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Sonia Rykiel Fall 2012 Runway Review

With new creative director April Crichton at the helm of Sonia Rykiel, this season wasn’t as coquettish as a die-hard Rykiel fan might have hoped for. A straightforward collection, the lineup was rife with the house's signature chunky knits (there were even heavy knit skirts), loosely tailored cropped trousers, shirt dresses, and pleated and ruffled day dresses, making for a variety of sell-able looks.

It wasn’t until the end when the black eveningwear, which played with sheer fabric, made its way out that we had a hint of the Rykiel girl’s signature irreverence.