“It’s all about the customer and what I think she wants from me,” said Reem Acra. Thus for pre-fall she expanded on the cocktail dress realm, showing easy shapes that offered a toned-down glamour. “Classic with an elegant twist,” she said. Acra worked gold lace on both the little frocks and long columns, while there were kaftan dresses with jeweled necklines and LBDs interpreted in many ways. Gowns ranged from goddess shapes to full-on ballgowns.