New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 : NOON BY NOOR
For its 11h return to New York Fashion Week, Noon By Noor debuted its Spring/Summer ’18 collection on Thursday, September 7th at Gallery III at Skylight Clarkson Sq.
Sitting front row were Kate Mara, wearing Noon By Noor’s Resort 2018 crisp clover green bell sleeve shirt and tailored trousers, Caitriona Balfe, in a statement rosebud embellished clover green skirt and rosebud shirt from Resort 2018. Seated alongside Caitriona was celebrity stylist Tara Swennen, and The Misshapes’s Leigh Lazark, who were both also wearing Noon By Noor Resort 2018. Top models to walk the show included Lina Hoss, Lia Pavlova and Odette Pavlova.
For Noon By Noor’s Spring/Summer 2018, designers Shaikha Noor Rashid Al Khalifa and Shaikha Haya Mohamed Al Khalifa drew inspiration from their home country, Bahrain, which is portrayed through the color palette of red and white, sketchbook print, embellishments and several silhouettes and shapes within the collection.“This collection was a testament to our brand’s versatility, which merges masculine shapes with timeless femininity.” said Shaikha Noor Al Khalifa.
Shaikha Haya Al Khalifa added that “This season has marked our first handbag collaboration. When we sat with Tyler and her team, we all felt that Tyler Ellis and Noon By Noor were a perfect match.”- Haya Al KhalifaSpring/Summer 2018 achieves a blend of masculine and feminine elements by exploring masculine shapes in wide leg trousers, tailored blazers, oversized shirts and knitwear while ruffles, pleats, billowing sleeve shapes and sheer fabrics attest to the collection’s femininity.The core color palette of red, soft white and rosebud pink is supported by black, as ladybug and large sketchbook floral print contribute to the all over textural pattern. Using signature techniques, the floral sketch is embellished on blazers, skirts and dresses. Pleated detailing offers clean minimal lines, and sheer cottons and silk fabrics present a modern take on Bahrain’s traditional silhouettes. Oversized tailored trousers are paired back with knitwear, offering classic mannish tailoring.This season’s collection also introduces cotton embroidered and printed t-shirts, quoting the words “Love” or “Wisdom” in Arabic script with its English translation featured on the back, which are styled with trousers and skirts.New for Spring/Summer 2018, Noon By Noor has collaborated with luxury L.A. based handbag designer Tyler Ellis to create a signature 10-piece capsule collection comprised of two styles a sleek Kelly Box and Lee Pouchet envelope clutch. Presenting its first handbag collection, Noon By Noor features a variety of luxe textures, fabrics and gold hardware