On the yearlong adventure of “places to go and people to see” this season’s collection is inspired by travels to Asia.
First, the kate spade new york girl heads to Tokyo where fast and exciting new technologies co-exist with ancient traditions with inspiring results. The collection is inspired by high speed flashes of color – electric blue, metropolis green, and shocking pink – popping out against grey, black and porcelain; relaxed rules and silhouettes.
The next stop is Shanghai. In a city surrounded by skyscrapers, the world is seen through the smoky haze of a bygone era on the bend- shades of beige, rose, and orient red; florals and birdcages; and art deco details in glorious metallics.
The season’s journey ends with a trip on the Transcontinental Express. It’s the idea of old world train travel that inspires the collection. The prints and the color palette stem from long, lazy days and nights staring up at the sky through the window of a rushing train- and details inspired by dining cars, telegrams and luggage bags.
This season, kate spade new york introduces the Alice Street collection, a group of pebbled leather top handled satchels offered in the Adrianna, and the small Adrianna with cross body strap- both available in neutral hues of warm putty and color-blocked pebble and black. The Alice Street group is also available this fall in luxe Italian hair-calf to add a bit of glamour to any wardrobe. These bags are finished off with a large buckle detail and designed with travel and utility in mind.
A favorite group of seasons past, the Cedar Street collection, returns this season with updates including patent leather, prints, and graphic color blocking. The Cedar Street Dot collection is introduced in the classic small harmony, small pearl, and margot styles. The Cedar Street Patent group includes sleek bags in dynasty red, black, and rose water and in a new variety of shapes and sizes. The new standout silhouette of the season is the is the pearl, a larger version of the small pearl with adjustable shoulder strap and zip top closure; a chic and modern update to a classic collection.
kate spade new york brings surprise and delight to the collection this season with cheeky bags and clutches. Inspired by the harujuku district of tokyo, the Hello Tokyo group features novel clutches in the lucky cat, zena, and bento box styles. Hello Shanghai features a patent leather scalloped fan clutch, the Milan, a chinese takeout box, the cruz, and a birdcage bag in luxe textured suede, the pollie. The All Aboard group is inspired by the transcontinental express, with a clock cross body bag, train clutch, and the emanuelle box clutch finished off with gold detailing.
Inspired by bright lights and vibrant hues, the Tokyo collection features items in blasts of emperor blue, metropolis green, and vivid snapdragon. A graphic cyber cheetah print is seen on the avery pant, feti coat, box pleat skirt and sweatshirt. The collection features an array of separates in easy silhouettes including oversized cardigans, full skirts, slouchy sweaters, and punchy coats. Made for the girl on the go, these pieces encourage mixing, matching, and layering –ideal for seasonal transitions in any wardrobe.
Influenced by the art deco elements of Shanghai the collection offers delicate, feminine pieces with ornate details. The soft rose print is featured on the china watercolor coby dress and kaci skirt. The palette of the collection includes a range of blush and ‘stoneware’ tones, mixed with cream and bursts of navy, black, and dynasty red. The deco dot, a playful new take on the polka dot is printed on dresses, coats, and pants. Coats reign supreme with a variety of styles from the wool capelette in dynasty red, the daphne coat in camel, and the rossalyn coat in beige leopard. The collection also includes a delicate scallop lace embroidery that adorns a top as well as thevirgina dress.
The Transcontinental Express collection features a myriad of pieces that were inspired by the glamour of old world train travel. Blurred hues of rich navy and deco beige are reminiscent of the nighttime sky, coupled with a signature autumn leopard print and a blue check. The Jacques coat, an oversized, boxy double-breasted wool coat is a must have this season for brisk fall days. The genni sweater with leather detailing on the shoulder, the aura sweater with zippered sides, and the alpaca double pocket sweater with leather pockets are amongst this season’s essentials. New to the collection is a slouchy silk blouse, available in rich navy or cream is a versatile piece that can be dressed up or down for any occasion.
The kate spade new york jewelry collection features strong statement pieces this season. The Bright lights group features statement earrings, bracelet, and statement necklace in a multi glass stone. Adding a hint of playfulness to the collection, Songbird, features birdcage designs in glass stone and gold plated metal on drop earrings, a charm bangle and pendant necklace. A standout group of the season is the Boxcar Chain, three statement pieces crafted from thick gold plated metal woven together and emblazed with pave crystals: available in a mini necklace, bracelet, and necklace. Rounding out the jewelry collection is Parlour Pearls which features strands of pearls woven with together with back glass stone and gold plated metal to create luxe eye-catching pieces, perfect for dressing up any outfit.
For fall 2014, the beloved pointed pump is introduced in a new style, the Laylee in saffiano patent is available in a variety of colors with a chunky jewel-encrusted embellishment on the toe. The classic Licorice returns this season, updated in new all over glitter colors of rose pink, red, and black. Inspired by menswear, two new flat styles are introduced this season, the Pitch loafer and the Pella oxford. Whether they are paired with jeans on the weekend of a party dress, these styles sure to be versatile additions to any wardrobe this season.
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