“Winter longing for summer” was the approach Thakoon Panichgul tookfor fall. He was rereading “Dandelion Wine” by Ray Bradbury and wantedto capture the essence of summer through colors and prints on sturdymaterials. It was a thoughtful, whimsical continuation of what Panichguldid for spring, romantic in its use of dusty blue and pink, as well asdandelion patterns and embroidered dragonfly motifs, without ever comingoff as precious. Panichgul works in classic wearability laced withspecial details. In this case, shirtdresses were spliced with verticalsheer lace inserts and a navy quilted peplum top had a single dragonflyembroidered on the chest. There was an intellectual prettiness to thelineup, a good portion of which was fur, shown in faded pastels and agreat mini cheetah print. Cut into long, wrap collars, the furs broughtquirky polish to this soft, summer fantasy.

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