A recent trip to Istanbul inspired Michael Kors to pour rich finishing touches onto the sporty, minimal clothing that make up his Resort 2013 collection. "Whatever you think is glamorous jewelry in the rest of the world is considered daytime" in Istanbul, Kors said, which may explain why he used gold chains instead of straps on a cherry red swimsuit — or why he dotted coat collars, sandals, and evening bags with a lavish allowance of white and yellow rhinestones. The collection would be plenty glamorous without the embellishments, thanks in part to all the gold fabrics Kors used. There are a coat, dress, and pants in a black-and-gold ikat pattern, along with a patterned gold sheath dress, several pieces rendered in gold lace, and full-length golden gowns. Still, Kors's dedication to making simple clothing as luxurious as possible is expressed best in a blue snakeskin coat adorned with a wide fur collar.
Michael Kors Resort 2013