“I’m obsessed with the mystery of the night,” Angel Sanchez said backstage in his showroom as he oversaw his intimate runway presentation for fall. “Dressing for the night is when I feel most like myself.”

 

Inspired by Spanish director Luis Buñuel, most notably his film “That Obscure Object of Desire,” Sanchez translated his fascination into a collection with a seductive flair. His cocktail dresses and evening gowns were sexy and dramatic, showing hints of skin via transparent seams, illusion necklines and lots of lace.

 

The lineup was consistent, featuring a range of textured black looks, with a hint of opulent gold and majestic purple. The neck, in particular, was important to Sanchez — many of his dresses had dramatically high necklines — and he favored ruffled tulle tied with sweet velvet bows.

By  on February 17, 2016

“I’m obsessed with the mystery of the night,” Angel Sanchez said backstage in his showroom as he oversaw his intimate runway presentation for fall. “Dressing for the night is when I feel most like myself.”

 

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