Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera delivered her signature brand of American sportswear, starting off with separates, swimwear, and short dresses in white and brown, with shots of emerald, orange and teal blue. Print dresses featured motifs of 50s swimmers, slim tattersall suits were accessorized with red sandals. After this, the dress show begins and this is where Herrera shines. Twisted and shirred silk…
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fall needs & wants

More SS05 Fashion Week stuff coming up…some heavy hitters grace Bryant Park today: Carolina Herrera Jeffrey Chow Bill Blass Esteban Cortazar Proenza Schouler (one of my personal faves) Samanatha Treacy Nicole Miller Tommy Hilfiger (returning to the tents after missing FW04) stay tuned for more reviews…
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Imitation of Christ

Tara Subkoff’s line used to be the coolest of the cool. Now it seems like it’s a ripoff of a bunch of designers that did it better the first time around. The first half of the show was the Imitation line, grecian shorts and minidresses with sequins, loose capris and worn with gladiator type sandals, part of her collaboration with…
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Kenneth Cole

Kenneth Cole was channeling a bit of Narciso Rodriguez in his spring presentation: lots of white, clean lines, skinny silk skirts with fitted tanks, retro cut swimsuits. After the white intro, he delved into neutrals like sand, navy and steel gray, with a bit of pale aqua thrown in. Silhouettes were slim, with fitted suits, pencil skirts, and elegant sheaths…
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Perry Ellis

Perry Ellis’ show for men and women was absolutely stunning. Patrick Robinson showed delicate and feminine pieces for women, featuring ruffled hems, metallic sashes, satin bustiers and flowing sundresses. He accessorized all the looks with vintage-y chunky pearls and satin ribbon used as bracelets. The mens looks were vintage PE, featuring striped sweaters and polos, slim trousers, silk print shirts,…
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