The Indian influences in designer Devin Carlson’s Fremont collection emerged subtly through the use of natural linens, vibrant pink and blue hues and lightweight layering appropriate for hot spring and summer days. Geometric touches were more obvious with prints and cutouts revolving around seven shapes.
Angel Johnson’s collection fit for music video vixens featured sheet metal detailing, textured vinyl, iridescence and see-through lace in body-hugging dresses, rompers, pants and shorts.
In her Concept Fashion Week debut, Inka Sherman tested the versatility of jersey with structured and soft elements in a presentation of cardigans, shorts, capris, skirts, tanks, blouses and dresses that stuck mostly to a gray, white and beige palette with the exception of pops of teal and pink.
Chanteuse displayed vintage-inspired pieces such as ruched knickers in a creepy installation of an overgrown boudoir with leafless trees, moss and small stuffed animals.
The bowels of the Spring Arts Tower were enveloped in white plastic on which street scenes were projected for Elmer Ave’s installation that had three models sporting skillfully tailored vests, long shorts and pants.