CALVIN’S LAYER TAKE
NEW YORK — Anyway you slice it, sheer fabrics and layering are two of spring’s strongest messages. But Calvin Klein wanted to work them in a way that replaced romance with edge. “This has a whole new feeling, different than what I did three years ago,” he said. “This looks modern instead of ethereal.” In the knockout collection he showed on Friday, Klein worked in a strong palette, layering skintight stretches of silk jersey. Here, the doubled-up T-shirts and long skirt. For more on the New York finale, see pages 6 to 10.