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Anna Sui romances the runway

Anna Sui's spring 2014 line seen during the

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Anna Sui’s unique brand of chock-a-block patterns and offbeat inspiration are what keep her fans happy, and they should be pretty pleased with this spring collection, which had a distinctly haute hippie vibe: crocheted caftans, fringe, floral chiffon. We later heard she had the pre-Raphaelites on the brain, romantic artists of the 19th century who loved color and detail almost as much, it would...

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Anna Sui surfs the French New Wave

At designer Anna Sui's Fall 2013 show at

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You could tell Anna Sui was cooking up something très, très Francais from the moment you stepped inside the tent and took your seat, serenaded by a series of ‘60s (and thereabouts) French pop songs. Another tip-off -- her program, entitled “Nouvelle Vague” (or New Wave). 

Ahhhh, oui, oui, but of course -- La Sui, she is paying homage to the French New Wave, a group of maverick French...

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Anna Sui's punk gals rock out

The Anna Sui girl of seasons past ?

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The Anna Sui girl of seasons past — dressed in sweet and perky-print babydolls and prairie skirts — has got a bit of a ‘tude this season. Punk rock comes into play in a big way for this collection, from head (pink and turquoise hair) to toe (ripped fishnet stockings). Of course, this is Sui . . . so what could be dark or harsh is still playful and light.

Her standard print-mixing is there...

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