…and gold and bronze. Metallic fabrics and motifs played important roles on the New York spring runways. They turned up, for example, at Donna Karan, who went in a new, more clean-cut and industrial direction this season, which influenced even relatively small details, as in corset looks with utilitarian net insets. Here, one of her metal-spiked styles: a striking cotton jersey evening dress with splashes of silver sequins. For more on the trend, see today’s photospread, “Flash Dance.”
This story first appeared in the September 20, 2004 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.