Junya Watanabe Redefines The Biker Jacket For Fall

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For Junya Watanabe’s RTW Fall 2013 collection, the common key denominator was the biker jacket but in several variations.  You had leather, tartan + denim pieced together to create moto dresses like the beauty above whereas in other cases, you had wool versions with leather sleeves and vice versa.  The best, I think, was the biker + varsity jacket combo as in look 1 below – very clever.  I loved the primary tartan throughout the collection in bright orange with navy + white.

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The other dresses and skirts ranged from fishtail to asymmetrical, in wool + in stitched denim, which looked great with a cognac color leather biker jacket with tartan sleeves (above, look4).  There were also patchwork jeans with swatches of tartan + leather, which I’m sure the DIYers will be all over, creating their own versions come Fall.  This was also an opportunity for Watanabe to debut some bags + looks from his capsule collab with Spanish luxe brand Loewe.image

(photos: Giovanni Giannoni)

(via WWD)

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