Eveningwear designer Gustavo Cadile said he was inspired by French aristocrat and designer Jacqueline de Ribes — and as a result, old-world glamour reigned in most of the gowns in his spring collection. These ranged from a beaded, floral purple long-sleeve top and fitted ball skirt with sculptural folds to a strapless sky-blue ballgown with tonal floral embroidery on the voluminous skirt.

But perhaps Cadile might consider refocusing his vision moving forward as the collection lacked an overall cohesiveness. That said, there were several more minimalist silhouettes — such as a tonal pink halter number with a collar — that gave the collection a much-needed modern approach.