Talk of the Tents

New York Fashion Week photos, live blogging, runway highlights and celebrities.

Badgley Mischka: A mermaid’s tale at New York Fashion Week

At the Badgley Mischka show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion

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The boys at Badgley Mischka had a story to tell about a lady circa 1920-ish. She was very fashionable and took a journey on a yacht wearing tweed pieces – a fitted trumpet skirt with a flared hem and a fit-like-a-glove sheath. She'd packed a sporty short set, an ethereal white maxi dress, a polka dot bra and pant ensemble, and a cloche hat or two.

So what happens? So as not to draw it out…...

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Badgley Mischka: Midsummer night’s dreamy

Giant 3-D rose bustiers topped sparkly gowns and

(Credit: Bruce Gilbert)

Backstage at the Badgley Mischka show held at the tents on Tuesday, Mark Badgley said, “We were inspired by the 1935 film version of ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream.’ It was black and white, and our colors are the way we thought it should be.”

Indeed, the dreamy runway and its soft palette of blush, ivory, lilac (one of the prettiest gowns we’ve seen this season turned out in this shade) conjured...

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