Tibi Spring 2013 Collection

Posted on September 20, 2012

Tibi continues its tradition of clean, minimalist lines in stark colors with this collection, offering up a whole bunch of chic little wardrobe essentials and separates. We’re not super-crazy about the brushed denim, but we love the mosaic print and the laces. It’s all very feminine in a 21st Century kind of way. Less frills, more impact.




[Photo Credit: GoRunway]

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  • MoHub

    I pretty much like it all. Except for the first dress with the mock belly window.

    • BrooklynBomber

      Yeah, that’s freaky. I like the color combination and the concept, but the placement of the window is a little strange.

    • Looks like an apron

    • You wear that when you are pregnant so people can keep track of how far along you are.

      • DeborahJozayt

        Honest to Bob, it looks like she enlarged then stapled her sonogram to her crotch.

  • A very successful, and marketable collection.  Its translatable to a lot of price levels, maintains a clear conceptual look that will mark the wearer as a forward thinking, educated woman. And the individual pieces could very easily be pulled across to work with a range of other things quite well.

  • Sobaika

    That white sheer shirt is heinous.

    Otherwise it’s a nice mix of strong separates that would translate well to a range of people. Well done.

  • holdmewhileimnaked

    people who are not me might wear this.

  • Anathema_Device

    I don’t care for the drop waists and overall proportions here. Not digging the colors all that much, either. Middle dress, bottom row, is pretty great, though.

  • Khaki pants with black granny panties – hiddy.
    (Ist row on the right).

  •  These don’t really impress me. And if the clothes aren’t super flattering on models, how will they look on real people?

  • quiltrx

    I like the clean lines, and I’ve always liked black with pastels.  Some of it doesn’t look all that wearable for regular folks, I’ll admit.

  • Judy_J

    Love the pink/black combos the best.

  • I like a lot of it, but is that another skirt clinging to the model’s hips I see in the second look, a la Marc Jacobs? (I genuinely can’t tell if it’s a skirt or shorts, but either way…)

  • save_the_hobbit

    Eh. I do like the last one though, with the dropped waist leather skirt. But I that’s because I’m in love with pretty much any dress with a dropped waist.

  • MilaXX

    Not crazy about at least half of this. I dislike the print and pretty much everything on rows 1 – 6. The last two rows are nice though.

  • PinkLemon

    feel like i’ve seen this all before….

  • Oh not belly baring pants again! Why can’t they fixate on something new like KNEES! Knee cleavage, sheer knees, tight knee socks and knee cap bustiers! Wow I am cranky this morning. I must Kneed some red wine and a baguette.

  • DTLAFamilies

    Yech. That shade of pink is hiddy.

  • kimmeister

    The sandals that cover just the inside of the foot are kind of interesting.  I’ll pass on everything else.

  • LadyJazzmine

    Oh come on. If a designer on Project Runway had made the dress at the top of the post, you’d have ripped them to shreds. It is hideous.

    • A runway show is not a reality television show. And we don’t rip any of the Fashion Week collections to shreds.

  • mellorcr

    This collection has a bit of a split personality.  Some of them have nipped in waists at the natural position, and some of the dropped waists are so low the models look like stretched out silly-putty pictures.  (silly putty isn’t just a color!)

  • SpcilK

    I usually love Tibi, but I am underwhelmed by this collection.

  • LesYeuxHiboux

    Eh. The mosaic print is nice.

    These Spring collections have been so underwhelming. Next spring I think I will just wear this spring’s clothes again.

  • NCDFan

    I really hate that we’ve got to live through another ‘hip hugger’ fashion phase. Why not just put a big X across the hips declaring ‘this is the widest part of my body!’ 

  • marilyn

    The first look is troubling.  What is the designer trying to accentuate with the big circle?  To quote Farmer Tim, it looks like a tampon gone bad.

  • kirkyo

    Those legs in Row 7 #3 are going to give me nightmares.

    • I agree. That model needs a sandwich, STAT. The gap is like a foot wide on those thighs, and I can see her skeleton. NOT HOT.

  • margaret meyers

    Most of them seem to be wearing ear augmentation.  Is that a trend?

  • lucasuk82

    I’m flashing back to MK’s reaction to Wendy Pepper’s show… I’m getting it, I’m getting it… I’m getting ta-tas.  

  • ccm800

    Hate the print blocking – ABHOR the denim – ruins every look it touches. The nipples are juvenile but I love everything else – especially some of the what I assume is laser cut fabrics