NY Fashion Week Spring ’08. Milly’s Flirty Frill. Second City Style Blog

September 11, 2007 • New York Fashion Week Spring '08

Summary: What color is the sky in Michelle Smith’s world? Blue. Navy blue.When I think of Milly I think of pretty clothes with big gold buttons. This season I think of Milly as preppy sportswear with big gold buttons. If you love the preppy hues of kelly green, navy with ivory pipping and the occasional brown sheath, not to mention a sweater tied around your neck, then this is the collection for you. Straight out of the "Preppy Handbook" it made me yearn for my Bermuda bag with the changeable covers and summers on The Cape.

Color Palette: white, ivory, kelly green, azure, navy, chocolate, hibiscus (pink), canary and black

Textures & Details: cotton knit, silk gauze, cotton sateen, silk twill, silk chiffon, cotton crochet, voile, nautical prints, trellis print, bouquet print, zig zag print, honeycomb weave, jacquard, eyelet, embroidery, white/cream piping, gold buttons, skinny and wide white or black patent leather belts.

Key Looks: navy with white piping cloque sheath dress; cotton crochet short shorts; navy with white piping cotton and gold buttons sateen day coat with white cotton sateen sailor pants; navy and white nautical print maillot; navy and white silk twill diamond print cap-sleeve top with navy cotton cloque rope shorts; black cotton double weave windowpane belted coat; navy cotton cable knit cardigan with a canary silk chiffon nautical print top and an azure cotton ornamental print tiered skirt; navy cotton eyelet sleeve dress; navy cotton cloque coat over a black cotton sateen wallpaper print dress; black cotton sundial lace cap-sleeve dress.






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