LOS ANGELES — The Forties? Fabulous. Louis Verdad flirted with femininity in a spring collection that recalled the bygone glamour of screen sirens Lupe Velez and Rita Hayworth. Amid suits with giant pinstripes, high-waisted trousers and ruffled skirts, he sent out this sexy sailor-style top and swingy printed skirt. For more L.A. fashion, see today’s story The Land of Plenty.
This story first appeared in the November 4, 2003 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.