Byron Lars -Fall14`
Just in case you’re confused by the overlap of Summer 2014 and Resort 2015, followed by Milan making you wonder if you wear women’s or men’s clothes, Byron Lars held a F/W 2014 review at Pratt Institute’s 14th Street annex offering instant gratification with what’s available now from his Byron Lars Beauty Mark line.
Lars spent some time with FashionEdits discussing his favorites and making us fall in love all over again with the curled mustached Californian. For FW 2014 Lars is working a black, grey, red and jewel tones color palette. Key stunners are Lars’ Textured Power and Mixed Media knits, Soire Chinoise pieces, a luxurious Arts & Crafts blazer and leather pieces. His mixed crochet dress has graduated shaping features that layer from sheer to serious corsetry, resulting in a cool and comfortable female python shape. Lars is a master of highlighting curves while his designs are wearable without pinching. It’s no wonder Lars has a following of celebs from Michelle Obama to Scarlet Johansen.
We questioned Lars as to how he can possibly offer his designs at such affordable price points. Lars explained he personally keeps close watch over his operations and production site in China. He oversees manufacturing to make sure that it’s top quality produced by fairly treated and motivated craftswomen and men.
Even though we are so happy it’s summer, Lars has us secretly planning to turn up the air conditioning really high so we can wear his oxblood vegan leather shirt dress.
By; Elizabeth Maher