Primary influence: Alexander McQueen
Lesser influences: Jean Paul Gaultier, Balmain, Etro
Favored colors: Black & gold, deep jewel tones
Trends: Emphasis on verticality, dramatic shapes and cut-outs, drapery, the female form sexualized. If not sexualized, androgynous. Common elements include brocade, leather, lace, and heavy velvet. Classic shapes and dark colors – especially the emphasized hourglass – create a femme fatale aesthetic.