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Sneak Peek: Darryl Jagga’s Fall 2010 Line


Darryl Jagga’s line, 43.46 aggaj, recently showcased in New York. The collection was a mix of dresses, skirts and shirts in a combination of comfortable fabric. Darryl Jagga loves art and architecture and incorporates elements of both in his work. His inspiration for this season’s collection comes from the landscapes of Iceland. The name of the line, 43.46, is his mother’s and father’s birth years.


Darryl Jagga focused on fitting a woman who wants to be at ease in her clothing. His customer is the modern woman who is aware of the trends and uses them to identify herself. He used color blocking in simple shifts, as well as a generous dose of ruffles and gathers in sleeves.

One particular dress had two layers of ruffles at the waist and the hip, adding interesting detailing to an otherwise simple cap-sleeved dress. With the use of seaming and darts, many of the dresses were perfectly fitted and elegantly draped.

His color palate was a nude mix of grays and beiges with shots of purple, yellow, gold, silver and other colors interjected in dresses and coats. Sequins were also another detail that was well represented. My favorite item was a ruffled skirt that was fitted at the waist. It can be paired with anything and still look elegant.
To see more of his collection, go to www.4346aggaj.com.

Written by Tabitha

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.


  1. […] Darryl Jagga: South African designer Darryl Jagga has worked for some of America’s top houses, including Calvin Klein. Chic and flirty, his pieces rely less on traditional African styles and feature lots of lace and ruffles. His latest spring collection is almost exclusively black and white, a sharp contrast to the bright color palette he’s used in past seasons. […]

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