Talk of the Tents
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On a runway that resembled a roadway, Reem Acra sent out a series of day and evening looks that offered up a little something for everyone. The pieces varied wildly. It is unlikely, for example, that the lady who buys the navy tailored pantsuit would be caught dead in one of Acra’s nude illusion gowns … these with completely sheer panels running down both sides, from shoulder to floor (um, that...Read more »
Vera Wang mentions nothing of time travel. Her program notes discuss the virtues of gray (a prominent shade in this collection), the long leggy silhouette, the glimpses of skin.
But the soundtrack is the first hint that there’s something…futuristic going on here. The “music” includes weird static-y beeps and mechanical tones, like something out of “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
Then...Read more »
Three major stars wore Reem Acra to the Golden Globes this season: Madonna, Jennifer Lopez and Diane Lane. So it was no surprise that about half the looks the designer sent down her runway were red carpet-ish particularly an art deco- nspired beaded number and a very nearly naked job in a black with a huge sheer panel running almost the lenght of the models body.
The other half of the...Read more »