LOS ANGELES — Smart dames with classic style — that’s the way David Cardona sees his women. And it showed in his spring collection of smooth, fluid silks and sexy tailored leathers. For those who keep tabs on this sort of thing, there were some red-carpet stunners, too. Here, a racy silk halter dress. For more on the L.A. fashion shows, see pages 4, 5 and 10.

This story first appeared in the November 6, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.