J. Mendel Finds Restraint on the Runway

Fur, embellishments and metallic fabrics might seem like an ultra-lush collection for most ready-to-wear lines, but for Gilles Mendel it’s par for the course. For the Fall 2016 J. Mendel line, he chose to simplify his usual aesthetic and designed the silhouettes to be chic, effortless and uncomplicated—though the same can’t be said for anything else in the collection.

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Marissa Stempien is a freelance writer and editor with a focus on travel, fashion, lifestyle, and culture. Her work has been featured in a number of print and online publications including ABC News, Popsugar, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Living and CityGirlGoneMom. Marissa is an avid traveler and is always looking to visit somewhere new or unexplored. Her unique lifestyle has given way to her...(Read More)

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