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Arty Visions

This season designers are taking a painterly approach as bold brushstrokes make a mark on feminine dresses.

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This season designers are taking a painterly approach as bold brushstrokes make a mark on feminine dresses.

This story first appeared in the July 29, 2008 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

Art class is in session as designers opt for mesmerizing watercolor prints and other painterly motifs for resort dresses.

PHOTOGRAPHED BY TALAYA CENTENO AT BAY RIDGE RESTORATION CORP.; MODEL: MARTINA/SUPREME; HAIR BY RYAN TANIGUCHI; MAKEUP BY SOUHI AT DE FACTO USING MAC PRO; FASHION ASSISTANT: ASHLEY FALCON

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