As you know, many big designers are launching lines that side step themselves from that of haute couture. The economy is not kind to everyone which includes the apparel industry and those of lucrative fashion houses. Not Made to Measure style can be great to big houses but the downside is that it may "flood" the market and make their label feel less high fashion. So, they really have to be careful how much of these ready to wear should be made and create the right price point... a very, very delicate balance.
Nonetheless, Karl Lagerfeld long awaited ready to wear line away from Chanel's haute couture hit Net-A-Porter on Jan. 25th. Here are some pretty cool pieces from his new collection: