Elizabeth Kennedy has become known for her dramatic evening gowns, and this season, she did not disappoint. Inspired by exotic birds, Kennedy worked with rich color combinations and plenty of feathers on her intricate, sculptural gowns. The architecturally inspired dresses ran the gamut from voluminous ballgowns to sleek, controlled ruffled frocks. Kennedy has also introduced a few evening separates to her collection for the first time: bustier tops, trumpet skirts, a crisp top with sequins and feather embroidery, even a pantsuit. It’s refreshing to watch a designer step out of her comfort zone and still be true to her DNA.
Sign up for WWD news straight to your inbox every day