Gallery: M. Patmos Brings the Aristocratic Nomad to Fall 2013 NY Fashion W...

Marcia Patmos had a specific woman in mind when she designed her Fall/Winter 2013 collection. Her muse? The "aristocratic nomad," a well-traveled "lady of the house" who takes pleasure in curating wardrobe pieces from across the globe but isn't above plundering from her husband's closet on occasion. Sure enough, ladylike silhouettes went head to head with masculine details like fishermen's rib, waffle knits, and bold checks. Filmy jacquard silks, digitally printed with rejiggered ikat and camouflage motifs, stood in contrast with '40s surplus-inspired double-faced wools and sleek Nappa leather panels. Rich hues of merlot, peacock, and charcoal were underscored by shots of metallic and neon.

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