The Kenneth Cole fall 2013 collection was unveiled during New York Fashion Week. The designer’s show marked his return to the runway after a seven-year hiatus. Cole and creative director Kobi Halperin showcased a line filled with some modern, urban looks. Called ‘Urban Liberation’, the collection has a particular downtown flare.
The famous designer seems to be totally aware of the importance social media plays nowadays. “We don’t care if people love it. We just want them to ‘like’ it,” Cole said in an opening video. So, his models Instagrammed pictures of the audience during the finale. “We wanted to use the myriad of platforms available to communicate both a social message and a fashion message in unison,” the designer explained backstage during the Kenneth Cole fall 2013 colleciton show.
For the Kenneth Cole fall 2013 collection, Cole and Halperin brought a range of stylish pieces and jaw-dropping combinations of textures. There were perforated leather goodies, cozy knits, but also some metallic details to spice up the ensembles. The color palette included mostly autumnal hues such as burgundy, black, gray and green.
The line featured some casual chic pieces that would make the envy of every fashionista. Wool coats, topcoats with contrasting sleeves, hooded parkas, cropped puffers were statement-making outerwear pieces. Ah, but those knitted skirts were an absolute sartorial delight! But what best characterizes Cole’s designs is their incredible wearability. And this was a major plus of his fall 2013 collection from New York Fashion Week.
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