Clover Canyon’s success in the contemporary niche has been based, for the most part, on its bold, kaleidoscopic print dresses. For spring, Rozae Nichols took the optical-effects ball firmly in hand and really ran with it. Inspired by nature in an urban setting, she brought an assortment of little dresses to life with whimsical, laser-cut butterflies, glimmering insect wings and embroidered paillettes, all with a 3-D effect.

 

The true surprise, however, was the number of solid dresses, skirts and cropped pants Los Angeles-based Nichols showed — mostly in dusty pink, lemon yellow and sky blue. She also added beading and floral cutouts to sports mesh and introduced classic cotton shirts in a variety of bold colors. Both groupings gave the playfully sweet collection a masculine/feminine appeal. While the lineup definitely had a quirky edge, it was fun to see Nichols break out of her comfort zone.

By  on September 17, 2015

Clover Canyon’s success in the contemporary niche has been based, for the most part, on its bold, kaleidoscopic print dresses. For spring, Rozae Nichols took the optical-effects ball firmly in hand and really ran with it. Inspired by nature in an urban setting, she brought an assortment of little dresses to life with whimsical, laser-cut butterflies, glimmering insect wings and embroidered paillettes, all with a 3-D effect.

 

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