New York Fashion Week Spring ’10. Modern Technology Adds Luxury at Gottex

September 14, 2009 • New York Fashion Week Spring '10

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Summary: It wouldn't be Spring Fashion Week without swimwear and seeing what Gottex has in store for us. The collection explored a fusion of technology and luxury, using innovative fabrics such as laminated tulle, plasticized lycra and laser cut jewel-like embellishments. Strong statements took shape in bright white solids including sheer plissé insets, one shoulder looks, tiny gathered bottoms, and gold belted accents. Always playing dress up at poolside Gottex showed the most glamorous looks with golden disk, precious stone and coral necklace embellishments. Solid black suits were combined with colorful flowy coverups like the blue and gold lame caftan with kimono sleeves, and the red abstract coral print silk kimono. The ultra-shiny gunmetal plasticized lycra strapless suit with a faux coral necklace was absolutely stunning, and the black tulle laminates looked like shiny jet sequins that twinkle and glisten all the better to make you a look like a Hollywood star.

Color Palette: White, cream, sand, ochre, cobalt, black, gunmetal, coral, gold, blue sea print

Fabrics & Textures: laminated tulle, plasticized lycra, lycra, stretch, plisse, lamé, embroidery, silk, gold hardware, laser cut jewel-like embellishment, faux coral, jewels, laser-cut disks, crystal embroidery, pleats, silk chiffon, grosgrain gold accents

Key Looks: White asymmetric swimsuit with stretch plissé inserts and solid lycra body; Asymmetric ruched swimsuit in desert beige degradé print with grosgrain gold accent belt; Cobalt blue sea print lycra swimsuit with sweeping neckline detail and optic white under-structure; Asymmetric silk crepe beach dress in blue degradé sea print; Black corset detail swimsuit in fine lycra with blue and gold lame caftan with kimono sleeves; gunmetal plasticized lycra strapless swimsuit with faux coral charms with faux coral and undulated gold necklace; Black tulle laminated strapless swimsuit with tulle plisse inserts and black jet embroidery with black embroidery belt.

—Carol Calacci

Photos: WireImage

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