Elie Tahari: Eschewing last season’s Baroque frippery, Elie Tahari decked his mannequins in structured fall togs with more than a hint of the Sixties — both the racy, shoulder-baring and the prim, covered-up kind. The designer whipped up miniskirts and evening dresses in car chrome-inspired metallics, and kept the embellishments to nothing more than an interesting side note, most effective in the geometric embroideries of a trim, black cutout jacket and the muted color blocks of a minidress. And, as he has done in the past few seasons, Tahari put great emphasis on accessories, offering myriad bags — more than 100 — in leather, patent and pony incarnations, as well as an array of retail-savvy flats.

Organic: At Organic, John Patrick presented a neo-grunge collection of mostly camisoles, henleys and sweaters, all layered to chic effect in muted, natural colors and organic wools and decomposable cottons.

Shelly Steffee: With the work of revered architect Zaha Hadid as inspiration, Shelly Steffee offered a beautifully executed study of conceptual clothing, from a black wool tunic that converts into a jacket to a gunmetal dress with a paneled front.

Bradley Scott: While far from groundbreaking, the collection from newcomer Bradley Scott featured understated looks fit for the uptown sophisticate, with pieces such as ruched and cropped jackets or flirty Audrey-esque dresses.

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