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Eric Wilson of the Times considers Karl Lagerfeld's evolution during the Age of Masstige. Karl's looks for Macy's, he writes, are "much more sophisticated" than his 2004 H&M collection. "His earlier work for H&M, as I recall, was more focused on T-shirts bearing his image, some nicely Euro-styled tailored jackets, too-tight turtlenecks, a couple of black silk dresses and shirts with stiff high collars. They were his signatures at the time. But for Macy’s, which showed only half the collection at the event, Mr. Lagerfeld offered a broader range of day dresses and suit-y looks in rich-looking fabrics that offered a little more versatility." See the whole Macy's collection here. [NYT; Racked National]


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