carolina herrera stuck to the classics in her collection, focused on sophisticated daywear and suiting and elegant red-carpet ready dresses. for day, there were shift dresses with peek-a-boo lace panels, slouchy eyelet trousers with a silk chiffon pleated v-neck blouse, white knit lace polo with a silk shantung rose print a-line skirt, and polkadot print shirtdresses. for night, she upped the glam factor with popover blouses and chevron print long skirt, double layer lace long black gown with a red patent belt, and long floral print sack dresses.
at oscar de la renta, springtime was definitely in the air, with lots and lots of dresses, short and long. for the short variety, he utlized eyelet trim, bubble hems, tie waist silhouettes, rembroidered lace, empire waist silk chiffon, belted shirtdresses, and bright floral shifts. he also added some daywear, in the form of double breasted suiting, navy polo shirts, knit sweaters and cardigans. despite his age, de la renta showed that he continues to know what women want, and how to dress them.