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If you’re planning on taking a beach holiday with Karl Lagerfeld anytime soon, don’t count on packing light. For starters, you’re going to have to save some space for what may be the world’s largest beach bag — an already-infamous quilted number suspended between a pair of hula hoops. And then there’s the headgear. For Spring 2013, Chanel offered wide-brimmed sun hats crafted from clear vinyl, fitting, perhaps to shade yourself from the rays streaming down on a runway crafted from faux solar-panels.
What do you get when you cross the classic prep of American fashion and the Parisienne chic of French lines? Organic by John Patrick.
If we learn anything from our pasts, it’s that fashion, like history, repeats itself. Usually, though, we can take this mantra with a grain of salt — color palettes change, ruffles are added, and silhouettes are tweaked to satisfy more modern appetites. This doesn’t, however, seem to be the case with fashion these days. Today’s fashion records seem to be stuck on repeat, with no new track in sight.