Next of the Best of Fall 2015: A Detacher forever

Next of the Best of Fall 2015: A Detacher forever and ever

If I hadn’t already professed my undying love for Mona Kowalska of A Détacher, I would certainly be doing it now. Her Fall 2015 collection got all my juices flowing; clicking through the images, my brain was thinking up things to sew and knit faster than my fingers could sketch them. Mostly simple little tops and dresses my closet and I are longing for (albeit not in those particular prints — other than the amazing volcanic explosion print!), but the way she’s mixed those breezy little pieces with knits here is classic quirky Mona. Along with simple little change-ups like a woven vest over a sweater dress and knit vest over a woven dress. There’s just no one like her. And nothing, especially, like that look below: quilted jacket over dress-length aran sweater over quilted pants. Ms. K, can I borrow your brain for just five minutes? And also this quilted dress?

Next of the Best of Fall 2015: A Detacher forever and ever

PREVIOUSLY in Fall 2015: Wool and the Gang walks again

17 thoughts on “Next of the Best of Fall 2015: A Detacher forever

  1. love these layered looks. I am currently reading the book Women in Clothes and Mona Kowalska is one of the first “conversations”. It is an amazing book so far – if you haven’t read it, I recommend.

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  2. Reminds me a bit of Kenzo from the 70s, but with a more staid palette. And that white cotton smock keeps it fresh. I agree…very beautiful, and minus the furry platforms, very wearable.

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  3. Oh love the skein hair – now I want this wig.
    But her tops are gorgeous and perfect with the knits.
    And in memory of Koos van den Akker my 1970 quilted jacket will fit right in.

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  4. Love all the prints in the collection…I gotta start learning how to think outside the box – These kinds of collections make me itch to knit and sew all these things!

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  5. Pingback: Next of the Best of Fall 2015: Knit skirts | Fringe Association

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