By  on April 12, 2010

On a recent Saturday at the Chicago outpost of Barneys New York, a rolling rack near the front of the second-floor designer area holds the store’s current L’Wren Scott offerings. Among the items are two cashmere cardigans, their genre’s discreet familiarity confounded by large blocks of tiny, vibrant sequins, one berry-on-berry, the other, chartreuse-on-ivory, completely covering their fronts. This embellished riff makes not for the gaudy glitz one might expect, but high elegance with a dash of flash.

This story first appeared in the April 12, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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