NEW YORK — When Horace Greeley said, “Go West, young man,” it’s unlikely that he was thinking of fashion designers. But that’s exactly who is responding to the fabled exhortation at the moment — and no one delivered a chicer or cuter response than Anna Sui, whose upbeat spring show was full of the prettiest frontier lasses around. Here, Naomi Campbell in Sui’s top with Native American-style beading and a straw cowboy hat. For more on the trend, see the photo spread: “How the West Was Won.”

This story first appeared in the September 22, 2004 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.