Grey, blue, black, navy, feather, velvet, crepe, and more… We have to say that for a ready-to-wear collection, Jason Wu has made his fall and winter line quite appealing, particularly once the bright sunshine yellow pieces come around. It is not a collection given to uniformity, as once a few pieces are unveiled, the next few take on an entirely different effect. There is certain sophistication throughout, with some themes that keep recurring, but overall the 38-piece Jason Wu fall 2016 collection is pretty interesting and helps pull up the name of the designer’s eponymous brand. It is quite the achievement we find with this collection, showing off pieces that are fitting for the year’s trends, while still staying uniquely Jason Wu.
While it is not the best collection of the lot presented on the New York Fashion Week runway as ready-to-wear lines for the fall and winter seasons, it is quite exciting and rather endearing, allowing one to wear designer and still blend in perfectly, instead of sticking out like a sore thumb. We are looking at a line of predominantly navy blue pieces, from the off-the-shoulder sheath dresses to the checkered ensembles that give plaid a very good name, combing the blue with golden lines crisscrossing in perfect boxes.
We notice off-the-shoulder designs and plunging necklines, turtlenecks and fur lined collars, suits to wear to works and dresses for a really fancy night out. There are floral looks and the odd poppy red or cornflower yellow looks, with some sandy dunes in the mix and a few leaning towards the brownish grey. It is the general ambience of gentle womanhood, ladies of certain power who are comfortable in their skins, that resonates throughout the collection.
From coats to dresses, tunic tops and suits, the Jason Wu fall/winter 2016-2017 collection includes something for everyone. While generally the legs are pretty decently clad, we also have some short hems that show off what your maker gave you with ease, but still maintaining an air of mysterious authority and class.
Jason Wu manages to capture the hearts of fashion lovers with his latest presentation and we are loving the use of the top trends seen for the spring and summer as well. We shall definitely be investing in a few pieces from here to wear to work for they speak of professionalism and capability, a lady in charge who has passions beyond her office.
The Jason Wu buyer will have to change her life around to match the ideal of the pieces, instead of searching for the pieces that match you for you. It is a pleasant push to step forward and we style writers certainly enjoy the move away from overt sexiness, into something that is a whole lot more palatable for the Jason Wu girl.
Photos courtesy of Vogue