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Ralph Lauren: For the Bold, Mod Sophisticate In You

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Ralph Lauren's spring 2014 collection, presented today as part of New York Fashion Week, was bold, bright, and eye-catching. This line mixes mod and menswear to varying degrees throughout — black and white geometric patterns adorning suits (feat. geometric patterned ties), vibrant colors, sleek silhouettes, and knee-high socks — and the result is consistently classy and refined.

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Lauren has also designed a few evening gowns; especially noteworthy are the two bright red creations (the sleeves and plunging neckline on one are gorgeous, and I am crying at the beauty of the other's cape), which feel invigoratingly modern and exciting in comparison to the other ruffly, plainer drop-waist evening dresses.

I, for one, am thrilled about the leather skirt-suspender combination, because I've been trying to make "business leathers" a thing for years now.

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Here's the collection in full:

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yvanehtnioj
yvanehtnioj

I was pretty bored until the last two rows of pictures. But I'd gladly trade my life for one where I got to wear any of those caped gowns.