INSPIRATION: A top-down, music-blaring road trip from the big city to Joshua Tree
TOP LOOKS: Battenburg-esque stretch-lace mini with khaki dolman jacket; perfectly tailored paillette shift with black leather sleeves; flattering-on-everyone baby-blue flare trousers
ACCESSORIES: Dark-lens, clear-frame sunnies; Lucite bangles; linen pointed-toe flats
WHO WAS THERE: Rachel Zoe plus entourage set the sunglasses-inside dress code for edgy fashion types in vintage kimonos and technicolor caftans.
WHAT WE THOUGHT: A devil-may-care road trip may have inspired this collection, but, Kayne being Kayne, these pieces were an exercise in refined tailoring. The three-pocket trousers, striped cardigans, and patch-pocket blazers would flatter almost any body type.
Here, the edge is in the details -- band pockets in the shorts, leather sleeves on a shift -- and in accent pieces like a lace bandage mini and a plum leopard button-down. The collection also referenced two trends we're seeing this week, much to our ice-cream-loving chagrin: crop tops and sheer blouses. But Kayne's iterations might be worth skipping the Chubby Hubby.
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