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Givenchy Trades in Sweatshirts for Gorgeous Pants for Fall 2014 (Runway Review)

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The Scene: Kendall Jenner walked the show (little surprise as Riccardo Tisci has described Kim Kardashian as the modern-day Marilyn Monroe), while Rihanna, Beth Ditto and Kanye West sat front row.

The Inspiration: “The collection is about celebrating femininity and the rock woman,” the designer told WWD.

The Look: This season, Tisci was less street-inspired and seemed to be looking more toward 70s luxury meets 40s goth, all of which made for a beautiful and sophisticated collection complete with some of the season's best trousers. The outfit-making pants were straight-legged and finished with pockets featuring a thick panel of contrasting color — similar panels also accented skirts, tops, dresses and coats. Fur was also big this season making for a number of jackets with sculpted shoulders and even a fur skirt and top (luckily worn separately). The collection closed with beautiful, long, black pleated skirts and tops embroidered with 3D multicolored crystals and paillettes.

The Accessories: Strappy sandals, and though Givenchy is known for handbags, the runway was relativly devoid of them with just a few flat, top handle styles.

The Beauty: Hair was pulled back into two braids and faces were muted out of color, which included bleaching brows.

The Takeaway: He may be known for giving streetwear a luxurious spin, but Fall 2014 proves that Tisci is at his best when he does feminine.

All images: IMAXtree

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