NY Fashion Week Spring ’08. Anna Sui’s Playful Manic Panic. Second City Style Fashion Blog

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

Summary: I have come to expect a fun, but frentic show from Anna Sui. I usually don’t like it when I see it on the runway, but know by the time it gets watered down for Anthropologie and copied by Forever21, I will change my mind. So I sit back and enjoy the ride. This was one of the most glitzy, glammed-up collections Sui has produced. She threw everything together, but the kitchen sink like: neon prints, metallic paillettes, sequins and even feathers. Reminiscent of the over-the-top seventies, the show oddly worked. Is it wearable? We shall see.

Color Palette: white, cream, flesh, yellow, pink, violet, tomato red, cerulean blue, ultramarine, teal, jade, smoke, silver, antique gold, antique silver, jet, heliotrope, pewter, black, Glen plaid, lacquer, neon bouquets, birds on a wire print, double pinstripe, fluorescent stripe sequins, yellow deco trees print, black and white Ziggy stripe, deco garden print, cabbage roses print, birds of paradise print, violet bouquet print,   

Textures & Details: cotton, sequins, netting, satin, chiffon, satin chiffon, metallic chiffon, mesh, crinkle chiffon, crepe de chine, organza, sateen, knit, linen, beaded mesh, matte jersey, jersey

Key Looks: neon bouquets print on satin chiffon crinkle chiffon combo dress with matching underpants; Glen plaid jacket, jumpsuit and birds on a wire print on chiffon blouse; fluorescent stripe sequins bolero, black/cream/pink deco knit tank with ticking pinstripe high-waisted button trouser; tomato red multi abstract checkerboard print on crepe de chine shirt dress; black nailheads on knit dress; multi deco garden combo prints dress; teal multi painted gingham border stripe print on linen dress; silver paillettes and feathers on sparkly mesh long dress






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