Autumn/Winter 2012 fashion show has pushed Dolce & Gabbana into a great new era that complex sophistication and addiction to details through the instrument such as priceless stitches, gold/black reflection patterns, expensive and heavyweight fabrics and appreciation to heritages, are very welcomed and refreshing in a positive way for future clients in the market. Translating the Runway collection on the fashion show to ready-to-wear collection for Dolce & Gabbana isn’t something hard, as two designers has successfully set up a spacious developing room for main fashion lines.
What we see in Autumn/Winter 2012 collection at every Dolce & Gabbana’s shop, the colour light beige and grey has dominated the whole rail spaces with changes and alterations on the patterns, functional clothing, and styles. In order to maintain the classic relaxed masculine formalwear inspired Dolce & Gabbana look, the mainline pays more attention on the shape of different clothing, for example, the trousers, every trousers in this collection could be very essential and must-have, from the funnel construction which gives more room at the thigh of the wearers’ legs, and tapered down to the end. Styled with a short-length deconstructed blazer and a new designed shining effect boots and brogues could be the best choice in this season for Dolce & Gabbana look, to reveal some elegance through the dark and clean colour, sophistication through the heavyweight and detailed velvet feeling fabrics, and stylish through the well-constructed shapes.
Dressing in the middle of casualwear and formalwear is one of golden rules for being a Dolce & Gabbana man; therefore, a nice blazer would be a necessary items in your wardrobe. The short-length jackets regardless the materials and constructions, such as formal or relaxed blazer, the nylon jacket, the biker or bomber jacket, which give the consumers the space to style the right look in an eye-catching way.
The chunky but fitted jumper is also one of the must-haves for this collection, coming with beige and grey, autumn and winter 2012 jumper and knitwear cardigan would not go wrong if there are patterns and high big collar. The drama from the showing off the knitwear could give you a bit of warmth in the cold weather. In addition, the chunky puff outerwear is introduced by Dolce & Gabbana this collection, they are even dramatic, but really requires a great body shape to fit in.
The checked shirt and graphical prints T-shirt are the basic items that you will need in the wardrobe. Dolce & Gabbana in this season offers the classic checked shirts that lasts forever with a strong and original taste being Dolce & Gabbana, leisure but a sense of formalwear. Also, the famous rebellious James Dean prints T-shirt will still stay in this collection with more v-neck choices. The muse Monica Bellucci, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe prints will contribute further to this collection.
In terms of the accessories and shoes, Dolce & Gabbana keeps the oversized bags with a choices of fabrics and canvas to give the casual feeling; but gives more shining effect on the brogue shoes with more light grey and beige coloured patterns on each shoe style. Also, the new military inspired boots, the new lightweight white sole shoes and the alternatives to the fashion show shoes are really amazing when you see them in person. They are great to finish the whole look created by the brand.