suits you too.

in looking back over the resort collections just gone, there is something sensational happening in suiting for women aside from the major sports luxe vibe, also very apparent in the menswear collections. many designers went all out in head to toe print in super sharp suit shapes (say that fast 4 x times) in a myriad of prints and textures including florals, spots, ikat, lace, stripes, hawaiian, checks, damask, graffiti-esgue and art as fashion. i have always wanted a suitable suit and now it seems that my fashion prayers have been answered – brave for the boardroom, brilliant for lunch, bad ass on the dance floor – wear it how you want. suit up!

10 Crosby Derek Lam Resort 2012Giles Resort 2012Giles Resort 2012Giles Resort 2012

Antonio Berardi Resort 2012Antonio Marras Resort 2012Antonio Marras Resort 2012Fendi Resort 2012

Akris Resort 2012Akris Resort 2012

Willow Resort 2012Willow Resort 2012Balmain Resort 2012Celine Resort 2012Celine Resort 2012Celine Resort 2012Emilio Pucci Resort 2012Jonathan Saunders Resort 2012Louis Vuitton Resort 2012Louis Vuitton Resort 2012Lanvin Resort 2012Lanvin Resort 2012Marc by Marc Jacobs Resort 2012Marc Jacobs Resort 2012Marc Jacobs Resort 2012Marni Resort 2012Michael Angel Resort 2012Moschino Resort 2012Stella McCartney Resort 2012Peter Jensen Resort 2012Zac Posen Resort 2012

super suits as shown above from derek lam, giles, antonio berardi, antonio marras, fendi, willow, akris, balmain, celine, emilio pucci, jonathan saunders, lanvin, marc by marc jacobs, marc jacobs, marni, michael angel, moschino, peter jensen, stella mccartney, zac posen.

all images from style.com with thanks.

before i finish off this posting i must make you aware of andrea crews, a paris based designer who has been giving it grand in the head to toe shell-suiting department for some time now. andrea is worthy of a full posting to herself – but thought i should share some suiting freshness from an independent designer who has been doing it, doing it and doing it well for a while –  all images below from her SS 10 jogging collection.

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