Having received an injection of funds from French venture capital firm Mode et Finance last spring, Nicolas Andreas Taralis said he planned to expand his collection to include more readily accessible styles.

That evolution was not immediately apparent with this show, which remained heavily focused on his trademark androgynous tailoring: pagoda-shouldered jackets and one-sleeve peplum tops, the former paired with leather biker pants, the latter with sheer dhoti pants. Still, Taralis is bringing a lighter hand to his aesthetic by injecting softer colors (dove gray, white) and mixing in ethnic touches like sari-style drapes on knee-length dresses. One of these, paired with a crinkled gray coat with torn-off sleeves, gave a glimpse of where the brand might be headed.

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