Moschino Cheap & Chic: autumn candy

Do you remember when autumn / winter was all about the new take on black, autumnal shades in fur and thick outerwear? Well vision that on a backdrop of a sorbet ice-cream palette… we still have the warm outerwear, the chic fur and noir, except we are now wearing it in bright pastel tones. Hues of candy pink, pale orange, light pea green and nude flew down the runway at London fashion week (LFW). When looking upon the Moschino fall 2012 line it can be mistaken for a summer stroll through New York. The collection took a lady-like theme and fused it into some kind of quirk. Upper-East Side Princess meets a modern day 9-5 chick. The question posed is, does the stepford wife-esque dress and matching up do work for fall 2012?

It’s simple; when a collection is ready-to-wear it is assumed to be pretty self explanatory; a look that women can take, replicate if desired and wear with love. We are on the opposite scale of androgynous dressing and smoking jackets, and are now back in the 50’s and ’60s where everything is pretty and pristine. Can this still be ‘ready to wear’ in this present day?

Skirts are hitting the knee in pleated organza, teamed with multi tonal oversized knitwear. With an Alice band to sign the deal and a modern day take on tetris patterned lace, the Moschino Cheap and Chic range gives women a new style to sport at work or at play.

You can see all of the Moschino Cheap & Chic autumn (fall) / winter 2012 runway collection by clicking on a thumbnail on the left. From there you can browse through each of the pictures from the fashion show.

Photography by Imaxtree