New York Spring/Summer 2006 Wrap Up III
Anna Sui was certainly a refreshing show after so many monocolored or 'grown-up' collections. Lots of pretty colored prints on her pieces inspired by paintings. Sui also experimented with lots of playful shapes, and the collection really shows Sui's happy, hippies Twenties style.
J. Mendel amazed me too. I could totally see all the high-society ladies wearing those beeautiful skirts and coats to posh restaurants for lunch/ dinner or to established hotels for tea. Feminine yet not overly structured tailoring matched with elegant materials such as silk and mink. Dahhling, that's absolutely fabulous!
I usually admire Posen's designs, but I feel that this collection is a bit off... ...
The only words that comes to mind after looking at Wang's collection is 'rich and luxurious.' Beautiful satin and the occasional laces enhanced the already dramatic and elegant tailoring. My only complaint is that there was too much black for my summer taste. So many dresses I loved, so here are all of them: