Going for edginess and darkness certainly looks much softer during gloomy fall days. Vivienne Tam suggest us embrace the dark side of fashion this fall by bringing the edgy, pop art inspired Vivienne Tam fall/winter 2013-2014 collection to New York Fashion Week. Hope and change have served as the perfect inspiration pool for the designer, or more precisely the person who made the slogan famous: President Obama. With such a powerful source of inspiration, the Vivienne Tam fall/winter 2013-2014 collection also comes to be strict and sharp.
The key attribute of the Vivienne Tam fall/winter 2013-2014 collection was the “Pop Culture Obama” print, which appeared on silk dresses, military jackets and sweaters. There were also some plaid prints used, as well as the logo of SaveLoveGive.com. Overall, the collection brought three main shades: red, black and white, which form such a beautiful combination together. Other than that, there were also occasional camel tones, cobalt blue touches, grays and khakis.
While this year the designer wanted to diverge from her signature theme and create something unexpected, still the Vivienne Tam fall/winter 2013-2014 collection brought Asian-inspired pieces, like the “Mao letter” wrap dress and the “Mao” coat, which were printed with the same “presidential” prints.
In an interview with Fashionista, Tam tried to explain how the Obama print came to her: “It just came to me. This hope and humor. It wasn’t about politics, I just wanted a new dialogue. I wanted to dress a woman with heart, who cares about what’s happening in the world, not just about fashion.”
With such a vibrant theme, the Vivienne Tam fall/winter 2013-2014 collection is sure to become a cherished dream for many fashionisers, who strive to stand out in the crowd.
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