*NYFW S/S 2017* Show #5, #6, #7

Designer: CAAFD Presents:  I’MPOSSIBLE  COLLECTIVE SHOWCASE SPRING / SUMMER 2017 

Venue: Art Beam

Date: Sunday, September, 11, 2016

 

Emerging Designer 1: Ponyo Porco

Presentation: Runway Show

Colors: Blue, pink, black and white, floral

Style: Printed, whimsical, drawing, animal, flow sleeves and dresses, high collar

Shoes: Chunky platform sandals

Accessories: Braids

I liked how the stockings matched the footwear giving the illusion of boots.

Emerging Designer 2: Jessica Van

Presentation: Runway show; 16 looks

Colors: White, peach

Style: Flared, silk, hand painted, organza

Shoes: Tasseled caged  stilettos

Accessories: Branches as hair pieces, rope used for necklaces

Although it's not my taste, I admire the designer for using nature in her show. Styling the branches as headpieces, and rope as bustier or necklace was quite a statement! 

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Emerging Designer 3: Laison

Inspiration: Books, music, fine art, and sunny California

Colors: White, dark mustard, black, hunter green, blue

Style: Dramatic pleat, off the shoulder, flare, ruffle

Shoes: Oxford

Accessories: Chunky studs

I liked the embellished statement earrings.