From the New York Runways…..Fall 2016 Monique Lhuillier

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For Fall/Winter 2016 Monique Lhuillier took a few risks and had some fun on the runway.  She is a pro at knowing how to mix it all, making it all come together and looking both sophisticated and young.

Some examples as you will see below show her throwing a cashmere menswear coat over a blush embroidered gown. She used her fair share of embellishments, showed dressed up sporty separates and her pants came in a metallic floral high-waisted cropped pants.

Although her lineup was full of inventive mixing and layering of separates, more than I can recall her doing ever, her dresses were still stunning and did not disappoint.  She has always been someone who cherished lace, back from her bridal days but for the last two seasons has embraced the lace trend with the luxurious ‘guipure lace’, a beautifully textured lace that takes well to color that she spoke to me about when we chatted on her last Houston visit in November.

I like the fun she had with the collection. She showed us she could be whimsical but still be very, very pretty!

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photos courtesy of moniquelhuillier.com

About Roz Pactor

I am a fashion and marketing consultant and blogger based in Houston, Texas. With more than three decades of experience in fashion retailing that has spanned Foley’s, Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s NYC, I have earned a reputation for delivering expertise, energy and enthusiasm to my roster of clients. I have remained closely connected with designer women’s fashion as well as the misses, teens, men’s and children’s apparel and accessories markets from coast to coast.

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