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Sequin Sweaters, Birdcage Bags, Leopard Flats and Lots of Bows at Kate Spade Fall 2014 (Runway Review)



The Scene: A glimmering Kate Spade marquee, pedestals for the smiling (and sometimes dancing!) models set amidst a colorful backdrop, loud music, and of course Brad Goreski in a super tight beige top — to show off his bulging muscles we assume…someone has sure been working out!

The Inspiration:  Deborah Lloyd, the president and creative director of the brand, was inspired by a trip to Shanghai and Tokyo for her richly textured and patterned collection.

The Look: This season was classic Kate Spade. The lineup was both feminine and quirky, while brimming with color and delightful embellishments. Standouts included colorful leopard print separates, pajama pants, oversized bows on everything from the front of skirts to the back of coats, jewel-accented sweaters and trenches, classic trousers and outerwear pieces in vibrant colors and painterly floral skirts.

The Accessories: A sequin bucket hat, an oversized furry hat, plenty of leopard flats, adorable strappy bow heels, pointy-toe pumps, classic clutches and a slew of quirky handbags ranging from ones shaped like birdcages to ones covered in feathers.

The Beauty: Uptown chic. (See our backstage beauty coverage here)

The Takeaway: Whether or not Kate Spade's collection suits your personal style, you can't help but smile when looking at nearly every adorably on-brand look.

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