March 2011

Some Like It Op

photographs by RUVEN AFANADOR / styling by HAYLEY ATKIN/ produced by KIM POLLOCK

  • Gareth Pugh collar: price upon request, Barneys New York, 310-276-4400, garethpugh.net. Gareth Pugh bodysuit: price upon request, by appointment only, Albright Fashion Library, 212-977-7350, garethpugh.net.
  • Gareth Pugh bodysuit: price upon request, by appointment only, Albright Fashion Library, 212-977-7350, garethpugh.net. Eric Javits houndstooth Lantern hat: $1,750, ericjavits.com.
  • Gareth Pugh dress: price upon request, Barneys New York, 310-276-4400, garethpugh.net. Givenchy leggings: price upon request, by appointment only, Albright Fashion Library, 212-977-7350, givenchy.com. Marni leather cap: $453, 323-782-1100, marni.com. Giuseppie Zanotti nude leather sandals with rose-gold metal shield: $1,510, 310-858-1990, giuseppezanottidesign.com.
  • Rudi Gernreich 1960s jumpsuit: price upon request, The Way We Wore, 323-937-0878, thewaywewore.com.
  • Liza Bruce bodysuit: $463, lizabruce.com. Pleaser boots: $65, Trash & Vaudeville, 212-982-3590, pleaserusa.com.
  • Junya Watanabe navy-and-white wool striped draped knit dress: $1,065, 212-604-9200, comme-des-garcons.com.

From RUDI GERNREICH’s avant-garde 1960s confections to GARETH PUGH’s recent experiments in form and fabric, iconoclastic designers have long found inspiration in the illusionary effects of optical art. This season, striking graphic patterns emerged anew in the deluge of prints that flooded the spring 2011 runways. Let’s do the time warp again...




Model: Barbara Fialho
Agency: Elite, NYC
Hair: Oscar James
MAKEUP: Sam Fine
FASHION ASSISTANTS:
Andrea Morrisette
and Brandon Palas
MANICURIST: Sue Nam