25+at+7.53.03+PM The+LADY+eve ladyeve2 ladyeve1sexy worn by Barbara Stanwyck and deisgned by Edith Head for ‘The Lady Eve”.

Via New York Times:

“Numerous resort shows — including Derek Lam, Bottega Veneta and Michael Kors — made use of bold, 1920s-inspired color blocking in unexpected earth tones on easy day-wear pieces. The result was sporty elegance, with a hint of urban safari. “–NY Times

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