Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring ’11. Georges Chakra Sculpts The Female Form

September 10, 2010 • New York Fashion Week Spring '11

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Summary: Inspired by the architecture of the Absolute Towers in Canada, Georges Chakra sculpts the female form with the use of satin straps, sometimes crisscrossed and other times parallel creating modern and fitted cocktail dresses for his Spring  2011 RTW Collection. The short and well fitted "hot chick" dresses are tasteful and timeless and allow freedom of movement with stretch silks. The collection also includes flowing gowns, which can be worn by women of all ages.

Color Palette: White, black, silver, gold, nude, taupe, grey, chartruese, violet, amethyst, turquoise, steel, bronze

Fabrics and Textures: satin, charmeuse, chiffon, silk, silk jersey, satin straps, satin loops, lucite crystal beads, basket weaves, sequins

Key Pieces: Ivory crepe tank cocktail dress with crisscross satin straps; Black crepe crisscross neck cocktail dress with satin straps and black crystal beading: Turquoise satin stretch cocktail dress with basket woven satin strap details; Asymmetrical draped gold jersey gown with lucite beaded necklace

—Carol Calacci

Photos: NYMag

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