Pre-Fall is my favorite season (or, rather, non-season) and I think it's because most designers come up with the most gorgeous layers, luxurious fabrics, richest colors. But doesn't it feel a bit early, Karl, to release your Pre-Fall collection for 2010 already? Seeing as though we aren't even into 2010 yet?
No matter, the collection is gorgeous. Titled "Paris Shanghai, A Fantasy," it tells Karl's own imagined story of Coco Chanel's trip to China. The signature tweeds are here, but with a bit of a twist. I love the obvious Asian influences, and the colors. I was so ready for spring and summer, but now I want fall all over again.
Here are some of my favorites:
source: wwd.com (click for more info and more photos)