26 - New York
the fashion world converged on New York City in the tents at Bryant
Park where over 90 top designers presented the fashion trends for
romantic lingerie inspired dresses in pretty pastels are in evidence
on many runways. There are girly girls in corsets and camisoles
of the vintage variety, and embellishments of lace, embroidery,
ruffles, ribbons and bows.
of the lowslung hipline being the focal point, sashes, wrap dresses
and raised waistlines are the preferred silhouette. Hemlines are
scalloped, tea length, and layered. Cropped pants, bermuda shorts
and hot pants are worn with high heels. Retro chic references include
cigarette pants with sexy camisole tops, snug pencil skirts, body
hugging sheaths, full skirted dresses and jumpsuits.
Gold is the
footwear color of choice and Oscar de la Renta references Morocco
with his choice of saturated colors evocative of the spice markets
that he uses for his classic silhouettes of neatly tailored trousers
and shirts, silk shirtdresses and pretty, swingy skirts worn with
below highlight the fashions of designer Yeohlee.
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