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
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!
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
Accessories: Chunky studs
I liked the embellished statement earrings.