The latest fashion designer competition launched by NBC and named ‘Fashion Star’ embraced a more down-to-earth attitude towards evaluating the works of rising designers. This show emphasized the importance of saleability. Indeed, Kara Laricks managed to meet the expectations of both the audience and the jury. Take a closer look at the collection of Fashion Star winner Kara Laricks for H&M.
The fabulous collaboration with Joan Smalls will definitely guarantee the worldwide success of this voguish lookbook. Kara Laricks is a New York-based designer who succeeded in incorporating a few surprising and non-conformist elements into casual chic ensembles.
The A-list style blog Fashionista asked Kara about her style vision. See what she answered: “If there’s one message that I hope to get across to people it’s that avant garde is not necessarily scary or weird or out there, it’s different. If I can push people to take a little bit of a risk and try something different, if it doesn’t work out for you, you can take it off at the end of the day and do something different tomorrow, but you know it’s just good to have that option and it feels good to be able to provide those women who want that option with it.”
The collection presented below is packed with attitude! Notice the refined print work, suit-all color palette and flattering silhouettes which aim to tame the style cravings of millions of style fans.
The earlier mentioned interview also revealed that Kara is ready to create affordable yet sophisticated outfit elements. H&M proved to be the perfect clothing retailer to spread her unique creations all over the world. The collection featuring the designer and Joan Smalls is fun and voguish. Long black dresses, chic shorts and a classy white shirt and t-shirt serve as the perfect basics to complement your wardrobe with.
Go for printed frocks and maxi skirts if you want to stand out from the crowd with an eye-popping apparel. Abstract patterns are the hip trends of the moment. As a fan of neutrals, Kara Laricks wants to illustrate the versatility and universally-flattering quality of these staples. Discover the secret of upgrading your summer wardrobe with avantgarde pieces which infuse haute glamor into your signature style.
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