Prabal Gurung Fall/Winter 2016
She Walks in Beauty
Prabal Gurung’s reference points for his Fall/Winter 2016 collection were Henri Rousseau’s “Woman Walking In an Exotic Forest” and Lord Byron’s “She Walks in Beauty”. Deserving such titles, the collection was full of soft silhouettes and had a color palette that included a lot of winter whites and naturals. The knee-length dresses with long sleeves and high necks were given slits and slashes up at the thigh or around the shoulders and those gave the pretty clothing an edge and sexiness. As the show got closed with a number of silk dresses and two gowns, it was a ‘fairy tale went cool’ collection.