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Surprise, surprise! Another designer frosts the runway with white for spring. Thakoon's spring 2011 collection was no exception to the ongoing trend of the week, opening with a pristine asymmetrical jacket detailed with buttons, straps, and textured layers. Tailored whites led into metallic purple snake skin, soothing chambray, periwinkle, and an enticing sweep of sheers dotted with country shades and tiny floral buds. Fresh faces with dewy makeup kept the looks light and ethereal. Our favorite Thakoon trademark was well represented—garments that make your head spin when you imagine what the pattern must have looked like (complex coats with folds galore). But alongside those stunners were effortless, elegant ensembles—such as a set of billowy, floor-grazing gowns in frothy fabrics—that seemed to glide down the catwalk and back, leaving behind another successful season for Thakoon's track record.
Photos by Ryan Koopmans
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