Anna was inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement. The backdrop to her runway was a huge painting of a stained glass window, and stained glass prints appear in velvet burnout dresses and jackets. There are other elements, too -- a windowpane jacket nods to menswear, a peasant blouse with crocheted racer-back vest will please more boho customers.
She also introduced patterned hose (Anna Sui Legwear by Leg Resource), frames (by Mondottica) and a jewelry line with jeweler Erickson Beamon, inspired by their Michigan roots, and using actual tiles from Detroit’s famed Pewabic Pottery in handcrafted necklaces and brooches.
PHOTOS: Anna Sui Fall 2010 runway looks