A 10 p.m. time slot plus open seating plus Beth Ditto equals a party, right? Billed as such, the Versus runway presentation required returning to the same Via Gesu venue at which the Versace show was held two hours prior on Friday night. Ditto’s live performance and Christopher Kane’s vivid, clubby clothes were high-energy enough to pull off the party trick. The big impression the clothes left was color — hot pink, electric blue and the rainbow of a Rubik’s Cube — worked on sexed-up sportswear, including patent-mesh pants, Windbreakers, fit-and-flare apron dresses and some excellent graphic knits. There were outsize dot prints and a recurring bracelet motif — jumbo chain links as a print or 3-D plastic embroidery — making for a crazy clash that Kane pulled together with polish, referring to it as “kind of a Nintendo, cartoon world” during a preview.

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