Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2014

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2014

The designer went the casual-luxury route, layering delicate pastel laces over floral or solid silks.

Gregory Parkinson RTW Fall 2013

Gregory Parkinson RTW Fall 2013

The designer faced the challenge of how to extend his beachy, resort aesthetic into fall.

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2013

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2013

The designer sent out a lineup of lovely French-lace dresses.

Gregory Parkinson RTW Fall 2012

Gregory Parkinson RTW Fall 2012

The mix of patterns, textures and prints made for a visual feast that didn’t feel heavy, thanks to the tonal palette.

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2012

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2012

Making an about-face this season, the designer eschewed his usual color and pattern for a positively dreamy lineup.

Gregory Parkinson Resort 2012

Gregory Parkinson Resort 2012

Parkinson created his own pretty patterns on lush caftan shapes, flowing skirts and dainty tank tops, all of which felt just right.

Gregory Parkinson RTW Fall 2011

Gregory Parkinson RTW Fall 2011

The Los Angeles-based designer channeled Stevie Nicks by mixing printed Lurex embroidered cotton tulle with airy silk brocades and lace.

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2011

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2011

Even hard-core urbanites will swoon over the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist’s airy layers of silk and linen.

Gregory Parkinson Resort 2011

Gregory Parkinson Resort 2011

Gregory Parkinson’s fashion formula of tie-dye treatments and patchwork lends itself well to the cruise season.

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2009

Gregory Parkinson RTW Spring 2009

Parkinson?s collection of printed and layered chiffon dresses would be right for the likes of Pia Getty at a poolside cocktail party in the south of France.