Noon By Noor Fall 2014


DESIGNERS: Shaikha Noor Al Khalifa and Shaikha Haya Al Khalifa

INSPIRATION: According to show notes “the beautiful colors and unique markings in minerals and crystals inspired the designers to look at patterns found in the natural environment.” The designers graduated from purveyors of signature prints to experts in embellished evening wear, bringing crystalline structures to life with detailed gowns comprising “unexpected fabric combinations.”

TRENDS: Geometric patterns, head-to-toe prints, felt, faux fur, neoprene, oversized silhouettes, leather, embellished evening coats and evening wear, masculine tailoring.

PALETTE: Ice blue, cool mint, mauve, navy, burgundy, vanilla, yellow, chartreuse, royal purple.

WHO WAS THERE: Solange Knowles, Coco Rocha, Nigel Barker

WHO SHOULD WEAR IT: A dressed-up Vashtie Kola, fans of print-perfect brands like Peter Pilotto, Kenzo, and Mary Katrantzou.

PLAYLIST: “Some Things Never Seem to F**cking Work” by Solange, “Celebrate” by Empire of the Sun, “Breathless in the Morning,” by DJ Andreas Solano.