TFW Diary: Festooned peplums! Sumptuous furs! Check out 30 luxe looks from last night’s Pink Tartan show
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Pink Tartan’s Kimberley Newport Mimran aimed her Fall 2012 collection at the same glossy working woman as usual—the one who sweeps elegantly from the office to a cocktail party—though perhaps this season she’s had a promotion. The textures were extra sumptuous, from a fluffy rose-pink jacket to a deep red velvet coat with furry sleeves to a full feather peplum. This is the collection to shop for the peplum trend this fall: the waist frill appeared on sleeveless shells with lean flared trousers or over long bandage dresses. (One of those was worn by model Kate Somers, with a new wispy, shoulder-length haircut, who decided her vertiginous pointy heels had to come off at the end of the runway, to cheers from the socialite-filled crowd.) Newport-Mimran made a strong case for selling us our fall coats—most of the looks were dominated by their toppers, and we have our eye on a gorgeous Céline-esque forest green wool coat with leather sleeves. Really, a promotion deserves a little self-present.