Matthew Ames RTW Spring 2011

Matthew Ames RTW Spring 2011

Matthew Ames saw spring as the season in which he “cleansed his shapes by stripping them to what is essential.”

Matthew Ames RTW Fall 2010

Matthew Ames RTW Fall 2010

Matthew Ames’ collection employed his signature architectural draping and stripped-away color scheme, as well as edgier leather options.

Matthew Ames RTW Spring 2010

Matthew Ames RTW Spring 2010

Ames mixed architectural shapes in some places, a refined drape in others, both in either graphic black-and-white or pop colors.

Matthew Ames RTW Fall 2009

Matthew Ames RTW Fall 2009

Matthew Ames may be under the radar, but judging from his elegant, Eastern-influenced show, the Brooklyn-based designer ought to get ready for the klieg lights.