“Astronaut meets babushka”—this is the feeling one gets from the New Zealand-based designer’s latest collection presented during NYFW. This contrasting Karen Walker Spring 2016 ready-to-wear offering features gold metallic leather, peasant dresses, acid wash denim, star motifs, windowpane grid prints, and versatile zipper details.
Founder: Karen Walker
Owner: Karen Walker
Designer: Karen Walker
Year Established: 1988
Spring 2016 Inspiration: Star City, Russia.
Star Pieces: A breezy, windowpane grid print cotton dress that can double as a tunic; a modern take on the eighties’ acid wash denim in the form of wide-leg jeans; and a sexy silk, burnt orange midi dress.
The Middle Eastern Sale: Quirky girls who enjoy having fun with fashion without compromising on the chic factor will find cool separates.