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Neon at Nanette Lepore
Live music, courtesy of a six-piece band called Sam Bisbee, opened Nanette Lepore’s optimistic runway romp that starred high-octane neons – chartreuse (front rower Stanley Tucci said he loved this shade), tangerine, pink – in girlish, somewhat retro silhouettes (yup, swing skirts!).
Prints included a lush floral and bright stripes, and several looks had peek-a-boo cutouts – saucy but not overt. Lepore seemed focused on the swim this season and included a fab lilac “scuba” dress in her lineup as well as a series of cute bathing suits – one was shown with a cropped, deep-blue windbreaker that all the girls will want come summer.