NEW YORK — Sweetness permeated spring-summer at the Nouveau Collection show in the form of sherbet-hued dresses, jackets and separates.
The show, which ran from Sunday to Tuesday at the New Yorker Hotel here, attracted about 1,700 buyers, matching last year, said Nouveau Collection producer Joanne Feinstein. There were 140 labels, including Bkg & Company, Cartise, Surrealist/Free Lunch, Fresh Tea, Iridium Apparel, Krista Lee, Mycra Pac, Nicola Berti, Sacred Threads, Trimdin, Winding River and Zoe Designs. Many lines were selling spring merchandise for immediate delivery, as well as showing summer.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"