When we think of Fall fashion, it usually signals warmth and coziness in the form of boots and large, comfy knit sweaters that we can cuddle up with. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are keenly aware of this and delivers it in spades with their Fall 2015 collection in New York this past week. I was seriously jealous as the models, one by one, marched along the runway in what could possibly be one of the most comfortable collections I've seen to date. I wanted every piece. Every. Single. Piece.
Models sashayed around in minimalistic housecoats in silks and cashmeres, tops tied extensively with obi belts in very minimalistic cuts. There was a zen effect with this entire collection - all the way to the moroccan slippers. The color palette stayed monochromatic throughout, heavily weighted on the same chestnut hue punctuated with darker navy blues. The odd burnt sienna faux crocodile wrap cardigan offered some visual relief from the monochromatism but I was simply focused on how incredibly comfortable and cozy the pieces must feel on the models, allowing for plenty of movement. Don't even get me started on the oversize cashmere sweaters. Even the suit pants were roomy which is a refreshing departure from the current cigarette/skinny pant phase.
Each season I get more and more impressed with the Olsen twins' efforts in knowing precisely what their clients want. This is minimalistic luxury at its best.