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Costello Tagliapietra Fall/Winter 2011

Posted by stephan | February 12th, 2011
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Nineties nostalgia may be all the rage, but for designers Robert Tagliapietra and Jeffrey Costello the decade holds special significance; the duo met 17 years ago and have been inseparable ever since. It was this meeting that inspired their romantic f/w collection, filled with lighthearted plays on color and texture. Working with an autumnal palate of copper, red and green, punctuated with vivid bursts of pattern, they crafted a look that was pure fun. For lovers of beauty, there was plenty to enjoy – most notably the presence of the divine Brandi Quinones – though belted dresses in saffron and brush print blouses embellished with sequins were sartorial standouts. However, a knit jersey dress in ruby red may have been the pièce de résistance.

Sustainability was also on the brain at Costello; eco-conscious techniques like air dyeing and the use of harm-free alpaca fur (the fur is only taken from alpaca that die of natural causes) kept the collection earth friendly and solidified the brand’s commitment to thoughtful design.

Costello Tagliapietra
Fall/Winter 2011

Casting: Maurilio Carnino for MTC Casting
Hair: Nelson Vercher of Rita Hazan Salon

Photos: Stephan Moskovic
Text: Janelle Okwodu

Shot on location at Mac at Milk Studios

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2 Comments

  1. Prabal says:

    Lovely girls!

  2. Mimi says:

    These women are so beautiful.

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