Woman, power, and strength; those are the three words representing what Donna Karan has for this 2013 fall season. With a strong theme like that, everyone may start wondering, what else Donna Karan can offer to fashion die-hards all over the world this year. All those three keywords represented by Donna Karan fall 2013 collections are easily sublimated into one word befitting the modern women: urban warrior. The occasional touch of these so-called “warrior”-themed is emphasized on the designs in which the attires feature the flowing appearance but at the same time is also firm and concise in design. The collections are predominated by the shades of black, combined with earthy tones like brown and the eminence touch of granite and stony ambiance.
The lack of visible structure on the clothing of Donna Karan fall 2013 also bears the overall theme through which the sense of “warrior” is symbolized with simplistic manners, combined with the message of women empowerment as well as urban-chic style. This would be greatly enhanced then by the addition of raw looks also displayed by the collections. Some pieces on the collections include a tank made of embroidered leather material that is paired with double-knit pants, evening dresses with accentuation on shawls details, and coats with double-breasts style and rounded shoulders. The latter are made with combination between neoprene, cashmere, and wool materials.
Seeing what is being represented by the Donna Karan fall 2013 collection, it can be surmised even further that the pieces are also representative for what Donna Karan herself has as her primary and overall tone in creating fashion items: simple designs meet practicality joined by luxury and modern life. It is obvious that the pieces clearly manifest what Karan has in her mind; that is, personalization. Karan takes her job so personal that everything she designs is also a representation of what she is. And of course, the collections perfectly fit all those women sharing the same spirit as she does.
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