FALL 2016

We’ve always been fans of the somewhat obscure and small-scale New York City womenswear line known as A Détacher. And designer Mona Kowalska did not disappoint this season, sending models down her Fall 2016 runway with Victorian and 80s references. Oversized was a key element with the downtown designer’s collection, which is a signature element in many of her collections. The show opened with a dramatic round-shouldered quilted black coat that definitely caught the crowd’s attention. There were very beautiful knits, layered one on top of another, including soft cape-like collars and sweet ruffled-sleeve dresses. A very 80s inspired plaid culotte jumpsuit and gorgeous pink and grey floral print dresses breezed down the runway. Let’s not forget to mention the genius leather skirt reminiscent of a pair of chaps, the oversized leather belt/waist cinchers and the furry clogs. Of note were the quirky braided hairstyles that were joined at the ends, adding to the western/prairie feel of the collection. This unique collection is definitely a city girl’s “go-to” during the cold winter season. Photography Alexander Thompson. http://adetacher.com


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