J. Mendel Resort French Chic Vibe

Gilles Mendel was inspired by a French-chic vibe in his J. Mendel resort collection. Designer mentioned the moment when he left Paris and moved to America in early 1980's, that's why he wanted to capture that moment of moving from one city to another. We see a grown up Parisian-chic girl who is still feminine, yet tough. All in all, it's very happy collection with aggressive touches.

J. Mendel Resort French Chic Vibe 2018

Here we see model wearing double-breasted, notch-collar belted coat in a dusty pink and black leopard print.

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J.Mendel Evening Clothing For Fall-Winter

Gilles Mendel behind J. Mendel revealed amazing outerwear combinations for women in his latest Autumn-Winter collection. If we speak about next season's inspiration, then we have to go back before the Russian Revolution, when Mendel's great-grandfather made furs for the House of Romanov, so, the starting point for Giles was ornate costumes of the Ballets Russes. The presented clothes are bold with a sharply modern styling. You are about to see chevron intarsia fox-front jackets, long plaid mink vests, solid leather sheaths, hooded boleros, chevron wool coats, high-collar white mink coat, geometric coats and jackets. The color palette comes mostly in beige, burgundy, white, red, and black. As you can see, here are presented lots of standout and luxurious creations.

J.Mendel Evening Clothing For Fall-Winter 2018
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J.Mendel Pre-Fall Relaxed and Opulent

Let's keep it relaxed and easy, as we are about to view J.Mendel pre-Fall collection's lookbook. Gilles Mendel shows us opulent fabrics, amazing silhouettes and eye-catching details. The pre-season was inspired mostly by the spring collection, it was like covering summer girl into warm layers, Really, I love the play between light and heavy fabrics. So, let's take a closer look at these creations: double-faced cashmere coats in pop colors, printed silk dresses with pleated lace inserts, fox scarves accessorized dresses, biker-style jackets, red-and-black wool houndstooth coats with leather inserts, lace and organza tops and miniskirts, long, fluttering eveningwear looks a bit sportier to me. All in all, we see an extravagant elegance which is mixed with ease and relaxed silhouettes.

J.Mendel Pre-Fall Relaxed and Opulent 2018
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J.Mendel Fall-Winter Tough and Luxury

During New York Fashion Show Gilles Mendel showcased his J. Mendel Autumn-Winter collection's runway show, which was hard-edged, tough and luxuriously elegant. When you hear about elegance of motorcycle jacket think of J.Mendel first. So, this Fall-Winter collection is all about feminine aggressive side, which is interpreted in quilted leather panels, that are usually seen in biker's uniforms. Gilles Mendel was inspired by the colors and fabrics of German artist's Gerhard Richter kinetic abstract works. So, the outerwear is simply outstanding, as we are about to see quilted, zip-off motorcycle coats, formfitting jackets, glamorous fur coats, trim black coats, classic mink coats with racer zippers and quilted hooded brown parkas. Well, I tell you honestly, I felt in love with these moto-inspired looks. If we speak about evening dresses then you are about to see amazing cocktail looks, organza cloque A-line dresses, sleek pleated dresses, and bias-cut one-shouldered velvet dresses.

J.Mendel Fall-Winter Tough and Luxury 2018
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J. Mendel Spring-Summer Glam and Sophisticated

It's time to view J.Mendel's Spring-Summer collection which is inspired by Serge Gainsbourg’s 1971 tune “Cargo Culte.” Well, Gilles Mendel knows how to attract his clients and the upcoming spring season turned out to be feminine (as always) and a little wild: dresses feature lace, jacquard, organza (my favorites are shift dresses), while the color palette features coral, white, yellow, gray and red jasper. Everything looks so straightforward and it feels like all these creations are made specially for sophisticated woman. The outfits feature white and sherbet tones with beautiful lace, some came in fitted fishtail appearance (looks so sweet), well if you will take a closer look at these creations, then you will definitely see some sporty touches, as well as uptown, razor-sharp glam and arcadian jacquards. I love the patchwork effect which features many looks.

J. Mendel Spring-Summer Glam and Sophisticated 2018
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Fall-Winter Trend For Women: Quilted Fashion

Quilted Fashion. New Autumn-Winter season comes with new and long-forgotten trends. Today's topic is quilted fabric outfit looks. During the runway shows many designers showed plenty of quilted fabrics, which were warm and cozy and looked really stylish and modern. These quilted fashion looks can be seen in fall-winter collections from Michael Kors, J. Mendel, Rag & Bone, Belstaff, Sportmax, Diesel Black Gold, DKNY, Theyskens' Theory, Peter Som and Norma Kamali. Overall, these quilted looks were made in dark colors, but labels like Elizabeth and James and Just Cavalli presented their creations in burgundy and pop color variations.

Fall-Winter Trend For Women: Quilted Fashion 2018
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J. Mendel Ready To Wear Fall-Winter Rich And Luxe

Rich, Luxe and Elegant Woman. Gilles Mendel behind J. Mendel fashion brand worked mostly with luxe furs and trapunto-stitched leathers and liquid satin in his latest Autumn-Winter collection. New season is inspired by German artist Gerhard Richter. New collection comes with earthy palette of red, royal blue, burgundy, white, black. Models appeared in great variety of looks, trim black coats, turtleneck dresses, cozy mink intarsia pullovers, mink coats, quilted, zip-off motorcycle coats, tweed biker jackets. I simply adore his evening looks, which consisted of beaded chiffon gowns, simple satin columns, slinky gowns, floral cloque organza dresses and velvet panne gowns.

J. Mendel Ready To Wear Fall-Winter Rich And Luxe 2018

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J. Mendel Autumn-Winter Restrained Chic Pre-Collection

Strict Lady. J. Mendel presents its Autumn-Winter womenswear Pre-collection which comes in rich and earthy tones, like black, dark green and grey. Label's designer Gilles Mendel used mash-ups of materials, like camel wool and black cashmere fitted coats, vests in shearling and leather with zip-off peplums, accented with leather below-the-knee sheaths, metallic and leather jacquard skirts. All in all, collection evokes restrained chic style.

J. Mendel Autumn-Winter Restrained Chic Pre-Collection 2018
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New York Fashion Week: J. Mendel Fall / Winter

Lightweight and Structured. J. Mendel revealed women's Autumn-Winter collection during New York Fashion Week. For the next cold season J. Mendel offers luxe fabrics and beautiful silhouettes: slinky gowns, fur coats, above the knee skirts, furry vests, tweed dresses in champagne, amethyst, black and ivory hues.

New York Fashion Week: J. Mendel Fall / Winter 2018
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