Toying with reflective light and transparency are constant touchstones for Dion Lee. This season he honed in on glass textures, creating “crystal crochet,” a fabric made from clear glass beads that accented the trims of minidresses, skirts and tops. Sheer elements also came into play on a series of looks featuring subtle, peekaboo embroidery that revealed hints of skin beneath, while other silhouettes featured zippered, folded hemlines for a “peeled-away” effect.

 

It wouldn’t be a Dion Lee collection without a sexy little dress, and his resort lineup included several, among them a group featuring elaborate corsetry and high slits. He also reimagined an elegant silk slipdress with cutout, “suspended” straps and a wrapped, layered bodice. On the other end of the spectrum, his daywear included boyish denim, backless ribbed sweaters and easy, off-the-shoulder cotton shirting.

By  on June 6, 2016

Toying with reflective light and transparency are constant touchstones for Dion Lee. This season he honed in on glass textures, creating “crystal crochet,” a fabric made from clear glass beads that accented the trims of minidresses, skirts and tops. Sheer elements also came into play on a series of looks featuring subtle, peekaboo embroidery that revealed hints of skin beneath, while other silhouettes featured zippered, folded hemlines for a “peeled-away” effect.

 

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