Don’t Just Buy Clothes, Build a Wardrobe with Antthony Design Originals

THE STORY: The Designer’s Voice
Rich, captivating and sporty are the three words that describe the Antthony Originals fall 2010 sportswear collection. My vision was to mix exotic textiles with brilliant, bold colors to create artistic silhouettes to match the season.
Most designers use an icon or a destination for their inspiration, but to me it is all about pulling the shapes out of my head and putting them into the textiles. For this collection, I used exclusive textile patterns which were custom designed for each silhouette and bridge traditional patterns with abstract shapes. The use of color and placement of the art was so important to really support the clean silhouettes created for this season.
A COLLECTION BUILT ON A PHILOSOPHY: Don’t just buy clothes, build a wardrobe!
Every style in the collection is designed with versatility and comfort in mind. Each of these pieces can literally be worn from day to evening wear, with no fuss. They all have an easy to wear quality to them, making them ideal for any busy woman. After many hours of research and design time in my Los Angeles studio; here are a few of my favorite pieces from the fall 2010 sportswear collection.

Antthony Sporty Chic Twofer Cardigan and Pant Set
When you have only five minutes to decide what to wear, reach for this sporty, chic pant set. The knit cardigan fabric has the hand of the finest cashmere, accompanied with a soft knit shell underpinning framed. French poet’s grosgrain ribbon and buttons dyed to match complete the outfit. The pocket placement is perfect adding an unexpected clean design to the linear shape of the cardigan. The new shape of the trouser is fantastic and clean, yet still offers a lot of ease in the thigh area to fit appropriate to all body types.
Available in: Black, Cognac, Drama Purple, Lapis Blue and Olive
Sizes: Petites, Missy

Antthony Opulent Textures Dress
To date, this is the most elaborate dress released from the Antthony studio. The empire bodice is a work of art as it softly pours into an A-line shape skirt which is the most flattering shape for all women. The intricate design has layers of sheer knit with a one of a kind textile design that captures the feeling of the season. Spice and opulent jewel tones celebrate together to create a dreamy, sophisticated, angelic dress. Worn with high shaft boots or comfortable wedges, this dress is a season winner.
Available in: Brown Multi and Black Multi

Antthony Absolutely Charming Cardigan and Tank Set
Treat yourself to this self indulgent cardigan set and feel feminine and powerful. With three-quarter length sleeves and layers of hand set ruffles framing the neckline, I consider this the new power suit. The slightly elongated shape softly nips the waistline with a magnificent hidden hook and eye closure to keep a neat appearance. The new style tank is a V-neck with a smooth finish. This is by far the most couture inspired design in the collection.
Available in: Drama Purple, Black and Ivory
Wear with: Antthony Sporty Chic Twofer Cardigan and Pant Set Item Number: 958-270
Available in: Black, Cognac, Drama Purple, Lapis Blue and Olive

Antthony Designing Style Flutter Tunic (not yet available)
This versatile tunic offers a sleek new level of style and glamour from Antthony which can be worn as a dress or married with a jean or easy knit pant. The elaborate pleated tunic radiates out to hand-sculpted, angel-like sleeves. The waistline features a Japanese origami belt made of soft sheen satin that adjusts in the back. The skirt is a fluid A-line style made of light, soft chiffon fully lined in a soft pliable textile. This is a spirited look to add to your fashion collection.
Available in: Light Olive

Antthony Casual and Comfortable Hounds-Tooth Ruana
With a simple toss over the shoulder, this all-season rauana provides comfortable beauty. The classic hounds tooth feel married with Antthony’s flawless draping skills makes this savvy accessory a great solution for a chilly day. It can also pair with anything in your wardrobe from berry, smoke camel and brown, black and charcoal. This is an affordable luxury item that moves freely but allows comfort and warm that will keep the roaring wind at bay and a fashionable smile on your face.
Available in: Black, Berry and Brown
Wear with: Antthony Comfort Never Look So Good Knit Pant Item Number: 958-277
Available in: Black, Stone and Berry

Antthony Swirling Ruffles Skirt Set
Milan! Think Paris! Think New York fashion week! Antthony delivers trendsetting couture inspired detail in this newest skirt set from his studio. The blouse is a ripple of textures and flower-like shapes which frame the shoulder and explode into a full asymmetrical bouquet. Then the whimsical sleeves complete the look with a delicate petal shape. The flip skirt swirls and flows in a feminine movement reminiscent of a dress worn on your first date or high school prom. Out of all the styles in the entire collection this one is at the top of the list for any wardrobe. You will attract lingering looks when you wear this ensemble!
Available in: Black, Drama Purple, Royal Blue

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