Calculated simplicity and thoughtful detailing is what Derek Lam is known for in the fashion world. Derek Lam is a New York-based designer whose aesthetic is pretty meets downtown cool. From beautifully crafted sheath dresses to refined wide-leg trousers, Derek's feminine designs are a luxurious, clean and classy.
Eight years after the launch of his first label, Derek Lam decided to expand his brand to include a diffusion line. In June 2011, Derek launched his second label called Derek Lam 10 Crosby. 10 Crosby Derek Lam is lower-priced, casual brand which has an unpretentious, casual sporty vibe. Derek is still faithful to his sophisticated and detailed aesthetic but made Derek Lam 10 Crosby more accessible to many women. "I am interested in what it means to live a contemporary life," says Derek. "I always consider what will work for women at this moment, and to me this moment is about luxury without formality."
Derek Lam 10 Crosby is named after the address of the Derek Lam International, LLC headquarters in downtown Manhattan, where Derek finds much of his inspiration for the new label. This line has a younger spirit than Derek's first label, and he strove to incorporate things that he could not use in his main collections. Derek Lam 10 Crosby has more sensible fabrics for every day wear, slouchier shapes, prints, and vivid colors that brings out a young vibrant vibe.
Here are our top 5 pieces from Derek Lam 10 Crosby collection:
1.High Collar Silk Lace Trim Blouse
Derek Lam 10 Crosby delivers a striking silk blouse with signature precision and fit. A delicately detailed 100% silk long sleeved top with lace panels, pintuck pleats and pompom trim. Its back keyhole with rouleau button closure and cinched waist creates a flattering fit.
2.Tie Waist Button Down Shirt Dress
Effortlessly achieve the layered look in this shirt dress. Made of 100% cotton, the Prim poplin weave in midnight blue features mandarin collar, concealed front button placket, wide short sleeves, front overlay and tie sash at hip. Relaxed fit is balanced by mid-thigh length with gentle hi-lo hem.
3.Off The Shoulder Stripe Blouse
This Derek Lam 10 Crosby blouse is a 100% cotton off the shoulder blouse with an earthy print. Its elasticated neckline in a relaxed fit with long sleeves and tunic-length hem has a boho-chic appeal. Pair with some ultra-chic frayed denim.
4.Lou High Rise Straight Leg Jeans
Perfect for dressing up or down in these classic straight leg jeans by Derek Lam 10 Crosby elevate style immediately. Create a lean silhouette with its light constructed denim fabric and button with zip fly closure.
5.Sienna Loafer Suede Pumps
This Sienna platform pumps are beautiful heeled loafer constructed from fine black suede. The platform and block heel add comfort, while the front panel adds subtle detailing. This is made more comfortable with its leather lining and padded sole. Wear this style for a classic yet trendy addition to your outfit.