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Donna Karan Showed the Body Some Love

Images via Donna Karan
Images via Donna Karan

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Donna Karan touched on some major Fall 2013 trends in her latest collection with a monochromatic palette (stepping out only for a series of brown dresses), sumptuous materials like horse hair and fur, and panels of transparent fabric. WWD, for its part, wasn't thrilled with the collection, even noting at one point that "The mangy heft of a shag sweater, an evening dress with a bodice of 'eroded snakeskin' embroidery or a brown leather breastplate—these came off as ponderous and kind of a downer." Yikes. That's a lot of rough words for what was for the most part a collection that trades in the designer's aesthetic of yore: Body hugging dresses made for an urban warrior. Drop your own judgement after the jump.

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