We think it's cool that Max Azria is sticking hard to the iconic bandage dress thing. He adds just a few technical innovations each season and it works. For Resort 2010, there was a peekaboo effect with gemstones suspended between the bands and really cool graphic patterns. Here a few of them:
This one, though, isn't as great. It made us think of Mugatu and the Piano Key Tie:
Best Dressed of the CFDA Awards! She looks so adorable wearing Rodarte that were the Womenswear Designers of the Year. The entire look works for her, especially the makeup... fresher than we've seen her in a long time.
One of the strongest print trends to come out of the Fall 2009 season has been the "Confetti" print. It stems from the Abstract Floral trend that has been very strong the past few seasons. It's organic without being full-on floral and adds awesome dynamism to the silhouette. We like:
I was really blown away with Josh Goot's prints this season.
His label debuted in Australia in 2005. He had a phase where he showed in New York, but is now settled on London. I think this makes sense for him, as he fits in well with Erdem, Peter Pilotto and that gang of strong printmakers.