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Isabel Marant’s Bittersweet Outing

Isabel Marant’s presentation of her Spring 2014 collection comes just on the heels of a major collaboration with H&M hitting stores next week! However, Marant’s pieces for Spring couldn’t be more different from her mainstream offering with the mega fashion conglomerate. On the scene for Spring were delicate ruffles, lace, demure eyelets, paired with rugged laced up leather and grommet details on trousers. Strong and sharp blazers synched at the waist with bow tie strings were also featured with lace tops, ruffled skirts, and super casual shorts. All of which are key items that are strong individually, or as an ensemble.




What makes Marant’s duality so appealing

Is the sexy, demure, edgy and lacey, ruffle, and floral slip dresses. All of which are perfect for relaxing during the onset of warmer temperatures. Her inspirations balance the delicate lines of sweet and edgy, while effortlessly merging the two extremes with mastery. This talent is what makes Marant a force to be reckoned with. Her looks can take you from the the back of a motorcycle to the dinner table or picnic blanket without missing a beat.




Some of the finale looks were amped up, shiny, and studded versions of her key pieces. The wearable and highly fashionable pieces have a unique appeal to the consumer, and that appeal is — it never gets old. The designer is driven to reach a broad consumer and she maintains cohesiveness without losing the aesthetic of her well-known brand.




It’s hard to pinpoint the winner from Marant’s Spring 2014 collection, as all of its pieces are a sure [fire] hit and work well with almost anything. All season, ruffles are making a statement on the runways, but Marant’s details pull the looks together: The barely there strip belts, with the comfortable and adorable studded loafer heels and sandals stand out and help create the effortless ambiance of her collection. Also gone are the super saturated color influences, as Marant introduced pastel pink shades of denim which definitely made a strong statement. The toned down sleeveless denim jackets and shorts are sure to be seen on the streets!



Isabel Marant x H&M are releasing their exclusive collection of clothing and accessories for Men, Women, and Juniors tomorrow, Thursday, November 14 at 8AM in stores, and online at 12PM noon EST.

The bracelet system will identify the shoppers and the time slots, and is implemented for Women only. Each customer will be allowed to purchase 4 pieces of each product. Men and Juniors do not have a bracelet system. If you are shopping online, buyers are only allowed to purchase 1 piece per product.

For more about Isabel Marant, just click here.

Written by Manny King John

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