Ina Soltani chose leather as her primary material this season. While her typical sparkly evening gowns appeared at the end of the show, the designer steered the collection into a more cocktail and casual direction with minidresses, jackets, pants and shorts. She worked in a mostly black palette yet there were just a few biker-inspired looks; most of the lineup had a feminine feel with ruffles, fringe and touches of transparency, such as an A-line minidress with cap sleeves and hemline in a sheer fabric.
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Soltani saved her long jersey and chiffon looks for last, accenting them with leather straps and python bustiers.