If you want to feel like the gorgeous and powerful woman you are, stick with Jason Wu for the winter month spread you end up flying over for a much-needed vacation at an awesome resort. Furthermore, this is a collection that rights the wrongs of companies who start speaking about fall and winter before we even begin buying for the spring and summer or even wearing out what we have bought. It is such a psychological stressful moment when you realize that you need fur but are given strapless dresses instead. The Jason Wu resort 2016 collection has more fur than his FW 2015 line in there, with a whole bunch of efficient pieces that include chic wool suits and awesome multi-ply cashmere knits that have us thinking of Heaven.
Out of the incredible pantsuits, there are some creamy colored pieces that really get the blood pumping with how sophisticated they make a woman look. Add the fact that the handbags match the suits instead of the shoes and you can understand the stylish nature of Wu’s designs. Belted suit jackets mean you do not need a blouse underneath either! Slits up the sides of the skirts with Wu come up to the top of the knees, which is an intriguing trend. All the while, incredibly soft looking fur coats make us salivate because of the color and the style, having us imagine days spent cruising along the Alaskan coast.
Of course, what is a collection without a few dresses to be worn underneath the coats, in this case a black and white electrical floral designed piece with a high neckline, sleeveless option, cinched in waist and a hemline to the tops of the knees. It is a spectacular piece that we expect we’ll soon be adding to our wardrobe. Gentle orange reds appear here and there, the high waist A-line skirts in the more nude coloring with the silver glittering belt a nice alternative to your typical pencil skirts. The majority of the dresses in general fall to the knees, showing off the bone structure but still keeping to a modest hemline, which only accentuates the legs peeking out below, feet encased in gorgeous two-tone patterned sling-back heels. Leather makes its own appearance, though just slightly peeking through, while lighter fabrics come together to create the most sophisticated of chic ensembles.
Trends that appear to move beyond 2015 in this collection as well include plunging necklines to the center of the chest, high waists on trousers, and belted pieces. The slits are also still here, but they have been modified; now, they climb up to above the knee instead of to the tops of the thighs. Even the center slits have barely been spotted in the resort collections. What we love most about Jason Wu though is the fact that he has managed to ensure a chic and professional attitude through each and every piece presented. There are no flounces or bounces. It is all quite mature here and that is something many a woman who has outgrown her teenage self requires. The sheerer fabrics appear as well, adding sensuality and confidence in one’s body to the mix, but it is all still very grown up to look at.
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