kate spade new york travels to 1920s’s Paris, a creative melting pot that encouraged strong, interesting women to shine.
the fall 2017 collection is a tribute to heroines who defy expectations. inspiration is drawn from three original rule-breakers: Louise Brooks, the quintessential flapper; le coquelicot (“poppy” in French), a mysterious and bold local beauty painted by Kees Van Dongen; and finally, Josephine Baker, an American who followed her dreams to Paris and became a global jazz age icon.
there’s a folkloric theme this season with an abundance of romantic florals and embroideries. texture and novelty fabric developments add dimension to the assortment with tweeds, jacquards, velvet, clips, embroideries, bouclés, printed leather, and cutwork. more is more.